Estimated Time: About 10-25 hours
Causes: Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Health, Poverty, Social Justice & Equality
Desired skills: Communications, Event Management*, Project Management, Research
Due to COVID we are having to turn our BoardConnect event into a virtual event. Help is needed planning the virtual event, figuring out how Zoom will work and how to help the nonprofits set up and use Zoom during the event and created website functionality for the event. Volunteers with event planning and Zoom experience preferred.
Estimated Time: About 10-20 hours
Causes: Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Health, Poverty, Social Justice & Equality
Desired skills: Communications, Finance, Grants*, Marketing, Research, Writing/Editing
I am looking for volunteers to assist with identifying and qualifying individual, corporate, and foundation donors in all launch cities. This project is to help us maintain a robust list of major gift prospects in all launch cities.
Estimated Time: 15 to 30 hours
Causes: Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Health, Poverty, Social Justice & Equality
Desired skills: Communications, Information Technology*, Marketing, Project Management, Strategy Consulting
We are seeking energetic, responsible volunteers to help us expand our organization into other cities. As a skills-based volunteer, you will learn the tech side of Cincinnati Cares. This opportunity will have a focus on our COVID-19 impacted websites that support our work in other cities.
Estimated Time: Varies, 2-10 hours
Causes: Life Skills
Desired skills: Branding*, Graphic Design, Multimedia
We have several design needs, varying from logo creation to brochures. We are happy to explain the various needs and priorities and use your help wherever you would like to pitch in! We can provide copy, and we have a Style Guide that should be used for brand consistency.
Estimated Time: About 7-10 hours
Causes: Arts & Culture, Children, Education, Environment, Health, Life Skills
Desired skills: Branding, Graphic Design, Multimedia, Research, Strategy Consulting
Branding the Volunteer Program for Cincinnati Parks
Estimated Time: About 7-10 hours
Causes: Children, Health
Desired skills: Branding, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media*, Writing/Editing
Marketing and Social Media Volunteer, Job DescriptionPosition: The Marketing and Social Media Volunteer is a volunteer position for a person who is passionate about supporting families who have a seriously ill child. The Marketing and Social Media person will be detail oriented, tech-savvy and have a strong sense of initiative and excellent organization skills for this position. This position works closely with our COO and CEO to support reVIV with email,
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Estimated Time: 2+ hours (tbd)
Causes: Children, Health
Desired skills: Accounting, Human Resources, Management, Project Management*
Family Events Coordinator, Volunteer Job DescriptionPosition: The Family Events Coordinator is a volunteer position for a person who is passionate about supporting families who have a seriously ill child. The Family Events Coordinator will be detail oriented, tech-savvy and have a strong sense of initiative and excellent organization skills for this position. This position works closely with our COO to continue and build programs at area hospitals and facilities that support and improve the lives of families who have children in the care of area hospitals,
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Estimated Time: 2+ hours (tbd)
Causes: Children, Health
Desired skills: Communications, Finance, Grants*, Marketing, Writing/Editing
Grant Writer Volunteer, Job DescriptionPosition: The Grant Writer Volunteer is a volunteer position for a person who is passionate about supporting families who have a seriously ill child. This person will be detail oriented, tech-savvy and have a strong sense of initiative and excellent organization skills for this position. This position works closely with our CEO and COO to identify and write grants that will support reVIV families and programs .
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Estimated Time: 2+ hours (tbd)
Causes: Children, Health
Desired skills: Branding, Business Development, Communications, Fundraising*, Graphic Design, Marketing, Writing/Editing
Donor Relations and Foundation Coordinator, Volunteer Job DescriptionPosition: The Donor Relations and Foundation Coordinator is a volunteer position for a person who is passionate about supporting families who have a seriously ill child. The Donor Relations Coordinator will be detail oriented, tech-savvy and have a strong sense of initiative and excellent organization skills for this position. This position works closely with our CEO to continue our stewardship plan efforts for donor retention and help us meet our fundraising goals.
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Estimated Time: About 7-10 hours
Causes: Education, Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Business Development, Data Analysis*, Project Management, Research, Strategy Consulting
Looking for someone who has experience evaluating informal educational programs, such as museum programs or school programs.We have two surveys we use to evaluate our school field trip programs: -customer satisfaction form - We want to know how we can better assess the quality of our programs. Do we meet the needs of teachers? -student knowledge assessment - We want to know what impact our programs have on the students who participate in our program.
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Estimated Time: About 7-10 hours
Causes: Education, Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Business Development, Marketing, Project Management, Research, Strategy Consulting*
Looking for someone who has experience evaluating informal educational programs, such as museum programs or school programs.We have two surveys we use to evaluate our school field trip programs: -customer satisfaction form - We want to know how we can better assess the quality of our programs. Do we meet the needs of teachers? -student knowledge assessment - We want to know what impact our programs have on the students who participate in our program.
