Employment Opportunities

Careers with because I said I would

Are you good with your promises? Do you want to better humanity? Apply to join our team! We are a small nonprofit with an entrepreneurial spirit. If you aren’t afraid to get in and figure it out, this might be the place for you.

Job Openings

Mental Health Program Manager, Youth & Families

Job title: Mental Health Program Manager, Youth & Families
Location: Remote, must be licensed and able to practice in Ohio
Salary Range: $55,000-65,000
Travel Required: 0-10%
Work Hours: Full time, some evenings and weekend hours required

Because I said I would is a social movement and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. 

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have that make you a great fit for the position.

APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Applications Accepted By:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

Subject Line: Mental Health Program Manager

Role and Responsibilities

The Mental Health Program Manager will report to the Chief Operating Officer and work with program team members and other staff across programs. This position offers an opportunity to inform, design, and build programs that support mental health based on best practices and work directly with individuals by connecting with supporters.

Responsibilities:

  • Informs and designs educational programs based on research and best practices in mental health, collaborating with other team members
  • Improves staff competence by providing educational resources and training as needed
  •  Work with supporters to determine mental health challenges to connect them to longer-term solutions to face their adversities. Clients may also be facing challenges with substance abuse, suicidal ideation, employment concerns, disease, bereavement, and other challenges
  • Monitors program participants through self-reporting and client check-in; obtaining additional resources as applicable; intervening in crises; providing personal support.
  • Maintains clients’ records by reviewing notes, logging events and progress.
  • Communicate clients’ progress by conducting weekly reporting.
  • Improves results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes; rewriting procedures when needed.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing interventions and results from data and trends; compiling statistics; completing grant and subsidy applications.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organizations.
  • May be assigned liaison responsibilities to special projects and outreach efforts.
  • Attends staff meetings
  • Submit all statistics and client data in a timely manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in behavioral social science or psychology; along with at least five years of experience in Mental health direct client interaction; Master’s degree preferred- Must be licensed in Mental health or counseling in the state of Ohio
  • 2 years in developing relationships and partnerships with other community outreach.
  • Licensed Professional Counselor 
  • Licensed Psychologist or Limited  Licensed Psychologist  
  • LICSW, Licensed Independent Social Workers
  • LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Psychiatric Or Mental Health Nurse Practitioners
  • 2 years in developing relationships and partnerships with other community outreach.
  • Possess demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Professional experience supporting individuals in group work
  • Submit all statistics and client data in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated proficiency using software systems for program data points and information.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Diligence and accuracy are essential, as are abilities to prioritize work, consistently meet deadlines and work as a collaborator.

Preferred skills

Experience with Salesforce

Certifications CEAP

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:

  1. Ability to keep promises
  2. Passion for humanitarianism
  3. An entrepreneurial attitude
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 hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have that make you a great fit for the position.

Subject Line: Mental Health Program Manager Application

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

because I said I would is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and have the opportunity to succeed. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Vice President of Fundraising & Development

Job title: Vice President of Fundraising & Development
Location: Remote with 8 visits a year to HQ at 3483 McCament Rd, Walhonding, OH 43843.
Salary Range: $80,000 to $90,000.00 per year
Travel Required: 10-25%, domestic & international. Visits to donors, major events and HQ.
Work Hours: Full-time, some evenings and weekend hours required

About Us:

Because I said I would is a social movement and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through character development programs and volunteer projects in partnership with schools, juvenile detention centers, prisons, and communities.

General Description of Position

Reporting to the Founder & CEO, theVice President of Fundraising & Development serves as a critical team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions for because I said I would. In partnership with the Founder, this position is responsible for board development, all fundraising and development activities. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build because I said I would’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. The Vice President of Fundraising & Development will design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support.

The Vice President of Fundraising & Development will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the foundation needed to grow to $2 million in fundraising annually funding through the solicitation of major gifts, federal and state grants, special events, and corporate and foundation support.

This position will diversify because I said I would funding sources and work closely with other team members to secure funding for new initiatives. In addition, the Vice President of Fundraising & Development will work closely with the board of directors and support board members as they take on a more active fundraising role.

