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  • outreach and development associate - mental health

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    The NAMI Greater Boston Peer Support and Advocacy Network (PSAN) seeks outreach and development associates who will work closely with co-founder Howard D. Trachtman, BS, CPS, CPRP, COAPS, a nationally recognized mental health advocate and the executive director, Ewa Pytowska, CP and who is also a board member of NAMI Massachusetts. These are the various components of the position, you need not be expert in all areas. Mr. Trachtman is willing to mentor suitable candidates in peer support and/or advocacy. Email him at hdt@nami.org or call (781) 642-0368. As almost all of our members identify as being in recovery from mental health and/or addictions the ideal candidate would being willing to disclose their personal experience with mental health and/or addictions treatment. Our weekly staff meetings are on Tuesdays and are co-located with our partner organization, the Hope Center of the Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community, www.mbrlc.org The MBRLC also has volunteer opportunities at all of its' five centers. The Hope Center is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1000am-300pm and there is the potential for work from home. Our busiest day is Tuesday and candidates are invited to attend our staff meeting. Candidates do not need to be available every day. Outreach and Development Associate Job Description not everyone will do all roles Visit in person or communicate with other organizations to promote the peer movement and PSAN Maintain database of NAMI GB CAN members and verify accuracy of NAMI's database Recruit new PSAN members and renew lapsing members Maintain NAMI literature and help distribute to community Help staff PSAN information table at conferences and events Staff PSAN office Check PSAN voice mail/email and respond to information/referral and other calls Provide peer support as needed Help facilitate monthly business meeting at Center Club, 3rd Thursday of month 630pm-830pm Communicate with existing PSAN members via phone, email and US mail Help with PSAN newsletter Prepare for NAMI Walk in May and ongoing fund-raising Help coordinate legislative advocacy if desired Provide input on updating website Liaison with PSAN Advisory board Help organize PSAN social events Assist with computer class as needed Help organize PSAN social events Assist with computer class as needed Identify needed office supplies OPTIONAL: IN OUR OWN VOICE presenter or willing to take free training NAMI Connection group facilitator or willing to take free training PEER to PEER mentor or willing to take training

    Date Posted: May 30, 2020
  • public policy associate

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    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    The NAMI Greater Boston Peer Support and Advocacy Network (PSAN): www.namiboston.org/people-living-mental-illness/ is a peer-run organization helping people advance in their recovery from mental health and/or addictions. The public policy associate will help PSAN advocate for policies and laws which improve the quality of life for people with mental health and/or addictions. The associate will be be helping to organize existing advocates and recruit new advocates and teaching them how to do individual and systemic advocacy. The associate will also analyze state and Federal legislation and report back to our staff and members. We will participate in various lobby days at the State House, preparing people to meet with legislators and in emailing, calling or writing public officials. We also will be partnering with allied organizations. You will be working closely co-founder Howard D. Trachtman, BS, CPS, CPRP, COAPS a nationally recognized mental health advocate. NAMI GB CAN also helps staff the Hope Center www.hoperlc.org and is a partner of the Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community www.metrobostonrlc.org Some work can be done outside of the office. To apply or if you have any questions, please contact Howard D. Trachtman, BS, CPS, CPRP, COAPS co-founder and President Emeritus. Email hdt@namigbcan.org home/office (781) 642-0368

    Date Posted: May 30, 2020
  • webmaster

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    NAMI GB CAN the NAMI Greater Boston Consumer Advocacy Network www.namigbcan.org seeks a webmaster to help maintain www.openingdoorstothearts.org www.warmline.org and more NAMI GB CAN, the Hope Center www.hoperlc.org and the Metro Boston Recovery Learning Community, www.metrobostonrlc.org are peer-run organizations primarily serving people with mental health and addictions and their families. We are also seeking people who can teach hardware and/or software skills to our members and staff. We also would like to accept donations of computers and fix them up and give to people in need. To apply or if you have any questions, please contact Howard D. Trachtman, BS, CPRP co-founder and executive director. Email hdt@namigbcan.org home/office (781) 642-0368 or NAMI GB CAN 776 Main Street #541481 Waltham 02454 Other volunteer opportunities are listed at: http://www.namigbcan.org/jobs.html

    Date Posted: May 30, 2020
  • MEDIA TEAM

    with Royal Love
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    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Seeking videographers and photographers for Royal Love events, activities, and projects. Note, locations vary but will be located in Los Angeles County. Submit for more details. RESPONSIBILITIES: Capture and document Royal Love activities, events, and special projects Assist with Royal Love YouTube channel Edit videos and photos Provide constant, efficient communication between all parties, ensuring information regarding all projects are accurate

    Date Posted: May 29, 2020
  • Music Therapy Instructor

    with Royal Love
    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Royal Sessions instructors use musical performance, songwriting, vocal production, and music listening as part of an integrative workshop to improve participants social, emotional, physical, and cognitive abilities. The instructor begins Royal Sessions with a discussion in relation to the health benefits of music. After, lead a songwriting activity and assist with vocal production. We welcome your participation in support of Royal Sessions; help us create an educational, interactive, and informative environment for lupus patients and supporters. For more information please apply.

    Date Posted: May 29, 2020
  • Sew Masks for Essential Homecare Aides

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    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Are you inspired to contribute home-sewn masks, in response to COVID-19? Consider supporting the hundreds of Full Life homecare aides providing vital in-home support to vulnerable adults throughout King County in Washington State, as part of our not-for profit organization's commitment, regardless of clients' income. For guidelines and mailing instructions, please see the flyer on our website: https://www.fulllifecare.org/ways-to-give/volunteer/ For more insight into our caregivers' experience, please see the our blog: https://www.fulllifecare.org/if-you-were-a-home-care-aide/

    Date Posted: May 29, 2020
  • Letter Writing

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Those that we serve are at high-risk if they contract of COVID-19. As a result, we can no longer allow visitors into the building, which can make it hard for our residents who are use to seeing volunteers and family members. We are looking to collect cards for our residents and staff that are uplifting during this difficult time. All cards can be mailed to: St. Joseph Home Attn. Mykayla Kroeger 10722 Wyscarver Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45241

    Date Posted: May 29, 2020
  • Organic Social Media Support

    with REUT USA
    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    I'd like help to spread the word RAPIDLY our organization/s effort to battle COVID19 to a large number of people. I need to connect and engage with my target audience through organic development and growth, across social channels like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, SnapChat, and Tik Tok to build awareness and disseminate critical life-saving prototypes (available for free download) to those in direct need (medical professionals, essential services) and those in the Maker Community. We currently have a great team of volunteers and lots of material, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have an amazing story to tell the world, and the ability to provide any other information you need.

