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Last updated on February 10, 2014

The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. We're the innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. The Borgen Project's Regional Directors serve as ambassadors for The Borgen Project in their city and play a crucial role in efforts to improve living conditions for those surviving on less than $1 a day.

Position: Regional Director
Location: Telecommute
Status: Volunteer
Duration: Minimum of 6 months.
Hours: 4-6 hours per week
Function: Advocate for the world’s poor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Attend one (30-60 minute) conference call every week with the President of The Borgen Project and Regional Directors from across the United States (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT).
Meet with local congressional leaders and lobby for legislation that improves living conditions for those living on less than $1 per day. Mobilize people in your community to contact their congressional leaders.
Assist with fundraising efforts.
Build a network of people engaged in the cause.
Develop and implement strategies for furthering the cause.

DETAILS: Regional Directors operate independently from home and maintain contact with The Borgen Project's Seattle office. Regional Directors sign a 6-month contract. The position is volunteer based and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening.

HOW TO APPLY: Send your resume to ops@borgenproject.org.

The Borgen Project fights for the underdog. We're the innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.
http://www.borgenproject.org

  • Basic understanding of the congressional process and international development
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple functions and tasks while managing their work time efficiently
  • Strong team player that loves to bring new ideas to the table
  • Ability to demonstrate frequent independent judgment with decisiveness
  • Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation
  • This opportunity is sponsored by: The Borgen Project

    Volunteers will work with the following groups
    Abused / Battered  Low-income / Poverty
    Adolescents (13-17)  Men
    Adults (26-54)  Military
    Children (5-12)  Minorities
    Disabled / Ill  Older Adults (55+)
    Disaster Victims  Religious Groups
    Govt Aid Recipients  Students
    Homeless  Women
    Infants / Preschoolers (0-4)  Young Adults (18-25)
    Law Offenders
    We need volunteers who are free at these times
    Occasional
    This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
    Adolescents (13-17)  Individual
    Adults (26-54)  Large Group (11+)
    Adults (55+)  Small Group (2-10)
    Court-appointed  Unpaid Interns
    Families  Young Adults (18-25)
    This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
    Advocacy & Human Rights  Housing
    Animals & Environment  Human Services
    Arts & Culture  Hunger / Food
    Business  Immigration
    Children & Youth  Labor
    Civic & Community  Legal
    Community Development  Literacy
    Consumer  Men's
    Crime  Mental Health
    Cultural  Mentoring Services
    Death and Dying  Nonprofit Organization
    Disabilities  Political
    Domestic Violence  Poverty
    Drug Abuse  Public Assistance
    Education & Technology  Reproductive
    Elder Abuse  Rural
    Emergency Services  Seniors
    Employment  Sexual Assault
    Environmental  Substance Abuse
    Family Planning  Technology
    Family Violence  Teen Pregnancy
    Foster Care  Transportation
    Gay / Lesbian / Bi / Trans  Urban
    Health  Women's
    Homelessness
    We are looking for volunteers with the following skills
    Computer / Internet Services  Program Management
    Fundraising  Public Relations / Outreach
    Grant Development  Reading
    Health Care  Research / Evaluation
    Leadership Development  Special Events
    Legal Services  Writing / Editing

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    Contact Person:
    Nisha Noor, (email)
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    Address:

     110 Cherry Street
    Seattle, WA 98104
    This location is NOT handicap accessible
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    Web Site: http://www.borgenproject.org
    Last updated on February 10, 2014


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