Volunteer Job Description
6 month minimum commitment
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.
Live and/or work in Monmouth or Ocean County, NJ
Detail oriented and committed to meeting deadlines
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
Cultivate and maintain new partnerships with local businesses, libraries, public housing leaders, community centers, and other organizations to increase awareness of MOCEANS’ mission and services
Place brochures and other informational materials in relevant locations such as schools, churches, and doctors’ offices
Assist with volunteer and outreach coordination as required
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
MOCEANS will provide both online and in-person training. Orientation will occur on the first day of volunteer hours and will last approximately one hour. On-going training and support will be provided as needed.
TIME AND PLACE
The volunteer community advocate will work a minimum of 1-2 hours per week but no less than 4 hours per month and is responsible for his/her local community only.
This position requires a minimum commitment of 6 months and offers a flexible schedule.
Stuart Schwartzman, Volunteer Coordinator ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) and/or Erica Hill, Resource Development and Outreach ( email@example.com )
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
- People Skills
- Community Outreach
- Relationship Building
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check