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Do you live in Morgantown? Are you interested in combating global poverty?

The Borgen Project is hiring in Morgantown, West Virginia! The Borgen Project is hiring national volunteers that can work remotely. Your role as a volunteer can help The Borgen Project educate the public or influence legislators about global poverty. For more information on how to volunteer in Morgantown for The Borgen Project, please see the openings below.

Morgantown Volunteer Opportunities

 

Advocate

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 4-hours per week
This is a great entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to be part of The Borgen Project. Advocates can operate from anywhere in the U.S.
Key Responsibilities
– Attend one (30-60 minute) national conference call every week (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT).
– Serve as an ambassador for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues and ways people can help.
– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
– Represent The Borgen Project in your city. Attend events and engage people in the cause.
– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.
Qualifications:
– Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.
How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]


 

Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 6-months
Hours: 4-6 hours per week
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 and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Regional Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening. Regional Directors come from many diverse backgrounds, some of which include a news anchor, veteran, banker, teacher, relief worker, political staffer, sales manager, programmer, and college students.
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 to support poverty reduction legislation.
– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
– Build a network of people engaged in the cause.
– Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.
Qualifications:
– Basic understanding of U.S. Politics 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
How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Learn more about the Regional Director Program


 

Writer

Location: Nationwide (telecommute volunteer role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 10-15 hours per week
This is a 12-week, part-time volunteer role. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines.
Key Responsibilities:
– Write 3 articles per week for The Borgen Project’s blog and Magazine. Writing will focus on quality, but also improving search ranking.
– Assist with advocacy and fundraising.
Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.
How to Apply: To apply, send your resume and two writing samples to [email protected]


 

Youth Ambassador (High School Students)

Location: Nationwide
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 4-hours per week
This is a great volunteer position for high school students looking to get involved in politics, global development, and the good fight against global poverty. Youth Ambassadors can operate independently or in groups from anywhere in the U.S.
Key Responsibilities:
– Serve as an ambassador to your school and community for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues around global poverty and ways people can help.
– Attend and hold events and engage people in the cause.
– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.
– Create a club at school or in one’s community to bring more people together in the battle for the underdog (suggested).
– Create a network of close friends and relatives to engage in The Borgen Project’s cause through information and issue messaging.
Qualifications:
– Good overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.
– Commitment to advocating for global poverty reduction.
– Willingness to learn and a drive to succeed!
How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Ella Cady

Sources: The Borgen Project

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Looking for opportunities to help out with The Borgen Project in South Bend, Indiana?

The Borgen Project’s mission is to fight global poverty by influencing powerful US politicians to make a greater impact in their policy. Extend your political influence nationwide.

Positions are flexible and can be done any place, any time—perfect for the student or professional life. Feel a step closer to Capitol Hill by becoming an advocate for the world’s poor. Please review the descriptions below for more information on South Bend volunteer opportunities with The Borgen Project.

Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 6-months
Hours: 4-6 hours per week

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 and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Regional Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening. Regional Directors come from many diverse backgrounds, some of which include a news anchor, veteran, banker, teacher, relief worker, political staffer, sales manager, programmer, and college students.

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 to support poverty reduction legislation.
– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
– Build a network of people engaged in the cause.
– Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:
– Basic understanding of U.S. Politics 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

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected].

Learn more about the Regional Director Program


Writer

Location: Nationwide (telecommute volunteer role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 10-15 hours per week

This is a 12-week, part-time volunteer role. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines.

– Write 3 articles per week for The Borgen Project’s blog and Magazine. Writing will focus on quality, but also improving search ranking.
– Assist with advocacy and fundraising.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume and two writing samples to [email protected].

Youth Ambassador (High School Students)

Location: Nationwide
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 4-hours per week

This is a great volunteer position for high school students looking to get involved in politics, global development, and the good fight against global poverty. Youth Ambassadors can operate independently or in groups from anywhere in the U.S.

– Serve as an ambassador to your school and community for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues around global poverty and ways people can help.
– Attend and hold events and engage people in the cause.
– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.
– Create a club at school or in one’s community to bring more people together in the battle for the underdog (suggested).
– Create a network of close friends and relatives to engage in The Borgen Project’s cause through information and issue messaging.

Qualifications:
– 
Good overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.
– Commitment to advocating for global poverty reduction.
– Willingness to learn and a drive to succeed!

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected].

Katharine Pickle

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Looking for opportunities to help out with The Borgen Project in Alpine, California?

The Borgen Project’s mission is to fight global poverty by lobbying powerful US politicians to make a greater impact in their policy. Extend your political influence nationwide.

