Help build partnerships and grow Helping Hands Community presence in Minneapolis. We’re looking for Community Outreach & Partnerships volunteers to help grow and engage the community of Volunteers and Requestors (individuals who need help). On a day to day basis, you will be reaching out to and building relationships with local organizations like food banks, healthcare orgs, and other community groups, as well as helping to organize and execute events with community partners. This role is absolutely critical to scaling our platform and reaching a larger population of those most vulnerable to Covid-19. This can be a virtual volunteering opportunity with the option of contact-less in-person event participation (if your situation allows).
What You’ll Do:
Research and connect with local community leaders and volunteer organizations to amplify Helping Hands’ reach.
Grow and engage the Volunteer and Requestor user base to serve needs in the local community.
Support and collaborate with HHC Ambassadors in the region
Help organize and execute local volunteer events on an as-needed basis. Solve our user’s needs through creativity, connections, and grit.
Entrepreneurial spirit and self-starter mentality. Takes initiative to research and connect with local leaders and organizations.
Can bring empathy and operational rigor to engaging the community to help those who are most vulnerable to Covid-19
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Passion for community service!
Prior experience in a Community Outreach role (or similar) is a plus, but not required.
Experience in sales, account management, community outreach, or partnerships preferred
Ability to dedicate at least 5-8 hours / week for the next 2-3 months
Commitment To The Team:
Helping Hands Community is a team of volunteers that have mobilized to help slow the spread of Covid-19. The majority of volunteers are devoting time outside of their other job to support Helping Hands. The demands for a role like this requires someone who can devote at least 8 hours / week to this job. Because the team is dispersed across the country and due to the unique hours individuals are working, frequent use of communication channels like Slack and email are critical to ensure no one is bottlenecking decisions or tasks.
Our website http://helpinghands.community
Tech Care of Each Other https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7uY0LKkg3Q&feature=youtu.be
Volunteers in Action https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZBjWdm_Lzk
Introducing Helping Hands Community https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4I3atrPHAI
Uber Integration in Action https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHkyCbx79bY
Helping Hands Community is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those most vulnerable to COVID-19: senior citizens, the immunocompromised, and people with preexisting medical conditions that put them at additional risk. Our national network of volunteers deliver groceries, medications, and other necessary supplies, and our local and national partners-including city and county governments, mutual-aid organizations, faith-based organizations, food banks, community groups-scale our efforts to help us identify and reach those in need. The Helping Hands Community platform makes local volunteerism easy and reliable while providing an easily integrated, tech-enabled solution for partners to scale their impact. Founded by veterans of Uber, Facebook, and Google, the Helping Hands Community organization comprises more than 100 volunteers from professionals who want to give back to students beginning their careers from around the country.
Helping Hands is a non-profit organization created to slow the spread of COVID-19 through tech-enabled, community volunteerism. We connect people who are most at-risk with those who can safely deliver critical items and provide various forms of assistance. Our community volunteers deliver groceries, medicine, and other necessary supplies to empower everyone to stay healthy and be as responsible as they can be.
Helping Hands Community is a non-profit organization created to slow the spread of COVID-19 through tech-enabled, community volunteerism. We connect people who must shelter in place with those who can safely deliver critical items (like food, medicine, or household goods) and provide various forms of assistance (like dog-walking, mail pick-ups, or conversations). By facilitating these connections, we can help protect neighbors from contracting severe illness, and each other from an overwhelmed healthcare system.
Founded by a diverse group of volunteers - including both veterans of Uber, Facebook, and Google and students beginning their careers - Helping Hands is built and operated by a team of over 100 volunteers around the world with backgrounds in engineering, design, operations, marketing, and policy. We have experience building solutions for scale, and we're using that knowledge to help communities shelter in place while still getting what they need to remain comfortable.
The current health crisis is unprecedented. We must continue to protect our families, our loved ones, and our fellow community members. We are all in this together, and together, there is a lot of good we can do.