    Date Posted: May 28, 2020
  • Scrappy Sewers needed!

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Love to sew? We have several simple and easy projects needed for patients. We are Looking for help making wheelchair or walker bags pr bibs for our Hospice patients. Have left over fabrics? Maybe unused quilt squares? These are perfect for making simple bags to hang on the handlebars of the chairs or walkers! We are always looking for help. Some supplies are available to assist with your creativity! Call Marrilee 616-291-9773 or email.

    Date Posted: May 28, 2020
  • Social Media Outreach

    with REUT USA
    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    We are looking for people who are passionate about getting the word out ways to help the most vulnerable in society. I'd like help to spread the word RAPIDLY our organization/s effort to battle COVID19 to a large number of people. I need to connect and engage with my target audience through organic development and growth, across social channels like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, SnapChat, and Tik Tok to build awareness and disseminate critical life-saving prototypes (available for free download) to those in direct need (medical professionals, essential services) and those in the Maker Community. We currently have a great team of volunteers and lots of material, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have an amazing story to tell the world, and the ability to provide any other information you need.

    Date Posted: May 28, 2020
  • Make a Resident's Day--Remotely

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Those that we serve are at high-risk if they contract of COVID-19. As a result, we can no longer allow visitors or volunteers into the building. Normally, our volunteers would be interacting with residents, helping them crafts, putting on dance parties, leading yoga, playing instruments, telling jokes, leading art classes, helping with school work, swimming, and more! Since we cannot have volunteers in the building, we are looking for people in the community to record themselves doing what they are talented at! Videos can be of you leading a craft and we will get residents the supplies to follow along, you doing a dance and then teaching the residents how to do it, a short video of yourself telling jokes, the sky is the limit! All videos can be emailed to our Volunteer Coordinator at mkroeger@stjosephhome.org

    Date Posted: May 28, 2020
  • Send an uplifting note (letters, card, art) to people with developmental disabilities.

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Sertoma consumers love getting mail! If you're a volunteer with a message of support and kindness, please help us by writing a quick card or letter with that positive message. You can also send artwork (sketches, paintings, photographs)! Anything you think will brighten a consumer's day. Be creative, have fun, and share positive vibes. Consumers really enjoy getting mail and an encouraging note would go a long way. Let’s get started: We hope to have all our consumers receive mail. To facilitate this we ask that your letters, cards, art, etc. be addressed nonspecifically. We recommend universal salutations like Friend, Pall, or Neighbor. Once we receive your mail we’ll make sure it gets to a consumer who will truly enjoy it! They may be in one of our 9 community living homes or living independently. What to send: Feel free to share any positive messages/images in your mail. It may be fun to share: a poem, a short story, a photo of nature or animals, a portrait of a celebrity, or just some words of support. The possibilities are endless. - Have fun! Please mail or drop off items to: Sertoma Centre, Inc. -Attention Adam Harold- 4343 West 123rd Street Alsip, IL 60803 * Service/Volunteer hours available. We ask that you email a photo of your work before mailing it to expedite the process. *If you share on social media feel free to @sertomacentreinc and use hashtags, #SertomaHappyMail & #ThanksforCaring. For more details contact Volunteer Services Manager Adam Harold at aharold@sertomacentre.org -Thank you for your generosity!- We hope you and your family are staying safe and staying well.

    Date Posted: May 28, 2020
  • CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT NEEDED

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Your Service Dog Inc has an opportunity available for a Certified Public Accountant. This volunteer position will involve occasional hours per month. Candidates should have experience on working with accounting practices as well as being a CPA. Thank you!

    Date Posted: May 27, 2020
  • Fundraisers needed for 501c3 Nonprofit

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Your Service Dog Inc 501c3 nonprofit is in need of fundraisers to help us fund our Programs and the organization. If you choose to fund-raise for us, you will be part of an Awesome Team of Volunteers making a difference in the world we live in, by helping us provide programs for our disabled and Military Veterans and First Responders. --- You will also be helping us finance our BookGift Program, which, to the extent funds permit, provides training Books to those who wish to Owner train or give a refresher training course to to their Service Dog. We also provide, at no cost to the disabled applicant, fully trained Service Dogs (when funds permit) and partially Trained Service Dog Prospects who have completed the Prospect Evaluation Course at Your Service Dog School, and who are deemed suitable Service Dog in Training Prospects. --- Our Service Dog in Training Prospects go on to complete the Basic Foundation Skills course in your Service Dog School tuition free to the Handler who is paired with one of our Program dogs. We are in need of funds to continue to supply these much needed services. Please contact us if you can help us fund-raise for Your Service Dog Inc. Facebook access is highly recommended. Thank you!

    Date Posted: May 27, 2020
  • Volunteer Coordinator

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Volunteer Coordinator Volunteer Description We are looking for a detail-oriented and focused Volunteer Coordinator to be responsible for our database of volunteers and volunteer opportunities. The Volunteer Coordinator's responsibilities include recruiting new volunteers, keeping a database of volunteer information and skills, matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skills, keeping volunteers informed, and conveying the organization's purpose to the public. A successful Volunteer Coordinator should be meticulous about keeping records and passionate about volunteer work. You should uphold the values of our organization while ensuring the comfort of our volunteers in their positions. Volunteer Coordinator Responsibilities Recruiting new volunteers. Collecting volunteer information, availability, and skills, and maintaining an up-to-date database. Using marketing tools such as outreach programs, e-mails, and volunteer databases. Keeping new and existing volunteers informed about the organization and volunteer opportunities. Matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skill sets, and ensuring they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training. If you are interested on volunteering with Your Service Dog Inc as a Volunteer Coordinator please make sure to apply.

    Date Posted: May 27, 2020
  • Yard and Lawn Maintenance Volunteer

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Help Seniors by providing yard and lawn maintenance throughout Tulsa and surrounding communities. Must hav own lawn/yard tools such as mower, edger, rakes, trash bags etc. This opportunity is generally goes from spring through fall leaf season. Must be willing to assist in all areas of Tulsa and surrounding communities. Great opportunity for teens working on community hours for school/college.

