Volunteer Opportunities

Looking to get involved with Unravel? Check out the latest volunteer opportunities with us below!

Just click on the position name to find out more information.

Executive Internship Opportunity
In this position, you will be working directly with Unravel’s Executive Director. This will give you an opportunity to get inside experience in all areas of a midsize nonprofit from marketing to donor relations to community outreach.

Responsibilities could include:

– Communication with donors, potential donors, volunteers, and partners
– Volunteer management
– Event planning
– Social media planning and promotion
– Database managementQualifications: – Current college student (not required)
– Ability to travel to Gilroy when needed
– Strong ability to navigate basic computer systems
– Good communication skills
– Excitement about the nonprofit world and the opportunity to make a difference

Compensation: Volunteer, Intern
Location: Gilroy, CA
Hours: Flexible. Approx. 15 hours/week ongoing

To apply, please send your resume or letter of interest to hr@unravelpediatriccancer.org

Fluttergram Volunteer
In this position, you will be helping to package and ship the Fluttergrams for Unravel. Fluttergrams are stationary, year round, potted Fluttering kits that ideal to sit out at businesses and in an office environment.

Responsibilities could include:

– Communication with customers
– Packaging and shipment of kits
– Pulling supplies at Unravel’s storage unit in Gilroy
– Ordering additional supplies as needed
– Working with Unravel’s printer to print additional documents and coordinate pickup of those documents

Compensation: Volunteer
Location: Gilroy, CA
Hours: Flexible. Approx. 1 hour/week ongoing

To apply, please send your resume or letter of interest to hr@unravelpediatriccancer.org

Grant and Contest Researcher
– Find grants from public or private foundations that Unravel may be eligible for (Example here: https://www.hiltonfoundation.org/grants)
– Find contests that Unravel may be eligible to compete for (Example here: https://www.crowdrise.com/givingtower)
– Maintain a shared Google document with all grants/contests researched, the information learned, steps needed, status, whether applied for, decided not a good fit, approved, rejected, etc.
– Complete Grant and Contest application (or work with another volunteer to complete this information)
– Work with Renee Ridgway (Executive Director) to get approval for grant/contest submission approval. (Ex: a contest that requires a ton of social media posting, but not much payout may not be a good option for us.)

Compensation: Volunteer
Location: Anywhere
Hours: Flexible. Approx. 1-2 hours/week ongoing

To apply, please send an e-mail to hr@unravelpediatriccancer.org

Glitter Gala Volunteers
We are looking for motivated volunteers to assist on teams working on:

– Partnerships

– Silent & Live Auction Procurement

– Event Decor and Design

– And more! There’s something for any skill set!

Compensation: Volunteer
Location: Bay Area, CA preferred
Hours: Flexible.

To apply, please send an e-mail to gala@unravelpediatriccancer.org

How to apply:
To apply for one of the above volunteer positions, please e-mail hr@unravelpediatriccancer.org. Please see the position description for what documents, if any, are required.