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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

MOCEANS Center for Independent Living279 BroadwaySuite 201Long Branch, NJ 07740

About

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION

Community Advocate - Event Representation

MAJOR OBJECTIVES

  • The volunteer community advocate will work within his/her local community to promote MOCEANS and our mission by actively engaging community members and sharing news, information, and resources related to the Center.
  • Support outreach activities by attending community events and represent MOCEANS by helping to staff a MOCEANS tent/table.
  • Engage the public to help recruit new memebers for MOCEANS, distribute brochures and other material.
  • Participate in events as appropriate and based on volunteer interest (runs/walks, etc), wearing MOCEANS branded shirts, etc and helping to publicize MOCEANS

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Live and/or work in Monmouth or Ocean County, NJ

  • Works well independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills

  • Experience and/or interest in promoting the human and civil rights of people with disabilities


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be a positive and informed spokesperson for all people with disabilities

  • Consistently promote MOCEANS CIL and its mission serving as a champion of our cause


ORIENTATION/TRAINING

MOCEANS will provide both online and in-person training.


TIME AND PLACE

The volunteer community advocate will work at ciommunity events throughout Monmouth and Ocean County


ON-THE-JOB SUPERVISION

Stuart Schwartzman, Volunteer Coordinator ( coordinator.moceans@gmail.com )


BENEFITS

This position provides valuable experience for community or human rights advocates and anyone with a passion for protecting the rights of people with disability. Volunteers are highly valued members of the MOCEANS team and contribute to making a significant difference in MOCEANS’ ability to serve our community. MOCEANS will provide reference letters for all volunteers who successfully complete a placement



Skills

  • English
  • People Skills
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check

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