    Date Posted: May 27, 2020
  • Handy Man or Woman

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Help Seniors in our community and surrounding areas with the Honey Do's they aren't able to do themselves. Must have your own tools. These will be small jobs such as changing a washer in a facuet, putting up grab bags, hanging a door, fixing a window, etc. Must be a self starter and willing to work if different parts of Tulsa and the surrounding communities. Driver License & auto insurance required Background check with fingerprints required

    Date Posted: May 27, 2020
  • Remote Companion for Japanese-speaking Assisted Living Resident

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    HomeAgain VR’s program makes social enrichment and adventure accessible to everyone, regardless of age, income, or physical ability. Our volunteers guide isolated individuals, especially older adults, through virtual tours of the world, providing companionship and engaging experiences. One of the senior living communities we work with has a resident who would like to participate in our guided virtual activities, but she no longer remembers English and can only speak her first language, Japanese. We currently need a Japanese-speaking volunteer who can be a companion and virtual tour guide for her. Time commitment is 30 minutes - 1 hour per week. Thank you!

    Date Posted: May 26, 2020
  • BPD Peer Support Group Facilitator

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Online Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Peer Support Group Facilitators Are you passionate about helping others impacted by BPD? Do you have lived experience of BPD and are managing recovery? Become an online BPD peer group faciliator!! 6-8 hours free training provided on how to follow structured curriculum Volunteer to co-facilitate one group/one hour per month after training Connect with supportive BPD recovery community Leadership opportunities Give back to help others on the journey ".... an amazingly rewarding experience." "....it helped me believe in my abilities beyond any label or diagnosis." Expectations of an Emotions Matter BPD Peer Group Facilitator: * Support Emotions Matter mission and group purpose. * Share BPD experiences with others, offer hope, and empower others to work toward recovery. * Follow Emotions Matter’s group guidelines and manual. * Work with a co-leader and be open to peer feedback. * Support group members through sensitive situations, respecting personal boundaries, and responding to others in an unbiased and non-judgmental way. Skills/Requirements of an Emotions Matter BPD Peer Group Facilitator: * Show up for meetings on time, be prepared and able to meet program expectations. * Communicate with team/staff in a timely manner. * Recognize with self-awareness how your own experience of BPD may affect interactions with group members. * Complete facilitator training requirements. Training involves 4 1-hour online zoom sessions, which may be flexibly scheduled over a set weekend or weekday period. * Have basic computer skills (Microsoft office, email, etc.) for online group facilitation, and be willing to learn online group facilitator technology. Must be willing to be on camera as meetings are held via Zoom. Application Process After responding to this volunteer job posting, you will be expected to: Complete Volunteer Application: https://forms.gle/ea4ogaLw4cq5pKCC6 Supply two references one personal/professional): https://forms.gle/PFQYjsZpEVMdn2qd9 Observe and Participate in two BPD online support groups on Support Group Central. Participate in an interview with our board members and peer leaders. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at info@emotionsmatterbpd.org.

    Date Posted: May 26, 2020
  • Virtual Volunteer

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Virtual volunteer opportunity to help connect kupuna with volunteers in their community. Must have a laptop or desktop and comfortable with using several different applications. Practicum students welcomed. Qualities in an Awesome Administrative Volunteer: Strong communication skills, multi-task, knows local Hawaii culture and towns really well. Case management and outreach experience a plus.

    Date Posted: May 26, 2020
  • Public Relations Volunteer Needed for Small Non-Profit

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Our organization provides a respite, in the form of a wish, for children and young adults battling cystic fibrosis (CF). We are seeking a public relations volunteer to help us share inspirational and magical stories about our amazing wish recipients and the courageous battles they face living with this disease. We would love to hear from you. This a great opportunity for a retired professional or stay at home parent who would like to share their professional talents with our small and dedicated organization. Than you for your consideration. You will be making a difference for some very sick children and adults.

    Date Posted: May 25, 2020
  • Small Non-Profit Needs help with our YouTube Channel

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    We are seeking advice and guidance from someone experienced and knoweldegable with YouTube. We need to make sure our channel is optimized to its maximum potential. Thank you

    Date Posted: May 25, 2020
  • Grants Administrator

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    The Mayfield Healing Project is a 501(c)3 non profit organization that offers holistic support services to children facing chronic illness. We were established in 2019 and are still in the grant researching phase. We are currently seeking assistance to research grants so we can fulfill our mission. This would be a good opportunity to gain experience and learn more about non profit operations. No experience required.

    Date Posted: May 23, 2020
  • Help create audiobooks for student success! - African American Voices Only

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Calling all Book lovers! At Learning Ally, volunteers create audiobooks for students with learning differences; our member students may be blind or have a vision impairment, or have a learning difference like dyslexia. If you like listening to audiobooks, enjoy learning new things, or have a great voice, this is the volunteer opportunity for you! We have a training course that all volunteers go through, and not everyone will become a reader. We’re looking for friendly voices that can read aloud with fluency, which is critical to comprehension for students with learning differences. For some subjects and textbooks, especially at the high school and college level, our narrators may need subject area expertise. If you feel that you do not want to complete the training to become a reader, please see below other volunteering opportunities: Listeners Do you love audiobooks? You could be a good "Listener" for Learning Ally and help us deliver a positive audiobook experience for students. You can listen to juvenile and popular fiction or use your subject area expertise to listen to textbooks. You'll provide feedback to narrators, highlight issues with fluency and tone, mispronunciations, and audio quality.

    Date Posted: May 22, 2020
  • Mask Making!

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Those that we serve are at high-risk if they contract of COVID-19. As a result, all 175 care staff need sufficient PPE to reduce the chances of transmission. To this end, we are seeking washable, cotton masks for our front-line care and nursing staff to wear over their more disposable-style masks in order to lengthen usability. We are specifically in need of sewn masks with elastic or ribbon ties.

