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.
(Check out FreshBellPix on Flickr to see photos of volunteers who rolled up their sleeves recently.)
Please contact Janel Fox at 848-5767, ext. 515 or firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a copy of our volunteer application and set up a time to come in and talk about how you can help.
Special Publication Coordinator (immediate opening!)
Are you more likely to be found in a local thrift store than a department store? Are you considering a volunteer opportunity but don’t want a long-term commitment?
We’re looking for someone who can spare five to six hours a week over the course of three or four weeks to coordinate the next edition of a valuable resource for residents of and visitors to York County who revel in resale!
The ideal candidate (or team) will identify and make personal contact with local businesses for inclusion in the White Rose Resale Guide, which promotes thrift shops, consignment stores, vintage co-ops, creative reuse artists and enterprises, and others.
Responsibilities will include
- Thorough online and “drive-by” research to identify participants
- Initial and follow up in-person, telephone and email contact w/business owners and management personnel to identify interest in a listing in the guide, provide pricing, etc.
- Compilation of list
- Coordinate/provide files for printing
- Distribute finished product to locations listed in the directory
- Update online version of the directory (optional)
Qualities of the ideal candidate will include excellent interpersonal skills with confidence to interact pleasantly and professionally; in-person, direct sales and/or marketing a plus. Must be able to plan a scope of work, stay on task, and meet timelines in a self-motivated manner. Acute attention to accuracy is crucial. Should have working knowledge of Microsoft Excel to update the list of participants.
Ideal for volunteer who possesses familiarity with the greater York area. Requires reliable transportation and good driving record.
Must work cooperatively with Community Engagement office staff and present a pleasant appearance and demeanor when dealing with the public.
Contact Averie Clark at 717-848-5767, ext 505.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org