Volunteer With Inheritance of Hope!

Thank you for your interest in serving families facing the loss of a parent. Being an Inheritance of Hope volunteer is a rewarding experience and can take many forms.
What It’s All About: Building a hope-filled community of care that “gets it.”
Making it possible for the millions of people needing this community to each feel loved like God’s favorite child.
Who: People for whom this mission brings out their best,
and who desire and demonstrate the DNA to bring about the best of this mission.
Deliver joy: Excellent results with excellent attitude = delivering joy with entrepreneurial zest; not entitlement weak sauce but delightfully relentless

Neighbor as self: Loving neighbor and loving self, rooted in deepening love of God as commanded by Jesus Christ

Antifragile ambition: Embracing challenges and taking risks for bar-raising, game-changing mission advancement in quality and quantity
How you can get involved:
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How you can get involved:
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Marketing Volunteers

Be part of a team that has an overall goal of 100,000 audience size on Facebook.
  • Like/react to posts and share 2 posts each week
  • Tag someone who would personally enjoy a post 1 time a week
  • Invite others to like/follow Inheritance of Hope
  • Contribute thoughts and ideas for future posts
  • Attend quarterly meetings with the larger social media team
Be part of a team that has an overall goal of 25,000 Instagram followers.
  • Like/react to posts
  • Share at least 2 posts each week
  • Tag someone who would personally enjoy a post 1 time per week
  • Invite others to like/follow IoH
  • Contribute thoughts and ideas for future posts
Be part of a team that has an overall goal of growing our LinkedIn audience to 2,500.
  • Like/react to posts
  • Share at least 2 posts each week
  • Tag someone who would personally enjoy a post 1  time per week
  • Invite others to like/follow IoH
Grow the number of app downloads and provide consistent touch points through notifications.
  • Assist with writing and scheduling app notifications
  • Content creation for app-exclusive legacy building resources
  • Invites others to download the H@H app
Be part of a team that has an overall goal of growing blog to 1,000 subscribers.
  • Content creation for IoH blog in one or more of the following categories: Intentional Living, Advice & Encouragement, IoH Stories, Words of Hope
  • Review old blog posts to see what can be refreshed, updated, or repurposed
  • Willing to contribute ideas for future blog pieces
  • Shares blog posts with someone each week who would be encouraged by it
Be part of a team that increases web traffic by 10% each quarter.
  • Produces creative visual content and design for Inheritance of Hope’s websites
  • Provides designs which are compliant with established brand guidelines and style guides of Inheritance of Hope
  • Frequently communicates with other staff to meet each landing page’s goals

Resources Volunteers

Be part of a collaborative team that creatively designs content to help tell the Inheritance of Hope story in 2 ways:

  • Create artwork for existing marketing campaigns (e.g., direct mail, #GivingTuesday social media, National Legacy Day, etc.)
  • Serve in an “on-demand” role helping leaders meet graphic needs for their program (e.g., Hope@Home™ Groups, Legacy Retreats®, etc.)

Be part of a collaborative team that captures and/or edits content to help tell the Inheritance of Hope story.

  • Capture, edit, and share content for Inheritance of Hope programming
  • Edit existing footage captured by staff and volunteers for program marketing (e.g., National Legacy Day, Hope Hubs™, Annual Vision Event, etc.)
  • Assist leaders with the planning and execution of future videos for IoH programs
  • Generate ideas for video use within IoH’s social media strategy

Be part of a team that has an overall goal of handling supplies for approximately 5,000 services delivered each year.

  • Participate in at least one supply workday each year (5 hours) – these happen quarterly in Seneca, SC
  • Restock and package supplies as needed at IoH Supply Central, Seneca, SC

Be part of a team that has an overall goal of supporting the shipping and handling of a rapidly growing 501(c)(3) charity.

  • Data entry to import and update addresses in our mailing software (from anywhere)
  • Check P.O. Box and transfer packages and letters to and from the post office (Seneca, SC)

Be part of a team that has an overall goal of providing innovative and supporting technology for a rapidly growing 501(c)(3) charity.

