The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
As the Outreach Representative, you have a responsibility to be knowledgeable about Soldiers’ Angels mission to serve military and veterans, volunteer opportunities, opportunities for donors, and opportunities to engage corporations and businesses.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ability to commit to volunteer 5-10 hours per week
Attend local Veteran events to provide outreach to potential clients
Attend local CFC events
Actively meets with military affiliated programs, schools, faith based organizations and other community partners to develop new relationships and partnerships.
Develop relationships with potential local businesses and colleges who have volunteer pools.
Develop relationships with potential donors, businesses, and corporations that have an interest in supporting Soldiers’ Angels.
Conduct briefings for businesses, corporations, non-profit organizations (VFW, American Legion) about Soldiers’ Angels mission, support, engagement and volunteer opportunities..
REQUIRED MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Have reliable source of transportation.
Ability to attend outreach events in the local area and work occasional hours outside of the normal work day.
Must possess polished oral and written communication skills to effectively present information to potential donors, volunteers, and businesses.
1+ years of experience in community outreach
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Outgoing, with strong interpersonal skills and experience/comfort in public speaking.
Responsive and reliable; able to work independently; comfortable working in a community setting with diverse populations.