Volunteer Opportunities

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Salish Sea Expeditions is a 501(c)(3) organization located on Bainbridge Island that inspires students to develop critical thinking and creativity through student-led scientific research on Puget Sound. Want to hear about volunteer opportunities as they arise? Join our volunteer mailing list here.

Administrative Support
Auction Committee

Graphic Design
Donor Development
Program Recruitment

Administrative Support

Desired knowledge and skills

Excellent organizational skills
Experience in data entry and/or mailing preparation
Ability to work independently and in collaboration with Office Coordinator and other staff

Responsibilities

Data entry and proofing
Envelope stuffing and postage processing
Materials inventory and list-making

Location: Bainbridge Island, WA
Weekly time commitment is variable/flexible
To apply, please send a letter of interest summarizing relevant experience to info@salish.org.

Auction Committee

Desired knowledge and skills

Community-building skills to encourage the help of volunteers
A friendly and outgoing demeanor with a willingness to approach businesses for donations
Excellent organizational skills with strong follow-through
Experience in event planning and auction procurement

Responsibilities

Attend auction committee meetings
Provide input into auction goals and strategic plan
Research new donor possibilities based on items requested for the auction
Recruit, cultivate and develop relationships with businesses, and procure donated items
Encourage community members to support Salish by requesting donations

Location: Seattle, WA
Weekly time commitment is approximately 5 – 10+ hours.
To apply, please send a letter of interest summarizing relevant experience to info@salish.org.

Graphic Design

Desired knowledge and skills

Experience with and access to relevant design and production tools (i.e. PhotoShop, InDesign, Illustrator)
Portfolio with samples of multiple projects, including print collateral

Responsibilities

Design auction logo and graphics that support the auction theme
Create publicity materials, including catalog, program, website banner and sponsorship packets
Proof catalog item descriptions and ensure timely delivery to printer
Work with Development Director to include all sponsor logos on relevant materials

Location: Bainbridge Island, WA.
Weekly time commitment is approximately 5 – 10+ hours.
To apply, please send a letter of interest summarizing relevant experience to info@salish.org.

Donor Development

Desired knowledge and skills

Strong research and analytical skills to evaluate data and identify networking opportunities
Ability to present information concisely, both verbally and written

Responsibilities

Prospect research on corporate and foundation donors
Assist in sponsorship solicitations

Location: Bainbridge Island, WA.
Weekly time commitment is approximately 5 hours.
To apply, please send a letter of interest summarizing relevant experience to info@salish.org.

Program Recruitment

Desired knowledge and skills

Strong research and analytical skills to evaluate data and identify networking opportunities
Ability to present information concisely, both verbally and written

Responsibilities

Prospect research on prospective school partners
Contacting schools to introduce our programs and set up presentations
Sending program materials to interested schools
Managing database/spreadsheet of prospects
Analysing and entering program evaluation data

Location: Bainbridge Island, WA.
Weekly time commitment is approximately 5 hours.

To apply: please send a letter of interest summarizing relevant experience to info@salish.org.