Administration Volunteer Opportunities

Join our team of awesome volunteers! All administrative volunteers get admission to one class per month for free and get the added bonus of working with awesome people FOR SCIENCE!

Volunteer Coordinator

The Volunteer Coordinator will work directly with the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Science Officer to coordinate all of the volunteer needs of the organization. This includes volunteers for projects, new volunteer positions for the team, and volunteers for individual events. Much of this work can be done remotely, though attendance to company meetings may sometimes be required.

Teacher Outreach Coordinator

The Teacher Outreach Coordinator will work with the Chief Executive Officer and Education Director. This position includes seeking out volunteer teachers and supporting those teachers in the development of new and existing classes at HiveBio. Must be comfortable starting conversations with strangers about the awesomeness of HiveBio! This position requires regular email communication and attendance of events and meetings as well as the development and documentation of outreach processes and class development.

Event Coordinator

The Event Coordinator will work with the Chief Executive Officer and Education Director to oversee all events at HiveBio. This includes classes, discussion groups, and conferences. This position requires regular email communication and occasional attendance of events and meetings.

Funding Director

The Funding Director is primarily responsible for seeking out funding opportunities and persuasively communicating HiveBio’s mission and programs to potential funders. The Funding Director will coordinate the Funding Department, which includes leading grant writers, corporate liaisons, and other team members. Much of this work can be done remotely, and bimonthly participation in Executive meetings is mandatory.
In their role, the Funding Director will:
  • Conduct prospective grant research.
  • Maintain a calendar and ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports.
  • Develop, draft, and submit grant proposals to grant-making organizations such as foundations and competitions.

This person will be expected to spend 15-20 hours a month on this role.

If you are interested in Volunteering, please contact volunteer@hivebio.org, with a brief statement of your interests and abilities.

 

HiveBio’s Social Media Department is looking for
Dedicated Staff Writers and Photographers

Staff Writers:

  • Report directly to Social Media Manager
  • Communicate with Course Instructors and Education Department to develop marketing content
  • Attend HiveBio events and classes and collaborate with Staff Photographers to create blog content
  • Submit finished content to Social Media Manager
  • Have technical writing skill
  • Intro college level science knowledge and familiarity with multiple scientific disciplines,
  • An interest in Science Journalism and Reporting,
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and
  • Night and/or weekend availability to attend HiveBio classes and events

Staff Photographers:

  • Report directly to Social Media Manager
  • Photograph HiveBio events and classes
  • Collaborate with Staff Writers to provide photos for blog content
  • Edit and submit photos to Google Drive
  • Have basic photo editing skills,
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and
  • Night and/or weekend availability to attend HiveBio classes and events

While these positions allow for a flexible schedule, it will be expected that Staff Writers and Photographers report on at least one event per month, maintain communication with the Social Media Manager, and be available for one in-person or online meeting per month. Ideal volunteers for these positions will have writing and photography experience, as well as a genuine curiosity for science and interest in community education.

 

Social Media Manager:

Time commitment: 5-7 hours per week
Location: Seattle, Washington – however this position can be done remotely.
Duties:
• Post to various social media sites on behalf of HiveBio
• Respond to posts on various social media sites
• Work on expanding social media presence of HiveBio
• Help analyze marketing data
Other requirements:
• Participation in executive meetings
• Use Slack to communicate with marketing team as well as other HiveBio members

Please send inquiries to volunteer@hivebio.org

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