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Lonestar Victims Advocacy Project

Tel: (512) 715-4831

© 2017 by Lone Star Victims Advocacy Project. 

Looking for Volunteers!

LSVAP's mission is to educate, advocate for, and provide free legal services to empower immigrant victims of abuse living in rural Texas. We are looking for passionate individuals who are social justice-oriented, and who believe that everyone, no matter where they were born, deserve to live a life free from abuse. If you are interested in volunteering with our organization, please fill out the LSVAP Volunteer Recruitment Form below. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following are descriptions of open volunteer positions and volunteer projects that we are currently seeking to fill/complete:

 

 

1. Social Media & Communications Assistant

Role/scope of work: Social media, marketing, and electronic communications. This position is flexible and tasks can be completed in or out of the office.

Skills needed/proficiency:  tech-savvy and comfortability with social media; experience or interest in managing social media for business-use such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter; strong communication skills; skills in internet research; experience with graphic design tool, Canva.

Reports to: Engagement Specialist

Hours needed: 1-3 hours a week

Level of urgency (on a scale of 1-10): 4
 

2. Website/IT Volunteer

Role/scope of work: maintenance of website, assistance with tech support. This position is flexible but still may be required to come into the office for certain tasks.

Skills needed/proficiency: seeking the skills of a tech-savvy individual; experience or interest in website development and maintenance; proficiency in programs such as Wix, Canva, Excel, Photoshop, and/or LollyLaw.

Reports to: Director and Engagement Specialist

Hours needed: 1-3 hours a week

Level of urgency (on a scale of 1-10): 3
 

3. Spanish Translator

Role/scope of work: English to Spanish translator to translate program materials and organization marketing materials into Spanish. This position is flexible and assignments can be completed in or out of the office.

Skills needed/proficiency: Bilingual, proficient in reading and writing in both English and Spanish; specific knowledge of specialized language surrounding crisis intervention, domestic violence, sexual assault, legal and immigration terminology would be preferred.

Reports to: legal cases- Director and/or Deputy Director; social media- Engagement Specialist

Hours needed: 1 – 3 hours a week, or as needed.

Level of urgency (on a scale of 1-10): 8

 

4. Bilingual Translator (various languages)

Role/scope of work: Translator to assist with translation of program materials and organization marketing materials into languages other than English, such as Korean, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Chinese, Arabic, etc. This position is flexible and assignments can be completed in or out of the office.

Skills needed/proficiency: Fluency in languages other than English. Proficient in reading and writing in both English and another language; specific knowledge of specialized language surrounding crisis intervention, domestic violence, sexual assault, legal and immigration terminology would be preferred.

Reports to: Director, Deputy Director, Engagement Specialist, Intake Specialist

Hours needed: as needed

Level of urgency (on a scale of 1-10): 8

 

5. General Office Maintenance/Office Assistant

Role/scope of work: provide administrative support, assist with organizing office systems, filing, and a variety of special projects. This project requires an in-office volunteer.

Skills needed/proficiency: Experience and/or interest in office management; ability to multi-task; strong attention to detail and organizational skills; comfortability and familiarity with Microsoft Office, G Suite, DropBox, and Asana.

Reports to: Director, Deputy Director, Engagement Specialist, Intake Specialist

Hours needed: up to 10 hours a week

Level of urgency (on a scale of 1-10): 4

For any questions, comments, and/or concerns regarding these positions or other volunteer opportunities, please feel free to contact our Engagement Specialist Laura Firebaugh via e-mail: laura@lsvap.org.

 

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