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Equal Heart Americorps Member

Equal Heart

Sept. 3, 2019, 8 a.m. - May 22, 2020, 5 p.m. EDT

Reduce hunger and food waste in Dallas by helping provide free groceries for families affected by poverty through our Direct-to-Door program.Must complete official application here: are looking for dedicated individuals to serve as Hunger ReliefAmeriCorps Members with our Direct-to-Door mobile food pantry.Members gain valuable experience in non-profit programming by working in a team to lead pick-ups and sorting of food donations to distribute to families at low income apartment complexes around DFW.Requirements:Age 17 or olderUS citizen or permanent residentComplete a minimum of 1,200 community service hours (approx. 32 hours/week)Available all day Mon- Fri approx. 7am- 4pmAble to start on September 3rdMust be available through May 22nd, 2020Benefits:$12,312 Total Living Allowance$4,266.50 Education Award, distributed after successful completion of the program and can be used for existing student loans or future education expenses like tuition and booksExperience in the service sectorMembers who are age 21+ and willing to drive our van receive a bonus in addition to the base pay aboveSuccessful candidates should be:organized,self-motivated,able and willing to do daily manual laborinterested in making a difference in the Dallas communityGreat opportunity for students taking night classes or recent college graduates looking for experience in the non-profit sector.What is AmeriCorps?AmeriCorps is a national community service program allowing individuals to give back to their community and get paid for it!Must complete official application here:

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2862 Nagle St
Dallas, Texas 75220

Plant a Tree ($1 a Tree)

Brightest (Climate)

Flexible times

Trees are the most efficient, natural carbon dioxide (CO2) absorbers on the planet. Planting a tree helps limit climate change, restart water cycles, keep deserts from spreading, and also provides vital natural resources to local communities. Every time you plant a tree on Brightest, you're making the world a little better (and more carbon neutral), while offsetting your personal carbon footprint. Each tree you plant offsets approximately 1% of a metric ton (MT) of CO2 each year. Healthy, protected trees live to be 50, 75, and often 100+ years old, making them one of nature's most important ecosystem protectors and climate change fighters. For easy reference, planting four to five new trees is equal to taking one car off the road for a year and neutralizing all its emissions and carbon footprint. By supporting this Brightest tree planting project, you'll help protect forest biodiversity, restore degraded land, fight climate change, and promote local economic development in front-line communities. Our partners work with local conservation groups, farmers, and tree planters in Brazil, California, Haiti, Peru, Madagascar, Mozambique, and Tanzania to establish sustainable agroforestry systems using native tree species, create good-paying green jobs, and help protect the local environment. Trees planted through Brightest are planted in partnership with The Brightest Foundation Incorporated, a US 501 (c)(3) public charity, EIN 83-3516335, alongside our local reforestation partner network. Any contribution you make to plant trees with us is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law.

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Amazônia, Codajás

Rad Volunteer

Dallas Pets Alive!

Flexible times

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: To provide an alternative pathway for those wanting to get involved hands-on with rescue, but cannot take on a full-time foster in the traditional sense. This role gives volunteers the opportunity to select a dog from the shelter and attend a scheduled Dallas Pets Alive! (DPA) adoption event in hopes of finding a foster/adopter for the pet.RESPONSIBILITIES: Selecting a shelter dog to attend an adoption event after proper approval by DPA leadership Transporting selected dog from shelter, to the adoption event, and back to shelter (if necessary) Maintaining the dog is comfortable and safe at the event Must be very comfortable and proactive in talking to diverse groups of people Able to communicate accurate information regarding the Dallas Pets Alive program and the selected dog to the potential adopter/foster Communicate clearly and effectively through email, keeping those required from DPA "looped-in" on the status of the dog at the event Providing necessary supplies (leash) to give to the adopter/foster if they do not have their ownCONTACTS WITH OTHERS: This is a mostly in-person role with some online communication involved, and will have regular and continuous contact with shelter employees, DPA volunteers, and the general public. Contact with others will require a positive, professional demeanor. To be most successful at this role, the volunteer should enjoy socializing with all kinds of people in a polite but friendly manner.CONTROLS OVER WORK : This position reports to the RAD Coordinator, Rescue Assistant Director, Rescue Director, Vice President of Animal Operations, & the Executive Director. QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Must be 18 years of age with some related animal/rescue group experience. Ability to drive oneself to shelter and adoption event locations Must be very comfortable talking to people Must be comfortable handling dogs in a variety of public situations Able to contribute a full day, once a month to this positionTime Requirement: 7 hours a month.Salary / Pay Rate: Volunteer

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Dallas, Texas 75212

Translation and Interpretation Volunteer - REMOTE anywhere in THE WORLD

Freedom For Immigrants

Flexible times and locations

Freedom for Immigrants (FFI) is devoted to abolishing immigration detention, while ending the isolation of people currently suffering in this profit-driven system. Because of the nature of our work, we provide services to people who speak a multitude of different languages. Immigrants and refugees are often already disempowered in the immigration system because of the language barrier, we want to reduce this by ensuring that we are able to provide program information to all our clients in their preferred language. The Translation and Interpretation Team The Translation and Interpretation Team will be a new team within FFI who will help ensure all our materials are translated to meet the diverse language needs of our clients. In some cases, volunteers may also help with interpretation for support sessions. What Does the Translation and Interpretation Volunteer Do? Volunteers can take on written translation tasks or spoken interpretation tasks, as they prefer. While we do not expect Translation and Interpretation Volunteers to necessarily have qualifications relating to translation or interpretation, they should have a demonstrated strong ability in the languages they wish to translate. Ideally, volunteers will only translate from a second language into their native language, although with time pressures it is possible this will not always be the case. The translation system is a two step process, so weaker translators can work on something first before handing it over to a more experienced translator to correct any minor mistakes. In this way, we hope to be able to support translation and interpretation volunteers to improve their skills. Expectations with regard to time commitment are flexible because we recognize that people will have changing schedules. Tasks will be posted on a first come first served basis so volunteers are able to dip in and out as convenient. For a guide, we hope that volunteers will be able to offer at least 4-6 hours of their time per month. Responsibilities include: Participation in bi-monthly team meetings Translation of written materials including: FFI procedures and policies, training materials, client worksheets Interpretation (by phone or in person) for case management sessions, training sessions etc. Log all volunteer hours This role is perfect for someone who wants to do something proactive to help immigrants and refugees. We are looking for energetic people who are self-motivated, and excited to be a part of ending the immigrant detention system. Volunteer Profile Required: Fluency in English Minimum commitment of 12 months at 4 hours per week Intermediate computing skills: Database, Word, Excel, and others Passionate about justice for refugees, asylum seekers and other immigrants Flexibility Reliability Maturity Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds Desired: Fluency in a second language (or more...) Degree in Education, International Development, Social Sciences, Communications, ESL, Translation, Interpretation or work experience in these fields. Previous experience of volunteering

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