Volunteer opportunity description

Resident Buddy:Socialize with and get to know resident-- chat,play games, take walks, etc.Special Events:Chaperone and socialize with residents on outings.Dietary Aid:Help refill drinks,and respond to resident dining needs.Bowling Helper:Guide residents to and from bowling lanes.

Sewing Volunteer: Assist in finishing work of the items produced by our residentsin oour weaving workshop.

Weaver's Assistant: Assist residents with special projects that include; warping,winding warp into loom, monitoring quality, keep record sheet.Bingo Assistant: Help residents with playing Bingo.

Shopping Assistant: Help residents navigate through the store and help them at check out lines.

Communications and Marketing Volunteer

Friedman Place’s Development Team is small but mighty! However, we can always use help with communicating to our fans and supporters. There are always something interesting going on.  Whether you are a veteran or budding writing or photographer we could use help so we do not miss out on stories and photo opportunities happening both in and out of the facility. 

Responsibilities:

  • Write copy for newsletter and annual report writing
  • Photography for newsletter, eblasts, and social media
  • Marketing  assistance with giving campaigns like Giving Tuesday Campaign
  • Poster and brochure creation
  • Updating website

 

Time Expectations: Varies depending on the task

Qualifications: Experience in writing for a variety of stakeholders, willingness to work with a disabled population, ability to meet deadlines.

Position Benefits: Ability to perform some work at your home or office,  learn how to write like a development professional, and learn more about Friedman Place and its residents.

 

Special Events and General Fundraising Volunteer

General: Getting information correct in the data base is one of the first and most important tenants in fundraising.  We need help with entering names and addresses and updating our donor and volunteer information.  We also need help with creating lists and sending out letters for donations, for general information, and for events.   Grant and Individual donor research: Using the Internet and other resources to help us increase our outreach.

Special Events: When we hold events we need help with procuring donations of all kinds for auction items, goodies bags, libations, and more.  Some of this will need to be done in person and some by sending letters and following up. 

Responsibilities:

  • Data entry
  • Research
  • Creating spreadsheets
  • In person and phone solicitation for event gifts
  • Help put together events
  • Work day of event

 

Time Expectations:  Varies depending on tasks.

Qualifications:  Ability to use a computer, work with Word and Excel, make follow up phone calls.

Position Benefits: Free attendance to events; learn new skills from a seasoned fund raising professional.

Requirements

All Volunteer Candidates must attend a VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION, HAVE A BACKROUND CHECK,SIGN AND PROVIDE CURRENT BASIC INFORMATION.

Anyone younger than 16 must be have a parent or guardians signature to volunteer.

Our volunteer needs

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About the organization

Friedman Place

Contact:
Victor Benavidez
Activity Associate
Organization’s website:
http://www.friedmanplace.org
Volunteer opportunity website:
http://WWW.FRIEDMANPLACE.ORG
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