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Volunteer

Opportunities

We'd love your help!

WIA has volunteer opportunities in the following areas:

  • Non-profit experience
  • Community service
    • Once a month feeding at Memphis Mission
    •  Weekly outdoor food hand-out
    • Christmas backpack giveaway
  • Public Relations
    • Identify main client groups and audiences, determine the best way to communicate publicity information to them, and develop and implement a communication plan
  • Special Events
    • Assist with event coordination
  • Fundraising
    • Grant writing
    • Donation appeals
    • Crowd funding 

Volunteer FAQs

How do I sign up to volunteer with WIA?

Contact volunteer coordinator: email [email protected] or volunteer coordinator [email protected]


What skills do I need in order to volunteer?

A love for people, a willing heart and a desire to work.


What’s your minimum age requirement?

We accept volunteers age 0-99


I would like to bring a group. What’s the maximum number of people you can accommodate per activity?

15-20


I am a vegetarian. Would I have to work with meat?

No


I have a back injury and cannot lift heavy objects. Can I still volunteer?

Yes


What should I wear to volunteer?

(For men & women) T-shirts only; loose fitting attire; no hats, no shorts, no dresses


What is your cancellation policy?

We ask that you call the volunteer coordinator 48 hrs in advance.


Is there on-site parking available?

Yes


Do I have to sign a waiver?

Yes 

Volunteer Bill of Rights

All volunteers have the right to:

• Work in a safe environment

• Be treated with respect by all staff members

• Be engaged in meaningful work and be actively included regardless of any physical limitations

• Be told what impact your work made in the community

• Ask any staff member questions about our work

• Provide feedback about your experience

• Receive a copy of our financial information or annual report upon request

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