It is expected that the amount raised by because I said I would will increase in future years as the Vice President of Fundraising & Developmentsystematically and effectively strengthens the organization’s overall fundraising capacity.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop comprehensive fundraising strategies to reach: Collaboratively work with the Executive Leadership Team to create and implement a holistic development strategy. Aim to secure corporate sponsorships, foundation support, government grants, and other fundraising activities, targeting an annual revenue of $2M within 3 years.
  • Foster relationships with 35 key donors giving major gifts of $10,000 or more: Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with corporations and major donors following a strategic fundraising process. Employ effective relationship-building techniques to encourage long-term commitment and increased contributions.
  • Lead board recruitment and management for a team of 12 board members: Identify, recruit, and onboard suitable candidates for the Board of Directors. Oversee all board-related processes and programs, fostering a collaborative and effective board culture.
  • Oversee grant-writing processes that leverage artifical intelligence: Establish a systematic process for grant writing. Write compelling grants to support Chapter programs and character education initiatives, effectively communicating the need, impact, and value of our work.
  • Collaborate on financial strategy: Work closely with the Founder to develop and implement the organization’s financial strategy. Ensure alignment between fundraising efforts and overall financial objectives.
  • Create financial forecasts: Develop detailed financial forecasts to help anticipate major changes in funding or trends in the sector. Utilize these insights to adapt strategies and maintain the financial health of the organization.
  • Monitor donor information in Salesforce CRM: Manage all donor data, providing detailed statistical analyses to the Board and Executive Leadership Team. Use this information to inform strategy, identify opportunities, and track progress against fundraising goals.
  • Implement donor stewardship programs: Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at deepening relationships with donors. Create personalized communication and recognition strategies to express gratitude and encourage ongoing support.
  • Supervise direct reports: Oversee the work of current and future direct reports, including the bookkeeper, interns and future full-time staff. Provide guidance, support, and constructive feedback to ensure their professional growth and the effective execution of their roles.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • +7 years of professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources)
  • Previous history of raising $500,000 or more annually as an individual goal supported by collective efforts. 
  • Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives
  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside because I said I would
  • High energy and passion for because I said I would’s mission is essential
  • Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual strategic development plan
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A professional and resourceful style; the ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative, and to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time

Preferred Skills

  • CFRE Certification
  • Experience in fundraising through a chapter based non-profit.
  • Development experience in a young non-profit. 

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have that make you a great fit for the position.

Subject Line: VP of Fundraising & Development Application

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

because I said I would is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and have the opportunity to succeed. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Director of Sales & Marketing

Job Title: Director of Sales & Marketing 

Location: Remote in the US (EST or CST preferred)

Salary: $70,000 – $75,000 per year

Travel Requirements: 10-25%, domestic & international. Visits to donors, major events and HQ (Walhonding, OH – Greater Columbus).

Work Hours: Full-time, some evenings and weekend hours required

About Because I Said I Would:

Because I said I would is a social movement and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through character development programs and volunteer projects in partnership with schools, juvenile detention centers, prisons, and communities.

Role Overview: 

We are seeking a passionate and strategic-minded Director of Sales and Marketing to lead our outreach efforts and amplify our impact. This pivotal role will spearhead the development and execution of sales and marketing strategies, driving revenue growth and expanding the organization’s reach.


Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Founder & CEO, the Director of Sales and Marketing is the manager of a team of sales and business development employees and professional volunteers.
  • Sales Strategy: Develop and implement comprehensive sales strategies aligned with organizational objectives to increase revenue streams via speaking engagements and support fundraising initiatives. 
  • Marketing Campaigns: Lead the creation and execution of marketing campaigns, leveraging various channels to enhance brand visibility, engage stakeholders, and drive mission awareness.
  • Partnership Development: Identify, cultivate, and manage strategic partnerships, sponsorships, and collaborations to support speaking engagements, fundraising events and promotional activities.
  • Team Leadership: Grow, supervise and mentor the sales and marketing team, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence.
  • Performance Analysis: Track and analyze sales metrics, marketing effectiveness, and ROI to refine strategies, optimize campaigns, and drive continuous improvement.
  • Establish sales and marketing best practices and standards that are leveraged by the entire organization regardless of role.
  • Provide ongoing recommendations for website improvements.
  • Manage and implement the strategies for our Salesforce implementation.

