Marketing, Social Media & Volunteer Coordinators Needed!
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Florida Search & Rescue
A few hours per week
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
Work From Home
Florida Search & Rescue is a grassroots, all-volunteer organization that provides SAR response, disaster recovery and emergency management coordination when official emergency resources are unreachable or unable to assist. We combine the courage and dedication of first responders on the ground in a disaster zone with crowdsourced resources enabled by online technologies, enabling volunteers from across the nation and around the world to help those in need where and when they need it.
If you are interested in helping others from the comfort of your home, with the tools you already possess, we are looking for volunteers to join us in rescue and recovery efforts, in the US and around the world. Although our roots take us to Florida, technology has allowed us to be a national, and even international, force for good. Our team helped in rescue & recovery efforts due to disasters from Harvey, Irma and even Maria, extending our arm to wherever we are needed.
Responsibilities and Duties
As a marketing and social media volunteer, you would help FLSAR increase awareness of our efforts through online accounts, managing posts that will engage and promote action to our cause. Previous experience not necessary, this position would require 5-10 hours a month. We are looking for tenacious go-getters to take on the task of communicating with our volunteers, potential donors as well as those in need of who we are, and what we do.
Along with social media, we also have several marketing outlets we work with, including email, website design, and community events.You would work with other teams to coordinate their marketing needs, including volunteer coordinators, communication, logistics, operations and certification & training.
Qualifications and Skills
- Be a team player
- Good computer, typing, design & internet savvy skills required
- Previous marketing experience NOT required
- Positive attitiude
- Change-oriented, flexible
- Detail oriented, ability to proofread your own material
- Can work independently and on deadlines
- Ability to complete EM certification requirements through online classes within 6 months
- Can use or learn quickly to work in Slack
You'll gain experience in Emergency Management working with a phenomenal team to help save lives!