Positions are flexible and can be done any place, any time. Feel a step closer to Capitol Hill by becoming an advocate for the world’s poor. Please review the descriptions below for more information on Alpine volunteer opportunities with The Borgen Project.

Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 6-months
Hours: 4-6 hours per week

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 and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Regional Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening. Regional Directors come from many diverse backgrounds, some of which include a news anchor, veteran, banker, teacher, relief worker, political staffer, sales manager, programmer, and college students.

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 to support poverty reduction legislation.
– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
– Build a network of people engaged in the cause.
– Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:
– Basic understanding of U.S. Politics 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

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected].

Learn more about the Regional Director Program


Writer

Location: Nationwide (telecommute volunteer role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 10-15 hours per week

This is a 12-week, part-time volunteer role. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines.

– Write 3 articles per week for The Borgen Project’s blog and Magazine. Writing will focus on quality, but also improving search ranking.
– Assist with advocacy and fundraising.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume and two writing samples to [email protected].


Youth Ambassador (High School Students)

Location: Nationwide
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 4-hours per week

This is a great volunteer position for high school students looking to get involved in politics, global development, and the good fight against global poverty. Youth Ambassadors can operate independently or in groups from anywhere in the U.S.

– Serve as an ambassador to your school and community for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues around global poverty and ways people can help.
– Attend and hold events and engage people in the cause.
– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.
– Create a club at school or in one’s community to bring more people together in the battle for the underdog (suggested).
– Create a network of close friends and relatives to engage in The Borgen Project’s cause through information and issue messaging.

Qualifications:
– 
Good overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.
– Commitment to advocating for global poverty reduction.
– Willingness to learn and a drive to succeed!

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected].

Katharine Pickle

 

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Do you live in Moscow? Are you interested in combating global poverty?

The Borgen Project is hiring in Moscow, ID! The Borgen Project is hiring national volunteers that can work remotely. Your role as a volunteer can help The Borgen Project educate the public or influence legislators about global poverty. For more information on how to volunteer in Moscow for The Borgen Project, please see the openings below.

Moscow Volunteer Opportunities

Advocate

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 4-hours per week

This is a great entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to be part of The Borgen Project. Advocates can operate from anywhere in the U.S.

– Attend one (30-60 minute) national conference call every week (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT).
– Serve as an ambassador for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues and ways people can help.
– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
– Represent The Borgen Project in your city. Attend events and engage people in the cause.
– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

Qualifications:
– 
Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected].

Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 6-months
Hours: 4-6 hours per week

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 and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Regional Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening. Regional Directors come from many diverse backgrounds, some of which include a news anchor, veteran, banker, teacher, relief worker, political staffer, sales manager, programmer, and college students.

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 to support poverty reduction legislation.
– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
– Build a network of people engaged in the cause.
– Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:
– Basic understanding of U.S. Politics 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

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected].

Learn more about the Regional Director Program


Writer

Location: Nationwide (telecommute volunteer role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 10-15 hours per week

This is a 12-week, part-time volunteer role. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines.

– Write 3 articles per week for The Borgen Project’s blog and Magazine. Writing will focus on quality, but also improving search ranking.
– Assist with advocacy and fundraising.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume and two writing samples to [email protected].

Youth Ambassador (High School Students)

Location: Nationwide
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 4-hours per week

This is a great volunteer position for high school students looking to get involved in politics, global development, and the good fight against global poverty. Youth Ambassadors can operate independently or in groups from anywhere in the U.S.

– Serve as an ambassador to your school and community for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues around global poverty and ways people can help.
– Attend and hold events and engage people in the cause.
– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.
– Create a club at school or in one’s community to bring more people together in the battle for the underdog (suggested).
– Create a network of close friends and relatives to engage in The Borgen Project’s cause through information and issue messaging.

Qualifications:
– 
Good overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.
– Commitment to advocating for global poverty reduction.
– Willingness to learn and a drive to succeed!

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected].

 

Ella Cady

 

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Looking to make a change, but not sure how? The Borgen Project is a wonderful place to start. You will be informed on the current standings of both national and international politics and progress that is fighting for the world’s poor. Interning at The Borgen Project allows you to be involved with a grassroots campaign that raises awareness for global poverty. They hold regular meetings with members of Congress, and are one of the best ways to create change in your community and in our world. Continue below to discover how you can be a part of such an impactful organization.

Iowa City Volunteer Openings

 

Advocate

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3 months
Hours: 4 hours per week

This is a great entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to be part of The Borgen Project. Advocates can operate from anywhere in the United States.

