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Volunteer

SLF Karaoke 2019
Photo: SLF members and patrons at the 2019 fundraising karaoke at Studio Lounge. Credit © 2019 Brandon Kalyan / The Silver Lining Foundation.

We want to grow our team.

The Silver Lining Foundation is a youth-led organization that addresses bullying and violence within the framework of sexuality diversity. Our team has worked with individuals, organizations and donors across the globe to conduct pioneering research, social outreach programmes for school teachers and administrators where we’ve helped thousands of young people across the country. See below for the available volunteer opportunities and download their scope of work for further details.

The submission deadline for all applications is Sunday, Jan 31st 2021 at 11:00 pm (GMT -4).

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Summary

The Case Worker assists with the delivery of tailored case management services to at-risk persons. The Case Worker would also assist with the assessment and reporting on the needs of persons in at-risk states. The Case Worker will be working with a variety of affected persons, including issues of homelessness, victims of abuse, domestic violence, people suffering from physical or mental illness, or community members dealing with financial hardship.

Why You'll Enjoy This Role

The Case Worker is an important part of our advocacy. Our Case Worker helps people in difficult situations achieve their goals for a better life by evoking motivation to change. The role of Case Worker is one that involves a great deal of empathy and will be responsible for the coordination of care services, high levels of problem-solving skills and engagement with government agencies and the community.

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The Chief Financial Officer will be responsible for all finance-related activities of the SLF and will act as the custodian of the organisation’s funds.

Why You'll Enjoy This Role

The role of Chief Financial Officer offers you an opportunity to oversee the finance-related activities of SLF, including grant funding and strategic planning. A high level of experience is expected for anyone filling this role as partnership compliance for donors is incredibly important. If you enjoy aspects of compliance, as well as possess an affinity for budgeting and expenditure, this role is for you.

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The Communications Officer assists in  creating communications content on behalf of the organization. This includes writing press releases, developing blog content and creating social media posts. They will also be tasked with tracking campaign analytics and maintaining digital media archives. 

Why You’ll Enjoy This Role

Our work is our message. You will be part of a world-recognised team that conducts pioneering research and development in Trinidad and Tobago, furthering the cause by ensuring our messaging is consistent, relevant and able to connect with audiences. As our Communications Officer, you will be charged with ensuring that our message is communicated as widely as possible in an honest and transparent manner in efforts to build the critical mass necessary for change.

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The Graphic Designer will assist the Communications Team and is tasked with conceptualizing engaging visual communications. Visual communications must be compliant with brand guidelines and strategic objectives for a variety of mediums. These include but are not limited to illustrations, logos and layouts for both digital and print.

Why You'll Enjoy This Role

As our Graphic Designer, you will be afforded an opportunity to flex your creative muscles, assisting in the creation of creative, interactive and innovative design. You will also be part of a world-recognised team that conducts pioneering research and development in Trinidad and Tobago.

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The Policy Officer assists in developing, implementing and monitoring the Strategic Plan of SLF. The Policy Officer is also tasked with developing and reviewing organizational policies, collecting, analysing and compiling data on social, economic and political issues.

Why You'll Enjoy This Role

As our Policy Officer, you will help undertake critical review and research of key pieces of legislation, policies and programmes that affect LGBTQI Youth. You will gain invaluable experience as part of a world-recognised team that conducts pioneering research and development in Trinidad and Tobago.

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The Project Manager assists in all aspects of the development and implementation of projects/programmes. In addition to maintaining project documentation, such as plans and reports, assigns tasks and schedules, develops & manages a project’s budget and communicates a project’s progress to team members and other stakeholders.

Why You'll Enjoy This Role

As our Project Manager, you will be responsible for planning, overseeing and leading all aspects of projects from development through to implementation. You will also interact with a number of people and will take lead on outreach activities as well as develop programmes, initiatives and events.

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The Resource Mobilisation Officer oversees, coordinates and supports all fundraising activities and proposal writing.The RMO develops and submits high quality and high-value donor proposals that are aligned with defined priorities, demonstrate impact and offer value for money. Also assists with strategic planning support, coordination, monitoring and reporting of SLF activities and publications to ensure proper relationship building to cultivate and leverage on a stronger donor support base.

Why You'll Enjoy This Role

As our Resource Mobilisation Officer, you will be a principal liaison between SLF and our donors. You will be key in establishing and strengthening relations with existing and potential donors. You will employ fresh, new approaches to develop and submit high-quality and high-value proposals that will demonstrate impact, are aligned with defined priorities and offer value for money.

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The Social Media Coordinator/Copywriter assists in the development and implementation of our social media strategy to build our audience and brand awareness, improve our marketing efforts and increase funding opportunities.

Why You'll Enjoy This Role

The Social Media Coordinator/Copywriter assists in the development and implementation of our social media strategy to build our audience and brand awareness, improve our marketing efforts and increase funding opportunities.

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The Website Developer assists with coding, innovating design and layout of our website including optimizing responsiveness from concept to completion. The candidate is an in-house WordPress expert with data management
and design experience. This position also includes but is not limited to building
data platforms and small amounts of design.

Why You'll Enjoy This Role

Web Development and Design is a growing industry, one that is intersectional as integrated web marketing becomes even more prominent and necessary for organisations. As our Web Developer, you will be responsible for ensuring that our archives and online presence are contemporary and easy to navigate, improving our marketing and brand identity.

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Volunteer application DEC 2020

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