Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles is an economic development project of the African People's Education and Defense Fund (APEDF). APEDF is a 501c3 non-profit that defends the civil and human rights of the African community and addresses the disparities faced by the African community in education, health, health care and economic development. APEDF is building self-determination in the African community.
If you want to make a genuine difference and support sustainable, economic development by and for the African community, we would love to hear from you!
Getting the word out about Uhuru’s work and mission is a large part of what has gone into making us a success over the past 28 years. We find that getting out in the community and getting feet on the ground is the best way of spreading the word about Uhuru. We are looking for an Onsite Outreach coordinator who can assist the Manager in organizing and running successful outreach campaigns in the Bay Area.
Under the supervision of the Manager, you will:
Manage groups of 15-30 volunteers during outreach sessions
Oversee the distribution of advertising materials
Conduct onsite orientation sessions
Liaise and coordinate day-of activities with volunteer group leaders
Manage preparation and collection of all materials for distribution in advance
Prepare maps to coordinate distribution
Post outreach event updates on social media
Is organized, punctual, reliable and honest
Can work independently and is a creative problem solved
Have a strong passion for the APEDF mission (www.apedf.org), self-determination and economic development for the African community
Must have access to a car
Volunteers receive a 10% discount on anything in the store
Opportunities to take on leadership roles
Hands-on work experience
Fun and friendly work environment
One-on-one training in areas of interest
Letters of recommendation upon request
Eligible for "Volunteer of the Quarter" award
Support a local, grassroots non-profit, making self-reliance in the African community a reality
Email your resume to email@example.com. We can't wait to hear from you!