Build a list of Veteran organization email addresses to send Scholarship Opportunity Information.
Assignment Description: The Lint Center for National Security Studies, is seeking the support of volunteers to assist with the development as well as expansion of the Center's online and offline presence. The initial project is to find and put in a record the email addresses information of VFW Post, American Legion Post, DAV and other Veteran organizations.
Additionally, the Lint Center is hoping to find a motivated individual to assist in monitoring, identifying, and relaying opportunities within the online community to attract additional volunteer support for enhanced community engagement while also informing others of the scholarship opportunities. This will enhance the competitiveness of the scholarship competitions.
Does this assignment involve direct interaction with clients?
No. Even so, it does provide participant with direct interaction with senior and executive level members of the Lint Center.
Benefits for long term volunteers:
Presidential Service Award Nomination: Hours spent on this project may be added toward a nomination for the Presidential Service Award. If nominees receive a service award, volunteers will receive 1) An official President's Volunteer Service Award lapel pin; 2) A personalized certificate of achievement; 3) A congratulatory letter from the President of the United States; 4) A letter from the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, 5) A personal letter of recommendation from the Lint Center for future employers.
Our Mission: "Empower, Enhance, Enable"
The mission of the Lint Center for National Security Studies is to foster and further the educational development and opportunities for the next generation of America's Counterintelligence and National Security Workers. The Center focuses on empowering individuals, enhancing the study of national security issues, and enabling emerging leaders to be mentored by established current-and-former industry experts.
Lint Center Description :
The Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., founded in 2007, is a private non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization created to award merit-based scholarships for Counterintelligence and National Security Workers, their children and scholars, and to advance the study of National Security, cross-cultural studies, and global understanding.
The Center aims to:
1. Identify promising individuals and assist in educational pursuits through scholarship initiatives
2. Provide talented individuals with a meaningful leadership development mentoring program by current-and-former Counterintelligence and National Security Workers
3. Create a forum for the dissemination and discussion of National Security Studies through the Center's online Web-portal.
All donations and contributions to the Lint Center are allocated solely to the Center's scholarship funds.
All actions and activities by the Lint Center are conducted by unpaid staff and volunteers.
The Center is Veteran and minority operated and managed.
After this project we would be interested in what you felt Lint Center needs. What are some of your suggested projects?
Some ideas are:
--Build a list of media outlet email addresses.
--Create a PR on our future scholarships.
--Build a list of school guidance counselors... or avenue to publish our scholarships.
--Build a list of college newspapers.
--Re-write scholarship descriptions.
--Re-design scholarship applications.
--Create new logo in same style but with a circle and square logo.
Lint Center has NO paid employees. So, we can always use some guidance. As mentioned before, we do need to get the word out on our next scholarship competition. http://www.lintcenter.org/scholarships.htm
Send your ideas and let's build a project.
Our aim is to provide motivated individuals with a rewarding, enriching experience and to provide Lint Center volunteers with the basic skill set and practitioner oriented knowledge needed to reach the next step.
Please do not hesitate to contact us directly with any questions. We welcome your interest and look forward to hearing from you.
Volunteer Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1XW68dlrbACzvxN3moXrYq-Y02Z6kgiwOpFxIEngLv64/viewform