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Please browse through our website to learn more about our mission, goals and projects. Prjoect C.H.A.N.C.E. is an all volunteer organization of dynamic, culturally diverse, passionate, capable and unique volunteers.
We are looking for individuals that can make a long-term commitment to our organization. Our office is open Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Schedules are very flexible. Most of the following positions can be fulfilled from the comfort of your home and only require your a few hours of your time a week.
Executive Director Assistant: This high-level position will work directly under the supervision and guidance of our Executive Director and Founder, Priscilla Monarez.
•Follow-ups on meetings and with programs
•Writing monthly newsletters
•Engaging in community events with Executive Director
•Managing budgets and resources, including the reimbursement of expenses;
•Event Planning / Management
•Interactive Social Media
•Volunteer must have reliable transportation
•Strong writing skills and work ethic.
When: Maximum of 10 hours a week.
Volunteer Coordinator: Manages all elements of volunteering on behalf of Project C.H.A.N.C.E. for which they are recruiting volunteers. The role involves assessing and meeting an organization’s needs through the recruitment, placement and retention of volunteers. Volunteer coordinators manage volunteers and their relationships with those they come into contact with, including employees and service users of an organization. They also monitor, evaluate and accredit volunteers.
The activities of a volunteer coordinator usually include:
•Developing volunteer descriptions for all new and existing positions
•Researching and writing volunteer policies and procedures, including risk assessments;
•Develop partnerships and assess their volunteering needs;
•Generating appropriate volunteering opportunities and role descriptions based on the needs of the organization;
•Raising staff awareness of the role and the function of volunteers;
•Promoting volunteering (internally and externally) through recruitment and publicity strategies and campaigns;
•Interviewing and recruiting volunteers and ensuring they are appropriately matched and trained for a position;
•Monitoring, supporting, motivating and accrediting volunteers and their work;
•Celebrating anniversaries: 90 days, 6 months, 1 year, and annually.
•Offering advice and information to volunteers and external organizations through face-to-face, telephone and email contact;
•Organizing profile-raising events to attract new volunteers;
•Attending committees and meetings;
•Working with multiple agencies in order to establish good working relationships to influence decisions about volunteering;
•Monitoring and evaluating activities and writing reports for funders;
•Maintaining databases and undertaking any other administrative duties.
•Finding corporations that provide donation granting for employees who volunteer with Project C.H.A.N.C.E. (ex. Verizon Wireless, Khols Cares, ADP)
•Experience in HR Training & Development
•CSR / Volunteer Coordination
Volunteer Coordinator Assistant
Please read through this entire description before contacting us as it contains important information regarding the Volunteer Coordinator Assistant duties.
We are seeking an outgoing, energetic and capable person with great social and organizational skills and experience to assist our volunteer coordinator to:
•Define volunteer needs and develop volunteer opportunity descriptions
•Develop, organize and maintain volunteer and intern recruitment strategies
•Respond to volunteer inquiries in a timely and individualized manner Set interview schedules with prospective volunteers.
•Set, maintain and monitor volunteer work schedules (note: this requires familiarity with common office software)
•Generate enthusiasm and commitment in volunteers
•Maintain and update volunteer documents. Assess and improve volunteer program and processes
•Organize volunteer team building events
The Volunteer Coordinator Assistant position requires interaction with our entire team, a greater weekly commitment is needed then most of our other volunteer opportunities.
Volunteer Advocate: Spend the day with us at our office to greet and welcome new clients to our organization. Minimum of 10 hours per week (M-F). Outreach office is located at Community Baptist Church (East El Paso Outreach office).
•Supporting administrative tasks
•Responding to messages and requests from clients on social media
•Tracking new client intake
•Promoting programs to clients and interested community members,
•Tabling in the community at local fairs and events.
•Volunteer will also find local events for Project C.H.A.N.C.E. to participate in and support.
Resource Volunteer: Our Resource Volunteer is an “on-call” type of role for volunteers who are flexible to jump in where we need the most support. Roles vary from administrative, social media outreach, program outreach, and event planning.
•Event Planning / Management
•Interactive Social Media/SEO
Outreach Event Coordinator – The Events Coordinator will be the main point of contact for all “outside” fundraising and advocacy events in partnership with Project C.H.A.N.C.E.
Due to the high interest of supporters expressing interest in hosting events with Project C.H.A.N.C.E., this Coordinator will ensure all events are tracked, promoted, and will also ensure all events are equipped with the right Project C.H.A.N.C.E. materials (i.e. programs, awareness brochures, cards, etc).