    Date Posted: May 21, 2020
  • Social Justice Warrior Civil Rights Lawyer | 100% Remote | Flexible | Temporary

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Paid Position filled -volunteer attorneys welcome to apply. Color of Law Center is a Civil Rights Nonprofit civil rights. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of disability rights laws, including the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Housing Act, Employment Rights, and Civil Rights Act; Litigate in federal court including appellate courts throughout the country; Challenging the conditions that force racial and economic segregation and that limit options for safe, decent, and affordable housing based on race and national origin; Reducing barriers to public services and public accommodations; Advocating on behalf of pro se and reducing the impact of an unfair civil justice system. J.D. degree, bar admission in one state; 1 year of litigation experience. *may include clinic work in law school; Conduct legal research and writing legal memoranda, briefs; Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a wide-range of civil rights organizations with diverse agendas Ability to recognize the common factors across civil rights issues, and to creatively link advocacy strategies; A demonstrated commitment to public interest law, constitutional law and/or civil rights; Ability to engage in complex legal analysis and fact investigation in impact litigation policy, and legislative advocacy settings, sometimes under tight deadlines; Superior analytic skills and excellent research skills; Demonstrated ability to write and speak clearly and persuasively; Self-motivated, diligent, and able to meet deadlines; Ability to work independently, as well as with self-represented litigants; Must have a computer and experience using zoom. Knowledge of laws, rights, and services as they pertain to people with disabilities; and/or direct representation of people with disabilities. Job Types: Part-time, Temporary Salary: $30.00 hour 20-30 hours week 8-12 weeks

    Date Posted: May 21, 2020
  • Volunteer Chef

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Seeking volunteer chefs that have experience working with all experience levels and can accommodate individuals with disabilities. Due to COVID 19 we like to begin the cooking lessons on line and with the possibility of starting in person classes by the end of the year. The group will have beginner cooks and those with a bit more experience. Also, some group participates are considering cooking as a career choice. If interested please contact Arlene to discuss this wonderful opportunity in more depth.

    Date Posted: May 21, 2020
  • Fundraiser and/or Grant Writer for Non-Profit Horse Farm and Petting Zoo

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    HAPPI FARM is a unique non-profit organization that utilizes a variety of animal interactive programs to improve the quality of life for children dealing with Down syndrome, visual impairment, cerebral palsy and amputations. We are seeking to raise money to allow these children with special needs to have a quality of life. We need your help to: Raise funds for our cause. Research potential donors to gain insight into needs, beliefs and donation habits to understand how to position our organization to them Assist in brainstorming and creating new methods to raise funds for our organization Leverage technology and social media where possible to improve fundraising activities Assist in planning and coordinating events meant to raise funds and coordinate activities of volunteers and interns related to event planning and execution Create marketing materials, like flyers and brochures, to be used for the promotion of events and other fundraising pushes. Maintain complete and orderly records of donors and manage regular donor communications Build upon existing donor relationships and form new donor relationships on a regular basis Collaborate with other organizations and groups within the community to build partnerships and enhance fundraising activities.

    Date Posted: May 20, 2020
  • Easy Holiday Craft Project. Help Us Make Holiday Gifts for clients with Developmental Disabilities.

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Hello You Crafty Volunteers! Sertoma Centre is looking for some creative volunteers to help us make DIY 3D Paper Snowflakes. We'll be giving these beautiful creations out to the consumers we serve (2,00+ people) at our many Winter Holiday Parties. -Everyone likes a party favor. Right? This volunteer project would be fun for anyonewho wants to help us create a winter wonderland for our awesome consumers. Please see below for more details. *Here at Sertoma Centre, we provide opportunities that empower adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve personal success. We help over 2,000 individuals annually in the Greater Chicago Southside neighborhoods -and we need volunteers like you to support our mission!* This simple and fun craft project only requires a few items: 6 squares of paper, Tape, Stapler, Scissors, and Ribbon. A step by step tutorial can be found at https://www.finelyground.net/2012/12/diy-3-d-paper-snowflakes.html and on our website at https://sertomacentre.org/home/get-involved/. Feel free to get creative with your snowflakes! Have fun, and make some for yourself too! You can even use decorative art paper to make the snowflakes really pop! Your Creative Crafts can be dropped off at our location Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm at: 4343 West 123rd Street, Alsip, IL 60803 -For those mailing in crafts, we are happy to assemble them when they arrive. -Volunteer Service hours available. For questions please contact Volunteer Services Manager Adam Harold at aharold@sertomacentre.org -Thank you so much!-

    Date Posted: May 20, 2020
  • Build A Cornhole Boards Set. If you have tools and the desire to donate your talents we need you!

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Here at Sertoma Centre, we provide opportunities that empower adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve personal success. We help over 2,000 individuals annually in the Greater Chicago Southside neighborhoods -and we need volunteers like you to support our mission! Cornhole boards are tailgating classics, but since that's not happening anytime soon, we'd like to bring the fun of Cornhole/Bags to our consumers. We're looking for some awesome volunteers to build and donate this fun activity. We hope to get each of our 9 Community Living Homes set. A great tutorial can be found at, https://www.familyhandyman.com/woodworking/how-to-build-cornhole-boards/ We receive donations at our business location at: 4343 West 123rd Street, Alsip, IL 60803. Volunteer service hours available for this project. For more details contact Volunteer Services Manager Adam Harold at aharold@sertomacentre.org -Thank you so much!

    Date Posted: May 20, 2020
  • Board of Directors (Advisory Board Member)

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Cardz for Kidz! is a growing nonprofit that's been impacting people of all ages around the world. As we're expanding and adding different aspects to our organization, we're interested in adding more board members to get additional input. Here are the four key factors that we request from our board members: Check quarterly updates Input on major strategic changes Future donation directions Recommendations on growth strategy This opportunity is particularly great for working professionals across all industries, retirees, entrepreneurs and community leaders.

    Date Posted: May 20, 2020
  • Medical Billing

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Knowledge of Health Insurance Billing and Coding and experience in Medicaid. Please call 954-629-8133.

    Date Posted: May 20, 2020
  • Gamers and Streamers - The National MS Society Needs YOU!

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    CALLING ALL STREAMERS! Whether you’re a classic gamer, an incredible speedrunner, content creator, or playing the latest releases, with Stream to End MS, you can be a part of changing the world for the nearly 1 million people who live with multiple sclerosis in the United States. Gather your online community and let’s go! https://www.nationalmssociety.org/stream-to-end-ms The National MS Society is looking for volunteers to serve on a focus group to support the development of their newest campaign, Stream to End MS (#StreamToEndMS). The campaign will bring together online content creators, so they can do what they love while raising funds and awareness for the National MS Society.

    Date Posted: May 19, 2020
  • Foster Homes Needed!

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Foster Moms and Dads needed to open their homes and their hearts to rescued cats and kittens.