  • Data entry
  • Track and record zoom attendance
    • No tech experience is necessary, a computer required
  • On-call support for Hope@Home™ Groups (from anywhere), including the willingness to check email and possibly communicate security codes through Hope@Home™ app
    • A very easy job for someone who is reliable and willing to check their email often, no tech experience required

Be part of a team that has an overall goal of managing and organizing data for a rapidly growing 501(c)(3) charity.

  • Data entry
  • Data organization and processes
    • Must have a tech background/experience with data storage and organization

Development Volunteers

Legacy Builders is a community of monthly givers that help build lifelong legacies for Inheritance of Hope families.

  • Assist with growing our Legacy Builder community
  • Various tasks include updating payment information, data maintenance, donor relationship building, and more

Seek out new opportunities to grow to reach more Inheritance of Hope families.

  • Assist in managing and applying of grants
  • Maintain high level of organization while managing various applications with different requirements

Be part of a team that generates the “best #GivingTuesday yet” culture.

  • Invite others to participate in IoH’s #GT campaign (e.g., matching gifts, create a page, establish school/group fundraiser, etc.)
  • Post details on personal social media and encourage others to do the same
  • Collaborate with IoH leaders on #GT strategy and goals
  • Actively thank donors on #GivingTuesday

Be a part of a team who engages regularly with donors to help them see the impact of their giving and feel good about it.

  • Recognize notable donor milestones from their first gift throughout their lifetime of giving
  • Build meaningful relationships through regular communication and touchpoints
  • Engage donors through online and direct mail platforms
  • Assist with creation of thank you cards/materials and mailing campaigns
  • Periodically write and send handwritten notes

Programs Volunteers

Be part of a 1-3 person facilitator team with a goal of serving 10+ people in an ongoing online community.

  • Facilitate/Host a weekly 1-hour Zoom session, preferably for at least 6 months
  • Start Zoom sessions 15 minutes early, admit members, and offer a supportive and engaging presence to welcome others with warmth and encouragement
  • Share a prepared resource provided to you by IoH staff, facilitate discussion and connections
  • Engage group members outside of the Zoom sessions to offer check-ins/encouragement
  • Participate in annual training through Zoom

Facilitators will be equipped with the tools to lead their group well through thorough training manual readings and a one-on-one/small group virtual hour-long training.

Be part of a team of 20 volunteers to serve families in local community sites with the goal of providing 480 services a year.

  • Attend monthly gatherings in a Hope Hub location
  • Support connections and facilitate group activities and discussion related to monthly themes for various age groups (kids, teens, parents)
  • Extend a warm welcome to families through hospitality and ongoing communication
  • Support Hope Hub™ routine through administrative tasks: communication, attendance tracking, inventory & supplies, facility prep

Be part of a team who inspires hope by traveling to a retreat location and serving a family in-person.

  • Support families as they make travel plans and consider all special needs and details leading up to a Legacy Retreat®
  • Participate in weekly family navigator meetings
  • Make personal connections with families by making intake calls and assisting in the application process
  • Facilitate a group of children or adults at our on-site retreats
  • Manage logistics details for an event such as wheelchair rental, bus reservations, pre-ordered meals and other behind the scenes tasks
  • Join our photo team to capture and share special photo memories for families by organizing, uploading and working with pictures taken at Legacy Retreats®

Be part of a team that grows National Legacy Day™ (5/21: IoH’s founding date) to become nationally recognized.

  • Invite others to share our vision/story
  • Actively pursue media opportunities to grow our audience
  • Assist existing leaders with program planning and/or execution

A Legacy Video™ Coach is someone who is a great listener and feels comfortable leading one-to-one conversations that can be very emotional at times. Being a Legacy Video™ Coach is also about working with a variety of demographics because this service is offered to all. It will be common to work with a family facing the loss of a parent, but there are also many times where you will work with another demographic such as a grandparent or younger person who wants to build their own intentional legacy.

  • Work with two individuals per month on a Legacy Video
  • Serve as a Legacy Video Coach on two Hope@Home Weekends per year
  • Attend quarterly meetings with the full Legacy Video Team
  • Communicate in a timely manner

Be part of a team that grows the Annual Vision Event into a community-based program for “all-things IoH.”

  • Invite existing and potential IoH supporters to attend
  • Assist existing Vision leaders with program planning and/or execution
  • Collaborate and identify IoH merch for box mailing
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