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Estimated Time: 1 hour
Causes: Education, Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Business Development*, Communications, Event Management, Finance, Marketing, Project Management, Strategy Consulting, Writing/Editing
We are interested in a conversation with helpful tips and recommendations.
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Causes: Education, Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Branding, Business Development, Fundraising*, Legal, Marketing, Project Management, Public Relations
We are interested in a one-hour conversation primarily about corporate sponsorship.
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Causes: Education, Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Branding, Business Development, Communications, Fundraising*, Graphic Design, Marketing, Writing/Editing
We are interested in a one-hour conversation specifically about donor thank yous (frequency, best practices, etc.)
Estimated Time: About 7-10 hours
Causes: Education, Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Business Development, Information Technology*, Strategy Consulting
We are currently using multiple I.T. systems in different areas and we would like to combine these for more efficiency.
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Causes: Education, Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Business Development, Human Resources, Strategy Consulting*
Our current Strategic plan ends in 2020 and we would like help in developing an updated plan for 2021-2023.
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Causes: Education, Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Business Development, Research, Strategy Consulting*
The elements of Program Strategy we are interested in are fine tuning our Evaluation Form to measure success of the program adequately, pricing programs appropriately, and marketing programs (unique promotion ideas).
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Causes: Education, Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Facilities*, Finance, Project Management
Our Welcome Center/Farm Shop is in need of a face lift in hopes of selling more goods produced here on the farm along with local art and wares.
Estimated Time: About 7-10 hours
Causes: Education, Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Communications, Finance, Grants*, Marketing, Writing/Editing
Our 122 acre, working, non-profit farm is highly reliant on grant and donor support for funding. Support with grant writing and research would help us greatly. Our non-profit mission is to educate on sustainability, agriculture, nutrition and the environment.
Estimated Time: About 7-10 hours
Causes: Education, Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Graphic Design, Information Technology, Web Development*, Writing/Editing
We have started a new website but we are need of help to finish the site.
Estimated Time: About 7-10 hours
Causes: Education, Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Branding, Graphic Design, Marketing, Web Design*, Writing/Editing
We have started a new website but are in need of help with finishing the site.
Estimated Time: About 7-10 hours
Causes: Life Skills
Desired skills: Communications, Human Resources*, Project Management, Writing/Editing
We're looking for someone who can create a small Volunteer I pad training book. This book will give our volunteers step by step instructions on how to check in and check out our clients. This will be the primary job aide for our volunteers to use while they helping us service our clients.
Estimated Time: About 7-10 hours
Causes: Life Skills
Desired skills: Human Resources, Writing/Editing
Volunteer handbook
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Causes: Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Branding, Communications*, Graphic Design, Marketing, Project Management, Writing/Editing
Keep Cincinnati Beautiful has as its primary 2020 strategy reaching out to the corporate community for investment in our various programs through corporate social responsibility. We have done some due diligence around targeting companies that meet our needs (locally owned, commitment to sustainability, 300-800 employees). We are seeking sponsorships for Great American Clean-Up, Environmental Education, and other initiatives. We need to be able to communicate value to these corporations in terms of return on investment,
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Estimated Time: 1 hour
Causes: Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Business Development*, Communications, Event Management, Finance, Marketing, Project Management, Strategy Consulting, Writing/Editing
Keep Cincinnati Beautiful does not currently have a social entrepreneurship arm. For BLINK this year, we designed a modification of the traditional corner trash can with a motion sensor and engineered so that when someone throws away a piece of trash, it lights up and makes a MIDI file musical noise. Coca-Cola Bottling has expressed some interest in this product, but we have no organizational competency to determine the business model for this,
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Estimated Time: About 5 Hours
Causes: Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Business Development, Human Resources, Management, Project Management*
Keep Cincinnati Beautiful has programming in Environmental Education, Environmentally Based Arts, Great American Clean Up, Graffiti and Illegal Dumping Abatement, and Greenspace management. We are also launching a new program called Vacant Lots Occupied, which reclaims vacant spaces for neighborhood use. We are working through some strategies and have come to the section on "codifying our secret sauce". We would love some consulting on thinking about our core critical processes,
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Estimated Time: 1 hour
Causes: Environment, Life Skills
Desired skills: Accounting, Finance
Keep Cincinnati Beautiful does not have a Finance Department. We have a Bookkeeper who is one day a week and we use QuickBooks. We have a contract Accountant who does monthly close, and our statements are audited by an independent CPA firm annually. This works fairly well, and we have a decent understanding of our financial condition from month to month.