    Date Posted: May 19, 2020
  • REMOTE Volunteer Readers

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    AINColorado is a 501 (c) 3 on -the-air volunteer driven broadcast service, that provides access to printed material to blind, visually impaired and print disabled Coloradoans. We are looking for people who are good readers, that enjoy reading out loud, and who are tech savvy enough to record and send in quality audio files in time for our scheduled program on the air playback. Volunteers will need to: Pass a reading audition, and be able to maintain a consistent, clearly articulated reading, with good tone, and volume be tech savvy enough to be able to trouble-shoot any issues that may come up in the record or send process have a schedule that provides adequate time to record and send audio files in, in time for the scheduled air-play have a quiet space to record audio files, free from interruption, or noise If you are interested in this opportunity please visit our website www.aincolorado.org and fill out an online volunteer application. Please specify your interest in this opportunity on the volunteer application.

    Date Posted: May 19, 2020
  • COVID- REMOTE Volunteer readers for Spanish language broadcast

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    The Audio Information Network of Colorado (AINC) is a non-profit (501 c 3) on the air volunteer reading service, which seeks to normalize the lives of Colorado’s blind, visually impaired, print disabled, non-English speaking, and illiterate population, by providing access to printed materials not available through another resource. We are looking for ESL volunteers with Spanish as a first language, that are fluent in reading print format materials in Spanish language for audio broadcast to subscribers of our free services. We also will consider Spanish as a second language, if volunteers are fluent in reading and speaking Spanish. Preference will be given to native Spanish language speakers. Requirements: Volunteers must be able to read, and understand Spanish language materials in print format, and to be able read those materials out-loud in a clear, and concise manner for audio recording, and rebroadcast. All volunteers must fill out an AINC Volunteer application: https://www.aincolorado.org/contribute/volunteer/application All volunteers must pass a reading audition. If you are interested in this opportunity please visit our website at: https://aincolorado.org/volunteer-application/ and fill out an online volunteer application. Please specify your interest in this opportunity on the volunteer application. For more information on this opportunity please contact: Kat Bradbury AINC Director of Programming & Volunteer Services at kat@aincolorado.org

    Date Posted: May 19, 2020
  • Offering Support to Hopsice Patients in Isabella County

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Great Lakes Caring provides hospice services to patients and their families at the end of life. Hospice isn’t about dying; it’s about living life the best way you can! Great Lakes Caring supports our patients and families with Physical, Emotional and Spiritual support throughout the entire journey and to families after! We understand that caring for a loved one at this time is demanding so we provide volunteers to sit with the patient and provide companionship while the caregiver steps away for a few hours. Our volunteers are trained to provide a listening ear and understanding attitude while they are with their patient. All volunteers are required to Be at least 17 years old (to provide direct companionship) Be at least 16 years old (to provide support in our office) Complete a drug test Have a background check Have fingerprints done Step I & II TB test For more information regarding this opportunity call Jennifer at 517.936.1417 or email: jrosenbrook@greatlakescaring.com

    Date Posted: May 19, 2020
  • ESNG's Children Virtual Storytelling

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Our world looks different now with COVID-19. But that doesn’t mean we have to stop making a difference - in fact, it is needed now more than ever. We’re excited to let you know about our "new" Virtual Reading program which will allow you to make an impact on ESNG's children from wherever you are, whenever you can. We’ve got a virtual, remote, and skills-based volunteer opportunity that you can participate in so that you can keep making a difference. HOW IT WORKS: Register to participate. (You can participate as an individual or in a group) Chose a book for children in the age range of 6 months to 5 years old. Try to pick a book that has no more than 25 pages-we want to keep their attention. Feel free to choose a theme or to dress in costume Record on a simple video platform and keep it to 30 min. YouTube is an easy platform to use, you can complete most of the edits in this platform with many cuts-removing awkwardness and dead air - to keep our kids attention hooked. But no worries, if you run into any issue, we can do the edits. Submit the finished product.

    Date Posted: May 19, 2020
  • COVID- REMOTE Volunteer Readers

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    AINColorado is a 501 (c) 3 on-the-air broadcast, volunteer driven service, that provides access to printed material to blind, visually impaired and print handicapped Coloradoans. Volunteers can read and record various Colorado newspapers, magazines, shopping ads, and any vital information that is otherwise unavailable to the print disabled members of our community. Volunteer readers are trained to be the best they can be in delivering spoken content, and to ensure this we provide training and support to our volunteers. Program assignments take into account a volunteer’s regular availability, and programming needs. Program recording sessions typically last between 45 to 90 minutes. Most volunteers start with one assigned program per week. Volunteer Buddies will receive training, resources and constant support from AINC staff throughout the program.

    Date Posted: May 19, 2020
  • Artwork & Letters for Pediatric Nursing Facility

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Due to the currently COVID-19 crisis, Exceptional Care for Children (ECC) is unable to allow volunteers and visitors into the building. ECC currently has virtual volunteer opportunities ... Volunteers may create artwork and/or letters and submit via email to eholcombe@exceptionalcare.org. Our nursing team then prints and distributes them to the kids during weekly "mail delivery". For those needing service hours, each piece of artwork/letter submitted is worth 1 volunteer hour. Volunteers can make music recordings/videos and submit via email to eholcombe@exceptionalcare.org. Music choice should be suitable for children. Nursing plays these for the kids during play times to break up the day. For those needing service hours, each Music Recording is worth 3-5 hours (factoring in practice time). Volunteers can create children's book read aloud videos and submit via email to eholcombe@exceptionalcare.org. Books should be suitable for children and should not exceed 10 minutes in length. Please be sure to show the pictures! Nursing plays these read alouds for the kids to break up the day. For those needing service hours, each Read Aloud is worth 2 volunteer hours. *All submissions will be screened to ensure they are appropriate for children and are religious/politically neutral.

    Date Posted: May 18, 2020
  • Friendly Phone Calls

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Telephone Reassurance volunteers spread cheer by making friendly phone calls to assigned clients once weekly. There is no requirement for how long these calls last. We ask that you log time spent on these friendly calls along with a short summary of your chat. If any client needs are expressed, you may include them in the summary. We will forward them to the ongoing Care Manager. A script is provided for the first couple friendly calls.

    Date Posted: May 18, 2020
  • Home Visitors Needed

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Rebuilding Together Long Island is seeking volunteers to help their neighbors in Nassau and Suffolk. We are an all volunteer group dedicated to assisting low-income individuals and families with home repairs, modifications and wheelchair ramps. Our clients include the elderly, people with a disability, veterans and families with children. Oftentimes, we are the last hope for help. Each time we receive a call for assistance, a home visit is arranged by one of our volunteers to meet the client, determine what is most important to the homeowner and gather the paperwork. Following the visit, the volunteer prepares a brief outline and submits the paperwork to our Board for approval. As the demand for help increases, so does the demand for more home visitors. Think about joining us. You’ll get to meet some wonderful people and truly feel like you are helping others. Scheduling is completely flexible and visits can be made at your convenience. Training is provided. No experience necessary. Bring a friend!

