Why You Should Join the Mission

We recognize that our volunteers go above and beyond to support #LatinaGeeks in furthering its mission. Given the collective impact we are able to reach, it’s important for us to establish a reciprocal relationship with each and every one of our volunteers and supporters. Below are some of the opportunities we’d like to offer in gratitude of volunteer’s dedication and goodwill:

Continued Education

Organization-sponsored continuing education opportunities.

Grow Your Network

Network activation in technology, nonprofit, education and business sectors.

Professional Development

On-going professional development activities.

Social Recognition

Public recognition for volunteering commitments and achievements.

Mentoring

Mentoring activities to help grow individual leadership capacity.

Exclusivity

Invitation to exclusive networking, conferences and community events.

22
Successful workshops
1000
Latinas Impacted
4000
Total Members
5
Chapters

Current Leadership Openings

 

 

Position Description 

Each chapter president has the flexibility to create and develop their own chapter. There are, however, key responsibilities that all chapter leaders are asked to fulfill. The main functions of a chapter leader are to provide leadership and direction to volunteers, grow programs designed to facilitate engagement opportunities between community members, training professionals and corporate sponsors and to serve as an ambassador on behalf of the #LatinaGeeks chapter during programs and events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate long-range planning discussions with chapter leadership for strategic planning
  • Assure that the chapter has a year-long strategy which furthers #LatinaGeeks’ mission and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress
  • Ability to convey a vision of #LatinaGeeks’ strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors
  • Provide leadership in collaboration with the Advisory Board of Directors and lead volunteers to carry out plans and policies authorized by #LatinaGeeks’ Governing Board and Executive Leadership Team
  • Maintain regular contact with #LatinaGeeks’ home office and participate in regional activities such as chapter leader conference calls, retreats, meetings and #LatinaGeeks community events whenever possible.
  • Work with chapter secretary/treasurer to oversee and maintain financial budgets for the chapter. This includes ensuring the organization is compliant with state and federal guidelines as a nonprofit organization
  • Demonstrates proficiency in basic computer programs like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Exhibits ability to think creatively and analytically, possessing strong problem-solving skills

Lead Volunteer Recruitment and Retention

  • Identify and recruit co-leaders to share the leadership role and/or involve chapter members in the running of the chapter (i.e. establish advisory board and recruit chapter lead volunteers)
  • Prepare operational and financial reports for the governing board of directors and executive leadership team of the organization. These reports are typically presented to executives on a quarterly or yearly basis to review the chapter’s status, as well as exchange ideas and suggest changes to improve operations.
  • Hold chapter meetings on a regular schedule. #LatinaGeeks is based on a successful model where chapter lead volunteers meet on a monthly basis.  
  • Recruits and trains president-elect to ensure a smooth transition of officers at end-of-term.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong public speaking ability
  • Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service and interpersonal skills by maintaining clear and effective communication.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage time efficiently and multi-task effectively
  • Exhibits strong leadership skills (i.e. ability to motivate, guide, and create a positive organizational culture through transparency and high integrity leadership)
  • Capable of formulating and maintaining a network of business contacts

Preferred Expertise

  • Has first hand experience working with Latina communities and demonstrates cultural sensitivity to the needs of the population
  • Education and/or professional experience in business, technology or nonprofit
  • Experience or ease of working in a start-up nonprofit environment
  • Experience or ease of working remotely with teams

Perks and Benefits

We recognize that our volunteers go above and beyond to support #LatinaGeeks’ in furthering its mission. Given the collective impact we are able to reach, it is important for us to establish a reciprocal relationship with each and everyone of our volunteers and supporters. Below are some of the opportunities we want to offer in gratitude of volunteers’ dedication and good will:

  • Organization-sponsored continued education opportunities
  • On-going professional development activities
  • Mentoring activities to help grow individual leadership capacity
  • Network activation in technology, nonprofit, education and business sectors
  • Public recognition for volunteering commitments and achievements
  • Invitation to exclusive networking and community events

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Position Description

The chapter treasurer works with the chapter president and chapter vice president to execute on strategic plan and implement regular activities of the chapter effectively.  

