Volunteer

Audio Visual Specialist

This position reports to the Communications Director and will require an average of 5 volunteer hours per week with larger commitments required for big projects.



Are you...

  • Creative and passionate about story telling and experienced in video editing?
  • Experienced with developing and creating online content?
  • A strong writer?
  • A self-starter who works well both collaboratively and individually?

Want to...

  • Work on new content for our YouTube channel UpliftTogether?
  • Work collaboratively with the Communications Team to identify needs and opportunities for Uplift’s social media presence?
  • Contribute to Uplift’s overall work and vision?

Finances Team Member

We have open positons on our Finances team to work on Grant Writing, Crowdfunding, Budgets, etc. These positions report to the Operations Director with an average time commitment of 5 hours a week.



Are you...

  • Experienced with grant writing?
  • Experienced with crowdfunding?
  • Experienced with handling nonprofit finances?
  • A self-starter who works well both collaboratively and individually?

Want to...

  • Research, track, and draft grant submissions?
  • Plan and execute our next crowdfunding campaign?
  • Work on budgets and taxes?
  • Work collaboratively across departments to stay on top of financial needs throughout the organization?
  • Provide timely financial assistance within the organization and keep Senior Staff up-to-date with Uplift’s finances?

Social Team Member

We have open positions on our Communications team to write blog posts, write Uplift social media content, and analyze the success of social media campaigns, but the biggest need right now is social media. These positions report to the Communications Director with a commitment of 3-5 hours a week.



Are you...

  • Experienced in social media?
  • Experienced in web analytics analysis and tracking?
  • Passionate about online communities and sexual assault activism?

Want to...

  • Draft and oversee content going on the Uplift accounts?
  • Ensure that content remains fresh and timely?
  • Work to further develop the voice and tone of our accounts?
  • Analyze our social media strategy and synthesize into written reports?

Conventions Team Member

Our Conventions team works on all aspects of Uplift's presence at Conventions. This team reports to the Programs Director with an average time commitment of 5 hours per week.



Are you...

  • Involved in the fan convention community?
  • Passionate about consent and attendee safety at cons?

Want to...

  • Develop campaigns tailored to the audience of each convention we attend?
  • Write resources for fans of all backgrounds?
  • Work with convention organizers to create safe and inclusive cons?

Tech Team Member

This team reports to the Programs Director with flexible time commitments that can be seasonal or year round.



Are you...

  • A web, mobile, backend, or fullstack developer?
  • Passionate about using technology for sexual violence advocacy?
  • Looking for a supportive environment to stretch your tech skills?

Want to...

  • Create new microsites like Con Resources for specific campaigns?
  • Work on projects like these?
  • Participate in Hackathons?
  • Brainstorm your own project that will support our mission?

Graphic Designer

This position reports to the Communications Director with flexible time commitments.



Are you...

  • Experienced in graphic design using Photoshop or other software?
  • Passionate about User Experience?

Want to...

  • Create graphics for social media and videos?
  • Design microsites like Con Resources for specific campaigns?
  • Design buttons, ribbons, banners, flyer, and other event materials?

Emerging Social Networks Researcher



Are you...

  • Passionate about online communities?
  • Research oriented?
  • A self-starter who works well both collaboratively and individually?

Want to...

  • Research and document trends in the emerging online communities at the creator, platform, and fan level?
  • Identify online communities that are beginning to bloom, particularly among teens?
  • Identify potentially toxic social systems (i.e. widespread idealization of creators) or platform choices (i.e. no accountability for harassment)?
  • Work within a team to formulate potential responses to those systems?

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