    Date Posted: May 18, 2020
  • Social Media Volunteer

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Job Title: Intern Job Status: Part Time City/State: Garden City, New York Job Category: Social Media/Communications Intern About Emotions Matter Emotions Matters, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to connecting and empowering those impacted by Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) to raise awareness and advocate for better mental health care.Launched in December of 2015, Emotions Matter is making strides to achieve its missions through BPD peer support, educational resources and advocacy. To learn more, visit www.emotionsmatterbpd.org. Job Description * Mandatory knowledge of social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. · Candidate must have experience with creating posts, images, and scheduling posts. · Research and Develop BPD news content for Emotions Matter under direction of Executive Director for Emotions Matter’s social media platforms on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. · Network on social media platforms with other mental health organizations, clinicians and individuals passionate about BPD advocacy to advance Emotions Matter’s mission and promote Emotions Matter’s events and advocacy campaigns. · Add new social media contacts to Emotions Matter’s databases and newsletter mailing list. · Invite new contacts to join Emotions Matter’s programs, events, and committees. · Research and keep Emotions Matter’s Executive Directors update to date with conferences, and events of other major mental health organizations on social media. Qualifications: * Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Google Doc Suites. * Knowledge of social media platforms, including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. * Strong writing and verbal communication skills, * Strong planning and organizational skills. * Communication and interpersonal skills, * Passion for mental health advocacy and a connection to BPD would be helpful. · Research skills on internet to read, assess and select appropriate content for Emotion Matter social media new feed, under the direction of guidelines established by Director. Hours: 4-8 hours per week, with ability to increase to up to 15 hours depending on seasonal programs. Type: Unpaid internship Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to paula@emotionsmatterbpd.org.

    Date Posted: May 18, 2020
  • Marketing and Communications Volunteer

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Job Title: Internship Status: Part Time - Volunteer City/State: Jerico, New York * Job Category: Marketing/Communications Intern About Emotions Matter Emotions Matters, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to connecting and empowering those impacted by Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) to raise awareness and advocate for better mental health care.Launched in December of 2015, Emotions Matter is making strides to achieve its missions through BPD peer support, educational resources and advocacy. To learn more, visit www.emotionsmatterbpd.org. Job Description * Knowledge and proficiency of social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. · Experience with graphic design to create promotional materials, such as flyers or images for social media posts. Collect quantitative and qualitative data from marketing campaigns Perform market analysis and research on where and how to best promote Emotions Matter’s programs and activities in the community. Support the Executive Director in daily administrative tasks related to marketing and communications, including managing records, email communications and data entry related to marketing. Qualifications: * Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Google Doc Suites. Knowledge of graphic design software for social media, such as Canva. * Knowledge of social media platforms, including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. * Strong writing and verbal communication skills. * Strong planning and organizational skills. * Communication and interpersonal skills, Strong Research Skills to develop marketing strategy and database. * Passion for mental health advocacy and a connection to BPD would be helpful. Hours: 8-10 hours / week, with ability to increase to up to 15 hours / week depending on seasonal needs. Type: Unpaid internship * In person candidates cannot start until after September 1, 2020. Online Candidates on-going start date.

    Date Posted: May 18, 2020
  • Patient Companion Volunteer Dallas

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Those Who Can, Do - Those Who Can Do More, Volunteer With Hope Health Care Our Hope Health Care Esteemed Volunteers are not about changing the world, but making a significant difference in one small part of the world. In an effort to surround our patients and families with superior care and service, we make great effort to recruit and pursue volunteers that have a 'hopeful" heart. Our Hope Health Care family of Esteemed Volunteers start with "heart", then we add valuable experience and constant education so that they can deliver patient companionship that is highly compassionate, yet professional. Training Our Esteemed Volunteers are invaluable members of our hospice family; therefore, we provide free detailed training prior to meeting patients. Hope also provides on-going education, as well as volunteer support. Time We work around your schedule!! Our Esteemed Volunteers usually serve between 1 to 4 hours per week! LOCATION As a Patient Companion volunteer, you will be matched with a patient in or around your community Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer.program@hopehealthcareus.com or you may call 972-278-0905

    Date Posted: May 15, 2020
  • Hope Health Care Patient Companion Volunteer Canton

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Those Who Can, Do - Those Who Can Do More, Volunteer With Hope Health Care Our Hope Health Care Esteemed Volunteers are not about changing the world, but making a significant difference in one small part of the world. In an effort to surround our patients and families with superior care and service, we make great effort to recruit and pursue volunteers that have a 'hopeful" heart. Our Hope Health Care family of Esteemed Volunteers start with "heart", then we add valuable experience and constant education so that they can deliver patient companionship that is highly compassionate, yet professional. Training Our Esteemed Volunteers are invaluable members of our hospice family; therefore, we provide free detailed training prior to meeting patients. Hope also provides on-going education, as well as volunteer support. Time We work around your schedule!! Our Esteemed Volunteers usually serve between 1 to 4 hours per week! LOCATION As a Patient Companion volunteer, you will be matched with a patient in or around your community Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer.program@hopehealthcareus.com or you may call 972-278-0905 As a Patient Care volunteer, you will be matched with a patient in or around your community We work around YOUR schedule

    Date Posted: May 15, 2020
  • Hope Health Care Patient Companion Volunteer Sulphur Springs

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Those Who Can, Do - Those Who Can Do More, Volunteer With Hope Health Care Our Hope Health Care Esteemed Volunteers are not about changing the world, but making a significant difference in one small part of the world. In an effort to surround our patients and families with superior care and service, we make great effort to recruit and pursue volunteers that have a 'hopeful" heart. Our Hope Health Care family of Esteemed Volunteers start with "heart", then we add valuable experience and constant education so that they can deliver patient companionship that is highly compassionate, yet professional. Training Our Esteemed Volunteers are invaluable members of our hospice family; therefore, we provide free detailed training prior to meeting patients. Hope also provides on-going education, as well as volunteer support. Time We work around your schedule!! Our Esteemed Volunteers usually serve between 1 to 4 hours per week! LOCATION As a Patient Companion volunteer, you will be matched with a patient in or around your community Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer.program@hopehealthcareus.com or you may call 972-278-0905

    Date Posted: May 15, 2020
  • FUNDRAISERS

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    Healing Companions, Inc. Is looking for fundraisers that have experience and fundraising skills to devote time and energy on expanding our donor base.

