Volunteer Here

YOU may have just the expertise and enthusiasm that will make all the difference in the lives of people here in our community and we have a variety of opportunities available for sharing your time and talent to further Bell’s mission. We can always use a helping hand so please contact us to see where you fit in.

Some options include (but are certainly not limited to): painting, organizing, assisting with mailings, filing, weeding & planting, web assistance, grant writing, handling donations, teaching a craft or life skill, giving haircuts,tutoring children,  putting together a fundraiser or initiating a collection of goods.  Internships are also available for students to gain experience, hone skills and build a portfolio.

 

Please contact Janel Fox at 848-5767, ext. 515 or jfox@bellsocialization.com to receive a copy of our volunteer application and set up a time to come in and talk about how you can help.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Artistic Types Needed (This opportunity is available beginning mid April 2016 to early May 2016)

Are you interested in a short-term volunteer project that offers creativity and an opportunity to help end the stigma of living with mental illness?

We’re looking for a couple people with artistic leanings who would be available to assist with cataloging and displaying artwork for Bell’s mental health awareness art show in May. Would need to be available from 9:30AM to 3:30PM on Monday, April 25 and Tuesday, April 26 for sure, and then other times as your schedule permits that week/weekend to help set up the show, which opens for First Friday in York, May 6.  Assistance with designing/editing the show’s print program (using Microsoft Publisher) would be a great help, too.

 Requires ability to interact in a person-first manner with individuals dropping off their artwork, attention to detail to make sure paperwork is completed legibly and correctly, photographing and creating didactic panels for each piece, hanging or otherwise displaying the work, and assisting with dismantling the show later in May.

If you can volunteer your time and talent to accept this opportunity, please respond ASAP to aclark@bellsocialization.com.

Can You Weave a Wonderful Tale?

Do you enjoy listening to people’s stories? Are you a good writer? Share you talents and abilities to help Bell Socialization Services tell the stories of Bell.

The successful candidate will possess excellent writing skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word.  Must be capable of interacting with community members, agency staff and service users in a pleasant and professional manner. An ability to stay on task and meet deadlines is essential. Sensitivity to challenges faced by individuals with mental, intellectual, and economic disability is expected.

Complete articles and accompanying photographs will be published on the agency’s website and utlized for other agency promotion.

Flexible hours. Ability to travel to satellite locations within York County is required. Submit cover letter, resume and writing samples to aclark@bellsocialization.com

Community Engagement Assistant

Attend agency and agency-related events, shoot photos and video, submit press releases, assist with public presentations, manage media library, and produce and post content to agency web site and social media outlets.

Applicants must have excellent writing skills, possess proficiency with Microsoft Office and have working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, and You Tube.   Assistant must be capable of interacting with community members, agency staff and service users in a pleasant and professional manner. An ability to stay on task and meet deadlines is essential. Sensitivity to challenges faced by individuals with mental, intellectual, and economic disability is expected.

Current college juniors and seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students in public relations and/or related fields are encouraged to apply for the position to satisfy internship requirements.  While unpaid, the position would provide successful intern with materials for portfolio as well as valuable real world experience in non-profit sector.

A minimum of 8 hours per week and ability to travel to satellite locations within York County is required.

Submit cover letter, resume and writing samples to aclark@bellsocialization.com

 

Special Publications Coordinator

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SEE MORE  Bell opportunities listed at United Way Of York County Volunteer Center and at Volunteer Match.