Volunteer

We would love to have you join our team of volunteers!

SowHope operates largely through the support of our amazing, dedicated volunteers = we are grateful for each and every one of you! You are the heart and soul of this organization.

Opportunities to volunteer are varied and flexible. If you have a few hours to spare weekly, monthly, or for special events, please apply below. We’d love to have you join the team.

Ongoing volunteer opportunities:

  • AdministrationAssisting in the creation of step-by-step guides for every day SowHope administrative tasks. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Hours are flexible between 9am – 5pm M-F.
  • Social Media/Marketing Volunteer: Contributing to the social media and general marketing plan for SowHope and maintaining/updating social media pages. This could be a few hours per week, up to as much as 20 hours per week depending on the volunteer’s availability. Social media experience required, Adobe Creative Suite experience is a bonus. Hours are flexible between 9am – 5pm M-F.
  • Grantwriting: Researching and identifying relevant grants and foundations to solicit for funding. Tracking LOIs and grant applications. This could be a few hours per week, up to as much as 20 hours per week depending on the volunteer’s availability. Some background with grantwriting or nonprofit work preferred, Microsoft Office knowledge required. Hours are flexible between 9am – 5pm M-F.
  • Audio Transcriptionist: Transcribing audio recordings of interviews with various SowHope stakeholders. Requires strict adherence to confidentiality agreement, excellent hearing and ability to understand foreign accents, and ability to type at least 60 words per minute. Previous transcription experience preferred. Hours are flexible between 9am – 5pm M-F.
  • Internships: Internships at SowHope may span a variety of topics. Based on your interests and experience and our need, SowHope will create an internship that is specific to you. We hire up to 1 unpaid intern per season/semester (Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer). Possible internships include Social Media/Marketing, Grantwriting, and other Learning Opportunities. Internships may be 10-20 hours per week depending on your need. Hours are flexible between 9am – 5pm M-F. To apply for an internship, go to our Careers page (https://sowhope.org/careers/)

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  Step 1: Download & complete the volunteer application.

Step 2: Upload your completed application here.


 

 


You can also email your application to info@sowhope.org

Or mail it to us:
SowHope
PO Box 234
Rockford, MI 49341

Internships

Internships at SowHope span a variety of areas and responsibilities, based on your interests and field and study and our need. SowHope will create an internship that is specific to you. Areas include, but are not limited to, social media and marketing, research and data analysis, grandwriting, and other learning opportunities. Internships require a 10 to 20 hours/week commitment; hours are flexible between 9:00am-5:00pm, Mondays through Fridays. We hire up to 1 unpaid intern per season/semester (Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer). To apply or inquire for an internship, please contact the office at 616-433-1575 or email info@sowhope.org. Please specify your area of interest.