Key Responsibilities:
– Attend one (30-60 minute) national conference call every week (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT).
– Serve as an ambassador for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues and ways people can help.
– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
– Represent The Borgen Project in your city. Attend events and engage people in the cause.
– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

Qualifications:
– Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

 


 

Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 6 months
Hours: 4-6 hours per week

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 and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Regional Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening. Regional Directors come from many diverse backgrounds, some of which include a news anchor, veteran, banker, teacher, relief worker, political staffer, sales manager, programmer and college students.

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 to support poverty reduction legislation.
– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
– Build a network of people engaged in the cause.
– Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:
– Basic understanding of U.S. politics 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

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Learn more about the Regional Director Program

 


 

Writer

Location: Nationwide (telecommute volunteer role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3 months
Hours: 10-15 hours per week

This is a 12-week, part-time volunteer role. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:
– Write 3 articles per week for The Borgen Project’s blog and magazine. Writing will focus on quality, but also improving search ranking.
– Assist with advocacy and fundraising.

Qualifications:
– Strong research and writing skills.
– Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision.
– Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume and two writing samples to [email protected]

 


 

Youth Ambassador (High School Students)

Location: Nationwide
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3 months
Hours: 4 hours per week

This is a great volunteer position for high school students looking to get involved in politics, global development and the good fight against global poverty. Youth Ambassadors can operate independently or in groups from anywhere in the U.S.

Key Responsibilities:
– Serve as an ambassador to your school and community for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues around global poverty and ways people can help.
– Attend and hold events and engage people in the cause.
– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.
– Create a club at school or in one’s community to bring more people together in the battle for the underdog (suggested).
– Create a network of close friends and relatives to engage in The Borgen Project’s cause through information and issue messaging.

Qualifications:
– Good overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.
– Commitment to advocating for global poverty reduction.
– Willingness to learn and a drive to succeed!

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

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Living in comfort, international poverty can be the last thing on people’s minds. It’s a world away, why should poverty be the United States’ responsibility? The rise of the Internet has allowed the plight of the poor to step out of the shadows. It also has given us the opportunity to do something about it. Interning at The Borgen Project allows you to be involved with a grassroots campaign that raises awareness for global poverty. With increased awareness and activism, the nonprofit aims to sway the minds of our policymakers who have the power to allocate the necessary funds to remedy severe poverty.

Listed below are the numerous opportunities available at The Borgen Project.

 

Madison Volunteer Openings

 

Advocate

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3 months
Hours: 4 hours per week

This is a great entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to be part of The Borgen Project. Advocates can operate from anywhere in the United States.

Key Responsibilities:
– Attend one (30-60 minute) national conference call every week (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT).
– Serve as an ambassador for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues and ways people can help.
– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
– Represent The Borgen Project in your city. Attend events and engage people in the cause.
– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

Qualifications:
– Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

 


 

Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 6 months
Hours: 4-6 hours per week

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 and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Regional Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening. Regional Directors come from many diverse backgrounds, some of which include a news anchor, veteran, banker, teacher, relief worker, political staffer, sales manager, programmer and college students.

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 to support poverty reduction legislation.
– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
– Build a network of people engaged in the cause.
– Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:
– Basic understanding of U.S. politics 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

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Learn more about the Regional Director Program

 


 

Writer

Location: Nationwide (telecommute volunteer role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3 months
Hours: 10-15 hours per week

This is a 12-week, part-time volunteer role. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:
– Write 3 articles per week for The Borgen Project’s blog and magazine. Writing will focus on quality, but also improving search ranking.
– Assist with advocacy and fundraising.

Qualifications:
– Strong research and writing skills.
– Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision.
– Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume and two writing samples to [email protected]

 


 

Youth Ambassador (High School Students)

Location: Nationwide
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3 months
Hours: 4 hours per week

This is a great volunteer position for high school students looking to get involved in politics, global development and the good fight against global poverty. Youth Ambassadors can operate independently or in groups from anywhere in the U.S.

Key Responsibilities:
– Serve as an ambassador to your school and community for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues around global poverty and ways people can help.
– Attend and hold events and engage people in the cause.
– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.
– Create a club at school or in one’s community to bring more people together in the battle for the underdog (suggested).
– Create a network of close friends and relatives to engage in The Borgen Project’s cause through information and issue messaging.

Qualifications:
– Good overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.
– Commitment to advocating for global poverty reduction.
– Willingness to learn and a drive to succeed!

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Photo: University of Wisconsin

On_Campus_Volunteer_Opportunities
Trying to make a real impact while in college can be challenging. From exams to writing papers, there seems to be no time to spare while in school. However, there is a creative alternative that will impact those struggling in poverty and help build your résumé at the same time.

