COMMITTEE CHAIR VOLUNTEER POSITIONS OPEN 

 

Here are the following positions we have open:

  1. Fundraising Coordinator: we are looking for a self-starter, outgoing individual that will be able to visit/contact companies and the alike to help fund some of our major programs. Some writing skills are needed (grant writing skills are not required). 

  2. Fundraising Committee Chair: we are looking for individuals that are willing to take on a smaller fundraising task that would be geared for one aspect of our program, such as someone helping for a holiday, or summer program, etc. This individual(s) would be required to write letters, make phone calls, follow up with potential donors, and set up collection kokua cans in various stores/companies, etc.

  3. Grant/Smaller local Grant Writer: we are seeking an individual who would like to research small local grants and apply on line for our individual agency needs. This would be all done on the internet. Many companies give awards or small grants from $500-$2,000. We tend to do well with those, just don't have the time to research them all out. 

  4. Event Coordinator: we are seeking a self starter, organized individual that will assist with setting up some of the events we will have planned. Helping to secure locations, organize volunteers, write letters of intent, etc. As well we have community members that contact us to do a fundraiser or collection, and need a bit more assistance. Hoping that this individual would also be able to assist with their efforts.

  5. FIRST TO WORK COORDINATOR: Seeking an individual who will work to set up the liaison between the  first to work coordinator with the welfare office and organize the first to work mom's schedule. Also open the doors to the Eventually our goal is to have 10 moms working full-time with our program on their journey to success. 

  6. Christmas Chair: we are seeking a few individuals that would like to take on an area around their home-base and help to set up collection sites and kokua cans to assure that we are able to meet the needs of the thousands of homeless children we provide services to. Last year we were able to assist almost 1,500 children living in extreme poverty. Christmas truly changes the lives of these precious children and we need help to secure all the donations needed. Volunteers would need to contact local companies to set up collection boxes, kokua cans, etc and BE ABLE to check on said locations a few times before Christmas. Contacting companies, groups, clubs, etc to coordinate sponsorship opportunities. ONE STEP FURTHER?, able to present our agency to new companies or agencies, etc. Public speaking at it's finest.

  7. Volunteer Coordinator: we are seeking an individual that would like to help us set up volunteers for various activities, primarily our awareness and collection sites. We are in need of recruiting 10-12 volunteers for monthly events across the island. This individual would need to make contact with local schools, colleges, companies, military, etc. The goal would be to get the company/school/club, etc to commit to one or more of our events. 3 hour shifts during weekends. (can be flexible for groups needs)

  8. Social Media Representative: we are seeking an individual that enjoys posting on Facebook, Twitter, Linked-In and other avenues. Our goal is to raise awareness about our program and post some of our activities or fundraisers. 

  9. Summer Camp Activity Coordinator: we are seeking an individual on the BIG ISLAND who has the time to contact people in the community to volunteer at our summer camp by providing a 2-4 hour program for our homeless keiki. We call it "Share Your Talent" guests. We need to fill 12 shifts on the Big Island. I usually look through the online announcements, find companies or individuals who already work with children that might want to donate their time...it is not as easy as it seems. So looking for someone who enjoys spending time researching and contacting people.

  10. Summer Camp Food Coordinator: we are seeking an individual that would be able to help us with securing food donations, as well as coordinating with others to conduct food drives and or fundraisers to purchase food needed for camp. This individual would be working with groups, individuals and possibly contact companies for donations of food items. As stated we are going 100% organic and that too will be a challenge as some donors might not understand the need to be organic. Another option we strive to reach is to have a company, group, etc to sponsor an entire meal, prepared, or cover the cost of the meal. Also invite local restaurants to provide a meal for our camp. 

  11. Back to School Coordinator/Graduation Lu'au: we are seeking an individual that would like to help set up collection sites or work with groups to collect needed supplies for our back to school support program. Needed supplies range from basic supplies, backpacks, shoes, clothing and funds for the school uniforms. Teens also receive gift cards for their own shopping needs

  12. Coordinators for our Teen Mentoring Summer Program: we are seeking  self-starters that is outgoing and enjoys to make phone calls, write emails, talk with people  to secure the needs of our program. 

    • Contact local companies to provide or sponsor an activity for the teens

    • Contact local restaurants to sponsor a lunch or dinner 

    • Help to contact people who would like to conduct a 2-4 hour leadership or mentoring workshop

    • Raise funds for needed supplies, etc

13.  GOOGLE ADS for Nonprofit coordinator: We have been accepted as a nonprofit for free ads on GOOGLe, but I eed someone to set up the program and start writing the ads.

If any of these opportunities feel like they would fit into your life and your goals, please contact us. We are seeking those who will be dedicated to this program and take these volunteer duties seriously. Our homeless keiki count on us, and we count on the community.