RRFP Volunteer Applications Now Open!

ANNOUNCEMENT: RRFP is looking for volunteers -- please spread far and wide!

The Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project is looking for two folks to fill special volunteer positions for our 2016 Bowlathon Fundraising Season: Volunteer Outreach Coordinator & Event Coordinator

And for 2016, RRFP is ALSO looking to recruit more folks for our Intake Counselor team!

RRFP will provide training for all qualified candidates, along with access to a phone and Internet if necessary. Although these are unpaid volunteer positions, RRFP strongly believes in supporting the growth and leadership of our volunteers and leveraging our resources to do so, which includes sending volunteers to relevant conferences and external training opportunities. We prioritize people of color, poor people, those who have personal experience with abortion services, survivors of violence, and LGBTQ+ people in our work.

Apply online by Monday Feb. 1 !! Please direct all questions regarding these volunteer positions to hello@rrfp.net

Read on for details about each position!

Volunteer Outreach Coordinator

RRFP’s 2016 Bowlathon Fundraising Season Volunteer Outreach Coordinator does the work of hyping people up for our annual fundraising season and isn’t afraid to get people to put their money where their mouth is! The Volunteer Outreach Coordinator will work with RRFP Collective Members to target and connect with community organizations in Richmond City and throughout Virginia in order to recruit grassroots volunteer fundraising teams to compete for prizes in our 2016 Bowlathon Fundraising Season. 

This volunteer position lasts from Feb 8 to April 30, with a flexible commitment of roughly 10 hours/month.

You’d be a great fit if you:

  • Are outgoing 
  • Enjoy making and maintaining relationships among diverse communities
  • Can effectively communicate why fundraising for abortion access is easy, fun and essential
  • Know how to have a good time
  • Have community connections in Richmond City and throughout Virginia
  • Believe Reproductive Justice can’t exist without resources to support all folks

 

Event Coordinator

RRFP’s 2016 Bowlathon Fundraising Season Event Coordinator is primarily responsible for putting the FUN in FUNdraiser by getting the goods to make the celebration happen. The Event Coordinator is in charge of gathering prize donations for our fundraising volunteers, getting crafty to make cute ones if need be, soliciting food donations for the End of Bowlathon Celebration Party, keeping RRFP zines printed and in stock, and decorations! 

This volunteer position lasts from Feb 8 to April 30, with a flexible commitment of roughly 10 hours/month.

You’d be a great fit if you:

  • Are outgoing 
  • Have a cute aesthetic
  • Like to ask for free things
  • Know how to have a good time
  • Have community connections in Richmond City and throughout Virginia
  • Believe in partying hard for Reproductive Justice

 

Intake Counselor

At RRFP, Intake Counselors perform the backbone of our organizational work, directly working with folks who call our funding line and figuring out how to support folks in accessing abortion services. 

Requirements:

  • Be available monthly around the 1st and/or 15th to take on new intakes
    • Be available to go through RRFP's intake training
    • Have a flexible commitment to roughly 10 volunteer hours/month
  • Maintain accurate records of intakes and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Ability to follow HIPAA-compliant confidentiality procedures and 
  • Clear communication, active listening, and compassion even under stressful conditions
  • Emotional resilience and ability to manage self-care
  • Commitment to advocating on behalf of abortion access

You’d be a great fit if you: 

  • Deeply understand and live values of Reproductive Justice, racial justice, empathy and mutual support
  • Can work independently and be accountable for your own workload
  • Have a firm grasp of your own emotional boundaries
  • Want to work in an environment of mutual support

Please apply by February 1 via this online form.
We're looking forward to working with new folks in 2016!

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