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Volunteer Opportunities

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Event Volunteer (New York City)


Saturday, December 16th, 2023

Event Support Volunteer (1-day)​

  • Wrapping toys and coats, organizing toys and coats, decorating, creating holiday festivities for

  • children and families, and serving food

  • Setting up tables, chairs, and decorations, and putting it away at the end of the event

  • Checking-in families

  • Giving toys and coats to families and children

  • Doing fun activities with families and children at the Arts and Crafts Stations

  • Keeping families company by connecting with them, chatting with them, asking them how their

  • day is going, and allowing them to feel belonged and to feel loved.

  • Taking pictures for families - let's see some smiling faces!

  • Help us clean up a bit after the event ends (if you don't mind)

  • No prior experiences needed!

Volunteer Hours: 9 am to 5 pm ET

Date: Saturday, December 16th, 2023

Location: P.S. 178 public school at Brooklyn, NY (2163 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY 11233)

To become an Event Support volunteer with I'RAISE:
*PLEASE EMAIL: your full name, email address, phone number, and Zip Code, to and must cc'*

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Tutor, Mentor, Coach Volunteer (virtual)

TUTOR - Virtual Volunteer

Provide academic support in a specific subject or multiple subjects. Help students develop study skills, time management, and organization strategies. Create a safe and supportive learning environment for students. Communicate regularly with students and their families to provide updates on progress and discuss any concerns. Collaborate with other tutors and program coordinators to ensure a cohesive program experience

Hours: 2 hours per week 

MENTOR - Virtual Volunteer

Build a positive and supportive relationship with a mentee. Provide guidance and support in areas such as career development, goal setting, and life skills. Help mentees develop self-esteem, self-confidence, and a positive self-image. Communicate regularly with mentees through virtual platforms such as email, video calls, and messaging apps. Attend virtual mentorship training sessions and participate in ongoing professional development opportunities

Hours: 2 hours per week 

COACH - Virtual Volunteer

Build a positive and supportive relationship with a young Black girl. Provide guidance and support in areas such as goal setting, self-esteem building, and skill development. Help the young Black girl develop a growth mindset and overcome obstacles. Communicate regularly with the young Black girl through virtual platforms such as email, video calls, and messaging apps. Attend virtual coaching training sessions and participate in ongoing professional development opportunities. Must have experience working with young people, particularly young Black girls

Hours: 2 hours per week

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Mentor and Non-Profit Volunteer (in person)

MENTOR - In-Person Volunteer at Atlanta, Georgia

Schedule one-on-one mentoring sessions, and conduct one-on-one mentoring session with assigned youth. Assist mentee with goal planning and implementation of goals. Develop positive relationships with program participants through regular interaction and guidance. Assist program participants with homework, test preparation, and other academic pursuits. Provide career guidance and mentorship to program participants. Participate in program planning and development activities. Support program staff in creating and facilitating activities and events. Attend volunteer meetings and training sessions as required. Follow organization policies and procedures

Hours: 6 hours per month

Location: South Cobbs County Library - Cobb County, Georgia

NON-PROFIT VOLUNTEER - In-Person at Atlanta, Georgia

Work with the CEO to develop outreach plans and strategies. Attend local community and school board meetings to build relationships and assess community needs. Conduct door-knocking and other outreach activities to engage community members. Work collaboratively with other volunteers to build key relationships with community partners, leaders, and members. Participate in community events and activities to promote the organization and its programs. Attend regular meetings with the CEO and other volunteers to provide updates and receive feedback. Maintain accurate records of outreach activities and community feedback

Hours: 10 - 15 hours per week, Flexible

Location: 730 Peachtree Street NE #570, Atlanta, GA 30308

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply?

Is there a limit on how many positions I can apply for?
We suggest that you only apply to 1 position most closely aligned to your experience and goals.

What is the time and commitment? 
At least 2 - 3 hours per week, for 6 months. However, please review our postings carefully if there are any specific requirements.

Can I work remotely as a volunteer?Yes. At this time most of our volunteer programs are virtual. However, please review our postings.

Is the volunteer program paid? 
We currently provide unpaid volunteer program.

When will you begin accepting applications for the Internship Program?
The application period typically remains open. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We recommend that you review the volunteer postings.

Do you sponsor visas?

I'RAISE is not able to sponsor any type of visa. 

Meaningful Impact: Our non-profit volunteer program is dedicated to creating a positive and lasting impact in the community. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to contribute to meaningful projects and initiatives that directly benefit those in need. You can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families, or communities, providing valuable support and creating positive change.

Alignment with Personal Values: Our program focuses on specific causes or social issues that resonate with your personal values and passions. Whether it's education, or mental health, or any other area, we provide volunteer opportunities that align with your interests. This alignment allows you to pursue your passion while making a difference in a field that truly matters to you.

Professional and Personal Growth: Our program offers a platform for personal and professional development. As a volunteer, you will gain valuable skills, experiences, and insights that can enhance your resume and broaden your perspective. You'll have opportunities to learn from experienced professionals, collaborate with diverse teams, and develop transferable skills such as leadership, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication.

Community and Networking:
Joining our non-profit volunteer program allows you to become part of a supportive community. You'll work alongside like-minded individuals who share your passion for making a difference. Building relationships and networking with fellow volunteers, program managers, and professionals in the field can open doors to new opportunities, friendships, and collaborations.

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Support and Guidance: Our non-profit volunteer program provides comprehensive support and guidance throughout your volunteering journey. Our team is dedicated to ensuring your safety, well-being, and satisfaction during your time with us. We offer orientation sessions, training, and ongoing support to equip you with the necessary tools and knowledge to make the most of your volunteer experience.

Why Volunteer With Us?

Volunteer Comments

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"I got the chance to work with a few other members of the Marketing team, which was exciting. A way to support a non-profit, gain new skills and strengthen current skills, and be a part of a great team. They were great. I had great experience overall!"
- Shivali V.


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