TSO IS ACTIVELY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS LIKE YOU


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

The SURVIVANT Organization (TSO), a 501(c)(3) domestic and sexual violence non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, is looking for volunteers! Volunteers assist with grassroots advocacy, legislative projects, community outreach, event planning, recruitment and administrative tasks. Positions are unpaid but hours worked may qualify for community service or internship credit. Besides helping at our events, volunteers are needed for the following positions below.

DEVELOPMENT VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers will help the staff with direct mail, grant-writing, funding research, and other elements of non-profit development. This team will research and implement methods to receive support from individuals, foundations and government agencies. Qualifications: should have an interest in building framework for non-profit; prior donor research experience preferred but not required; basic computer skills desired.

FUNDRAISING & EVENT PLANNING VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers will research methods to reach out and seek funding from potential sponsors including individuals, foundations, governmental agencies, and other organizations. Participants will brainstorm and plan aspects of events to extend reach in community (e.g. speeches at high schools/colleges, happy hour, galas). Duties include but are not limited to: contacting necessary parties to plan speeches at high schools/colleges, planning events to bring in funds, providing easy access to merchandise, and advertising organization's events.

RESEARCH VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers will provide administrative and research support to staff. Duties include: assisting, reviewing, and preparing literature for all methods of outreach (e.g. website, Facebook page, etc); finding and sharing up to date relevant information using all methods of outreach; creating discussions boards for interested parties. Individuals must be comfortable with keeping up correspondence via email, phone and internet. Qualifications: strong organizational skills, experience in women's studies; interest in policy research. Familiarity with loading documents onto internet a plus.

Research areas include but are not limited to:

  • how to implement resources for survivors in high school and college settings
  • ways to promote activism through prevention based simulations
  • unique methods to raise awareness and start dialogue in target demographic
  • encouraging victims to report incidents of domestic violence
  • examples of DV on the local and national level
  • recruiting volunteers and organizational ambassadors

Skills

  • Fundraising
  • Program Management
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Community Outreach
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • 4-8 Hours Per Month

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