Volunteer- Regional Director and Board Member - Portland
Job Description Interested in helping low-income youth get a college degree? Would you like to give thousands of dollars to deserving students who aspire to improve their lives and community?
Join Education First and lead our PORTLAND Region. For over 20 years, Education First has been providing college scholarships and coaching to under-served communities and has awarded $800,000 to date. Visit www.educationfirst.org
Regional Director expectations: - Recruit, mentor, and retain active volunteer team - Serve on the Board, making decisions best suited for organization as a whole - Designate local team chairs to assist with annual fundraising campaign, event planning, high school communication, and scholar selection - Oversee all regional operations
The best candidates are self-motivated, have a passion for the cause, graduated from college, and are familiar with Microsoft Office or Google products. We encourage professionals in their 20's and 30's to apply as we value giving leadership opportunities to those early in their career.
This position has a time commitment varying between 3 and 6 hours per month and averages around 4. The position is designed so it can be held by those with other commitments.
For more information on volunteering check out: http://www.educationfirst.org/become-a-volunteer.php
About Education First Founded in 1995 by a group of recent college graduates it is our belief that education is an "equalizer" and can help break generational poverty. As professionals, we come together to help low income youth get a college degree by providing scholarships. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and have chapters in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Austin, and Boston.