Needs from: Saint Mary's College of California

Volunteer: Donor Stewardship and Grant Research Assistant

Our Development and Marketing team is looking for a dedicated intern/volunteer to help us build and maintain relationships with community-based donors, and research new funding streams and potential donors. As a nonprofit, we rely on individuals and grants to support our work - and you can help us strengthen these partnerships.

The Donor Stewardship and Grant Research Assistant will be responsible for a variety of tasks every week for 10-15 hours, including:
- Making thank you calls to donors of $100 or less
- Writing and mailing anniversary cards
- Putting together and mailing new donor welcome packets
- Putting together introductory folders
- Researching and compiling lists of new grant opportunities
- Generating lists of potential new donor partnerships

Benefits of the position:
- Increase your knowledge of donor relations, nonprofit funding, and development strategies
- Build your network
- Enhance professional skills within a friendly and passionate team environment
- Partner with us in ending the multi-generational cycle of violence in our community

Requirements:
- Respond with your resume and some information about why you want this position
- You will be required to meet with the team for an interview and receive some training
- All staff and volunteers are required to clear a background check

Your work every week will help us sustain the work we do to eliminate the multi-generational cycle of family violence.

Agency: STAND! For Families Free of Violence
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 94520
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Crisis/Resource Line Counselor

Are you a good listener? Do you remain calm under pressure? Do you enjoy connecting those in need with helpful resources? Our crisis line provides immediate assistance and resources to families experiencing violence. Answer incoming client calls, provide peer counseling, advocacy and resources through the phone and in person to clients on site.

Tasks:      

Answer incoming client calls to the crisis line. Provide peer counseling, safety planning, advocacy, and resources via phone and/or in person. Respond to police and hospital calls to provide services to potential clients upon request. Maintain database with accurate demographic information. Secondary tasks: help transport clients to/from motels, BART, bus stations, shelter, medical, or legal appointments. Occasional light administrative work, office maintenance, donation organizing, shelter room preparation, etc. in absence of calls.

Qualifications:

Complete our 40 Hour Domestic Violence Certification Training At least 4 hours per week for a minimum of one year. Shifts are available 24/7. Commit to 1 year of partnership with us Undergo background check and fingerprinting process. 

Position Benefits:

Learn effective communication, peer counseling and active listening skills Build on your peer counseling, crisis response, and violence prevention work experience Provide help to those in crisis and create safer options in their lives Help us eliminate the multi-generational cycle of violence in Contra Costa!

 

 

 

Agency: STAND! For Families Free of Violence
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 94520
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Administrative Support Volunteers needed at Catholic Charities of the East Bay's Oakland HQ

Administrative Support Volunteer (Oakland)

Last year, Catholic Charities of the East Bay (CCEB) moved over 14,000 children, youth, and families from Crisis to Stability to Prosperity through 3 primary programs: "Fostering Self-Sufficiency" provides services designed to strengthen families and increase income to livable wages; "Welcoming the Stranger" offers legal immigration, refugee relocation, and refugee employment services; "Healing Trauma" delivers immediate and sustained support to victims of crime, especially those impacted by community, domestic, and family violence, as well as mental health treatment to students and adolescents experiencing multiple, ongoing incidences of trauma.

The Administrative Support Volunteer provides crucial clerical and administrative support for the requesting department. This is a perfect volunteer opportunity for anyone looking to develop their office skills in a fast-paced professional environment. Students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: Understand and follow directions given by staff Work effectively with others both with and without direct supervision Photocopy, fax, or print documents for CCEB’s staff and volunteers as assigned Perform data entry in MS Excel, Salesforce, or Raiser’s Edge for CCEB’s staff from various departments as assigned, ensuring client and staff confidentiality throughout Make phone calls to past, present, or future donors and volunteers as assigned Create and edit various documents using Microsoft Word as assigned Stuff envelopes and create address labels as assigned Filing and document organization as assigned Other duties as assigned Qualifications: Must complete a brief online training in recognizing, reporting, and preventing abuse Must complete a Live Scan background check, which will be paid for by CCEB Must be available to volunteer at least 4 hours per week for at least 3 months Intermediate or advanced computer skills Knowledgeable about Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows Experience using printers, scanners, copiers, and fax machines Great interpersonal skills Self-directedness
Agency: Catholic Charities of the East Bay
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 94607
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: 2015-2016 SALT Social Justice Program Coordinators

CILSA's SALT Leaders Program is seeking Program Coordinators to support our campus efforts to raise awareness around social justice issues and serve the local commmunity! During the 2015-2016 year we will focus on creating awareness and events around Health & Poverty, Learning/Education, and the Arts 

As a Program Coordinator you'll work closely with a SALT Campus Leader to coordinate and facilitate events around one of the above issues.  In this role you'll gain valuable and transferable leadership skills.  Transportation and materials are provided for all roles off-site.

