Community Connecter Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Everyone Home DC

Overview: Community Connecters are enthusiastic supporters of Everyone Home DC. They are passionate and dedicated volunteers who work alongside Everyone Home DC to strengthen community-based opportunities and partnerships centered around best serving the mission of supporting holistic needs of individuals and families at risk of, or experiencing, homelessness.

RESPON´╗┐SIBILITIES

  • Engage in activities designed to build the capacity of Everyone Home DC, increase awareness of the mission, and develop community engagement opportunities
  • Examples may include but are not limited to:
  • Building out a diverse network of partners and donors to include a variety of participation pathways
  • Recruiting restaurants to participate in Dine Out for Everyone Home DC
  • Soliciting auction & raffle items throughout the year for events and fundraising incentives
  • Hosting a fundraising event in support of Everyone Home DC
  • Build Everyone Home DC community through engagement and relationship building with businesses, friends, family, and social organizations
  • Promote events and resources on social media
  • Promotion of key Everyone Home DC resources and information to support unhoused neighbors

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Antiracist Mindset
  • Responsible, accountable, and self-driven
  • Reliable and timely
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Everyone Home DC, the root causes of homelessness, and racial inequity or willingness to learn

PROCESS, TRAINING, RESOURCES

  • Submit an online application
  • Successful completion of Everyone Home DC’s Volunteer Orientation
  • Review and sign the Volunteer Handbook
  • Follow guidelines within the provided Community Connecter tools and resources

TIME COMMITMENT

  • Varies based on ability to serve and seasonal requirements with an average of 1-3 hours per month of service and 1 quarterly in-person meeting and ad-hoc meetings as needed for a 2 year term

VOLUNTEER BENEFITS

  • Ability to partner with like-minded individuals to collectively work towards building a DC where all people can obtain and remain in safe, affordable, and comfortable homes
  • Participate in network gatherings with fellow Community Connecters and Everyone Home DC staff
  • Skill-building opportunities in event planning, non-profit fundraising, partnership development

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

This opportunity is recurring

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About Idealist.org

Location:

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.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Employment
Homeless & Housing
Employment, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Washington, DC 20002

(38.90528,-76.98159)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKENDS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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