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Without Volunteers, Nonprofits Would Not Exist!

 

Volunteers are one of the most valuable resources of the organization. Therefore, building a strong volunteer program enhances the strength of our nonprofit organizations.

 

 

Top 5 Reasons to Volunteer with the ELC of Seminole

 

Enjoy a Feeling of Accomplishment

Gain New Skills

Fulfill Community Service Requirement

Meet New Friends

Recreation

 

 

WHAT IS A VOLUNTEER?

 

Valuable is the work you do.

Outstanding is how you always come through.

Loyal, sincere and full of good cheer.

Untiring in your efforts throughout the year.

Notable are the contributions you make.

Trustworthy in every project you take.

Eager to reach your goal.

Effective in the way you fulfill your role.

Ready with a smile like a shining star.

Special and wonderful – that’s what you are.

Outreach Volunteer

This opportunity is for volunteers who are interested in working with ELC staff at various community events in an effort to share the ELC mission of providing information regarding high quality School Readiness and child care services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, sets up, and attends public events where youth and parents are likely to attend, such as after school recruiting events, Parents Association meetings, community resource events.
  • Conducts outreach meetings with groups of parents requesting information about the ELC of Seminole.
  • Distributes brochures and informational packets through a wide variety of venues.
  • Conducts research on appropriate places to recruit youth and other volunteers.
  • May work with a team of Outreach Volunteers. Collaborates with the team to develop a shared workplan.
  • Works with Volunteer Coordinator to develop new materials as necessary.

 

Special Events/Projects

This opportunity is for volunteers who would like to support special events and projects by joining a committee or working with staff to plan and develop events such as Champion Families meetings, the Provider Appreciation event, and the Volunteer Appreciation event.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve on planning committee for special event and/or project.
  • Assist with event set up.
  • Assist with event registration.
  • Assist with event break down.
  • Other duties specifically around coordination of special events, or as assigned.

 

Administrative Support

This opportunity is for volunteers who would like to volunteer for short- or long-term administrative projects within our offices. This can include data entry, compiling information or survey results, filing, organizing storage rooms, or assisting with a designated project, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Phone communication as needed.
  • Data entry.
  • Filing
  • Maintenance of office space.
  • Other duties specifically around coordination of special events, or as assigned.

 

Organization/Group Opportunities:

Bucket of Books program

Your organization may be a host location for the Bucket of Books. This allows young children to look at books and have fun while their families are visiting a local business or organization. There is no cost to hosting a Bucket of Books. ELC provides the books and manages the program, replenishing them as needed. This is one way that businesses can easily support early literacy efforts.

 

 

 

 

Please provide your contact information and indicate which volunteer position(s) you are interested when clicking the link below.

Questions? Contact Shantara Gibson

Volunteer Coordinator

407-960-2465

Our Partners

office of early learning / vpk

 

seminole county gov logo

 

florida prepaid college

 

united way logo

 

seminole state college

Early Learning Coalition of Seminole

280 Hunt Park Cove
Longwood, FL 32750-7567
Phone: 407-960-2460
Fax: 407-960-2489


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