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BROWN HOPE

BRF Tech: Airtable Support

Mutual Aid Tech: Airtable Support

Grant Applications Tech: Airtable Support


Classification: Volunteer

(At this time, we are only able to offer volunteer roles, but if that is a barrier to involvement, please still contact us to let us know your interest as we are hopeful that there may be opportunities in the future to offer internships or stipends, and we would like to hear from you.)

Time requirement: 5-10 hours per week depending on the week, flexible hours.

Time period: Start anytime. Preference for a commitment of at least 8 weeks.

Reports To: Brown Hope Data Manager and Black Resilience Fund Data Lead


This would be an excellent role for anyone who has the time to learn about new tools and workflows, has good attention to detail and organization, who wants to support and learn about the community we serve, and who cares about enabling the staff and volunteers who serve them. Curiosity about learning to use new kinds of remote work tools and concern for others’ working environments required. Specific knowledge of Airtable or coding not required. Training provided.


SUMMARY :

The BRF Tech Crew finds, creates, and maintains online tools and processes that supports the work of other teams, helping them understanding, using, and report on the information they need to do their work and meet their goals.


The Tech Crew Airtable Support volunteers work between Brown Hope data management and the needs of the particular team they are working with, making sure that the workflow and community needs of that team are being represented in the data.


BRF Tech: Airtable Support Volunteer

The BRF Airtable Support volunteer works with the intake and finance allocation teams, understanding the needs of their workflow in Airtable, making sure data is clean, answering questions about data entry, and ensuring that data is ready for reporting. If new processes or information is needed, the support volunteer will communicate these needs (plus any ideas for addressing them) to Brown Hope data management.


Mutual Aid Tech: Airtable Support Volunteer

The Mutual Aid Airtable Support volunteer works with the Mutual Aid and Foodbox teams, complete training to understanding the needs of their workflow in Airtable, making sure data is clean, answering questions about data entry, and ensuring that data is ready for reporting. If new processes or information is needed, the support volunteer will communicate these needs (plus any ideas for addressing them) to Brown Hope data management.


Grant Applications Tech: Airtable Support Volunteer

The Grant Applications Airtable Support volunteer works with Black Resilience Fund and Healing Initiatives, another program of Brown Hope, in support of helping community members apply for grant funding. The support volunteer will complete training to understanding the needs of the intekers’ workflow in Airtable, making sure data is clean, answering questions about data entry, helping to process application information, and ensuring that data is ready for reporting. If new processes or information is needed, the support volunteer will communicate these needs (plus any ideas for addressing them) to Brown Hope data management.



These roles provide an opportunity to learn about community needs, design data and process workflows, and gain experience working with tech, data, and no-code solutions in a nonprofit service environment.


Candidates should be attentive to detail, live in the community and be knowledgeable of local resources and support systems, have at least some racial equity training and/or relevant lived experience, be curious about data, technology, and nonprofit service, and the ability to attend teleconference meetings. The Tech Crew also offers opportunities for people with little or no data/tech experience but who are willing to learn.


ABOUT BROWN HOPE: Brown Hope is a community solution for racial justice. We develop Black, Brown, and Indigenous leaders to create powerful strategies that build community resilience and inspire transformational change. Guided by our 12 Principles of Hope , we organize four programs which help to advance our goals to transfer power and capital to Black, Brown, and Indigenous Oregonians: Blackstreet Bakery, Power Hour, Black Resilience Fund, and Equity & Beyond. As a nonprofit incubator, our programs evolve to meet critical needs in the community.


WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER : Brown Hope proudly has a team of diverse and passionate staff and volunteers. We offer a high energy work environment that encourages flexible work schedules, collaborative leadership, and multiple opportunities for professional advancement. Further, by helping to communicate more effectively and to develop an expanded awareness of what we do, the intern will allow our organization to better engage the community.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Comfortable working remotely with online and software applications, willing to try and learn new technologies.
  • Prior experience with databases, Airtable, or No-code applications is a plus, but not required. Interest in learning is required.
  • Curiosity and interest in understanding and supporting others’ work and goals.
  • Ability to see opportunities for improvements, articulate suggestions.
  • Ability to document work in writing and/or drawn diagrams.
  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, strong sense of responsibility.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong active listening skills and note-taking.
  • Ability to work autonomously and confidently in a variety of settings.
  • An emotionally intelligent problem solver with the ability to work patiently and collaboratively.
  • Be a culturally competent leader: eager to learn, open to diversity, and capable of working well with people from different backgrounds and identities.
  • Integrity, credibility, and passion for supporting the communities Brown Hope partners with.
  • Understanding of Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities, including historic and contemporary knowledge.

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About BROWN HOPE

Location:

PO BOX 6807, PORTLAND, OR 97228, US

Mission Statement

Brown Hope is a community solution for racial justice, creating connection with Black, Brown, and Indigenous leaders through the heart, mind, and voice to inspire our collective healing.

Description

Brown Hope embodies the philosophy of trauma informed activism, launching initiatives that inspire hope, collective healing, and the grassroots momentum needed to dismantle systems that perpetuate harm against our communities.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Computers & Technology

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Portland, OR 97214

(45.51135,-122.64568)
 

SKILLS

  • Data Entry

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5-10 hours per week depending on the week, flexible hours.

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