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THE JAY AUSTIN SIMPLY BE KIND FOUNDATION, INC.

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Our Inspiration, Jay Austin
May 1st, 1989 - July 29th, 2018

At 389 days of cycling the world, after traveling through 27 countries, Jay Austin was intentionally and brutally murdered on July 29th, 2018 in a terrorist attack in Central Asia, simply because he was an American. He was 29 years old.

The Jay Austin Simply Be Kind Foundation is a relatively new 501(c)3 non-profit organization launching in January of 2020 that has been sidelined by covid and we are now ready to get our feet off the ground.

Wanting to get off the ground running, we are seeking a marketing strategist to join our team of volunteers. We have the ideas, the mission, the causes we want to impact but now we need someone to help us get our name and our brand out there.

Our mission to promote positive change consists of diverse topics, such as cultural diversity, literacy, nutrition, protecting our planet, sustainability, minimalism, and The Great Outdoors with an emphasis on cycling. We have a lot to offer, to effect positive change but need direction for the path to be seen and heard.

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About THE JAY AUSTIN SIMPLY BE KIND FOUNDATION, INC.

Location:

9 TAYLORS MILLS ROAD, BOX 589, MANALAPAN, NJ 07726, US

Mission Statement

Jay Austin, our inspiration, a Washington, DC resident, Georgetown University graduate with a Masters in International Relations, was cycling the world when 389 days out, on July 29th, 2018, in Tajikistan, a country in Central Asia, he and his partner, Lauren, were intentionally targeted and brutally murdered by terrorists, while literally riding their bikes, simply because they were American. Both were 29 years old. In honor of Jay, on January 1st, 2020, The Jay Austin Simply Be Kind Foundation was launched.

Description

Jay was passionate about creating positive change for a myriad of issues encompassing cultural diversity, protecting the environment, minimalism, literacy and nutrition as well as having a love for travel and the great outdoors with a focus on cycling; living life every day to the fullest while respecting our planet. We hope to follow his lead to create a healthier and happier planet for all of us to share and to leave for generations to come.

Our current goals are to create community gardens, a cultural-diverse writing workshop and to follow the Cycling Without Age model, a world-wide program based on volunteer-piloted trishaws for seniors to 'feel the wind in their hair and return from their first ride with rosy cheeks and full of stories'.

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Education & Literacy
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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Professional Development
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • As we are holding our first event on September 19th, our First-Annual Bike Ride & Picnic event, and in need of a marketing strategy to attract participants, we're looking for a volunteer who is currently available.

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