We are looking for a volunteer to assist the Outreach Manager conduct outreach calls, contact potential partners to create referral alliances, and contribute to the overall publicization of Straight Talk and its services. The Outreach Volunteer will work in close conjunction with the Outreach Manager, but must be comfortable taking the initiative in structuring their own work, such as proactively finding new leads, and suggesting potential partners to appropriate supervisors. A successful Outreach Volunteer should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a self-starter mentality, and be able to be on-site in our Santa Ana office. Candidates should possess a professional and resourceful demeanor, the ability to work both independently and as a team player, and a desire to take initiative and manage numerous projects simultaneously. The Volunteer can choose their own schedule, given reliable communication with relevant managers and the volunteer coordinator.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Help identify potential outreach and awareness opportunities
Nurture new and old relationships with collaborative partners
Take the lead on coordinating and communicating with third parties
Align with marketing teams’ efforts to coordinate messaging and maximize organization’s reach
Build networks with business and community partners to promote our programs and seek other potential opportunities
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal, supervision, administration and management skills
Ability to work with diverse groups of people
Must present a professional appearance and a friendly manner
Must be dependable and punctual
Respect and maintain confidentiality of Straight Talk Clinic’s volunteers, partners, and donors
This position provides the opportunity for hands-on human resource experience for a nonprofit organization and mental health counseling center. Candidates can look forward to building mentor relationships and shadowing experienced, knowledgeable clinicians and program managers. We offer our volunteers the opportunity to learn new skills, explore your passion, and most importantly, give something back to your local community. Volunteers are highly valued members of the STC team as we believe our volunteers have a significant impact in helping achieve STC's mission.
Our mission is to make available a variety of mental health and counseling services for the benefit of individuals and families in need, for whom access or utilization of such services are generally limited, restricted or otherwise unavailable.
Straight Talk Clinic is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1971 to serve families and individuals seeking low or no-cost counseling services and mental health treatment, and/or related services. Our organization have launched numerous programs and developed a variety of specialized services for the disadvantaged populations with limited resources. We have been a pioneer to promote and provide accessible, affordable and effective prevention and intervention services for children and families across Orange County. Straight Talk Clinic’s sliding-fee scale, evening and weekend hours counseling programs address the special needs of low-income groups including children, adolescents, parents, couples, and seniors.