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Volunteer

Please consider donating your time and energy to Sense of Security. We ask all volunteers to understand the organization's history, purpose, and core values so they can act in the manner that best defines who we are and what matters to the organization and community it serves.

If you would like to volunteer, please read the information below about the volunteer program and available volunteer opportunities. Then fill out the Volunteer Application and send it to us. Thanks for choosing to join our team!

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Volunteers will be asked to:

Volunteer Opportunities:

Office Assistance
Time required per month: determined by volunteer
Perform general administrative duties at a home office during normal business hours M-F, 9am-5pm. Volunteers performing this type of work will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement due to the sensitive nature of the work. We are looking for organized, self-directed, committed individuals to assist with tasks such as: communication with funders, volunteers, and the general public; preparation of mailings, maintenance of records/files, Internet research, and other general activities as needed.

Special Event Planning, Implementation, and Leadership
Time required per month: 5 hours and up to 10 hours as event nears
Serve as a leader or worker-bee on several fundraising events. We always need hard-working people to help on all of our events to serve long-term on the planning committee and sub-committees, work on the day of the event, coordinate logistics, and assist in related funding efforts.

Visit the main page of our web site to connect to a list of current events that you can volunteer for immediately.

If you have an interest in chairing an event committee, we welcome your expertise! Contact Liz Miller, Events Manager, by email or telephone (303-669-3113) to talk about your experience and what interests you.

Spanish Translation Services
Time required per month: as-needed, 1-2 hours
Help on an as-needed basis to translate materials into Spanish, to read and translate applications from Spanish-speaking applicants, interact with Spanish speaking applicants, volunteer at events to provide translation services

Outreach Appearances and Presentations
Time required per month: as needed, 2 hours
Attend health fairs and community meetings to offer information and answer questions about Sense of Security. Make a Sense of Security presentation to a health care or community group including the details of the program application process

Fundraising with Individuals and Corporations
Time required per month: as needed, 2 hours
Connect us to people and companies in the community who will find Sense of Security an attractive organization to partner with to fulfill the mission. Help set up meetings, introduce us to key people, and make that all-important ask for funding dollars!

Liaison Role/Assist Applicants with the Application Process
Time required per month: as needed, 2 hours
Occasionally an applicant will want assistance to complete his/her application; serve on an as-needed basis to help a breast cancer patient in his/her home to meet all application requirements. Requires a solid understanding of the application materials and process that will be provided through training.

Train and Recruit Other Volunteers
Time required per month: as needed, 3 hours
Once you've nailed down your job, help us broaden our base of support; recruit friends and family to join you to start a new event or to increase your current efforts. If you know you cannot commit to another term, help us by finding your replacement ahead of time.

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