New Fundraising Resources for COVID-19 Crisis Relief

Volunteer Opportunities

Hosted by: Honduras Good Works

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Roxana Mathew
roxana@hondurasgoodworks.org
(512) 643-4984

About Volunteer Opportunities

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Volunteers are an important part of our team and help us in many ways. We appreciate everyone who gives us the gift of their time. Wherever you volunteer, you will make a difference! Check out our Volunteer Wish List below and on our website to view the areas with the greatest need.











Volunteer Opportunities:

1. TECHNICAL
-Someone to help with webpage design.
-Someone to keep webpage pages and posts up to date and pertinent. (WORDPRESS)
-Someone to post social media postings for all events.

2. FUNDRAISING

ANNUAL EVENT:
-Top Golf: need several people for 4-5 months out of the year
-Solicit donations for silent and live auction– Items such as food or services gift certificates, jewelry, art, wine and liquor, donated talents and skills, experiences, travel.
-Market silent auction items: combine items, photograph them and create digital package
-Recruit players and spectators, help sell tickets-3 months
-Review, and make changes to mobile site for bidding, registration, and checkout
-Someone to keep track of registrants, teams vs individuals, assign bays
-Someone to seek out support from corporations.

3. GRANT WRITING:

-For medical brigade
-Scholarship
-Water filter program

4. GENERAL VOLUNTEER NEEDS

SCHOLARSHIP:
2-3 people to attend scholarship trips, and/or serve on the committee. Spanish speaker would be great, someone who could talk to students and families, but not required. But should be interested in learning more about the scholarship program. These occur twice yearly, Nov/Dec and Feb to meet with students and their parents, provide encouragement, interact and motivate, provide school supplies.

1 person to manage donated school supplies. Send out requests for supply donations when low.

WATER FILTER PROGRAM:
Someone to be the connection with the trainers in Honduras by What’s App or FB messenger, to keep tabs on the water filter program, keep reports up to date, perhaps go on a trip to see the program. (this can be coordinated with a scholarship or a brigade trip)

MEDICAL BRIGADE PLANNING
-A MD to learn medication ordering
-Need someone in charge of getting volunteers’ data properly recorded, (payments, passport, drivers license, liability releases)
-A MD to review the provider’s manual yearly and update as needed.
-Someone to prepare and send out the monthly brigade newsletter, usually March through July.
-Someone, preferably who has been on the brigade, to take a post brigade survey and summarize areas of success, and areas for improvement

*For the safety of the Hondurans we serve, our volunteers, staff, and the organization itself, Honduras Good Works will follow a screening process including a Background Check for any team member who (a) works with children, (b) handles money for the organization, and/or (c) drives a vehicle for Honduras Good Works purposes, whether in the United States, Honduras, or elsewhere. That effectively means all volunteers who go on mission trips and all employees must be screened by a professionally administered background check.

Background checks will be used in combination with other tools where appropriate: applications, references, interviews, training, evaluations/reviews, and job descriptions to screen candidates for volunteers and employment in the organization


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