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Administrative Support Specialist, Volunteer

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Recruiting Organization: Step Up For Mental Health

(Remote or Chicago, IL)

Step Up For Mental Health’s mission is to support, educate, and provide services to empower families living with the challenges of mental health disorders. We do this by providing a safe place to share stories and find support for others who are dealing with mental health disorders or caring for a family member with a mental illness. We believe that mental health issues impact social issues, including education, homelessness, and poverty. Step Up For Mental Health strives to match families with resources to help move them toward a more productive life. Learn more at

Role Description

Our Administrative Support volunteers help us maintain good relationships with our donors and volunteers, and they help us get our message out online and offline. This role can be performed remotely or at our Chicago shared space. We anticipate this role will require 5-10 hours of work on a weekly basis, and we ask all volunteers to commit to serving for a minimum of 6 months.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to build relationships and work cross-functionally within an established non-profit
  • How to use distributed workforce tools: ClickUp, Google Drive, Workplace for Facebook
  • Role-specific training at the beginning of your commitment

What You’ll Do (e.g. Your Job Duties)

  • Maintain donor relations: call donors to thank them for their contributions; enter donations in our Salesforce database
  • Schedule volunteer meetings: schedule calls between new volunteers and members
  • Assist in social media communications as needed, post to our Facebook and Twitter accounts; update content on our WordPress-run website as needed; send out newsletters via MailChimp
  • Get our message out by mail: Prepare and distribute physical mailings
  • Get our message out in person: Help prepare marketing materials for events, programs
  • Other duties may be discussed and assigned based on need and applicant interest.

What We’re Looking For (e.g. Your Background)

  • Strong grasp of spoken and written English
  • (Nice to have) Experience with any of the following tools: ClickUp, Salesforce, Twitter, Facebook, MailChimp, WordPress, Google Products like Sheets, Slides, Docs, Gmail, Drive.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


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Children & Youth
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People with Disabilities
Children & Youth, Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities


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Chicago, IL 60647







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