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Doing Good Together: Days of Service
Corp Volunteer Council
Use your professional skills to make a difference

Upcoming Events

 

Days of Service (DOS) are national volunteer days that unite individuals, families, service clubs, businesses, schools, and faith-based organizations in volunteerism throughout the year. Join us for one or more of our DOS events.

MLK Jr. Day of Service (January)

Community members can make their “day off” a “day on” by celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through meaningful service. OneOC will partner with multiple local nonprofits including Orange County United Way, offering volunteer opportunities that address critical community issues.

Earth Day (April)

Earth Day is celebrated around the world, and OneOC observes it with volunteer projects that focus on preserving and beautifying Orange County’s environments. Take an active role in preserving natural habitats and making Orange County a cleaner and greener place to live in.

9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance (September)

In observance of the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, volunteers participate in projects that support our troops, veterans, and disaster preparedness, culminating with signature events that provide a community transformation.

Season of Giving (November - December)

Join us to celebrate a new Season of Giving including live service projects, nonprofit wish lists and a downloadable directory (easy-to-use resource guide) of volunteer opportunities throughout Orange County during the holiday season.

 
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Treasurer and Board Member

The Treasurer for the Museum of Teaching and Learning (MOTAL) is responsible for all funds and securities of the corporation and for depositing all funds in the banks, trust companies, or other depositories selected by the Board of Directors. Funds are to be received and disbursed at the direction of the Board, with proper documentation for all transactions. The Treasurer will keep and maintain adequate and correct accounts of assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, gains and losses. Tax preparation is required. Regular reports to the President and Directors of the financial condition of corporation are required. Assistance with internal controls and budgeting is expected. Prepare, certify, and exhibit any requested or required financial statement. Board membership is preferred. CPA certification is required. At MOTAL, we educate people about education through exhibitions and events. Our traveling exhibitions tell stories about people--individuals who have made a significant difference and/or those who have special educational experiences. Our vintage artifacts in our "mini-museum" headquarters also serve as springboards for storytelling. Visit www.motal.org for more information.

Fullerton, CA

Through 2/17/20

Executive Volunteer Partner

An Executive Leadership Partner serves as a peer working collaboratively with an executive Red Cross leader to achieve Red Cross goals and objectives. The Executive Leadership Partner has an executive-level background, applying executive-level thinking to chapter, regional, and division-level projects as requested. They operate with knowledge of all aspects of Red Cross service, and represent the Red Cross in the community. Responsibilities: Develops and executes projects in support of the Regional CEO. These may include outlining objectives, strategizing with other leads, and implementing priorities. Work to enhance the culture that supports the Red Cross mission in the region. Recruit, Develop and Support a team of executive-level volunteers. Design an ongoing succession plan for volunteers. Key Involvement in Ad Hoc projects (both tactical and strategic) as and when required. Establish, and/or increase engagement in, effective relationships with leaders in businesses, community organizations, state/local governmental agencies, and faith-based entities. Qualifications: Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs. Proven leadership in nonprofit or for-profit organizations. Cultural sensitivity to diverse audiences. Knowledge and understanding of Red Cross services and operations and opportunities for volunteer service. Work well both individually and with others. Relevant, complementary management and/or technical skills/operational experience. Strategic thinking including ability to understand and communicate the organization’s vision and mission, and process-oriented with regards to decision making and implementation planning. Team building, talent management, and succession planning skills to grow the organization’s capabilities. Relationship building skills working collaboratively with staff partners as well as board members, senior management, and other volunteer partners as needed. Understanding the value of volunteers and providing leadership and support to ensure volunteers are productive and have a mutually rewarding experience. Time Commitment: Approximately 5-10 hours per week, working remotely and on-site

Tustin, CA

Through 1/1/20

Community Volunteer Leader

A Community Volunteer Leader is a single point of contact for a community or collection of communities with the primary goal of connecting the community with the Red Cross mission. Responsibilities: Recruit and refer prospective volunteers and volunteer groups to the American Red Cross in support of District and Regional goals and metrics. Help recruit a volunteer workforce that is both inclusive and represents the demographics of the community. As an advocate, represent the Red Cross volunteer needs within the community. Maintain appropriate level of communication with chapter leadership to understand volunteer priorities and needs. Serve as the primary connector between the defined geography and the American Red Cross mission. As a credible leader in the community, help represent the community needs and opportunities back to Red Cross Regional Leadership. Utilize established communication channels to communicate community needs and stay current on Red Cross programs and messaging. To help build / regain presence, serve as the face of Red Cross at local community events and serve as primary public affairs / local communicator in defined geography during "blue skies". Cultivate, manage, and steward external partner relationships to help create and maintain connectedness within defined community, managing a portfolio of key stakeholders. Portfolio of relationships within assigned geography will include elected officials, key government agencies, community groups, faith-based, colleges/universities, civic, NGOs/NPOs, and military organizations. Maintain appropriate level of communication with regional leadership to ensure consistent messaging and priorities. Promote and facilitate opportunities across all relevant lines of service within assigned geography. Leverage social capital and relationships to expand local Red Cross mission in support of regional goals and objectives. Maintain appropriate level of communication with chapter leadership. Examples of Day-to-Day Activities: Provides Red Cross updates to local service clubs (Rotary, Kiwanis, etc.). Participates in local community events as an extension of Executive Director. Shares volunteer needs within social networks / circles of influence based on consultation with Volunteer Director and Mission Leads. Routine meetings with key stakeholders (fire chiefs, mayors, veteran organizations, local media partners). Community volunteer leaders will rely on Mission Leads (i.e. RDPO) and mission volunteers (i.e. Disaster Services Chair) for functional input. Qualifications: Passion for the Red Cross mission and the community. A natural connector; able to connect the community needs with American Red Cross. Strong communication skills, one-on-one or with groups. An interest and background in relationship / account management. Credible individual with knowledge of and influence in the community. Demonstrated interest in promoting volunteerism. Individual willing to leverage personal and professional social capital to promote Red Cross mission. Able to be sensitive to others and personally work well in stressful situations with a wide variety of people. Be a creative self-starter who is able to successfully manage multiple tasks and priorities. Sensitive to diversity issues. Commitment to the American Red Cross and its values. Understand Red Cross objectives, organization, services, and the responsibilities and relationships of working with volunteers. Ability to work in a variety of roles, including those of consultant, collaborator, and administrator. Comfortable with use of email, web, and social media tools. Time Commitment: 6-8 hours / month. Minimum two years; renewable at three years If you have questions or if you'd like to volunteer please email our Volunteer Recruitment Specialist, Beth Ratcliff at Beth.Ratcliff2@redcross.org

Tustin, CA

Through 1/1/20

Make Christmas merry and bright for teen parent families! (SOG)

Fristers is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that helps teen parents build healthy and stable lives and families through educational classes and workshops, mentoring, case management, and the support of a caring community. Support Teen Parent Families this Christmas by volunteering at one of our Christmas celebrations! - help run our toy shop where parents choose toys for their children - help run our gift wrapping stations - help with set-up and/or tear-down - serve dinner - care for children Our Christmas celebrations have large turnouts and we could use helping hands. We look forward to serving with you!

Through 12/10/18