Polite World is seeks for volunteers who have got a passion and desire to serve their communities and be a voice for society. Polite World has a reputation for empowering the community and advocacy, providing resources and opportunities to the key population leaving within community. Our volunteer program offers a variety of opportunities depending on the volunteer’s availability, interest, and capacity.
Opportunities range from one-time service activities at events to more ongoing, dedicated short term, long term, off-site, or pro-bono service opportunities. Volunteer opportunities are available for students at high school, college and graduate student levels for which they may also receive credits towards their academic units. In addition, professionals and non-students have also provided pro-bono services. Outreach is another important role of our volunteers. Outreach is done by volunteers in the form of identifying and referring potential recipients of our services. One-time volunteer opportunities at our events include translating, ushering, registration, photography, videotaping, set up, security, and other related services. Off-site opportunities include translation work of collateral materials to design and development of promotional materials.
Other opportunities include providing administrative and office support such
as: answering calls, receiving and directing visitors, and data entry. Professional
volunteer opportunities have included providing legal, accounting, IT technical
assistance, real estate advice and other professional expertise.
For volunteers who can give a minimum 15 hours/week commitment, volunteers contribute and gain experience in the following areas:
- Government & Public Relations
- Marketing/Outreach/Social Media/Communication
- Public Policy Research and Advocacy
- Grant Writing
- Graphic/Video Editing, Website Development
- Program Implementation – i.e., Housing, Financial Literacy, Digital Literacy
Polite World is committed to the leadership development of our volunteers. Volunteers have the opportunity to contribute and propose new projects or program ideas. In addition, as part of Polite World commitment to our volunteer’s leadership development, volunteers are provided with off-site training opportunities such as grant writing and media relations as well as opportunities to attend special events and meet elected officials, media, and key leaders – both at local and national levels. To Apply as a volunteer please fill in the form below;