•Generating, promoting and supporting fundraising campaigns and events in the community
•Building the fund-raising capacity of the organization
•Event preparation, planning and implementation experience, or strong interest in, required
•Experience working with business community
•Public speaking and presentation skills helpful
•Experience with photo/video editing software helpful
•Marketing and social networking experience a plus
•A strong commitment to the community
•Ability to work independently and collaboratively
•Creative thinking, flexibility, detail-oriented, ability to manage multiple tasks
•Enthusiasm and positive attitude
•Strong organizational stills, written, and communication skills
Volunteer Outreach Assistant (Assistant to Volunteer Outreach Coordinator):
This Volunteer position works directly under our Volunteer Outreach Coordinator. The role is this volunteer is to serve as a support person and to ensure all needs are met during the Volunteer Outreach process.
•Posting new positions on volunteer recruitment websites such as VolunteerMatch, Internships.com or similar sites
•Serves as a liaison between Directors/Coordinators and the Outreach Coordinator.
•This position also updates necessary spreadsheets to keep our files up to date upon onboarding new members.
Fundraising Volunteers: Project C.H.A.N.C.E. seeks Fundraising Volunteers to assist with the coordination of special events, solicitation of local businesses for donations, preparation and organization of materials related to fundraising, and/or planning around solicitations of local businesses. Actual volunteer tasks will vary according to the volunteer’s experience, contacts, and comfort level. Fundraising volunteers are provided with training, support, and materials. There are opportunities to assist in all stages of fundraising projects, including: coordinating an event, graphic design of promotional materials, assistance with mass mailings, follow up calls to local businesses, or meetings with local business leaders. Commitment can range from several hours a week for a limited number of weeks leading up to an event or a few hours a month long-term. This role will report to Volunteer coordinator.
•Fundraising and/or event planning experience
•Ability to build strong relationships with new people and organizations
•Experience working in an office environment
•Detail-oriented with excellent time management skills
•Strong interpersonal skills
•Works well independently and as part of a team
•Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs, including Word, Excel and Outlook
Grant Writer: Help create a better tomorrow for children - Project C.H.A.N.C.E. seeks to educate adults to understand the misconceptions and myths surrounding terms “child abuse and neglect”. Teach effective parenting skills, raise public awareness of the pervasiveness and cruelty of child abuse and neglect and develop programs to prevent shaken baby syndrome, to educate our children on ways to identify a safe touch and a bad touch, as well as other family support programs that will keep future generations of children from knowing the emotional and physical pain of abuse. Click here to view job description and requirements.
"Circle of Hope" Peer Led Support Group Facilitator/Co-Facilitator: This is a peer support group based meeting. These groups are for adults recovering from the after-effects of childhood abuse and domestic violence (physical, sexual, emotional, mental and financial). Circle of Hope groups provide a safe environment for people to express feelings, give and receive support, learn about recovery from childhood abuse, and discover ways to more effectively cope with self-destructive behaviors while nurturing their emerging healthy selves.
If you are interested in applying for this position, but lack experience or skill in some of these areas, please consider signing up for training.
A support group Facilitator/Co-Facilitator must be prepared to make the following commitments:
•Commit to at least three months of volunteering as a Facilitator/Co-Facilitator (3-4 hours weekly: includes the meeting, travel, phone calls, Facilitator/Co-Facilitator consultation and support, business meetings, etc.)
•Follow the Guidelines for Facilitator/Co-Facilitator Meeting Guidelines for support groups
•Follow the Facilitator/Co-Facilitator checklist of duties as closely as possible
•Be a survivor
•Be well down your own path of healing or actively working on your own recovery issues
•Be well versed in a variety of healing modalities
•Comfortable with the expression of emotions
•Flexible in responding to the needs of participants
•Comfortable with providing leadership
•Able to set and maintain a positive tone
•Able to separate personal needs and group needs
•Previous or current involvement in peer led support groups
•Good listening skills
•Good communication skills
•Have good boundaries
•Have the ability to manage conflict
It is helpful to have the following experience:
•Knowledge of child abuse / domestic violence recovery and related issues
•Personal experiences with professional therapy and/or self-help programs
•Prior facilitator and/or support group experiences
•Awareness of the various community/professional resources available in local area
•Participation in self-help mutual support groups as a member
Volunteer with your Group: Your community service, church, civic or just a group of your friends can volunteer together to help PROJECT C.H.A.N.C.E., either through a one-time activity or by planning a benefit for PROJECT C.H.A.N.C.E. Other one-time activities could include planting a pinwheel garden to raise awareness.
Research Aide: PROJECT C.H.A.N.C.E. strives to keep on top of current information regarding child safety, child abuse and neglect, and resources available for education and prevention. PROJECT C.H.A.N.C.E. seeks volunteers to research topics for fact sheets, workshops, and various PROJECT C.H.A.N.C.E. activities.