Volunteer

Volunteer

Are you part of an HPA chapter but want to be even more involved? Are you addicted to the Internet? In love with all things Harry Potter and social change? We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated members to join our volunteer staff!

How to Apply:

To apply for a volunteer staff position, send an email to jobs@thehpalliance.org (unless a different email address is specified below) with which job you’re applying for in the subject line. Please include:

  • A little information about yourself and why you want to join our staff.
  • A resume, or explanation of past work experience.
  • Estimated number hours per week you can volunteer (minimum: 7 hours)
  • Any sample materials you think would be helpful: writing samples, video samples or hyperlinks to your work

Open Positions    

CHAPTERS RECRUITMENT SPECIALIST

We're looking for a creative thinker with spunk to continue to grow our Chapters Program! If you're not afraid of being turned down frequently, numbers don't scare you, and you're passionate about getting this program to more communities around the world, you're just who we need. This is a 7.5 hour/week time committment that reports directly to the Director of Leadership and Education. 

Responsibilities

  • Research other chapters-based organizations, their recruitment and engagement strategies, and their viability for potential partnerships
  • Track recruitment rates and regional coverage
  • Develop and execute targeted recruitment strategies for growing the Chapters Program, working closely with the Director of Leadership and Education. These strategies should target new interest, regional, and demographic groups based on CO Census data and direction from Director of Leadership and Education.
  • Work with Resource Development Team to improve existing resources pertaining to recruitment and retention of existing members
  • Assists Outreach team with chapters@ inbox and processing new chapters when needed. 

Qualifications

  • Self-directed work ethic
  • Strategic thinking and ability to assess varying methods
  • Comfortable e-mailing and calling potential chapters or chapter partners
  • Exceptional written communication
  • Timeliness and ability to work in a remote environment
  • Good humor and a positive attitude 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jennil@thehpalliance.org if you are interested. We'll be in touch soon if we wish to set up an interview. 

 

GRAPHICS SPECIALIST

Social Media Team Members contribute to the development of resources for all aspects of the HPA’s social media presence by helping the Campaigns Director and Social Media Team Leader to ensure that content is fun, informative, eye-catching, and engaging. The Graphics Specialist will assist by re-formatting templates and/or creating original graphics for social media.

This volunteer position reports to the Social Media Team Leader and requires an average of 7 hours per week.

Responsibilities

  • Keep our visual branding consistent and eye pleasing.
  • Work with Campaigns Director, Social Media Team Leader and copywriters to assure accurate copy, photos, and graphics.
  • Design graphic elements highlighting current HPA campaigns and events.
  • Attend monthly Social Media Team meetings, read and respond to emails weekly, and attend all-staff meetings when possible.

Qualifications

  • Wear your passion and nerdiness on your sleeve.
  • A strong attention to detail and able to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in Adobe programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop or equivalent.
  • Must have access to either Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop or equivalent.

To apply, please send a resume and examples of your design work to Sara at saram@thehpalliance.org. We'll be in touch soon if we wish to set up an interview.

 

RESOURCE TRANSLATOR: HINDI

Resource Development Team Members contribute to the development of resources for all aspects of the Chapters Program, helping the RD Team Leader to ensure that resources are informative, high in quality, and effectively worded for utilization by HPA chapters. Resource Translators help ensure that these resources are accessible on a global scale. This is a 3 hour per week commitment. 

Responsibilities

  • Reports to the Resource Development Team Leader
  • Translates resource documents as directed by the Resource Development Team Leader
  • Assists in other department projects as needed

Qualifications

  • Exceptional written communication in Hindi
  • Ability to translate from English to Hindi
  • Good humor and a positive attitude 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jennil@thehpalliance.org if you are interested. We'll be in touch soon if we wish to set up an interview.

 

RESOURCE TRANSLATOR: ARABIC

Resource Development Team Members contribute to the development of resources for all aspects of the Chapters Program, helping the RD Team Leader to ensure that resources are informative, high in quality, and effectively worded for utilization by HPA chapters. Resource Translators help ensure that these resources are accessible on a global scale. This is a 3 hour per week commitment. 

Responsibilities

  • Reports to the Resource Development Team Leader
  • Translates resource documents as directed by the Resource Development Team Leader
  • Assists in other department projects as needed

Qualifications

  • Exceptional written communication in Arabic
  • Ability to translate from English to Arabic
  • Good humor and a positive attitude 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jennil@thehpalliance.org if you are interested. We'll be in touch soon if we wish to set up an interview.