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Are you interested in volunteering with one of the oldest and most reputable blind services agencies in the nation? Would you like to be part of an organization whose mission is to not only foster self-sufficiency and independence amongst blind and low vision individuals, but also to impact the blind community at large through a continuum of positive, meaningful, and life-changing experiences?
No matter where your interests lie, SF LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers volunteer opportunities that mobilize and inspire people to help build a stronger, more vibrant, and more inclusive blind community. LightHouse takes great pride in creating volunteer opportunities that leverage the myriad talents, interests, experiences, and overall altruism of our diverse volunteer corps. We firmly believe that through civic engagement we all become agents of change.
SF LightHouse volunteers are dedicated people like yourself coming together to invest their time, energy, and resources in order to exact positive change within the blind community. SF LightHouse volunteers are trained to lead well managed projects, programs, and activities that build upon our community assets, meet our community needs, and provide volunteers with a positive experience to ensure a lifelong commitment to community service.
For more information about SF LightHouse’s volunteer program, please contact John Liang, Director of Community and Volunteer Services at email@example.com or (415) 694-7334.
Position/ Project: Development Assistant
Department: Development Department
Overview: Help with administrative task in LH office.
Description of Task(s): Data entry, filing, mailings and other duties as needed.
Required or Preferred Skills/Attributes: Organized with an attention to detail. They need basic computer skills- to be comfortable with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel). We can teach them the basics of Raisers Edge.
Dates/Times Volunteer Needed: 4 hours a week, during regular office hours. Flexible to volunteer’s schedule.
Length of assignment: 3 months or longer
On-Site Contact Person: Andrea Ogarrio, Development Coordinator
Location: LightHouse Headquarters, 214 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco 94102
Number of Volunteers Needed: 1 or 2