OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
SPONSORSHIP RECRUITER – Contact, meet and negotiate with potential sponsors to obtain funding for our Council and/or specific events. Maintain listing of individuals, companies and organizations contacted, dates, notes and outcomes. Excellent people and follow-up skills needed. Ability to implement systems and follow-up processes, effectively work under pressure, and use independent judgment to distinguish and identify funding opportunities. Must be self-motivated. Time commitment: minimum 2 – 4 hours, 2 – 3 days per week
RESOURCE DEVELOPER– Source various individuals who are willing to hold an event at their place of business, home, or elsewhere in support of GOTR. Maintain listing of individuals, dates, notes and outcomes. Help plan and execute the event. For example, a happy hour that has proceeds to benefit GOTR or a store’s one-day shopping event. Time commitment: Approximately 1 – 2 hours per week, additional hours may be needed as a planned event gets closer. DAY-OF-
DAY OF EVENT VOLUNTEER – Weekday, Weekday evening, Weekend A. Register for and show up for the event to assist where needed, e.g. registration, along route of 5K, etc. Time commitment: Approximately 4 to 8 hours in one day. May be some training in advance (if needed). B. When we are hosting a 5K event: Bring promotional materials to other organizations’ race events and put on parked cars of attendees. Time commitment: 2-3 hours in the early hours of the morning on weekends, per event calendar
RESEARCHER FOR SPONSORSHIPS – Work with a variety of people and other sources to research and identify the best potential sponsors/donors for our Council, and/or events. Maintain listing. Identify connections to that sponsor/donor, e.g. a parent of someone in the program, a board member friend, etc. Qualified candidate should possess excellent computer skills. The candidate must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes, effectively work under pressure, and use independent judgment to distinguish and identify funding opportunities. Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and have experience using online databases and other sources. Time commitment: minimum 2 – 4 hours, 2 – 3 days per week
STORY LIAISON/WRITER - Create a lively but factual story from facts and information to convey the essence of the program to the reader to keep reader interested in and engaged with the organization. Take photos to match stories, if applicable. Ability to interview coaches, girls and/or family members to gather stories and testimonials. Ability to attend an event and gather anecdotal information from the event to use in letters, grants, marketing materials, etc. Must enjoy writing to specific audiences with the ability to tailor writing style appropriately. Time requirement: Varied, depending on visiting programs and events. Provide stories within 24 hours, if needed for press release. Other deadlines may be needed for grants, etc.
PROGRAM MARKETING - Work with Council Director and Team Goldie members to create and execute marketing plans and materials to attract Marketing strategy experience and experience with another youth organization highly desired. Ability to translate into a program and materials the understanding of what attracts girls and her parents to register. Assist with implementation of the plan. Time commitment: minimum 5 – 6 hours, 2 – 3 days per week until program is created; As needed after implementation to analyze and tweak.
MULTI-GENERATIONAL CONNECTOR - Source volunteers (“Girls and Guys who are Older”) to provide a multi-generational connection between GOTR and the community for GOTR fundraisers, events, etc. Time commitment: 1 – 2 hours, 2 – 3 days per week