Volunteer Opportunities

Assisting UNIDOS’ Staff:  

Volunteers will assist with any filing, preparation of material such as any pamphlets, outgoing mail, and any other tasks assigned to the volunteer by UNIDOS’ staff.   Volunteer opportunities of this sort are normally available M-F 10 am – 4 pm.

Skills:

  • The volunteer should feel comfortable with Microsoft word and excel
  • Basic keyboarding skills required.
  • Having strong organization and multi-tasking abilities is helpful.
  • Don’t forget: a great sense of humor and a smile are always welcome.

Fun (Support) Groups:

Fun Groups are a great way for UNIDOS’ survivors to have a great time and participate in all types of activities such as going to theatre performances or partaking in sports activities.  Some of the responsibilities of a volunteer include providing transportation, sending out invitations for upcoming events and helping organize the activity. Volunteer opportunities with the Fun Groups are on a fairly flexible schedule and could be anytime during the week.

 

Skills: 

  • Having an outgoing personality is a bonus.
  • Must have great attitude and not be afraid to have a little fun.
  • A valid driver’s license is not a requirement, but is welcome.
  • Organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities are helpful.
  • Must be available in the evening on occasion.

Fundraising and events promoting UNIDOS:

Volunteers can also help organize and participate in fundraisers such as Walk a Mile in Her Shoes (annual event) or our Annual Anniversary Dinner.  Aside from helping prepare promotional materials, responsibilities would include helping with set-up and take-down of informational booths and assisting with the booth during its hours of operation. 

Availability for this activity is flexible and could be during weekday afternoons and evenings or weekends during the day.

Skills:

  • Must be proficient in speaking and writing Spanish.
  • Having an outgoing personality is a bonus.
  • Must have good writing skills.
  • Organizational skills and multi-tasking skills are helpful
  • Open to accepting and providing new ideas
  • Receptive to survivors’ needs
  • Available weekends to help with information booths.