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Fundraising Associate (intern)

Hope For Life

Sept. 16, 2019, 3 a.m. - Dec. 20, 2019, 3 a.m. EDT

Hope For Life is a grassroots organization empowering materially impoverished youth to seek abundant lives. We support youth with the resources, stability, and education they need so they can obtain flourishing futures for themselves and their communities.WHAT ARE THE ROLE OF STAFF AND WHAT ARE THEIR EXPECTATIONS? Our staff- both volunteers and paid - are a vital part of our organization. They are people that passionately believe in the organization, engage in important work, and help us execute our vision. Our goal is to gather a growing group of committed and passionate supporters of HFL with certain areas of expertise.WE OFFER: Internships that develop a variety of professional skills and offer hands-on experience in the areas of project management, marketing communications, event production, and knowledge in operating a non-profit organization. As a small non-profit, we are able to tailor your internship to areas that you wish to develop in order to help you reach your future professional goals.WE’RE LOOKING FOR:Passion . Strong team members who are passionate about impacting children, and developing opportunities for the materially poor.Communication & Organization . To efficiently run our programs, good communication and organizational skills are required. Staff and interns are expected to be proactive, able to meet deadlines, and open to receiving instruction. Team Players . Every staff invests part of their week towards their area of focus first, and as needs arise, to the other tasks and goals at HFL.Meetings . Staff meet every week (the time/day is predetermined each quarter) for a minimum two hours for collaboration, synergy, and mutual support. If you’re not able to attend the team meeting, you must work with the Development Director to identify another meeting time. Advocacy . As a grassroots organization, we rely on our supporters to help spread the word. As such, we need our team to help lead the way. Share our social media posts. Help us get connected with donors, supporters, companies, schools, NGOs etc. that might be interested in partnering with HFL. FUNDRAISING ASSOCIATE INTERNSHIP APPLICATION The Fundraising Associate will work with the Executive Director and Development Director in planning and implementing new fundraising initiatives. He/she will have the opportunity to lead research, planning and implementation aspects of these projects. The Fundraising Associate must be an excellent communicator, highly organized, and detail oriented.Responsibilities Conduct research and develop materials for peer-to-peer campaigns Create a grant tracking system to help organize applications Assist with research and writing grant applications Research and develop a strategy for outreach, with the primary goal of acquiring new donors Serve as an ambassador to HFL by attending outreach and networking events Assist in donor stewardship activities such as writing thank you cards Work with the Development Director to ensure that all fundraising systems are accurate and up-to-dateRequired Skills Motivated self-starter and initiator Excellent written and verbal communication skills Interest in non-profit organizations, child empowerment and issues surrounding global poverty Proficient with Microsoft Office and Gmail applications The ability to work both independently and collaboratively Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines Demonstrated flexibility and sense of humor Preferred: Experience in customer service, using a CRM, and outreach Details and How to Apply Supervisors: Executive Director and Development Director Duration: must be at least 10 weeks, may be longer if desired. Type: must be at least 10 hours per week, may be more if desired. Location: Seattle, WA Compensation: Unpaid; Willing to work with school to provide credit hours Please answer the questions below and send them with your resume to Ally Shook, Development Director, at allison@hopeforlife.us. Which position are you applying for? Why do you want to intern at Hope For Life? How does your previous experience/education qualify you for this position? What do you hope to achieve from this internship? Please provide the name of one professional reference and the following information: Your relationship How long your reference has known you Reference’s phone and email

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819 N. 49th Street
Seattle, Washington 98103

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

(south Seattle) Pet Visits At Adult Day Health Center

Full Life Care

Flexible times

Share joy with seniors and adults with disabilities by bringing your pet for one-on-one or small group visits at our Adult Day Health Center in South Seattle.Skills for Volunteer:Experience or interest in supporting elders or adults with disabilities.Strong verbal communication skills, demonstrating attentiveness, patience, and compassion.Willingness to take initiative to engage with positive energy and enthusiasm.Requirements for Volunteer:Must be at least 18 years old.Complete new volunteer application process.Pass Washington State Patrol background check.Submit a Tuberculosis screening and obtain TB test, if needed.Submit proof of flu shot, if volunteering during active flu season.Complete an orientation and on-site training.Adhere to a confidentiality policy and pledge.Requirements for Pet:Must have suitable temperament.Must be controlled by leash or carrying crate.Must be restricted from central food preparation areas and clients who object to presence of pets.Must have regular examinations and immunizations (current vaccinations), appropriate for the species, by a veterinarian licensed in Washington state, and be veterinarian certified to be free of diseases transmittable to humans.* All staff and volunteers must ensure that any client's rights, preferences, and medical needs are not compromised by the presence of an animal, and the animal poses no significant health or safety risks to residents, staff or visitors.Full Life Care is a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for frail elders and adults with illnesses and disabilities, including memory loss, brain injuries, and developmental disabilities. We respect the dignity of our participants and provide for them with care and compassion. At our Adult Day Health Centers, participants receive skilled rehabilitation, nursing therapies, and other health and social services in a supportive, social environment, including educational and recreational programs.

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4712 35th Ave South
Seattle, Washington 98118

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