Volunteering Opportunities

At Happy Hearts Fund, your time, talent, work and heart go a long way! Every hour you spend as an HHF volunteer translates into the caring attention for a child that has survived a natural disaster. As a volunteer, you can assist with an HHF special project, help out in the office, help with “on the ground” projects or spread the mission of HHF in your community. No matter how you help, you’ll make a big difference in the lives of children affected by natural disasters.

Happy Hearts Fund needs more people like you… People with great hearts!

Current Open Positions

Creative Volunteer

We’re looking for a creative communications volunteer! This volunteer will gain experience in all areas of non-profit communications along with creative design work. He or she will have the opportunity to be involved in the preparation of Happy Hearts Fund 2017 gala through the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Director of Communications & Technology in creating various design and communication assets for the upcoming 2017 HHF gala
  • Design, create and edit creative and communications assets for upcoming gala
  • Independently manage and execute marketing and communications projects developed together with Director of Communications & Technology based on the consultants’ skills.
  • Research information for our 2017 gala

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Commitment and passion for the Happy Hearts Fund mission and the world of NGOs
  • Intermediate Photoshop skills
  • Experience using Google Docs, Google Drive, Mac OS
  • Excellent grammar and copyediting skills
  • Ability to write clearly and eloquently
  • A self-starter attitude, with ability to work independently
  • Ability to multi-task and finish tasks in a timely manner
  • General understanding of event planning is required
  • Comfort working in a small office environment

Availability Requirements:

  • Maximum of 20 hours per week with at least 1 full day and 1 half day in office required per week. The other day is flexible and may be able to be completed from home depending on work required on that day.
  • Ability to commute to and from our office in SOHO, NYC

To apply for this position please upload a resume and cover letter below by May 1st.


Special Event Volunteer

Happy Hearts Fund (HHF) is seeking Special Event Volunteers that are excited to work behind the scenes at our  upcoming spring/summer event.

Qualifications:

– Strong teamwork

– Be detail oriented and able to follow precise instructions

– Be prompt and reliable for assigned tasks

– Great sense of ownership, responsibility and attention to detail

– Event experience preferred

Time Commitment:

– Availability: ASAP through June 2016
Respond to: volunteer@happyheartsfund.org with spring/summer HHF event in subject line.


Volunteer Document Translator

Holá! Hello! We’re currently in need of a skilled volunteer to help us translate press. We are looking for someone with translation experience who can help us translate from Spanish to English. If interested, please fill out the form below and include any relevant information about your experience as a translator.


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    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf, png, jpg.

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