Do you want to volunteer your time to make a difference in the life of a veteran? We would love to have your help! Our organization is built on the efforts of many volunteers who are passionate about helping veterans here in Ventura County.
Currently we are looking for the following volunteers:
- Office Assistant. An experienced volunteer office assistant is needed for Monday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and/or Tuesday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. You will answer phones and greet visitors. You will also research online veteran information. You will also assist our Executive Director with projects. We request that you are proficient in Microsoft Office and experienced in office staff work.
- Grant Writing Assistant. If you have experience in grant writing and want to help acquire grants for veteran programs, we need your help! As a volunteer, you will research of funding sources for grants, draft grant proposals, and research statistics for proposals. Please contact us for more info. Some work may be performed from home.
- Donor Relations Specialist. Work with staff and volunteers on fundraising projects throughout the year. Research individual donor & foundation prospects, aid in the production of mailing and electronic outreach, and work with database to maintain and update donor records.
- Veterans Resource Coordinator. The Veterans Resource Coordinator is the person veterans meet with to find the services they need. The Veteran Resource Coordinator creates a personal connection with veterans looking for assistance and follows up to determine additional needs. For instance, if a veteran has recently separated from the military, the Veterans Resource Coordinator will schedule appointments with a Veterans Administration claims representative or counselor, review the veteran’s resume and assist with finding a job, discuss educational opportunities with universities, colleges or employers, and show the veteran how to find out about local events available to them.
If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering for one of these positions, please call us at (805) 482-6550. We look forward to meeting with you!