At One Degree, we maintain tech-driven solutions that equip individuals and families to find and access social services. We are seeking volunteers to join our Los Angeles County team to increase awareness of our services and tools. This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about supporting low-income communities.
Overview: Unpaid volunteer position, 5-15 hours per week, for a 3-6 month commitment, some weekends; mostly remote, flexible hours.
Age restriction: Must be 18 years or older
This position is great for those who would like to volunteer with:
Here’s what one of our volunteers shared about their One Degree experience:
As part of the Community Outreach Volunteer team, you will have the opportunity to connect with community members and organizations in Los Angeles County, both in person and remote, informing them about the One Degree platform and how it can help them access social services. You will also be attending events to network with other organizations and collecting surveys from community members to evaluate what social services they may need. You will:
Note: The volunteer description is subject to change.
Time Commitment: 5-15 hours per week for 3-6 months with some weekends. Potential to volunteer longer if interested.
Qualifications: Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Basic knowledge of computer and data entry. Have access to a computer/laptop. Good written, verbal communication, and typing skills. Ability to work independently and with others. Strong proofreading skills. Light physical demands. Attend an in-person event at least once every 3 months. Must be comfortable with talking to people with lived experience without judgment and discrimination.
Training: An introduction & orientation Zoom call will be set up with a member of our team. Detailed instructions, training videos, one-on-one virtual support (Slack, email, Zoom calls) and thoughtful feedback will be given along the way.
Benefit: A chance to help your community. A letter of recommendation will be given at the conclusion of your volunteer service. Bonus: If you refer someone to volunteer with us, you get a chance to get a gift card and swags!
To apply for this volunteer position:
Complete this 5 minute application! We accept new volunteers on a rolling basis. We expect new volunteers to start working within 1-2 weeks of applying. If you will not be able to volunteer with us within that time frame, please wait to apply when you are ready to start volunteering. Please complete the application, and look for an email from us about getting set up. Thank you for considering One Degree!
Contact: Help@1degree.org for any questions.
One Degree does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, religion, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, military and veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural team, and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.
One Degree believes that everyone has the right to express their identity in however manner they choose, including the use of whatever pronouns with which they are most comfortable. Job applicants may, but are not expected to, provide their preferred pronouns at any point in the hiring process by notifying the hiring manager or any other employee with whom they are in contact, over the phone, over email, or in person. We believe in maintaining a welcoming and inclusive workplace. Every employee, volunteer, contractor, community member, and job applicant may discuss their gender identity or expression openly, or keep that information private.