Administrative Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures that the chapter follows all #LatinaGeeks policies and procedures
  • Ensures chapter annual plan and budget are on file with the #LatinaGeeks home office
  • Supports chapter president with the collection of chapter advisory board donations and reporting

Financial Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages chapter budget, expenses, donations, etc.
  • In collaboration with the president, develops a strategy and plan to engage businesses and citizens to support the cause or mission of the organization
  • Work with marketing coordinator to encourage community members to set up automatic recurring donations, and support and promote #LatinaGeeks’ annual appeal to chapter members
  • Work with secretary to maintain the confidentiality of all individual member donations and contact information

Minimum Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to convey a vision of #LatinaGeeks’ strategic future to volunteers and donors
  • Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service and interpersonal skills by maintaining clear and effective communication.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage time efficiently and multi-task effectively
  • Strong organizational abilities 
  • Demonstrates proficiency in basic computer programs like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Exhibits ability to think creatively and analytically, possessing strong problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • Has first hand experience working with Latina communities and demonstrates cultural sensitivity to the needs of the population; ideally bilingual/bicultural
  • Education and/or professional experience in business, technology, or nonprofit
  • Experience or ease of working in a start-up nonprofit environment
  • Experience or ease of working remotely with teams

Perks and Benefits

We recognize that our volunteers go above and beyond to support #LatinaGeeks’ in furthering its mission. Given the collective impact we are able to reach, it is important for us to establish a reciprocal relationship with each and everyone of our volunteers and supporters. Below are some of the opportunities we want to offer in gratitude of volunteers’ dedication and good will:

  • Organization-sponsored continued education opportunities
  • On-going professional development activities
  • Mentoring activities to help grow individual leadership capacity
  • Network activation in technology, nonprofit, education and business sectors
  • Public recognition for volunteering commitments and achievements
  • Invitation to exclusive networking and community events

APPLY HERE

 

Position Description

The social media coordinator is responsible for writing engaging, creative content for the #LatinaGeeks, while ensuring brand voice remains consistent across all platforms. 

The social media coordinator will report to the administrative director and work closely with social media designer to develop and execute a content strategy. 

The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year of experience copywriting at the brand or agency level. We are searching for ambitious, energetic personalities who love to contribute ideas and have the discipline to work on deadline. 

Important please: include links to writing samples with your resumé. 

Social Media Coordinator Responsibilities 

  • Create a monthly social calendar, write and schedule daily posts for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts 
  • Community management: interacting with brand’s fans in comments and DMs 
  • Collaborate with chapter secretaries for special announcements or events 
  • Ensure we are hitting KPIs, growing engagement and following 

Skills

  • Ideal candidate should have excellent writing skills and be able to communicate with the brand’s voice, ensuring consistency
  • Candidate should be well versed in using major social media platforms effectively and holistically 
  • Candidate should be well organized, able to work under deadline and process feedback accordingly
  • Photography skills a plus but not required 

Experience

  • Social Media Marketing: 1 year (Preferred) 
  • Copywriting: 1 year (Preferred) 

Work Location 

  • Fully Remote 

Perks and Benefits 

We recognize that our volunteers go above and beyond to support #LatinaGeeks’ in furthering its mission. Given the collective impact we are able to reach, it is important for us to establish a reciprocal relationship with each and every one of our volunteers and supporters. Below are some of the opportunities we want to offer in gratitude of volunteers’ dedication and good will: 

  • Organization-sponsored continued education opportunities 
  • On-going professional development activities 
  • Mentoring activities to help grow individual leadership capacity 
  • Network activation in technology, nonprofit, education and business sectors 
  • Public recognition for volunteering commitments and achievements 
  • Invitation to exclusive networking and community events 

How to apply: Use the form on this page and mention the volunteer position you are interested in.

 

Position Description

We are looking for a dynamic social media designer to be responsible for designing original content for online platforms. The responsibilities of a social media designer include designing graphics that can help attract new members and sponsors via social media. 

Applicant must be highly motivated, creative, and possess solid knowledge of marketing competencies. Applicant must be computer literate, highly organized, and able to work with little direction. 

Social Media Designer Responsibilities 

  • Producing original graphics to be posted on social media channels
  • Increasing traffic and appealing to target audiences 
  • Creating graphics for social media posts and event announcements to attract new members and sponsors 
  • Measuring key performance indicators 

Social Media Designer Requirements

  • Degree in Graphic Design or Computer Sciences 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Creativity and graphic design skills 
  • Proficiency in marketing disciplines 
  • Must be self-motivated 
  • Be able to produce original ideas 

Experience 

  • Graphic Design: 1 year (Preferred) 
  • Marketing Industry: 1 year (Preferred) 

Work Location 

  • Fully Remote 

Perks and Benefits 

We recognize that our volunteers go above and beyond to support #LatinaGeeks’ in furthering its mission. Given the collective impact we are able to reach, it is important for us to establish a reciprocal relationship with each and every one of our volunteers and supporters. Below are some of the opportunities we want to offer in gratitude of volunteers’ dedication and good will: 

  • Organization-sponsored continued education opportunities 
  • On-going professional development activities 
  • Mentoring activities to help grow individual leadership capacity 
  • Network activation in technology, nonprofit, education and business sectors 
  • Public recognition for volunteering commitments and achievements 
  • Invitation to exclusive networking and community events 

How to apply: Use the form on this page and mention the volunteer position you are interested in.

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