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Volunteer Social Media & Outreach Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: The LegalMind Society Inc

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POSITION SUMMARY

As the Communications & Development Coordinator for The LegalMind Society, Inc, you will be
responsible for assisting the Executive Director with communications efforts, creating
awareness about our mission, and maintaining a consistent brand presence. Additionally, you
will be responsible for assisting the executive director with fundraising tasks, including
developing a short-term and long-term fundraising strategy. This role reports directly to the
Executive Director.

This position is remote. It will be a volunteer position to start, with plans for the position to
evolve into a part-time paid position in 3-4 months. The initial time commitment will be 5-10
hours a week.

● Applicants who are in Illinois are preferred, but not required.
● Some Spanish-speaking ability is preferred, but not required.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Communications & Development Coordinator will help the LegalMind
Society reach our annual revenue goals and strategic objectives by performing the following job
functions:

Donor stewardship and gift processing [40%]
* Develop short-term and long term fundraising objectives
* Update the Executive Director and the Board as needed about fundraising.
* Draft communication updates and grant reports for the board, major donors, and grant
partners
* Process contributions, deposit checks, and send thank you letters in a timely manner; maintain
donor database
* Design and mail other donor appreciation materials (as needed)

Communications strategy & design [40%]
* Update and maintain The LegalMind Society’s SquareSpace website.
* Design and manage content for the organization's social media channels, including Facebook,
Twitter, and Instagram. Assist with the website’s blog
* Design marketing collateral and content to promote The LegalMind Society’s mission,
including assisting the Executive Director with monthly newsletters.
* Write press releases and blog articles to relevant news outlets to gain exposure.
* Collaborate with program staff to provide updates and testimonials for donor communications.

Special projects [20%]
* Develop and maintain profiles on relevant charity aggregators such as Guidestar,
GlobalGiving, and Charity Navigator.
* Support the Executive Director with scheduling meetings and other touchpoints with donors
and grant partners.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
* Passion for mental health issues and/or legal issues.
* Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university.
* 2-3 years experience in non-profit development and/or marketing communications preferred.
* Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills.
* Experience with website development and maintenance through SquareSpace.
* Excellent graphic design and photography skills; interest in developing a consistent brand
presence and engaging content via Canva.
* Experience with donor management databases.
* Ability to work independently.
* Demonstrated ability to coordinate logistics and implement action plans.
* Strong time management and organizational skills.

ABOUT The LegalMind Society
The LegalMind Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which was founded in September
of 2021 with the vision of offering peer support and mental health education to those in the legal
community. Juan is a lawyer living with mental illness who believed there needed to be an
organization that offered peer support to other lawyers living with mental illness.
The LegalMind Society recognizes the crucial role that lawyers and judges play in our society,
and seeks to ensure that the profession is able to take care of itself while serving society.
The LegalMind Society’s mission is to promote mental health and well-being among
legal professionals through outreach and peer support.
The LegalMind Society envisions a world where an attorney’s well-being is prioritized
and the stigma of mental illness is not a barrier to practicing law.
The Legal MindSociety, inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

More opportunities with The LegalMind Society Inc

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About The LegalMind Society Inc

Location:

PO Box 622, South Elgin, IL 60177, US

Mission Statement

The LegalMind Society’s mission is to promote mental health and well-being among legal professionals through outreach and peer support.

Description

The LegalMind Society is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, which was founded in September of 2021 with the vision of offering peer support and mental health education to those in the legal community. The LegalMind Society was founded because it recognizes the crucial role that lawyers and judges play in our society, and seeks to ensure that the profession is able to take care of itself while serving society.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
People with Disabilities
Advocacy & Human Rights, Crisis Support, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 5 - 10 hours a week
  • Occasionally more hours depending on special projects.

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