Volunteer - Scholarship Committee Secretary


Cause Areas


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


2175 N. California Blvd.Suite 150Walnut CreekWalnut Creek, CA 94596



Be a valued team member in selecting college scholarship recipients for children who have lost a parent in the line of duty as police officers or fire fighters within the State of California.


  • Two to three meetings a year with the Scholarship Committee (some potentially via phone conference)
  • Meetings held at The Fallen Heroes Office: 2175 N. California St, Suite 150, Walnut Creek


  • At the end of each calendar year, compose short letter to families with children affected by line of duty death informing them of our nonprofit and scholarship fund.
  • Attend committee meetings to take record notes / maintain records and files
  • Compose/mail letters to qualifying applicants
  • Follow up with potential candidates if they have not returned an application by March 1st.
  • Screen/forward emails from scholarships@thosewhoserved.org
  • Retrieve/Copy/Send all potential application received to Committee Members (received either via email or mail).
  • Compose and mail letters inviting selected recipients to attend the Tribute Event in June.
  • After 6 months, follow-up with recipients regarding his/her educational experience and future goals for possible publication/use by the Fallen Heroes organization.
  • Assist Scholarship Committee Chairman as directed.


  • Experience as office administrative support
  • Excellent organizational skills, multitasking, and working to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communications skills, proficient writing and editing skills
  • Exercise diplomacy and confidentiality in communicating with others
  • Intermediate to advance computer skills with programs such as: Word, Excel, etc...
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • 25 hrs p/yr - 85% Feb-Apr (Sep-Jun)

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