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Hopecam

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Hopecam

Help connect children with cancer with their friends and classmates using technology. Volunteer to set up tablet computers and more!

Position: Champion of Hope, Hopecam Program Volunteer

Mission: Hopecam is a 501c3 charitable organization with the mission of using technology to overcome the social isolation of children in treatment for cancer. Recognizing the critical need for socialization with their friends and classmates, Hopecam seeks to bridge the lonely divide between homebound or hospitalized children and their friends at school using tablets, web cameras, and Skype.

To learn more, visit www.hopecam.org

Position Description: The Program Volunteer will provide critical support to Hopecam’s program staff with administrative aspects of the "connection process.". Some of the projects we need volunteer support with include:

  • Calling Parents for intake and follow-up
  • Calling schools to facilitate Skype connection
  • Preparing informational packets to ship to children, schools, and social workers
  • Setting up tablets and preparing tablets and webcams to ship to children and schools
  • Entering applications into our database, and more!

Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Be a team player willing to "pitch in" in areas not outlined in position description
  • Excellent PC skills and well-versed in PC version of Micrsoft Word and Excel
  • Detail oriented
  • Sense of humor
  • Sophisticated interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Reliable transportation to Hopecam office

Start Date: Immediately

Minimum Committment: 3 months, 3-4 hours/week

We are looking for volunteers who can commit to a regular schedule after training. A criminal background check is required prior to start.

Please email sam@hopecam.org if interested.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

12100 Sunset Hills RdC-10Reston, VA 20191

(38.9389,-77.3462)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Program Management
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours/week, minimum 3 month commitment

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