Volunteer Related

Girl Scouts is hiring!

We’re looking for the best and the brightest for this full-time, salaried positions
with benefits. This position requires night and weekend availability, necessitating
travel and non-traditional work hours at times. Additionally, this position will
have individual and team-based pieces to their job responsibilities. To apply,
please send your resume to jobs@girlscoutshs.org with the name of the position
that you are applying for in the subject line.

Volunteer Care Specialist for the Greater Memphis Area
This position will be based out of our Memphis office and will function primarily in
volunteer, troop and service unit support. The person filling this role can expect
to work very closely with the volunteers in their region, providing support and
guidance to troop and service unit operations. This person’s work will also have
an emphasis on onboarding and training volunteers, membership retention
efforts, volunteer recognitions and appointments, meeting attendance and adult
leadership facilitation.

Interested applicants should respond by Friday, September 6. We plan to begin
conducting interviews immediately and hope to bring new employees on as soon
as qualified candidates are screened and able to begin employment with GSHS.
Salary requirements, official job descriptions and other pertinent information will
be discussed and provided throughout the interview process.

Le Bonheur Volunteen Program is looking for high school students ages 15-18 that are interested in the volunteer/shadowing program this summer. We will also welcome any college student that may be interested. Please email lbvolunteers@lebonheur.org for questions.

Applications will be published the first of April and will run/be accepted the whole month!

Below are employment opportunities to serve within Agape:
1. Administrative Assistant (Development Department)—1 position available
2. Volunteer Coordinator—1 position available
3. Volunteer Services Specialist I—1 position available
4. Volunteer Services Specialist II (revised posting of Volunteer Services Specialist position in February 2016)—1 position available
5. Finance & Accounting Supervisor—1 position available
6. School-Based Connector (formerly known as ASD Connector)—4 positions available
7. Operations Technician—1 position available

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume to the Human Resources Department at Employment@AgapeMeansLove.org.  Please see attached descriptions for additional details of roles and expectations.

Agape Employment Opportunities-053116


MIFA seeks volunteers for December 19

MIFA needs 8-10 volunteers on Saturday, December 19th, to help pack shelf-stable Meals on Wheels at our office at 910 Vance Ave.  The packing project is scheduled for 9:30 a.m.noon, and volunteers are welcome to come for all or part of that time.

If you are interested in helping us bring holiday cheer to our seniors, please contact Linda Marks at lmarks@mifa.org or (901) 529-4560.

Black Girls CODE, Memphis is thrilled to host their mobile app workshop using MIT’s AppInventor!

No prior programming experience is required and all BGC workshops are geared toward introducing participants to the technological universe and encouraging them to pursue careers as tech creators and entrepreneurs. This event is intended for girls ages 7-17.

When: Saturday, 12/12/15
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: New Horizons Computer Learning Center|4775 American Way, 38118

Cost: $35/girl
60 slots available; 20 per age group (7-9, 10-13, 14-17) You can also sponsor a girl! ALL girls are welcome! Limited scholarships available.

Register, here: https://bgcmemmobile2015.eventbrite.com

Want to volunteer? Sign up, here:

#BGCMem #blackgirlscode #BGCMemphis #changeherpath #codelikeagirl #codelikeaboss #STEM


Summer Volunteen Program applications now accepted

The hospital is now accepting applications for this summer’s St. Jude Volunteen Program. Teens will participate in a summer experience of learning, personal growth and creative fun while serving patients, siblings and parents. Sessions include opportunities to explore possible career paths and develop leadership and team-building skills while fostering self-awareness. Refer interested teenagers to http://www.stjude.org/volunteens. The application deadline is Monday, March 9 at noon.

Do you know an outstanding volunteer?


1. a person who voluntarily offers himself or herself fora service or undertaking.

2. a person who performs service willingly and without pay.



1. a prize or other mark of recognition given in honor of achievement

Do you know an individual who fits this definition?  Do you know a local group or business who makes a difference in your community through volunteering?


If you answered YES then we need you to take a moment to nominate that person or group for the President’s Volunteer Service Award. Each year, Volunteer Northwest Mississippi honors  outstanding volunteers, groups, and businesses from the eleven county area, to include Bolivar, Coahoma, DeSoto, Leflore, Marshall, Quitman, Panola, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate and Tunica county.

Nominating is easy!  Just briefly brag about the person or group/business in an email to me no later than March 1, 2015.  Be sure to include your contact information (including phone number and email address) and all contact information for your nominee.  Also please include two pictures of your volunteer or group in action.

