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									                                 Girls on the Run® of Austin
                              Community Outreach/PR Description



Serving as a Community Outreach/PR Volunteer is a critical element to the Austin Council and
is a perfect way to get involved with Girls on the Run and learn more about our program.
Securing funds through grants is how we are able to deliver our programs to young girls in the
Austin area.


Job Summary:
Marketing and program promotion, distributing materials, speak at PTA meetings, solicit
support/volunteers from training groups, identify and secure corporate sponsors and identifying
community fundraising opportunities. Time commitment is approximately 1 hour per week.

This volunteer position may be used as a service learning project, internship, or other college
credit project upon agreement of the school and the GOTR Council Director.

Core Duties/Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
    Understand and believe in the mission of Girls on the Run
    Coordinate publicity and mailings
    Secure corporate sponsors
    Manage fundraising campaigns
    Maintain mailing list
    Assist with expo participation
    Preparation, serving, and clean up of refreshments at events
    Reproduction of flyers and other informational material
    Information verification and changes on website as directed
    Event photography, as needed
    Attend council meetings as appropriate

Qualifications:
    Previous non-profit experience, specifically in fundraising and sponsorship attainment
    A strong commitment to girls' positive development
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Flexible / ability to accommodate to a changing environment
    Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint
    Ability to compile and analyze data for oral and written presentation

How to Apply:
The easiest way to apply is by filling out an application that can be downloaded from our
website www.gotraustin.org. Applications can also be mailed, faxed or emailed to the
following:

                             Jodi Ondrusek – Volunteer Coordinator
                                   Girls on the Run of Austin
                                         PO Box 200594
                                     Austin, TX 78720-0594
                                    Phone: (512) 608-GOTR
                                   Email: jodi@gotraustin.org

								
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