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 

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 camille@thehpalliance.org if you are interested. 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 camille@thehpalliance.org if you are interested. We'll be in touch soon if we wish to set up an interview. 

 

CHAPTERS LIAISON: AFRICA

Do you love building connections with people? Mentoring others? Helping people be successful? This role is for you! Chapters Liaisons work directly with Chapter Organizers through every part of running a chapter, from set up to continued campaigning and recruitment. You will work as the first point of contact with the HPA, as well as an expert in your chapters' activities to help keep accurate records of all the amazing things they do. This particular position serves one of our fastest growing regions, Africa. This is a 5 hour per week commitment. 

Responsibilities 

  • Contacting assigned chapters monthly with updates. 
  • Recording chapters activities and membership, culminating in a monthly report for Chapters Director.
  • Helping to facilitate chapter leadership transitions.  
  • Monitoring chapter success and providing support and mentorship when needed.
  • Tracking chapters active status, following up, and updating records as required. 
  • Reports to Outreach Team Leader. 

Qualifications

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Conscientious record keeping
  • Ability to provide effective feedback and strong mentorship skills
  • Timeliness
  • Good humor and a positive attitude
  • *Because of the unique needs of chapters located outside of the U.S., candidates who (a) do not live in the U.S. or (b) have experience or education in this region's socio-political complexities are highly preferred, but not required. 

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

 

CHAPTERS LIAISON: UNITED STATES NORTHEAST

Do you love building connections with people? Mentoring others? Helping people be successful? This role is for you! Chapters Liaisons work directly with Chapter Organizers through every part of running a chapter, from set up to continued campaigning and recruitment. You will work as the first point of contact with the HPA, as well as an expert in your chapters' activities to help keep accurate records of all the amazing things they do. This is a 5 hour per week commitment. 

Responsibilities 

  • Contacting assigned chapters monthly with updates. 
  • Recording chapters activities and membership, culminating in a monthly report for Chapters Director.
  • Helping to facilitate chapter leadership transitions.  
  • Monitoring chapter success and providing support and mentorship when needed.
  • Tracking chapters active status, following up, and updating records as required. 
  • Reports to Outreach Team Leader. 

Qualifications

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Conscientious record keeping
  • Ability to provide effective feedback and strong mentorship skills
  • Timeliness
  • Good humor and a positive attitude

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