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Volunteer Opportunities at Imagine

 

Facilitate - Facilitate bi-weekly Nights of Support groups for children and adults. Year-long commitment.

Hospitality (On Hold During Covid) - Greet families bi-weekly on Nights of Support and help with sign-in, pizza supper and nametags.

Set Up/Cleanup (On Hold During Covid) - Set up support group rooms on Mondays and Tuesdays with all supplies needed; breakdown rooms at end of evening.

Projects as Needed - Assist with mailings, trainings, assembling training manuals, data entry etc.

Ambassadors - Introduce members of the community to Imagine through tours. Commit to securing 10 tour guests over a three-month period.

Social Media Ambassadors - Interact with Imagine on the social media platform(s) of your choice (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram). Commit to sharing two to three Imagine posts a month with your networks. Assist with social media activities as needed and when possible.

Table Captains for Seasons of Hope (November) - Fill a table with 10 guests at our annual Seasons of Hope breakfast fundraiser and encourage tour guests to attend a tour of Imagine before the event. Seasons of Hope showcases powerful stories about Imagine and brings in critical support for our programs.

Greta's Run Volunteers (May) - Support Greta's Run, a popular 5K in memory of Westfield High School student Greta Schoenemann, and raise critical funds for Imagine's peer grief support and education programs. You can get involved by setting up a team or individual fundraising page; encouraging local groups to set up teams; handing out t-shirts and race packets; or being a day-of volunteer to help with things like set-up/clean-up, registration, photography and more.

Development - Help follow up with tour guests, introduce us to corporations and foundations and assist with fundraising activities as needed and where practical. Meetings are held once a month at noon.

Program - Assist Imagine program staff with program evaluation and development, community needs assessment and focus groups, and growing Imagine current and future program offerings.

Board of Trustees - Serve as an ambassador, assist with development and fundraising, provide fiduciary and legal oversight and assist with strategic direction. Serve on at least one committee.

Youth Advisory Council (Temporarily on hold) - Ages 13-18. Teens advise staff on needs of youth, speak to peers about grief and loss, spread the word about Imagine via social media and assist at annual Seasons of Hope event.

Professional Advisory Council - Made up of therapists, school, hospital and funeral home staff to provide advice and resources and help spread the word.

For more information or to volunteer, please contact:

Veronica Ortiz, 908-264-3100, veronica@imaginenj.org

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