Mission: To honor the legacy of Alice Paul’s work for gender equality through education and leadership development. The Alice Paul Institute seeks to fulfill the life-long mission of suffragist and equal rights activist Alice Paul to achieve full gender equality worldwide. The Institute is in a unique position to develop future generations of leaders and human rights activists, demonstrating the extraordinary difference one person can make.
What volunteers do:
- Development Committee: Creates and carries out fundraising events.
- Finance Committee: Reviews API finances, as well as prepares and manages the API budget.
- Marketing Committee: Creates and carries out promotional plans for API events and rentals. A background in marketing, sales, or promotion preferred.
- Site Committee: Reviews landscaping plans and property maintenance, including seasonal cleanups, planting, house repairs, and other decisions regarding the property.
- Program Committee: Meets every other month with members of the staff and Board, as well as other volunteers. Reviews program standards and assessments, writes curriculum, and oversees general management of API programs.
- Office Assistant: Routine office tasks and communications, data entry, event preparation.
- Program Assistant: Lead facilitators with 4th-grade field trip programs on site, leadership workshop series at middle schools. Training required.
- Public Speaker: Present slide show. Should be comfortable with groups of varying size and age, and be available evenings and weekends. Travel necessary. Training required.
- Sales Coordinator: Manage API gift shop during special events and tours. Help develop new inventory. Retail experience helpful. Training required.
- Tour Guide: Conduct tours. Should be comfortable with groups of varying size and age, and be available during the day and on weekends. Training required.
- Event Assistant (on- and off-site): Assist with registration, set-up, clean-up and refreshments at various programs throughout the year.
- Site Clean-up: Help with cleanup: clearing brush, painting and other landscape maintenance. This opportunity is suitable for families with children ages 8 and up.
- Mailings: Help with annual appeal, membership and appeal mailings.
Region: Mount Laurel, in Burlington County
Mission: The mission of Oasis is to change the lives of women and children by breaking the cycle of poverty through compassionate programs designed to feed, clothe, educate, and empower women and children in need.
Volunteer form/page: http://oasisnj.org/how-can-i-help/volunteer
Phone: (973) 881-8307 x133 or x121
What volunteers do:
- Lunch Volunteers: join the Oasis volunteer force as a regular lunch server.
- Adult Education Volunteers: you can serve as a volunteer in the classroom in many different ways.
- Nurturing Center and Children’s Center: join the team of Nurturing Center and Children's Center volunteers who care for the children of our adult education students while mom is in class.
- Food Pantry and Clothing Program: organizing donations so they can be distributed quickly and with dignity to our students and clients.
- Youth Development Volunteers: after school, teen, and Saturday programs, as well as Kids Summer Camp.
Region: Paterson, Passaic County