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Estimated Time: About 8-10 hours
Causes: Children, Education
Desired skills: Branding*, Communications, Digital Marketing*, Graphic Design, Marketing, Multimedia, Research, Web Design, Writing/Editing
Marketing & Communications (Skills-Based Volunteering Need)Over the last year and a half, we have successfully merged two organizations, focusing solely on the cinematic arts. As a result, our programming has almost doubled in size. However, we have not had the time or the resources to establish a brand for the new organization. As a result, we are in great need of a Brand Marketing Plan that includes but is not limited to:
  • Brand strategy
  • Market Positioning
  • Brand Identity development
  • New Logo and Tagline
  • Messaging Strategy
  • Marketing Channels
  • Marketing Toolkit
  • Marketing materials
  • Marketing Campaigns
  • New Website
Estimated Time: About 10-15 hours
Causes: Hunger, Poverty
Desired skills: Communications, Event Management*, Finance, Fundraising, Graphic Design, Marketing, Multimedia, Public Relations, Social Media
Help us create a new fundraising event. Research and develop a plan for a new signature fundraising event that is innovative and attractive to new donors.
Estimated Time: About 10-20 hours
Causes: Hunger, Poverty
Desired skills: Branding, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media*, Writing/Editing
We need help to develop strategy across platforms and create a social media plan. Research and set up a social media management tool. We also need help training the staff.
Estimated Time: About 20-30 hours
Causes: Hunger, Poverty
Desired skills: Branding, Graphic Design, Marketing, Web Design*, Writing/Editing
We need an experienced person to help up update and refresh our website and the design of the website.
Estimated Time: About 20-30 hours
Causes: Hunger, Poverty
Desired skills: Branding*, Graphic Design, Multimedia, Research, Writing/Editing
A project with an experienced person about developing, enhancing, or improving a successful brand identity for your organization. Refresh branding and develop templates for newsletters, letterhead, annual report etc. plus style guide
Estimated Time: 2 hours
Causes: Children, Education, Social Justice & Equality
Desired skills: Branding, Business Development, Fundraising*, Legal, Marketing, Project Management, Public Relations
I would like to have a conversation and then project around fundraising from corporate sponsors and/or local philanthropists. Several youth-serving organizations would like to have trained mentors but have no budget to pay for their training.
Estimated Time: About 15-25 hours
Causes: Children, Education, Social Justice & Equality
Desired skills: Board, Business Development, Coaching, Human Resources, Strategy Consulting*
We are planning to have a strategic planning meeting in late February and I would like to have someone skilled in facilitating such meetings do so for us.
Estimated Time: 2 hours
Causes: Children, Education, Social Justice & Equality
Desired skills: Accounting*, Finance
We currently have a bookkeeper, but I don’t think she’s very thorough. I would love to have a conversation about the best practices for nonprofit accounting, what is needed, what is overkill. I would love to have a volunteer accountant/bookkeeper as well on an ongoing basis.
Estimated Time: About 7-10 hours
Causes: Children, Health
Desired skills: Graphic Design*, Marketing, Multimedia, Social Media
We paid a graphic designer to redesign our logo and letterhead about 7 years ago when we disaffiliated from the national spina bifida organization. Our image files are low resolution and need to be upgraded, with additional color options added (such as white on a transparent background), as well as readily available fonts to replace those that we would otherwise need to pay for.
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Estimated Time: About 7-10 hours
Causes: Children, Health
Desired skills: Graphic Design, Marketing, Multimedia*, Social Media
In 2020, we are due for a website freshening, with new photographs to replace those that are 3 years old. We have a fair number of high-resolution photos from our events, but no professional images. We could plan for a photoshootmu, if we can engage a photographer who is willing to take pictures of some of our constituents, but also need someone to optimize the event photos we have to be most engaging and appropriate for an online format.
Estimated Time: About 20 to 30 hours
Causes: Children, Education, Social Justice & Equality
Desired skills: Business Development, Data Analysis, Management, Project Management*, Research
We need to build a structured research and development strategy that we can implement each year for our historical archive and resource library. The structured plan will help us retrieve information, resources, and links to include in our online content.
Estimated Time: About 25 to 40 hours
Causes: Children, Education, Social Justice & Equality
Desired skills: Communications, Event Management*, Finance, Fundraising, Graphic Design, Marketing, Multimedia, Public Relations, Social Media
Art Auction - We need to implement our 2020 art auction in the second half of the year. This will encompass donation recruiting, entertainment, venue management, recruiting guests, advertising, and financial planning for Cincinnati.
Estimated Time: About 15 to 25 hours
Causes: Children, Education, Social Justice & Equality
Desired skills: Branding, Communications, Event Management, Graphic Design, Marketing, Public Relations*, Social Media, Writing/Editing
We need a structured online communication strategy and public relations strategy built for Cincinnati. The online strategy will primarily be for social media but should include any resources that we aren't utilizing for exposure. The PR strategy will consist of events and opportunities for Proud Scholars to set up tables, educate, and connect with people from across the city.
Estimated Time: About 15-20 hours
Causes: Children, Education, Social Justice & Equality
Desired skills: Branding, Communications*, Graphic Design, Marketing, Writing/Editing
We need a structured marketing plan that encompasses digital and print resources that we can implement on a limited budget. The primary market is Cincinnati.