The Borgen Project is hiring! Although based in Seattle, the Borgen Project makes it easy for anyone to be involved. Working with the Borgen Project will give you the opportunity to interact with lawmakers, write about key issues and advocate for change. Check out the open positions below.

 

On Campus Volunteer Opportunities

 

Advocate

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 3-months

Hours: 4-hours per week

This is a great entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to be part of The Borgen Project. Advocates can operate from anywhere in the United States.

– Attend one (30-60 minute) national conference call every week (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT).

– Serve as an ambassador for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues and ways people can help.

– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.

– Represent The Borgen Project in your city. Attend events and engage people in the cause.

– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

Qualifications:

– Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

 


 

Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 6-months

Hours: 4-6 hours per week

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 and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Regional Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening. Regional Directors come from many diverse backgrounds, some of which include a news anchor, veteran, banker, teacher, relief worker, political staffer, sales manager, programmer, and college students.

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 to support poverty reduction legislation.

– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.

– Build a network of people engaged in the cause.

– Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:

– Basic understanding of U.S. Politics 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

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Learn more about the Regional Director Program

 


 

Writer

Location: Nationwide (telecommute volunteer role)

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 3-months

Hours: 10-15 hours per week

This is a 12-week, part-time volunteer role. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines.

– Write 3 articles per week for The Borgen Project’s blog and Magazine. Writing will focus on quality, but also improving search ranking.

– Assist with advocacy and fundraising.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume and two writing samples to [email protected]

 


 

Youth Ambassador (High School Students only)

Location: Nationwide

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 3-months

Hours: 4-hours per week

This is a great volunteer position for high school students looking to get involved in politics, global development, and the good fight against global poverty. Youth Ambassadors can operate independently or in groups from anywhere in the U.S.

– Serve as an ambassador to your school and community for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues around global poverty and ways people can help.

– Attend and hold events and engage people in the cause.

– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

– Create a club at school or in one’s community to bring more people together in the battle for the underdog (suggested).

– Create a network of close friends and relatives to engage in The Borgen Project’s cause through information and issue messaging.

Qualifications:

– Good overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

– Commitment to advocating for global poverty reduction.

– Willingness to learn and a drive to succeed!

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Photo: Flickr

gettysburg
Do you hate global poverty and want to help end it? Are you looking for a way to volunteer in Gettysburg, Virginia?

Well, look no further because the Borgen Project is hiring. Volunteering for the Borgen Project is easy. Although it is based in Seattle, the Borgen Project allows its volunteers to be mobile. Apply today so you can influence your lawmakers.

Check out the opportunities below.

 

Gettysburg Volunteer Openings

 

Advocate

Location:Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 3-months

Hours: 4-hours per week

This is a great entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to be part of The Borgen Project. Advocates can operate from anywhere in the U.S.

– Attend one (30-60 minute) national conference call every week (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT).

– Serve as an ambassador for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues and ways people can help.

– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.

– Represent The Borgen Project’s in your city. Attend events and engage people in the cause.

– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

Qualifications:

– Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

 


 

Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 6-months

Hours: 4-6 hours per week

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 and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Regional Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening. Regional Directors come from many diverse backgrounds, some of which include a news anchor, veteran, banker, teacher, relief worker, political staffer, sales manager, programmer, and college students.

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 to support poverty reduction legislation.

– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.

– Build a network of people engaged in the cause.

– Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:

– Basic understanding of U.S. Politics 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

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

 

Learn more about the Regional Director Program

 


 

Writer

Location: Nationwide (telecommute volunteer role)

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 3-months

Hours: 10-15 hours per week

This is a 12-week, part-time volunteer role. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines.

– Write 3 articles per week for The Borgen Project’s blog and Magazine. Writing will focus on quality, but also improving search ranking.

– Assist with advocacy and fundraising.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume and two writing samples to [email protected]

 


 

Youth Ambassador (High School Students)

Location: Nationwide

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 3-months

Hours: 4-hours per week

This is a great volunteer position for high school students looking to get involved in politics, global development, and the good fight against global poverty. Youth Ambassadors can operate independently or in groups from anywhere in the U.S.

– Serve as an ambassador to your school and community for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues around global poverty and ways people can help.

– Attend and hold events and engage people in the cause.

– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

– Create a club at school or in one’s community to bring more people together in the battle for the underdog (suggested).

– Create a network of close friends and relatives to engage in The Borgen Project’s cause through information and issue messaging.

Qualifications:

– Good overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

– Commitment to advocating for global poverty reduction.

– Willingness to learn and a drive to succeed!

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Photo: Park Nicollet

belle_meade
Are you looking for a way to volunteer in Belle Meade, Tennessee?

