I'm writing with The Borgen Project, a national campaign that works to improve living conditions for those living in extreme poverty. We've got a volunteer opening in (city) and would love to have members of (group name) apply for the position. The job description for the volunteer opportunity is below. There are also more details on the role here: http://borgenproject.org/regional-directors-program/. If you can forward the opportunity to your members I’d greatly appreciate it!
Position: Regional Director
Duration: Minimum of 6 months.
Hours: 4-6 hours per week
Function: Advocate for the world’s poor.
The Borgen Project fights for the underdog. The innovative, national campaign is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. Learn more at borgenproject.org.
Attend one (30-60 minute) conference call every week with the President of The Borgen Project and Regional Directors from across the United States (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT).
Meet with local congressional leaders and lobby for legislation that improves living conditions for those living on less than $1 per day.Mobilize people in your community to contact their congressional leaders.
Assist with fundraising efforts.
Build a network of people engaged in the cause.
Develop and implement strategies for furthering the cause.
DETAILS: Regional Directors operate independently from home and maintain contact with The Borgen Project's Seattle office. Regional Directors sign a 6-month contract. The position is volunteer based and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening.
HOW TO APPLY: Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.