The Boys & Girls Club of Tustin has created a new kind of volunteer position related to communtiy outreach. This postion is very beneficial for those interested in pursuing a career in adminstration or research.
Volunteer Description : Community Relations Volunteers
Proactively contacts phone numbers to initiate community relationships and possible donations with perspective clients.
- Setting up appointments with perspective clients for donations, grants and volunteering needs
- Forwarding contacts to supervisor (Creative marketing director) to discuss further donation possibilities
- Proper telephone etiquette and customer service
- Basic knowledge of non-profit orgnizations and marketing
Training: A script will be provided prior to calling numbers. A staff member or supervisor will be present with volunteer when making calls. These calls can be made for 1 to 2 hours a day, preferably from 3 to 5pm, since these are the prime times to call (after lunch, before dinner). Other times can be arranged as well.
Equipment: Telephones and computers and possibly tablets and laptops
Computer Software: Microsoft word, Excel spreadsheets
Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Social Perceptiveness-Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Speech Clarity- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Communicating with Multiple Organization-representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources.
Mission Statement: Our Mission is to inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as healthy, productive, caring, and responsible citizens.
- Data Entry
- Strategic Planning
- Public Relations
- Customer Service
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 2 hours a day. Two days a week (max) can be less