Meet Our Volunteers

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Brittany Shambo

Director of Communications & PR at Celebrating One

I chose to volunteer for Celebrating One because I am passionate about mental health and this non-profit aims to help improve the community by bettering the mental and emotional health of individuals in several innovative ways!

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Robin Plate

Volunteer coordinator at Celebrating One

My friend and former employer, Sam Baddoo, told me about Celebrating One. He spoke so highly of Jurgita and the mission of the organization—recognize the importance of the individual and celebrate each person’s milestone—no matter how small they may appear to others.  He knew my love of designing and distributing handmade cards to others in all facets of my life—friends, family, students, colleagues, and those that I assist on their job search and career development—and encouragement me to participate. He also nominated me to be a recipient of the cards.  I believe in recognizing not only milestones, but moments of sadness, loneliness, and struggle. Each person must overcome so many personal challenges and every step deserves applause and recognition. We need love. We deserve praise. We depend on the care from others. Celebrating One gives all of this to others and it brings me joy to be one of the people who reaches out. Job coaching and helping people reach their full potential in their lives is my passion and it directly aligns with the volunteer coordinator position. 

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Volunteer Positions and Interns

Celebrating One is an entire, 100% volunteer-run. We are making a lot of impact in our community – but we need your help! (It’s super fun, we promise. There may or may not be snacks…).

These positions make sure our donations go directly towards the folks we serve. Most of these positions are 75% remote and require 2-3 hours a week (that's like only 3 episodes of Gilmour Girls). Note: we will need you to come to the C1 office for training and commit to a few events a year as well. 

Check out the descriptions below and fill out the application if you’re interested and will be able to commit to this un-paid volunteer position for one full year. 

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Fulfill the internship requirement

  • Resume-building

  • A great letter of recommendations or references

  • Meet wonderful people on the C1 team

  • Support our community

  • Celebrate one person at a time

  • Help Central Ohio keep moving forward!!!

Duties Include

Senior Citizen program assistant

  • Help with program development

  • Connect with care facilities and introduce new programs

  • Process new celebrations

  • Communicate with the volunteer coordinator to request volunteers

  • Follow up with facilities each month via phone and email to see how the program is working

  • Follow up with volunteers assigned to individuals

  • Maintain all records and update as necessary 

Time Commitment - 2 to 3 Hours Per Week

Location - C1 office or your own home for paperwork; offsite – visiting care facilities

Requirements

  • Responsiveness

  • Knowledge of google docs & excel

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Attend volunteer meetings once a month

  • Track your own volunteer hours and report monthly to the volunteer coordinator

 

Time Commitment - 3-5 Hours Per Week

Location - C1 office or your own home most of the time; 1 hour per month is a must at the office for document management

Requirements

  • Responsiveness

  • Must be available 1 Saturday of each month

  • Good writing skills

  • Time management

  • Access to internet & social media accounts

  • Attend volunteer meetings once a month

  • Must know google docs

  • Track your volunteer hours using PointApp

 

Communications Committee Member

  • Manage assigned social media channel

  • Contribute to monthly newsletter development

  • Content writing

  • Research & development for event publishing 

  • Assist communication chair

Duties Include

Time Commitment - 2 to 3 Hours Per Week

Location 1 - C1 office and Remote; or on-site

Location 2 - C1 office or your own home for paperwork; offsite – visiting care facilities

Requirements

  • Responsiveness

  • Knowledge of google docs

  • Excel and MailChimp experience preferred

  • Attend volunteer meetings once a month

  • Track your volunteer hours using PointApp

 

Event Coordinator Assistant

  • Help event planner to plan, coordinate, and execute 3 major events per year (5K, anniversary gala and golf outing fundraiser)

  • Use assigned email

  • Prepare event timeline and due dates

  • Communicate with event committee members, assign tasks and make sure they are done

  • Vendor and supplier management 

  • Sponsor and donor management

  • Record keeping

Duties Include

Time Commitment - 3-5 Hours Per Week

Location - C1 Office, Remote, At Events

Requirements

  • Responsiveness

  • Knowledge of Google Docs and Excel

  • Good writing skills

  • Time management

  • Attend volunteer meetings once a month

  • Must have access to vehicle

  • Track your volunteer hours using PointApp

 

Community Engagement Committee Member

  • Research and contact community events where C1 can be introduced

  • Update log and calendar

  • Coordinate with the volunteer coordinator for help with participation at these events (ex. Parade)

  • Update communications team

  • Manage marketing materials inventory (flyers, business cards, handouts)

Duties Include

Time Commitment - 15 Hours Per Week

Location - C1 Office & Remote

Requirements

  • Good communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Must know Google Docs and Microsoft

  • Good time management & organizational skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask

  • Must be able to work one Saturday per month

 

Duties Include

  • assist executive director with office tasks

  • copy, scan, file, print, organize documents

  • email & calendar management

  • inventory

  • other office duties as needed

Administrative/Office Assistant

Download our Volunteer form and email to info@celebratingone.org