VOLUNTEER POSTING EXAMPLE :: SAAB
COMPANY: Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB)
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: SAAB’s mission is to increase the number of African American and Latino males
who graduate from high school and college by creating a positive peer community at middle and high schools
coupled with improving participants’ college readiness, postsecondary educational outcomes, and degree attainment
The organization creates an environment in which every individual student is affirmed and every activity of the
organization is humane and inclusive. “Caring” as a value is the key to creating the ethos within the organization.
Student participants cherish their independence and flourish within an organization providing an open and relaxed
environment. Students in SAAB are those who end up with higher grades, better school attendance, and better
behaved along with graduating at a phenomenal rate and persisting to become college graduates, future husbands,
fathers and productive citizens in society.
We have staff assigned to this project that are excited about the work SAAB does to help others reach their fullest
potential- and they are very creative and innovative practitioners. The staff posses a “good sense of humor” and have
been successful in working together on other projects in the past.
INDUSTRY: Civic & Social Organization, Primary and Secondary Education
JOB TITLE: Volunteer Marketing Strategist
JOB FUNCTION: Marketing
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
JOB DESCRIPTION: SAAB is looking for help creating a strategic marketing plan!
• A clear set of marketing goals that are in line with the organization’s overall goals
• Strategies and tactics that respect the organization’s budgetary limitations
• Ability to maximize marketing resources by identifying the most effective channels to reach key audiences
Having a marketing plan is critical to helping SAAB demonstrate what makes us unique, and getting that message
out to desired audiences. Being strategic about our marketing efforts is key to being relevant and competitive in the
work we do for young males of color. By plotting our marketing strategies ahead of time, we will be able to function
more smoothly and work more smartly. Our efforts are more likely to pay off by having a solid marketing plan,
especially with limited resources.
We currently have a consultant from non-profit finance fund (NFF) working with us, which should make it easy for
you to get started, especially after the final report from NFF is submitted to SAAB. We also have an active s
trategic plan, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
“LinkedIn for Good Volunteering”
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERTISE:
· Experience in marketing, brand management, market research, or a related field
HOW CANDIDATES APPLY: Select “collect applications on LinkedIn” or link to your organization’s application
COUNTRY: United States
POSTAL CODE: [Organization’s Zip code]
SAAB is a Catchafire partner organization. This project and listing was identified and developed with the guidance of a
Catchafire Account Manager. Catchafire takes the hassle out of recruiting and managing a great volunteer. We set you up
for success by helping you select the right project to fit your needs, write a compelling posting, facilitate the application and
interview process, and mediate any issues that may arise throughout the project.