Volunteer at Headquarters

If you are in the Cleveland, Ohio area and would like to volunteer, please use the calendar below to schedule a time to come in to check out our permanent volunteer positions.

Our volunteers help to count and pack promise cards into packs of 10 to be distributed at speaking engagements and put into envelopes to be sent all over the world. We accept volunteers of all ages that can count to 10 and have the fine motor skills to apply address labels (stickers) and can rubber band cards together.

Looking for a more permanent volunteer position? Check out our permanent volunteer positions below.

All volunteers must sign our volunteer waiver or have a parent or guardian sign for them. To download our volunteer waiver, please click here.

Volunteer to help pack Promise Cards:



Part-time, Permanent Volunteer Opportunities:


Job Title: Volunteer: Proofreader and Editor
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Work hours:Approx. 6 hours per week, 1-2 days per week

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:

E-MAIL:HR@becauseisaidiwould.com
SUBJECT LINE:Application: VOLUNTEER: Proofreader and Editing – [Insert Your Name Here]

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to volunteer for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this volunteer opportunity that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

WHO ARE WE?

Because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity. Our mission is to strengthen humanity’s will. Because I said I would encourages and supports making and keeping promises to end suffering, establish peace and build happiness.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

This is a great opportunity for a seasoned writer/editor/proofreader to provide communication support to because I said I would chapters and home office. Although not required, this role will also be invited to attend regular weekly staff meetings and other staff-organized activities.

Responsibilities in these areas including but are not limited to:
Design:

• Proofreading and editing digital and printed content including that in emails, website, flyers, social media and video
• Assisting with the preparation of newsletter content
• Ensuring the accuracy of the event calendar

WHAT IT TAKES TO BE SUCCESSFUL?

• Professional experience in proofreading, editing or writing
• Use of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Strong communication (oral, writing and presentation) skills
• Candidate must be available for a consistent weekly schedule

PREFERRED SKILLS

• Experience with nonprofits, political campaigns or social movements
• Experience communicating a broad message and impact
• Experience with writing content for websites or printed publication

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only engage individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Volunteer: Fulfillment Specialist
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Work hours:10 hours per week, 11am-4pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:

E-MAIL:HR@becauseisaidiwould.com
SUBJECT LINE:Application: VOLUNTEER: Fulfillment Specialist – [Insert Your Name Here]

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to volunteer for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this volunteer opportunity that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

WHO ARE WE?

Because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity. Our mission is to strengthen humanity’s will. Because I said I would encourages and supports making and keeping promises to end suffering, establish peace and build happiness.

Over 6 million promise cards have been counted, packed and shared around the world, only possible with the help of our volunteers. In addition to regular volunteer opportunities for promise-card distribution, we have several volunteer positions available for specific, consistent administrative needs.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

Supervised by the Fulfillment Manager, this is a great opportunity to assist with data entry and processes necessary for the packing and shipping of promise cards, supplies and merchandise to because I said I would events, chapters and supporters. Although not required, this role will also be invited to attend regular weekly staff meetings and other staff-organized activities. Training will be provided.

Responsibilities in these areas including but are not limited to:
Design:

• Preparing event supplies for shipment
• Assisting with special projects that may include folding, cutting and printing needs
• Packing, weighing, labeling and shipping merchandise and supplies
• Counting promise cards
• Data entry for leads and lead verification
• Uploading event photos and contact information in the database
• Data entry for chapter, speaking engagement, fundraising, newsletter and character education inquiries from events

WHAT IT TAKES TO BE SUCCESSFUL?

• Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
• Use of MS office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Candidate must be available for a consistent weekly schedule (can be determined with the Fulfillment Manager).
• Detail oriented with numbers

PREFERRED SKILLS

• Experience with shipping procedures and protocol
• Salesforce experience a plus

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only engage individuals that can make and keep their promises.