If your outstanding nominee is selected for this prestigious award, he or she will be honored at an awards banquet onApril 28, 2015 at the Landers Center in Southaven.  Each recipient and a guest will receive complimentary tickets. Extra tickets can be purchased for $25.

No more excuses.  The nominations process has never been easier!  All you have to do is take a moment out of your day to brag about the best person or group you know and send an email tovolunteer@cfnm.org no later than March 1, 2015. Don’t forget two photos capturing your volunteer’s caring spirit and contact information on you and your nominee. 

Past recipients are not eligible for this award.  To view a list of past recipients, visit our website here.

Girl Scouts Heart of the South- Cookie Office Assistant Posting

We have a great part-time temp role for mission driven applicants in the Memphis area.  The Cookie Office Assistant will help our Memphis office manage one of the busiest seasons here at Girl Scouts by entering data into the system and exhibiting customer service with volunteers. This opportunity is great for anyone looking for experience in nonprofit.  Please share with those who meet the qualifications and have an interest in learning more about the non-profit sector. I have attached this posting as well as pasted it below.


Cookie Office Assistant

Girl Scouts Heart of the South is seeking a temporary, part-time candidate to assist with cookie distribution, retail and customer service duties in our Memphis TN, office.

Brief Summary:

  • Assist with cookie distribution to volunteers both indoors and outdoors
  • Acts as backup for front desk and council shop
  • Keeps count of inventory
  • Follows directions well and a team player

Candidates must have a high school diploma and two years of customer service training; an Associate or Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  The candidate should possess good oral communication skills and knowledge of Outlook, Word and the Internet.  The ability to use a cash register as well as 10-key and type a minimum of 35 wpm is required. The candidate must be willing to work outside in various climates and have ability to repeatedly lift a minimum of 20 pounds while bending.  The employee should have the ability to work the following flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends:  Memphis –February 11th thru April 12th, (hours may be extended based on the need). All candidates should have a valid driver’s license and be able to use their own vehicle for the position. A good driving record is preferred.

Girl Scouts Heart of the South offers great experience in the non-profit sector and a competitive hourly wage.   Send resumes and cover letters (Microsoft Word only) to:careers@girlscoutshs.org. No phone calls please. Deadline for submission is Thursday, January 31, 2013. *Please type Cookie Office Assistant and Memphis in the subject line of your email.


Job Number:  11-800
Job Code C1861
Close Date:  1/14/2011

Position Summary
This position works under general supervision of the Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Coordinator and is responsible for coordinating State Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) services. This position is responsible for the recruitment, training, placement and supervision of SHIP volunteers. Also, this position is responsible for reporting program and volunteer activity to the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability.

Minimum: $3,192.00 Monthly
Salary Commensurate With Experience

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Social Work , Nursing or related field; and four (4) years or more of progressively responsible experience in social services, volunteer services or closely related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. (PROOF OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED.)

Special Requirements
1.Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s License or secure one upon date of employment.
2.Must have daily access to an operable automobile and meet County requirements for automobile insurance upon date of employment.

Duties and Responsibilities
1.Conducts outreach events and activities in targeted zip codes, through educational events/presentations, print articles, PSA’s and distribution of program literature.
2.Conducts low-income subsidy enrollment events in target zip codes.
3.Recruits and trains a cadre of volunteers and retain a minimum of two (2) active volunteers in all four counties served by the Aging Commission of the Mid-South.
4.Establishes partnerships and working relationships with host agencies and volunteers.
5.Documents contacts with consumers, both on paper and in appropriate software.
6.Records and analyzes caller data to be used in planning and development of future services; distributes information updates to department staff and to other community agencies.
7.Reports to grantor all activities as requested on a weekly, monthly and quarterly in mandated SHIPTalk and Smart Facts software.
8.Completes the State Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 report.
9.Assists with implementation of the Senior Medicare Fraud Patrol Program and other related Medicare initiatives.
10.Performs related responsibilities as assigned or directed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1.Ability to develop, organize and evaluate agency programs.
2.General knowledge of public administrative functions, programs, policies and procedures.
3.Knowledge of creating questionnaires and customer satisfaction surveys.
4.Knowledge of aging demographics and policy issues affecting senior citizens.
5.Knowledge of needs assessment methodologies, including random sampling, etc.
6.Ability to make verbal and written reports and presentations of related findings.
7.Proficiency in use of personal computer and software applications
8.Ability to collect and analyze data

Apply here!