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ORGANIZATION: ITS A BLESSING TO BE A BLESSING

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Volunteer positions are currently available on our board of directions for a treasurer, a grant writer, and a volunteer coordinator.

A volunteer coordinator would be responsible for the following duties:
Develops and maintains a continuous updated roster of volunteers.
Ensures that there is an adequate pool of active volunteers available to meet the program needs
Uses personal contacts, networking, social media, "word of mouth," referral methods to continuously market IABTBAB with an eye toward identifying new or possible volunteers and engaging/recruiting them as necessary to maintain an adequate roster.
Trains new volunteers on IABTBAB’s mission, goals, procedures, organization structure, regular programming, confidentiality, etc.
Develops (at least monthly), a schedule outlining the type/number of volunteers necessary to adequately cover each planned IABTBAB program or event.

The treasurer is responsible for the following duties:
Paying monthly bills to support the organizations needs.
depositing checks as necessary.
writing checks for reimbursement as necessary.
Ensuring that supporting documentation for transactions are available and filed appropriately.

Grant Writer is responsible for the following duties:
Identify community grants that are available and that the organization is qualified for.
Submit identified grants in a timely manner and with supporting documentation.

More opportunities with ITS A BLESSING TO BE A BLESSING

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About ITS A BLESSING TO BE A BLESSING

Location:

PO BOX 2633, HAGERSTOWN, MD 21741, US

Mission Statement

To inspire the community to be a blessing to others in need.

Description

It's a Blessing to Be a Blessing (IAB) is a community organization that provides the following services to it's members. Daily bagged lunches, weekly hot lunches, a clothing and hygiene closet and a food pantry. IAB also provides life skill classes that focus on budgeting, employment, housekeeping, and cooking in order to help individuals be independent and successful in their community. IAB has provided financial and housing assistance to individuals on a case by case basis as funds are available. IAB hosts several community events throughout the year including a free Thanksgiving dinner for the community, Cold Hands Warm Heart which provides a hot meal and giveaways to individuals at the holidays, A back to school event in the fall, and participates annually in the South End Block Party.

IAB relies solely on grants, donations, and volunteer assistance to forward their cause. Volunteers are needed for the following areas: to assist with weekly hot lunches, to sort donated items, and to help with our community events.

IAB is also in need to board members to help guide the organization and its mission. Our board is in need of a treasurer, volunteer coordinator, and grant writer at this time.

TIme commitments for our volunteer positions are about 10 hours per week and we meet for two hours at our monthly board meeting. Aside from our community events some work can be done from home.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Board Development
Community
Advocacy & Human Rights, Board Development, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

141 South Potomac StreetHagerstown, MD 21740

(39.63987,-77.72225)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • The time commitment for members on our board is about 10 hours per week plus 2 hours per month at our monthly board meeting. Most of your job duties can be carried out at home.
  • A heart and passion to serve the community.

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