Public Relations Coordinator


Cause Areas


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


55 Exchange PlNew York, NY 10005


Dare2B serves as a charitable agent to make it easy for you to do good in your community.

Efforts focus on providing

* unique experiences that make living in a shelter less traumatic for homeless children 

* innovative solutions that equip and inspire homeless children, ages 5 - 17, to break the cycle of poverty

Currently, the Dare2B team is seeking part-time volunteers to help expand efforts throughout New York City. Volunteers will benefit from a ground floor opportunity with an early-stage non-profit joining a diverse and proven team of entrepreneurs in international business and program development.

Reports to Operations Director


Part-time Volunteer

This position requires the following with flexibility offered:

* 3-month commitment is highly appreciated

* 6 - 7 hours 2 days a week Available office hours Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30am - 4:30pm

Job Description

Under general directions and supervision, the Public Relations Coordinator will facilitate the relationship between the organization and the public.

* Set up and maintain presence on LinkedIn. Including creation of blog

* Develop and maintain relationships with press, magazines, television stations and radio stations

* Prepare and manage press releases and newsletters

* Develop strategies that help promote and support fundraising events

* Develop regular content and updates for social media outlets and monitor online competitor presence/perceptions

* Submit all content to the leadership for review

* Promote the philanthropic initiatives

* Work with the Social Media Coordinator to increase awareness and drive traffic to websites

* Collaborate with Fundraising Coordinator and Graphic Designer to plan, promote, manage and execute special events

* Create and proofread monthly action plans and quarterly newsletters

* Track impact of website traffic, press releases and newsletters

*Make recommendations to enhance visibility in target market


* Volunteer must bring own laptop to work on assigned tasks

* Internet and Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and PDF editing software skills

* Understanding of budget control, expenses, and allocations

* Sales skills preferred

* PR and social media experience preferred

* Strong organizational skills

* Ability to work independently as part of a team

* Excellent writing skills

* Strong written and verbal communication skills

* Ability to maintain confidentiality

* Strong desire to want to improve our community and the quality of life for the homeless children we serve

*Commitment to high standards, customer service, integrity, and ethics

Age requirement

* 21 and older

Dress Code

Business Casual

Support/Training & Supervision

* Job specific training based on skill set and experience

* Two-day orientation and training

*Free monthly developmental workshops


* Help meet an important community need

* Job reference letter from Executive Director

* Flexible scheduling

Career skills you can develop or enhance while working with Dare2B:

* Leadership

* Time management

* Problem solving  

* Adaptability  

* Negotiation

* Communication

* Relationship management


* Monthly evaluation to help both the organization and the individual volunteer identify strengths and weaknesses in their respective contributions.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • 3-month commitment is highly appreciated

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