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Friends for a Non Violent World

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Documentation Volunteer

Help Friends for a NonViolent World (FNVW) document the processes used within our organization. This will help us preserve our institutional memory and support the mission of FNVW. Through your work you will gain valuable insight of the workings of a nonprofit organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with staff and key volunteers to gain information about how things are currently being done in specific areas.
  • Observe processes and ask clarifying questions on how and why each step is done.
  • Write comprehensive guide, or process document based on the information that you gained

Training and Support

  • Orientation on FNVW’s organizational structure
  • Training on our current processes
  • Overview of how to use our databases
  • Directly supported by the Executive Director
  • Ongoing collaboration with staff and other volunteers

Time Commitment

  • 2-10 hours a month
  • 1 year commitment

Organizational Summary

Friends for a NonViolent World (FNVW) seeks a world free from violence and the threat of violence. We champion nonviolence as the foundation for effective programs and actions to promote the dignity of every human being. Our programs demonstrate the power of nonviolent action and transformation at personal, community and institutional levels.

FNVW is a Quaker-inspired organization that welcomes volunteers from all faith practices as well as volunteers with no religious orientation. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization. We encourage volunteer applications from individuals of all backgrounds and life experiences.

Contact Leah Robshaw Robinson to learn more! Volunteer@fnvw.org; 651-917-0383

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About Friends for a Non Violent World

Location:

393 Dunlap St. N., #307, St. Paul, MN 55104, US

Mission Statement

Friends for a NonViolent World is a Quaker-inspired organization of people who affirm the dignity inherent in each human being. We share a commitment to advancing nonviolence as an ethic for honoring human dignity and a strategy for achieving peace and justice.

Description

We provide tools, training and opportunities for people to take leadership in creating a non-violent society. We affirm the dignity and self-determination of each person, promoting non-violence as a powerful means to accomplish all just ends. The goals of FNVW are to promote peace in the personal lives of individuals, in communities plagued by violence and in the political system of the United States through the promotion of a peace agenda in foreign and domestic public policy. Additionally, FNVW strives to educate people on the impact of violence in all areas of our lives, from personal relationships to American foreign policy.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

393 Dunlap St NSaint Paul, MN 55104

(44.95279,-93.15001)
 

SKILLS

  • Technical Writing
  • Data Entry
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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