    Date Posted: May 15, 2020
  • Toy Drive

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    RePlay for KidsToy Donation Program RePlay for Kids takes new or 'gently-used' battery-operated toys and has volunteers adapt these toys so that children with disabilities can use a switch to activate the toys. These toys are given at no charge to children with disabilities in Northeast Ohio. Do you have new or 'gently-used' toys that you would like to donate to a good cause? Donate them to RePlay for Kidsand we'll adapt the toys and give them to children with disabilities. See the "Toy Donation Suggestions" below. Do you want to help RePlay for Kids but can't attend a workshop? Host a RePlay for Kids Toy Drive to collect toys for RePlay for Kids to adapt. See the " RePlay for Kids Toy Drive Tips" below. RePlay for KidsToy Drive Tips RePlay for Kids will provide you with boxes and signs to place at your toy collection sites. RePlay for Kids will also provide you with flyers that describe the appropriate types of toys to donate. RePlay for Kids will arrange to pickup the collect toys, arrange a place for you to drop off the toys, or discuss shipping arrangements with you if the first two options are not feasible.

    Date Posted: May 15, 2020
  • SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERTS HELP SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT THE HEALING POWER OF SHELTER DOGS

    This is a virtual opportunity
    It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule

    We are looking for someone to spread the word about out non-profit via twitter, facebook and all social media platforms. We need someone to set up our Instagram and put up weekly postings coordinating with all of our platforms.Please put your social media skills to a great cause by supporting "Healing Companion's," mission of adopting shelter dogs and training them to become psychiatric service dogs. A win-win situation saving the dog's life and transforming the lives of those with mental illness. We have a very dedicated board and a deep commitment to expanding our board to help us meet the increasing demand we are receiving so we can provide psychiatric service dogs to all those that qualify and contact us. Mission Statement Mission Statement Through the benefits of psychiatric service dogs, Healing Companions, Inc. (founded in 2012) is dedicated to assisting individuals severely limited in their ability to function to lead lives with dignity, productivity, freedom and self-reliance. Vision Statement Psychiatric Service Dogs are fully integrated into comprehensive care for individuals with mental illness: All persons that qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") in their limited ability to function will have access to fully trained psychiatric service dogs in order to diminish the effects of specific individual symptoms All health professionals will be fully informed about the legal, ethical, and psychosocial impact of psychiatric service dogs in the lives of individuals who are severely limited in their ability to function because of mental illness There will be a quality standard of care that is ethical for the individual, family, community, and the psychiatric service dogs Short-Term Goals: To raise awareness of the benefits of psychiatric service dogs: Through the distribution of the book, Healing Companions: Ordinary Dogs and Their Extraordinary Power to Transform Lives Through the development and airing of a public television documentary based on Healing Companions and the work of psychiatric service dogs. To identify national media spokespersons that can expand awareness of Healing Companions, Inc. To raise funds through private donations and grants to pay for expenses associated with: acquiring and training psychiatric service dogs (e.g., trainer, veterinary care, equipment, video cam) educating the public and professionals about psychiatric service dogs Long-Term Goals To create a network of trainers who are qualified to work with service dogs to train them to meet the personalized needs of individual clients To integrate psychiatric service dogs into the curriculum of mental health professional training (e.g., psychiatry, psychology, social work) To create a network of people and communities that are dedicated to learning more about and raising awareness and support for Healing Companions, Inc. To generate an evidence base for the use of psychiatric service dogs for individuals who meet the ADA criteria

    Date Posted: May 15, 2020
Dated Opportunities
  • Statistician needed for autism speech-language study

    This is a virtual opportunity
    Thu, May 28, 2020 - Fri, July 31, 2020

    We have developed Sing and Speak 4 Kids, an online music-based program to support children with autism and English language learners with speech delays (see SingandSpeak4Kids.com for details and intro video). A recently completed research study focused on a group (n=26) of 2-6 year old children using Sing and Speak 4 Kids . The preliminary data analysis gives promising results, but we need a more in depth analysis performed by an experienced statistician. Our goal is to determine if the study results can lead to a designation of "evidence-based practice" as defined by U.S. Dept. of Education ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act). It is preferable that this person have experience in education or learning outcomes to understand the study purpose, but not necessary. We hope to use these analytics in a research article to be published in an academic journal in the area of speech-language development.

    Date Posted: May 28, 2020
  • Virtual EmbRACE 5k Fun Run Volunteers

    This is a virtual opportunity
    Sat, June 13, 2020 08:00 AM - 11:45 PM

    Join CRi for a Virtual Embrace 5K & Fun Run event from May 1 - June 13, 2020, to help raise CRITICAL funding during these uncertain times! Whether you’re looking to have a virtual corporate team-building experience, a way to connect with friends & family during these "socially distant" times, or just an opportunity to get outside, have fun, & spread awareness, this event is for you! There are multiple ways to get involved: 1. Form a team and register to participate in the run/walk event. One person will register as an individual - More than one person will register as a team. Be creative with your team name! Teams can be adults or kids of all ages as you can walk the route. 2. Volunteer for morning setup and then participate in the event when it begins at 9am. 3. If you are not gathering your friends, family, coworkers or neighbors to form a team, get them together to volunteer at this event. Individuals and group volunteers are welcome. Youth ages 12-14 may volunteer alongside a parent and require a signed waiver. Youth ages 15-17 may volunteer on their own with a parent/guardian signed waiver.

    Date Posted: May 28, 2020
  • July 4th Decoration Creation!

    This is a virtual opportunity
    Tue, May 26, 2020 - Tue, June 30, 2020

    Those that we serve are at high-risk if they contract of COVID-19. As a result, we can no longer allow visitors or volunteers into the building. Normally, our volunteers would be hard at work during this time making decorations for our building to help our residents celebrate the upcoming holiday, July 4th. We are looking to collect July 4th decorations (homemade or store bought) for our residents and staff that are uplifting during this difficult time. This Pinterest Board has been created by the staff of St. Joseph Home to help get the creative juices flowing! https://pin.it/Ue8lQrk All decorations can be mailed to: St. Joseph Home Attn. Mykayla Kroeger 10722 Wyscarver Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45241

    Date Posted: May 26, 2020
  • fundraising activities

    This is a virtual opportunity
    Tue, May 26, 2020 - Mon, August 24, 2020

    Planning fund raising activities, carrying out the planning to completion, making contacts for sponsers, arrange of fundraising activities. This position is open for the next two years.

