Globally Minded Volunteer Needed to Support Leadership & Youth Initiatives


Cause Areas


Wed Nov 01, 2017 - Sat Jun 30, 2018


1020 Legacy DriveBedford, VA 24523
Global Youth Village teens from Indonesia learning about organic gardening in Bedford, VA!


Legacy International offers flexible volunteer opportunities or internships where you can "nourish" your heart and soul while putting your skills to work supporting a wide array of youth and young professional development initiatives. (Seasoned professionals, university students or retirees welcome.)

Volunteers or interns may work anywhere between 4-20 hrs/week. Some remote / tele-commuting work possible after orientation period.

For "practical idealists" interested in international exchanges, communications, grant research/writing, and marketing, Legacy can offer a way to meaningfully contribute within varied Legacy projects serving youth and adult audiences. Below is a brief overview. More details shared during orientation:

  • Global Youth Village - Help GYV’s Outreach Coordinator with marketing this summer teen camp, reaching out to identify schools, teachers, and youths to share information with.
  • Emerging Young Leaders Award - Contribute to program set-up and delivery for the Washington, DC components of this two week exchange program.

In addition, you may support Legacy’s staff in the following ways:

  • Research, link to and write new content for blog posts on a variety of programmatic / thematic topics (Social Entrepreneurship, NGO Development, STEM Education, Transformative Leaders, Women’s Empowerment, etc.)
  • Work with the Social Media Team to develop and edit weekly social media posting calendars. Pre-load social media content into a variety of sites.
  • Coordinating photo documentation and photo sharing. Identify photos to be used in marketing.
  • Assisting in mapping Legacy’s online audiences. Identify and monitor conversations and reputation online. What is being said about Legacy International or one of its projects?
  • Assisting in identifying 'traditional’ media targets and other influencers and their networks.
  • Develop database contacts of alumni information for targeted communications.
  • Develop marketing tools and communication pieces to be used with engaging our current audience and potential new partners.

This is an unpaid opportunity. Commuting stipend provided.

To Apply: email resume and cover email to


  • Program Management
  • Event Design & Planning
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible

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