BCOC volunteers are a driving force for our organization. Whether you want to volunteer once, or help out on a regular basis, we value your time and experience. Check out our current list of volunteer opportunities below. For general volunteer opportunities, complete the Volunteer Application and send via EMAIL or MAIL to BCOC, 100 Doyle Street, Doylestown PA 18901. Ideas, questions? Contact our Volunteer and Community Connections Manager, Eileen Albillar at email@example.com or 215-345-8175 x209.
Volunteer Tax Preparers and Instructors needed.
Buck$Back, BCOC’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, is recruiting volunteers now for 2014. We are seeking volunteer preparers, site coordinators, and instructors. All tax preparation volunteers receive online and classroom training to prepare a limited scope of tax returns. Please review our Buck$Back Frequently Asked Questions for training requirements. If you or someone you know would like to assist with this effort, contact Mary T. Garber, Buck$Back Program Manager at Phone: 215-345-8175 x203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Media Intern
BCOC is looking for an energetic, highly motivated Social Media intern to work from our office in Doylestown, PA. Candidates should have strong written communication skills as well as in-depth knowledge of social media channels including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, and WordPress, as well as website analtyics. Communications, writing or PR experience is preferred.
For Position Description, click here. To apply, send your resume to Eileen Albillar, Volunteer and Community Connections Manager at email@example.com.
Year-Round and As-Needed Opportunities
- Administrative/Clerical - provide critical support by helping with basic data entry, filing and making calls to donors and volunteers.
- Food and Nutrition Network (FaNN) - Help our community with one of the most basic necessities: food. As a FaNN volunteer, you will assist with the pick-up, processing and delivery of food donations to pantries throughout Bucks County. Regularly scheduled and “on call” daytime opportunities are available throughout the year. Tasks may include distributing produce, gathering produce, publicity, recruiting or coordinating volunteers and data entry. FaNN Volunteers are also need for the Hope of the Harvest Charitable Garden - More than 22,000 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables have gone to our food pantries already this summer. Thanks to all the hard work of the 140 community volunteers who have came out to transplant, weed, and harvest all summer. The 2013 season has ended, but we are recruiting volunteer for next year!
- Fundraising - Work in partnership with our staff to ensure that the Opportunity Council has the resources it needs to carry out its work well into the future. We need help with fundraising activities, including identifying, cultivating, and soliciting prospective donors.
- Holiday - One of our busiest times of year! Volunteers provide critical support during the season by assisting with our Adopt-A-Family Program, Give A Christmas Fund, annual mailings, gift sorting and delivery, and answering phones. Daytime shifts are available Monday through Friday during the holidays throughout the year.
- Special Event - Volunteers assist with all aspects of the Opportunity Council’s Economic Self-Sufficiency Graduation, which is the organization’s marquee annual special event. Activities include soliciting sponsors, driving ticket sales and attendance, and assisting with hospitality and logistics the night of the event.
- Driver Roster - we are accepting names for those of you who may be available on an as-needed or regular basis to help us pick-up and transport various items as they become available, such as frozen and packaged foods, resh produce, toys and holiday gifts, and other items as needed.