Virtual Volunteer Office Assistant

We are seeking an office volunteer that can help 12+ hours per workweek and is willing to make a commitment of at least one year.

Scope of Work:

The overall purpose of our office volunteer opportunity will be to provide assistance to H.E.R.O. for Children Staff. Office volunteer opportunities are available in three areas/departments within H.E.R.O: Fundraising/Development, Programs, and General Administration. Office volunteer responsibilities may include:


Making follow up calls to foundations to confirm receipt of grant proposals
Scheduling meetings between the HERO Director of Development and key persons at local faith-based organizations
Assisting with marketing/communications by working with the website manager to ensure that updates are communicated and completed
Assisting with a large project that will include identifying small businesses from a large database, creating an Excel spreadsheet, learning and completing a mail merge, and completing all mail out logistics
Assisting with the planning and logistics of potential fundraising events

Making follow up calls to program stakeholders (e.g., members of Super HERO matches)
Assisting with curriculum/program development and implementation (researching new and existing interventions, organizing evaluation tools/instruments, assisting with stakeholder meetings)
Assisting with identifying and contacting organizations and key stakeholders in order to recruit children and mentors
Other assigned tasks
General Administration:

Providing administrative support for the day-to-day management of HERO Programs, including planning, implementation, research, and development
General office assistance, including filing, drafting letters, and other assigned tasks
Benefits to Interning/Volunteering at H.E.R.O. for Children, Inc.

As an office volunteer, you will:

Provide a valuable service to children in need
Be able to apply what you learned in the classroom to the workforce
Gain valuable non-profit experience by receiving hands-on-training related to working for a non-profit that serves children infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS
Build and expand your professional and social network
Enjoy the satisfaction of making a difference
Days and times are flexible - preferably 10:30 AM-2:30 PM or 2-6 PM shifts Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Agency will also consider an Internship opportunity.

Type of help: Volunteer/Admin Support
Languages spoken: English
What else ...: H.E.R.O. for Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of children infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. We define 'Quality of Life' as the degree of physical, social, and emotional well-being an individual enjoys while being able to envision and attain unlimited future success and fulfillment. At H.E.R.O. for Children, Inc., quality of life programming seeks to achieve the following: Bridge gaps, created by personal and societal factors related to being infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS, which can diminish a child's potential to succeed Expand life exposure through a wide range of opportunities and events that allow children to experience the normal joys of childhood Increase social, interpersonal, and academic skills so that children are able to accomplish age-appropriate milestones, compete with their peers, and perform normal tasks of living Improve children's perceptions of their future prospects and overall life possibilities Create opportunities that will increase children's ability to function effectively, despite being infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS, and become contributing members of society.
How many travelers can volunteer?: Unlimited
Accommodation suggestions: N/A
Hours expected: TBD
Availability: ASAP
Wish List: N/A
How would you like to volunteer?:
Virtual (you can do it from a computer, home or anywhere)
In Person (you'll go to a physical location)
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Length of Time :
Short-Term ( one time or less than a month)
Long Term ( 30 days or more)
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