Program Coordinators will provide support for the implementaton of events,programming or projects in one of the following areas:

HEALTH (1-3 coordinators)

World AIDS Day (in collaboration with other campus departments) Monthly Health Theme Promotion or Events (when schedule permits) Collaboration with other campus departments (e.g. WRC and HWC for health related campus events Utilize http://www.povertyusa.org/ for ideas on campus awareness and action initiative Support with the 9th annualRun/Walk 4 Hunger Event (April event in collaboration with the Health and Wellness Center) LEARNING (EDUCATION, 10-25 coordinators)  Oakland Youth Aspire Programming West Oakland 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month leading educational activities with youth; 4 hours. Transportation and materials provided. Mentor middle school aged youth at De La Salle Academy in Concord 1 day a week; 2 hours. Transportation and materials provided Provide tutoring assistance at the Community Youth Center in Concord 1day a week; 2-3 hours. Transportation and materials provided

MUSIC AND ARTS EDUCATION (3-5 coordinators)

The MUSIC AND ARTS JUSTICE Program Coordinators will serve approximately 2-4 hours a month during the academic year implementing music or art programming during the after-school hours at De La Salle Academy in Concord.  Programming this past year has included liturgy, art, and music circles. All skill levels are encouraged to participate. Transportation and materials provided

Program Coordinators are non-paid positions and have a time comittment of approximately 4-8 hours a month. Please stop by the CILSA "Fishbowl" across from the ATM or come to 203 Ferroggiaro Hall to learn more about this opportunity.  You can also sign up for a role at the 15-16 Involvement Fairs in September and February!

Agency: (CILSA) Catholic Institute for Lasallian Social Action
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 94575
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Drop In Volunteering with Stop Hunger Now!

Stop Hunger Now is looking for drop in volunteers to assist us with warehouse assistance, event preparation, community outreach, and project based work for example, upcycling pallets, art projects, and other skills based volunteering.

Drop in dates are based on your schedule! Contact Jordan Marvin below to arrange a date to come. (Groups of no less than 4 are needed)

Got a specific idea of skill you'd like to contribute? Contact us and let us know!

Contact:

Jordan Marvin

510-969-2007

jmarvin@stophungernow.org

 

* If you have a group of 5 or more people who would like to come but can't come on Mondays, please contact me to schedule a date for your group to drop in for volunteering.

Agency: Stop Hunger Now
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Communications and Digital Media Intern

 The Communications and Digital Media Intern will utilize social and digital media to tell stories of guests at St. Anthony’s and highlight our direct service programs. Assist with interviews, photography, videography, editing social media campaigns, and provide onsite media assistance when necessary.  The intern will capture St. Anthony’s programs and events in action to tell our story, keep Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube pages looking "fresh" with pictures and videos and include footage in a coordinated social media strategy.

 The Communications and Digital Media Intern will also visit and volunteer at direct service programs to gain a better understanding of the challenges our clients face.  The intern will be assisting with production of short videos, update media databases, and ssist in administrative duties as necessary.

 

Agency: St. Anthony Foundation
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 94102
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Free Clothing Program Development Intern

The St. Anthony's Free Clothing Program intern will create and implement marketing campaigns for targeted drives and carry out social media campaigns. The intern must maintain a visible presence for the Free Clothing Program on St. Anthony’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, blog), Capture events in action and tell the story of our impact to our community and take photos and videos and carry out interviews with guests, volunteers, and staff to share on St. Anthony’s social media platforms.

The intern must also lead clothing drive campaigns, identify and outreach to community groups to become community partners and to carry out drives for specific clothing items that our guests are especially in need of, develop campaigns to better engage community partners and keep them updated on our impact.

The Free Clothing Program Development intern will also participate in direct service to gain a better understanding of the challenges our guests face.

 

Agency: St. Anthony Foundation
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 94102
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Volunteer Library Assistant

Volunteer at a public school library! Bring out the excitement of reading by helping to make books available to students. Read to classes, shelve and care for (clean, cover, and review) library collection.   Assist students in selecting and checking out books with easy computer scanning process. Checking in returned books.

3-4 hour shifts preferable.  

Agency: Faith Network of the East Bay, Inc.
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Food Bagging Volunteer

Many families struggle to provide nutritious meals at home causing a large number of students to only receive healthy meals while at school. Our Food Bagging Program partnership with the Alameda County Community Food Bank provides meals for families on the weekends.  

We have an ongoing need for volunteers to help prepare the food bags.  There are a few times available for food bagging.  Please contact us for more details!

Agency: Faith Network of the East Bay, Inc.
Need Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Allow Groups: Yes