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“Every child
is entitled
to a
meaningful
childhood”
“Indian literacy
rate 74.04% is
well below the
world average
of 84%”
The reality of
childhood is
different for
many childr...
“Given a chance,
for the underprivileged.”
•Fully volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit
•50+ chapters around the world
•Work with over 200 projects spread across the le...
Asha Objectives
• Provide education to underprivileged children in India.
• Encourage the formation of various local group...
Asha is looking for more
Be a committee chair or a team-member on one of the following committees!
Projects Committee
Recr...
Still not convinced?
Here are just a few of the many possible motivations identified by volunteers
• to share a skill
• to...
Take action
Join Asha!
Questions or Comments
Contact us with questions or to learn more:
Nashay Naeve
Sri Bodapati
Recruiting Chair: Roles & Responsibilities
• To recruit new members for each team in the Asha-Chicago chapter and
ensuring...
Fundraising Chair: Roles & Responsibilities
• To identify and execute all fundraising projects. You will be responsible to...
Communications Chair: Roles & Responsibilities
• To identify optimal communication outlets, develop and communicate things...
Projects Committee
• The Sustainability Director ensures that each project that Asha is
sustainable at all levels and meet...
Recruiting Committee
• Campus / Organization Liaison: Responsible for recruiting professionals
from area corporations and/...
Fundraising Committee
• Team Asha Coordinator: In charge of directing fundraising events such as the
Chicago marathon
• Gr...
Communications Committee
• Chapter Liaison: Communicates news about Asha Central and other
Asha chapters and also role to ...
Short-term Volunteer Opportunities
• Not able to commit to an ongoing position? Volunteer for one of
Asha’s short-term eve...
Questions or Comments
Contact us with questions or to learn more:
Nashay Naeve
Sri Bodapati
Volunteer for Asha for Education
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Asha for Education is a fully volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit with 50+ chapters around the world. We work with over 200 projects spread across the length and breadth of India. Projects address educational issues from pre-primary schooling to professional education in locations ranging from urban slums to isolated rural areas.

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Volunteer for Asha for Education