    Date Posted: May 24, 2020
  • Be a Leadership Buddy!

    This is a virtual opportunity
    Wed, June 3, 2020 - Thu, June 4, 2020

    Best Buddies Leadership Development Program consists of trainings and workshops for people with and without Intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Virginia, DC, & Maryland are co-hosting 2 virtual leadership workshops on June 3rd & 4th, and we are in need of volunteers to be our Speech Coaches! Speech Coaches are volunteers who work with our participants one on one (sometimes 1 on 2 or 3) and support them throughout the workshops. Typically, speech coaches will help with revisions, editing, and brain storming activities. The workshops will be held via zoom and below is a brief description for each training: The Golden Circle - Wednesday, June 3rd, at 4:00 PM Ambassadors will learn how to develop an impactful mission statement using Simon Sinek's Golden Circle model. Participants will receive feedback from their Speech Coach and leave with a crafted mission statement. Advocating on Social Media - Thursday, June 4th, at 4:00 PM Ambassadors will learn the do's and don'ts of social media, and which platform best suits their goals. Participants will craft a post advocating for the mission of Best Buddies with the help of their Speech Coach

    Date Posted: May 21, 2020
  • 8th Annual Walk for INDEPENDENCE

    This is a virtual opportunity
    Sun, June 28, 2020 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Our 8th Annual Walk for Independence on Sunday, June 28th is now going to be VIRTUAL! How you can help... * Register FOR FREE as a participant or make a team. www.carroll.org/walk * Take a picture of you/ family/ friends holding a Walk sign (sign can be emailed/mailed to you/ available for pickup). * Participate: pick your own route at your own time. Take a photo afterwards of you/ your team (with or without sign). Send photo to angelina.todaro@carroll.org or post photo on Social Media using #WalkTogether @thecarrollcenter * On Social Media, follow and share the Walk for Independence (website or Facebook page). * Place signs in designated locations in the Newton area (CCB will provide you with the signs and a map of sites to place the signs). * Contact local businesses to see if they can provide any type of auction item for the Walk (more specifics will be provided). **Please be mindful of social distancing and mask wearing advisory. If you need any assistance registering or have questions please contact our Development Team at development@carroll.org. Participants will receive a complimentary CCB T-shirt! Contact Angelina, angelina.todaro@carroll.org, if you're interested in participating in any of these tasks.

    Date Posted: May 18, 2020
  • Virtual Sign Language Interpreter Needed ___ Virtual Retreat Zoom

    This is a virtual opportunity
    Thu, June 25, 2020 - Sun, June 28, 2020

    This year, due to the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, we were forced to cancel our onsite, in person Annual Family Retreat & Educational Symposium in Austin, Texas. BUT! Thankfully, our vendors, volunteers, and speakers stepped up and have helped us take the magic of Retreat online for 2020. A few of our families and children are hearing impaired and rely on an ASL interpreter. We are looking for a few individuals to dedicate a few hours to assist us in interpreting through our session. You may do multiple days and multiple hours or simply a few on one day. Whatever works best for your schedule. The need is as follow: Thursday, June 26 10:00am to 5:00pm Friday, June 27 9:00am to 4:30pm Saturday, June 28 9:00am to 3:00pm Sunday, June 29 9:00am to 9:45am

    Date Posted: May 12, 2020
  • Face Masks Needed! Homemade masks needed for team assisting people with developmental disabilities

    This is a virtual opportunity
    Mon, May 11, 2020 - Sun, August 9, 2020

    -If you can help us either by making masks or donating some, please contact us today.- *Here at Sertoma Centre, we provide opportunities that empower adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve personal success. We help over 2,000 individuals annually in the Greater Chicago Southside neighborhoods -and we need volunteers like you to support our mission!* Our Direct Support Teams are wearing face masks while on the job, and we are in need of many homemade and reusable face masks for both them and our consumer population. With the ongoing pandemic, this is an ongoing need/project, in high deman d. To mask our staff with (only) two masks we need 750+ masks. We must also account for wear-and-tear. We have received just over 300 masks in donations so far and need many more. Your help will be so crucial for providing our teams with enough protection to stay on the job and stay safe. With your help, we can continue to live the mission of Sertoma! -Mask templates can be found on our website at https://sertomacentre.org/home/get-involved/ *Please package masks in groups of 5-10 if possible to help us prevent accidental contamination.* Face Masks can be mailed or dropped off at our location at: 4343 West 123rd Street, Alsip, IL 60803. For more details contact Volunteer Services Manager Adam Harold at 708.730.6208 or aharold@sertomacentre.org -Thank you so much!-

    Date Posted: May 11, 2020
  • Volunteer Safely From Home and Help Isolated Seniors Stay Connected

    This is a virtual opportunity
    Wed, May 6, 2020 - Tue, June 30, 2020

    Are you age 55 and up? Looking for ways to stay involved while remaining safely at home during the COVID-19 outbreak? Then this is the perfect opportunity for you! We are looking for volunteers who want to help homebound seniors and people with disabilities stay connected to their communities. If you love talking on the phone, writing letters, or making and sending cards to lift someone else's spirits then this is the opportunity for you! We provide training, helpful conversation starter questions, and make every effort possible to match volunteers and clients with common interests to help facilitate conversation. Our goal is to help connect our community at a time when people are having to distance themselves from others. Just because we can't physically be around others doesn't mean we are alone, and now, more than ever, our homebound seniors and people with disabilities need to stay connected to their communities. Just a short phone call at least two times per week to check in on someone and ensure that they're okay makes such a difference. To learn more about this opportunity call Shannon Collins, RSVP Director at (423)318-6912 or (423)621-1943.

    Date Posted: May 6, 2020
  • WordPress Support

    with OPICA
    This is a virtual opportunity
    Sun, May 3, 2020 - Tue, June 2, 2020

    Need an experienced WordPress development person willing to help manage changes, fixes, additions to WordPress website for nonprofit supporting adults with memory loss and their families. Can work virtually in conjunction with the Advancement Director.

    Date Posted: May 3, 2020