Thank you so much for visiting our Volunteer Page! Our team of volunteers are hard at work building an out-of-this-world game plan for 2018 to improve the quality of life for families all over the country.
Volunteer Opportunities Available:
Leadership Positions: Leadership positions oversee a team of volunteers within the organization. All Directors and Coordinators report to our “Managing Director” to ensure we maintain a healthy flow of communication and each volunteer within our growing organization. Leadership volunteers typically give approximately 10 hours per week and truly go above and beyond the call of duty to further our mission and vision of Break the Silence against Domestic Violence.
All volunteer members report to us on Slack, which is our internal communication system. It’s easy and free to use to keep up with all of the exciting news we share daily. All volunteers are required to use Slack upon on-boarding with us.
Managing Director works under the direction of the Executive Director to ensure all volunteer directors are equipped with proper resources, volunteer team members, access to tools to help drive volunteer departments towards success. The Managing Director will be responsible for developing monthly meeting agendas for team meetings and also coordinating meetings between volunteer directors and team members. This position is the center of our organization and would be best suited for someone who is action oriented, has experience managing a team, excellent leadership skills and can easily take direction. Our Managing Director addresses the concerns and needs of all of our directors and creates solutions to potential issues that may arise. This role is responsible for overseeing and managing all volunteer directors and coordinators. Time commitment may range from 10-15 hours per week.
Marketing Coordinator – Oversee all “creative” volunteers and serves as a “connector” with Blogs, Social Media, and other creative positions. This role is vital to ensure the messaging of BTS remains consistent and relevant to our mission and values. Coordinator will also be encouraged to assist in building the Marketing Team and also provide necessary feedback and suggestions to improve the team creative flow.
Outreach Event Coordinator – The Events Coordinator be the main point of contact for all “outside” fundraising and advocacy events in partnership with Break the Silence against Domestic Violence. Due to the high interest of supporters expressing interest in hosting events and/or “sister” events within BTS, this Coordinator will ensure all events are tracked, promoted, and will also ensure all events are equipped with the right BTS materials (i.e. programs, cards, etc).
Team and Committee Members: We value the time and passion of all of our volunteers. We appreciate the endless hours of giving our team members give every single week. Team Members can choose from a variety of positions that best fit their interests and time commitment. Be sure to pick the role that you’re most excited for!
Mobile Message Coordinator – If you’re creative and love texting this position may be perfect for you. This role will help recruit new mobile members to join our mobile subscription platform and also creatively write bi-weekly text alerts for more than 1k BTS subscribers.
Twitter Administrator – We are seeking 1 social media admins to manage our Twitter page to share content related to domestic violence, grow our followings, and continue to impact and inspire others. Duties include posting original BTS content on a daily and/or weekly basis on at least one of our social media platforms. Respond, share, and interact with followers and related content. Provide updates to the Social Media Director on their tasks.
Instagram Administrator – We are seeking 2 social media admins to manage our Instagram page to share content related to domestic violence, grow our followings, and continue to impact and inspire others. Duties include posting original BTS content on a daily and/or weekly basis on at least one of our social media platforms. Respond, share, and interact with followers and related content. Provide updates to the Social Media Director on their tasks.
Colorado Springs Special Event Volunteer – If you love talking to people, advocating for the greater good, and love networking – this position is perfect for you. We are looking for a team of local volunteers to help us canvas Colorado Springs and neighboring areas through outreach events, presentations, tabling fairs, and much more. This is role would be about 5-10 hours per month.
Data Entry & Administrative Volunteer – This position will work directly under the supervision and guidance of our Executive Director and Founder, Kristen Faith. Duties will consist of: scheduling her calendar, follow-ups on meetings and with programs, entering data, sending emails, tracking data, organizing documents and files.
The position of Data Entry Volunteer will be assisting BTSADV personnel with various tasks such as word processing, spreadsheet management, compiling data, reports, and other duties as directed. All volunteers work from home on task via the computer. Virtual or in-person!
This position could be an excellent resume builder for a person!
Website Manager – We are seeking a web design volunteer proficient in WordPress and knowledge and basic HTML. As a Website Designer, you will focus on maintenance and content input for our website. Having a knowledge of CSS and other platforms is a plus! Portfolio/web link to previous work preferred. Estimated time commitment: 15 hours per month, Virtual or In-person
Holidays of Hope Helpers: Christmas is coming early this year and we’re looking for helpers to bring joy and cheer to children who have lost parents to domestic violence. Helpers will be in charge of recruiting new and past donors and also working directly with clients to fulfill Christmas wishlists.
Skills: Strong communication skills a plus, great team spirit, familiar with our Angel Programs a plus, experience with working with and on a team, can commit to team meetings. Willingness to use Slack, internal communication system.
Fungineer Crew: Fun + Engineering is what we call, Fungineers, the creators of fun for our volunteer team. We believe fun is the best ingredient to ensuring our team members are happy and healthy. Our fun crew creates fun events, contests, and activities to engage team members and to boost volunteer retention.
Skills: Experience with event planning, fun personality a plus, creative skills, Strong Communication skills required, Experience with conflict resolution, experience with Microsoft programs, strong team ethic, and knowledge of BTS. Willingness to use Slack, internal communication system.
Gratitude Crew: We’re thankful for the warriors who have helped build BTS. Without our donors and countless supporters, we wouldn’t be the organization we are today. We’re assembling a team of Gratitude Team Members to help us spread love to donors via notes, recognitions, and phone calls throughout the year. These lovers of gratitude will pour love into the hearts of our members, donors, and supporters.
Skills: Strong Communication skills required, Experience with conflict resolution, experience with Microsoft Excel, strong team ethic, and knowledge of BTS. Willingness to use Slack, internal communication system.