Volunteer

How you can help us.

Be a Rose is seeking volunteers to fill the following positions:

Food Pantry Manager

 

Responsibilities

  • Pick up and distribute feminine hygiene packs at the monthly Church of the Servant Food Pantry (first Saturday of every month 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.)

  • Recruit and manage food pantry volunteers to ensure an efficient rotational shift pattern

  • Ensure all clients are treated with dignity and respect

  • Explain in a culturally sensitive manner the contents of the hygiene packs and the mission of Be a Rose

  • Maintain a record of the number of hygiene packs distributed each month

  • Availability 3 hours / month

Skills Required

  • Exceptional customer service skills

  • High level organizational skills and ability to successfully multitask

  • Good safety record

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

  • Ability to establish effective professional relationships with volunteers, partners, and patrons

  • Flexibility

  • Experience with MS Office (Word and Excel)

  • Valid MI Driver's License and access to reliable transportation

Education

Associate’s degree or equivalent in a related field

 
 

Public Relations Manager

 

Responsibilities

  • Identify partnerships and audiences and determine the best approach for communicating with them

  • Develop and maintain the organization’s image and identity, including consistent use of logos and signage

  • Plan and execute/manage special events, such as vending opportunities at conferences, social events to unify and engage the team, and other events to establish our name in the community and gain public attention through the media

  • Collaborate with the communications manager to draft speeches and prepare press releases

  • Arrange speaking engagements and interviews for the organization’s president

  • Evaluate advertising and promotion programs

  • Establish and maintain relationships with local and municipal government officials and media representatives

Skills Required

  • Public Relations/Communications degree or progress toward degree

  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills

  • Personal commitment and passion for the Be a Rose mission

  • High computer competency and proficient use of Microsoft Office

  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently

  • Access to reliable transportation

  • Age 21+

  • Availability to work 10+ hours weekly

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Experience in event planning - media appearances (radio, TV)

  • Experience working with a non-profit organization

 

 

Interested in a position?

Thank you for your interest in a volunteer position with Be a Rose.

Please see descriptions above for the ways in which you can become a member of our team.

If you have any questions regarding our positions, please contact us at info@bearose.org 

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