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Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency

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BOSS is an award-winning nonprofit that is dedicated to fighting mass homelessness, mass incarceration and community violence. Be part of the movement for social justice by sharing your VIDEO EDITING SKILLS!

BOSS operates housing and service programs across Alameda County that serve over 4,000 families and individuals each year. BOSS collects footage at our County-wide programs and at community events - we need help to shape the footage into videos of varying length for use on social media and on our website. Share your creative skills to make a huge difference in promoting BOSS's work changing lives!

CRITERIA:
Video editing skills, reliable, organized, attention to detail, creative team player. Preference for people who are non-judgmental, respect confidentiality, and easygoing in a busy environment.

DAYS/TIMES:
Schedule is flexible and most of the work can be done remotely, but we will need you to visit programs and attend events occasionally/as possible!

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About Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency

Location:

1918 University Ave. #2A, Berkeley, CA 94704, US

Mission Statement

Our Vision BOSS believes in building a community where everyone has access to affordable housing and the means to care for themselves and their families, and where there is inclusive participation in community decision-making. Our Mission BOSS's mission is to help homeless, poor, and disabled people achieve health and self-sufficiency, and to fight against the root causes of poverty and homelessness. Our Values In order to be most effective, BOSS strives every day for excellence in behavior and ethics, excellence in service delivery, excellence in systems, and excellence in leadership. Our relationships are guided by the principles of active compassion, courtesy, and dignity.

Description

Since 1971 BOSS has provided housing and services to over 1,500 homeless people each year. We have programs for both single adults and families with children. Most BOSS participants are dealing with multiple challenges: mental illness, substance abuse, domestic violence, illiteracy, lack of job skills, social isolation, trauma, and entrenched feelings of exhaustion and hopelessness. BOSS programs focus on teaching life skills, connecting people with community resources, and creating supportive and positive environments that motivate people and build hope.

Our services address 4 areas:
- HOUSING: Shelter, transitional/special needs housing, permanent housing assistance.
- HEALTH: Physical and mental health services, medication monitoring, drug/alcohol recovery counseling, socialization, case management for the seriously mentally ill.
- ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Job readiness assessments, resume-building, job search assistance, job development with employers, job creation, adult education.
- SOCIAL JUSTICE: Community building, leadership development, and collaborative action campaigns on targeted policy goals.

Community
Homeless & Housing
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Berkeley, CA 94704

(37.86374,-122.26823)
 

SKILLS

  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Video Production
  • Social Media / Blogging

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Hours are flexible, we'll work with your schedule!
  • Some basic paperwork is required first.

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