Austin Outreach is seeking those who are dedicated to working to improve the health status of African American men and women and improving the quality of life for them and those in need.
Skills Needed: We are seeking volunteers that can:
•Write compelling articles for our website
•Write Grants for program funding and or small foundation grants
•Help with fundraising activities: telephone calls, letter writing, follow-ups, idea generation and follow-through
•Marketing Austin Outreach throughout the Austin/Travis County area
•Provide accurate data entry in numerous sources (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and Constant Contact)
•Developing, planning, and organizing calendar events in support of our mission
•Create and organize vast photographic library
The Communications Volunteers/Interns to work with AOCSC staff in maintaining AOCSC’s online presence by posting approved content to our website, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. This position includes writing press releases and media advisories, creating an agency newsletter, updating press contacts and arranging meetings. This is also a highly research-oriented position that includes weekly searches for HIV/AIDS current news, as well as finding information to include in the developing and writing our monthly newsletter.
A minimum of 8-15 hours per week is required along with a three-month commitment. This position is unpaid.
Events and Fundraising Volunteers
Austin Outreach is seeking a volunteer to assist with fundraising for Austin Outreach’s special events. This position includes fundraising, communications (drafting solicitation letters), and general administrative support for fundraising department. This volunteer position will help create a donor database and manage the database.
Oversee volunteer development team, all event binders, donor records, and This qualified candidate must be articulate, poised, and comfortable speaking on the phone as the position will entail interacting Austin Outreach’s donor community.
A minimum of 4-8 hours per week is required along with a three-month commitment. This position is unpaid.
Administrative Support Volunteers
Austin Outreach is seeking individuals to serve as Administrative Clerical Assistant to the President and CEO. This is a volunteer position at least 8-16 hours a week is required. Position entails performing administrative and office support activities. Duties may include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, filing, and faxing. Software skills are required, as well as Internet research abilities and strong communication skills.
A minimum of 8-16 hours per week is required along with a three-month commitment. This position is unpaid. This position can be filled by two individuals’ time and days will be arranged during interview.