Well, look no further because The Borgen Project is hiring. Volunteering for The Borgen Project is easy. Although it is based in Seattle, The Borgen Project allows its volunteers to be remote. Apply today so you can influence your lawmakers.

Check out the opportunities below.

 

Bell Meade Volunteer Openings

 

Advocate

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 3-months

Hours: 4-hours per week

This is a great entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to be part of The Borgen Project. Advocates can operate from anywhere in the United States.

– Attend one (30-60 minute) national conference call every week (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT).

– Serve as an ambassador for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues and ways people can help.

– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.

– Represent The Borgen Project in your city. Attend events and engage people in the cause.

– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

Qualifications:

– Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

 


 

Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 6-months

Hours: 4-6 hours per week

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 and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Regional Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening. Regional Directors come from many diverse backgrounds, some of which include a news anchor, veteran, banker, teacher, relief worker, political staffer, sales manager, programmer, and college students.

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 to support poverty reduction legislation.

– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.

– Build a network of people engaged in the cause.

– Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:

– Basic understanding of U.S. Politics 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

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Learn more about the Regional Director Program

 


 

Writer

Location: Nationwide (telecommute volunteer role)

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 3-months

Hours: 10-15 hours per week

This is a 12-week, part-time volunteer role. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines.

– Write 3 articles per week for The Borgen Project’s blog and Magazine. Writing will focus on quality, but also improving search ranking.

– Assist with advocacy and fundraising.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume and two writing samples to [email protected]

 


 

Youth Ambassador (High School Students only)

Location: Nationwide

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 3-months

Hours: 4-hours per week

This is a great volunteer position for high school students looking to get involved in politics, global development, and the good fight against global poverty. Youth Ambassadors can operate independently or in groups from anywhere in the U.S.

– Serve as an ambassador to your school and community for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues around global poverty and ways people can help.

– Attend and hold events and engage people in the cause.

– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

– Create a club at school or in one’s community to bring more people together in the battle for the underdog (suggested).

– Create a network of close friends and relatives to engage in The Borgen Project’s cause through information and issue messaging.

Qualifications:

– Good overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

– Commitment to advocating for global poverty reduction.

– Willingness to learn and a drive to succeed!

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Photo: Royal Center Learning

Athens
Athens, GA is a bustling college town. Located an hour outside of Atlanta, thousands of college students and locals share a space popping with local music, food and fun. If you live there and are interested in eliminating global poverty, look no further. The Borgen Project is seeking people to volunteer! Although based in Seattle, the Borgen Project allows for volunteers to work right from their couch. If you would like to influence your lawmakers, look below for a position that suits you.

Athens Volunteer Openings

Advocate

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 3-months

Hours: 4-hours per week

This is a great entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to be part of The Borgen Project. Advocates can operate from anywhere in the United States.

– Attend one (30-60 minute) national conference call every week (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT).

– Serve as an ambassador for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues and ways people can help.

– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.

– Represent The Borgen Project in your city. Attend events and engage people in the cause.

– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

Qualifications:

– Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

 


 

Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 6-months

Hours: 4-6 hours per week

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 and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Regional Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening. Regional Directors come from many diverse backgrounds, some of which include a news anchor, veteran, banker, teacher, relief worker, political staffer, sales manager, programmer, and college students.

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 to support poverty reduction legislation.

– Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.

– Build a network of people engaged in the cause.

– Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:

– Basic understanding of U.S. Politics 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

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Learn more about the Regional Director Program

 


 

Writer

Location: Nationwide (telecommute volunteer role)

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 3-months

Hours: 10-15 hours per week

This is a 12-week, part-time volunteer role. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines.

– Write 3 articles per week for The Borgen Project’s blog and Magazine. Writing will focus on quality, but also improving search ranking.

– Assist with advocacy and fundraising.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume and two writing samples to [email protected]

 


 

Youth Ambassador (High School Students only)

Location: Nationwide

Salary: Unpaid

Duration: 3-months

Hours: 4-hours per week

This is a great volunteer position for high school students looking to get involved in politics, global development, and the good fight against global poverty. Youth Ambassadors can operate independently or in groups from anywhere in the U.S.

– Serve as an ambassador to your school and community for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues around global poverty and ways people can help.

– Attend and hold events and engage people in the cause.

– Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

– Create a club at school or in one’s community to bring more people together in the battle for the underdog (suggested).

– Create a network of close friends and relatives to engage in The Borgen Project’s cause through information and issue messaging.

Qualifications:

– Good overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

– Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

– Commitment to advocating for global poverty reduction.

– Willingness to learn and a drive to succeed!

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to [email protected]

Photo: Brenda Thompson