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FFI | Current Openings

Volunteer Coordinator (Part-Time)

AmeriCorps VISTA

Internships

 

Volunteer Coordinator (Part-Time)

Position Description
On-site in Durham, NH

The Volunteer Coordinator will assist with maintaining Friends Forever International’s (FFI) volunteer program by coordinating with the Special Projects Manager and the AmeriCorps VISTA. This position provides essential support for community volunteers, skilled volunteers, senior volunteers, and alumni. They will also assist in other core aspects of FFI such as programming, development, marketing, and office management. This position reports directly to the Special Projects Manager. The Volunteer Coordinator will uphold all the values of FFI and meet expected high standards of performance. 



Responsibilities:


  • Volunteer Management

    • Plan and execute volunteer service days

    • Develop FFI volunteer manual

    • Lead volunteer recruitment

    • Develop relationships for Volunteer based Civic organizations (Rotary Clubs, Places of Worship, universities)

    • Develop relationships for Volunteer based Corporate engagement

    • Coordinate and improve volunteer management systems (i.e. LGL, Google dashboards, Google drive files, etc.)

    • Play significant role in coordinating FFI Global Alumni (updating status of 1700 alumni, designing and delivering virtual and in-person events for alumni engagement, assist Program Manager in training Alumni)


  • Programs

    • Leading/Assisting staff and alumni in in-person/virtual delivery of programs

    • Submitting workshops

    • Training and recruiting FFI Global Alumni to deliver sessions


  • Community Engagement

    • Captioning YouTube videos

    • Speaking at Rotary Clubs

    • Supporting staff in deliver of special fundraising events (Golf, Roast, Pints for Peace etc.)

    • Supporting staff in fundraising appeals (quarterly newsletters, annual appeals)


  • Administrative Duties

    • Administrative duties (mailings, newsletters)

    • Keeping Office organized (including printing shop, libraries)


  • Note

    • All duties and responsibilities can be adjusted at any time at the discretion of the Executive Director


Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal and organization skills

  • Motivation to design and implement special events from start to finish

  • Motivation to work with community members from all backgrounds

  • Demonstrated ability to speak in public

  • Highly motivated towards finding creative ways to help young people achieve personal growth

  • Passion for the FFI mission and ability to work outside of any personal biases related to sectarian and/or political issues abroad

  • Ability to pass a criminal background check. Driver’s license and ability to pass a motor vehicle background check desired.

  • This position requires travel. Ability and willingness to travel regionally and internationally is required.

  • Perform tasks assigned by the Executive Director or at his/her direction


This is a part-time position with flexible hours. The position is 24 hours a week at $16.00/hour. Opportunities for travel and volunteer engagement both nationally and internationally exist. This position is currently funded for a minimum of one year with the opportunity to have the role develop in a full-time position in 2023.



Application Process:

  • Submit a cover letter and resume to office@ff.international

  • Included in the cover letter please talk about your specific reasons for wanting to serve in this role, including what impact you will have on the organization, what impact you feel that working at FFI will have on you.

 

AmeriCorps VISTA 2021-2022

Position Description
On-site in Durham, NH

The 2021/2022 VISTA will focus on projects that will increase the program’s ability to generate additional resources or assets to keep up with our growth and allow the VISTA to use and further develop skills that are sought after in the job market.


The VISTA will focus on projects that will increase our effectiveness and efficiency as an organization. Their daily responsibilities will include event planning, marketing, systems management, and grant preparation.


As FFI continues into a stage of 100% free programs, the VISTA’s capacity building assistance, particularly in the areas noted, will help us to maintain the quality of our programs. They will also assist with raising funds that will go directly towards full scholarships for students of low-income families to participate in FFI’s leadership programs.

Key Service Activities Include: 

  • Fundraising

  • Event Planning

  • Marketing

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Preferred:

  • Experience with fundraising

  • Solid skills in Microsoft Office and database management.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, professional demeanor & decorum. 

  • Demonstrated careful attention to detail.​

  • Resourcefulness and initiative; able to operate with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Systems Management

 

Internships

Position Description

FFI is looking to expand our internship offerings by working with students to create programs that help meet their goals and ours. Contact amelia@ff.international with questions about designing an internship opportunity at FFI.

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All our internships will likely include the following responsibilities: 

  • Provide project management support as assigned.

  • Follow office procedures and protocols.

  • Prioritize and process correspondence, files, records, and reports.

  • Navigate, input, and retrieve information from databases and hard copy systems. 

  • Assist with internal and outgoing correspondence, proofread communications.

  • Support meetings/events with preparation, location set-up, advance materials, and minutes.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional knowledge, skills, and experience required include:

  • Solid skills in Microsoft Office and database management.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, professional demeanor & decorum. 

  • Demonstrated careful attention to detail.

  • Strong customer service orientation.

  • Resourcefulness and initiative; able to operate with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years of university schooling

Internships can be in-person or virtual