Friends for a Non Violent World
We’re looking for someone with strong oral communication skills that has a warm personality to welcome FNVW event attendees and provide them with concise, useful information about the event. This volunteer will also get the word out about FNVW social and fundraising events.
- Calling members of the FNVW community to share event invitations, updates and reminders
- Greeting people at FNVW social and fundraising events
- Following up after events with participants
- Making calls to people registered for our events to provide additional information and to confirm attendance
- Ensuring that people at events are signed in and that contact information is readable
- Directing people to correct spots at events (both internal rooms, and externally directing people from parking lots, etc)
Training and Support
- Orientation to the organization and programs
- Orientation provided for specific hospitality projects
- Ongoing collaboration with FNVW staff and volunteers
- 2-15 hours a month
- 1 year commitment
- Work is primarily done at event locations and FNVW office. Flexible work location for some assignments.
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
About Friends for a Non Violent World
393 Dunlap St. N., #307, St. Paul, MN 55104, US
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.
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.