  1. 1. “Every child is entitled to a meaningful childhood”
  2. 2. “Indian literacy rate 74.04% is well below the world average of 84%” The reality of childhood is different for many children. They do not have access to education, suffer from hunger and homelessness.
  3. 3. “Given a chance, for the underprivileged.”
  4. 4. •Fully volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit •50+ chapters around the world •Work with over 200 projects spread across the length and breadth of India •Projects address educational issues from pre-primary schooling to professional education in locations ranging from urban slums to isolated rural areas Mission CATALYZE SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHANGE IN INDIA THROUGH THE EDUCATION OF UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN.
  5. 5. Asha Objectives • Provide education to underprivileged children in India. • Encourage the formation of various local groups across the world to reach out to larger sections of the population. • Support and cooperate with persons and groups already engaged in similar activities. • Raise the required human and other resources to achieve the group objectives. • Provide opportunities to individuals living outside India who wish to participate in Asha activities in India. • Address, whenever possible, other issues affecting human life such as health care, environment, socio-economic aspects and women’s issues.
  6. 6. Asha is looking for more Be a committee chair or a team-member on one of the following committees! Projects Committee Recruiting Committee / Chair Fundraising Committee / Chair Communications Committee / Chair Or engage in one of Asha’s short-term events Make a difference Volunteering strengthens our community Volunteering encourages civic responsibility Promotes personal growth and self esteem Volunteers gain professional experience Gain experience Looking to take on a new role, but don’t have the experience required? Prove that you have taken-on significant responsibility that can be directly applied to the job! Gain a leg up of others interested in the same position.
  7. 7. Still not convinced? Here are just a few of the many possible motivations identified by volunteers • to share a skill • to get to know a community • to demonstrate commitment to a cause/belief • to gain leadership skills • to stand up and be counted • to do your civic duty • because of personal experience with the problem, illness, or cause • satisfaction from accomplishment • to keep busy • for recognition • to test yourself • to donate your professional skills • because there is no one else to do it • to have an impact • to learn something new • to be part of a team • for escape • to become an "insider" • to be an agent of change • to be challenged • to gain status • to be a watchdog • to feel proud • to make new friends • to explore a career • to help someone • to do something different from your job • for fun! • for religious reasons • to earn academic credit • to keep skills alive • to have an excuse to do what you love • to assure progress • to feel good !!
  8. 8. Take action Join Asha!
  9. 9. Questions or Comments Contact us with questions or to learn more: Nashay Naeve Sri Bodapati
  10. 10. Recruiting Chair: Roles & Responsibilities • To recruit new members for each team in the Asha-Chicago chapter and ensuring that new recruits have the skills and experience necessary for the role. The Recruitment chair will build and maintain relationships and is a representative for Asha. • Excited about joining Asha, 5 hours per week and requires a 1 year commitment • A self-starter with excellent communication skills. This position requires quick understanding of the role requirements and the ability to match a persons skills with that role. Responsibilities Desired Qualifications Requirements
  11. 11. Fundraising Chair: Roles & Responsibilities • To identify and execute all fundraising projects. You will be responsible to ensure that the team has enough funding to execute projects that Asha wishes to take on. The Fundraising chair will work closely with the Communications Chair and the Recruitment chair, to communicate volunteer requirements (both quantity and skills) as new fundraising projects are identified, and ensure communications are executed. • Excited about joining Asha, 5 hours per week and requires a 1 year commitment • Experience in project management and experience fundraising and/or writing grand proposals. Responsibilities Desired Qualifications Requirements
  12. 12. Communications Chair: Roles & Responsibilities • To identify optimal communication outlets, develop and communicate things on behalf of Asha. The Communications chair is the voice of Asha and is extremely critical, because you will be responsible to ensure that the communications are stated clearly and that the website is always up-to-date and working properly. This position allows you to gain experience in communications and gives you high visibility to the rest of the Asha team, because you will be working closely with every chair in the organization. • Excited about joining Asha, 5 hours per week and requires a 1 year commitment • A self-starter with excellent communication skills and experience with digital media is preferred. Responsibilities Desired Qualifications Requirements
  13. 13. Projects Committee • The Sustainability Director ensures that each project that Asha is sustainable at all levels and meets the goals brings projects to sustainable end. Develops and follows up on sustainability strategy for each open project. • Project Steward follow a specific project and ensure that all deliverables are met for the project. Manages relationship with project P.O.C; site visits, Support A Child liaison, communicates fundraising needs, sharing status reports with chapter. • Excited about joining Asha, 2-3 hours per week and requires a 6 month commitment. • Project management experience, and excellent at working and leading teams. Responsibilities Desired Qualifications Requirements
  14. 14. Recruiting Committee • Campus / Organization Liaison: Responsible for recruiting professionals from area corporations and/or universities, create strong relationships with leaders of the collegiate and corporate organizations • Strategic Partner Liaison: Responsible for managing strategic partner relationships and posting vacant positions on volunteer job boards • Conversion and Onboarding Specialist: Responsible for making final close with volunteer candidates, defining roles, onboarding new members into chapter • Excited about joining Asha, 2-3 hours per week and requires a 6 month commitment. • A self-starter with excellent communication and networking skills. Responsibilities Desired Qualifications Requirements
  15. 15. Fundraising Committee • Team Asha Coordinator: In charge of directing fundraising events such as the Chicago marathon • Grants Coordinator: Researches, writes, and applies for grant funding • Donor Relationship Manager: Manages the planned giving donations, builds and manages relationships with institutional (corporate) donors, Builds and manages relationships with individual donors • Excited about joining Asha, 2-3 hours per week and requires a 1 year commitment. • Experience in fundraising and/or writing grand proposals Responsibilities Desired Qualifications Requirements
  16. 16. Communications Committee • Chapter Liaison: Communicates news about Asha Central and other Asha chapters and also role to assist with internal memos and communication • Social Media Manager: Handles social media outreach and explores new outlets for advertising via social media • Webmaster: Responsible for maintaining website and digital media. • Marketing Publisher: Responsible for production of marketing materials such as videos, fliers, and any other promotional graphics • Excited about joining Asha, 2-3 hours per week and requires a 6 month commitment • A self-starter with excellent communication skills, experience with digital media is preferred. Responsibilities Desired Qualifications Requirements
  17. 17. Short-term Volunteer Opportunities • Not able to commit to an ongoing position? Volunteer for one of Asha’s short-term events • Annual Cricket Tournament –End of September or Early October • Chicago Marathon –October 11th
  18. 18. Questions or Comments Contact us with questions or to learn more: Nashay Naeve Sri Bodapati

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