Shopping Champion- Make "Kidpacks" for local children

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Cradles to Crayons

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The Champion Program at Cradles to Crayons is a way for adults to give back and volunteer their time on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. We are looking for Shopping Champions to help us process "Kidpacks", which are given to local children living in low income, homeless, or emergency situations.

As a Champion Volunteer Leader you will:

-Receive a complete Giving Factory station training
-Use Salesforce to process the orders we receive
-Lead or co-lead volunteer groups of 5-25 people
-Enjoy working with diverse volunteer groups

Responsibilities:

  • Give a short station orientation to the volunteers assigned to your station
  • Answer station specific questions people have
  • Keep volunteers supplied with product they need in the station
  • Keep track of inventory
  • Provide a quality volunteer experience
  • Make sure the station is clean and ready to go before and after your shift

Commitment

Excellent candidates can commit to a weekly or bi-weekly shift (2.5 hours each) for at least six months. Shifts can be canceled upon notice. We are especially interested in volunteers that can come in for any of the following shifts:

Friday mornings 9:30am-noon
Saturdays 1pm-3:30pm

More opportunities with Cradles to Crayons

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Cradles to Crayons

Location:

155 North Beacon St., Brighton, MA 02135, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 2002, Cradles to Crayons is an innovative nonprofit organization that provides children living in homeless or low-income situations with the essential items they need to thrive - at home, at school and at play. Cradles to Crayons also sets a foundation for lasting change by providing meaningful, tangible volunteer opportunities to thousands of individuals and hundreds of organizations each year.

Description

By partnering with schools, corporations and community groups for donations, and with social-service organizations serving homeless and low-income families, we connect communities that have surplus resources--new or used items in good condition--with communities that desperately need access to those resources. We currently serve over 100,000 children per year out of our Boston location.

One of the unique components of the Cradles to Crayons operating model is the opportunity for volunteers to engage their own communities in our mission through our Community Champion Program. This program egages adults in leadership roles as a means of increasing Cradles to Crayons' capacity to engage with volunteers and community members, develop meaningful relationships, and ultimately serve more children. Champions may fulfill their role in a variety of ways- from hosting a large scale donation drive, to serving as an ambassador or maintaining one of our donation bins.Through these meaningful, hands on volunteer opportunities, we aspire to set a foundation for lasting change.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

155 N. Beacon St.Brighton, MA 02135

(42.35603,-71.14695)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Shopping champions should feel comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and using computers to enter data.

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