Qualifications:

  • Proven Experience: Minimum 7 years of progressive experience in sales and marketing roles, 3 years in a leadership role, with a track record of success in revenue generation and brand enhancement, preferably in the nonprofit sector or related field.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google environment, and Salesforce required. Preferred experience in project management systems (Kanbanchi or related PM software). 
  • Leadership Skills: Strong leadership, team-building, and managerial abilities, with the capacity to motivate and guide a diverse team toward achieving common goals.
  • Strategic Vision: Exceptional strategic thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with a results-driven approach to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Communication Proficiency: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, adept at conveying the organization’s mission, values, and impact effectively.
  • Passion for the Mission: Alignment with the mission and values of Because I Said I Would, demonstrating a genuine commitment to making a difference.

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:

  • Ability to keep promises
  • Passion for humanitarianism
  • An entrepreneurial attitude

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

because I said I would is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and have the opportunity to succeed. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have that make you a great fit for the position.

Subject Line: Director of Sales & Marketing Application

Guest Experience & Events Manager

Job Title: Guest Experience & Events Manager 

Location: This is a slightly hybrid role with very strong focus on being on-site in Walhonding, OH 43843. This position is able to work from home 3-7 work days a month as long as they have a functional work environment at home. 

Salary Range: $41,000 – $47,000 

Travel Required: 0 – 10% 

Work hours: Full-time, salaried position. Evening and weekend hours are required from time to time.

We’re looking for a dedicated and dynamic individual to join our team as the Guest Experience & Event Manager. In this role, you’ll be the primary point of contact for our guests, ensuring they have an extraordinary experience from the moment they arrive until their departure.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage guest experience from reservation throughout their visit for approximately 1,000 primary guest contacts a year, including but not limited to taking reservations, conducting event/program planning calls, changing reservations, guest’s requests and greeting guests upon arrival. 
  • Work in conjunction with staff to ensure that the facilities are ready for families and groups throughout the year by communicating unique needs, check-in requests and other special requirements in a documented fashion in our CRM system (SalesForce) and other software. 
  • Plan and execute 30 corporate/nonprofit retreats a year: Work closely with corporate and nonprofit clients to understand their objectives and craft personalized retreat plans. Oversee the entire event lifecycle, from concept development and budgeting to on-site management and post-event wrap-up. 
  • Manage wedding event planning for 8 weddings a year: Liaise with couples to understand their vision for their big day and create bespoke wedding packages. Handle all aspects, including venue decoration, catering, entertainment, photography, and any other services required. 
  • Collaborate with +15 vendors overall: Establish and maintain strong relationships with a diverse network of vendors. Coordinate with these professionals, including hot air balloon pilots, florists, photographers, caterers, and entertainers, to provide excellent service and meet the unique needs of each event. 
  • Maintain accurate guest records: Keep detailed records of all guest interactions, reservations, payments, and feedback. Use this data to personalize service, make improvements, and address any recurring issues. 
  • Support business development efforts: Help support the process of creating a pipeline of events and programs, leading to sustained revenue growth. Meet with potential clients, including schools, nonprofits, correctional professionals, wedding planners, and other groups, presenting our venue as an ideal choice for their events. 
  • Coordinate services and manage logistics.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications: 

  • Past experience in Guest relations, events, and reservations 
  • Bachelor’s degree or associate’s degree in business, event planning, hospitality management or communication or equivalent experience is preferred. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and capacity to problem solve. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends based on seasonal demands of retreat groups. 
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others in a team setting.
  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM, booking systems (Airbnb, Vrbo, etc.) and strong computer skills.

We look for three core competencies in their employees: 

Ability to keep promises. 

Passion for humanitarianism 

An entrepreneurial attitude 

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

because I said I would is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and have the opportunity to succeed. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have that make you a great fit for the position.

Subject Line: Guest Experience & Events Manager Application

Benefits Overview for Full-Time Employees

because I said I would is proud to offer benefits that reflect our values and incorporate our desire for meaningful work.

Full-Time Employee Benefits:

  • 100% employer-paid health insurance (medical, dental & vision)
  • Generous Paid Time Off Plans (Personal, Medical & Volunteer PTO) & paid holidays
  • Employer-provided technology
  • Employer-provided basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability
  • 403(b) retirement plan – dollar-for-dollar match
  • Staff retreats with professional development, trainings, & fun activities (concerts, dinners out, etc.) at our beautiful 92-acre lodge retreat
  • Access to avant-garde technology use in your everyday work: project manager Kanbanchi, ChatGPT, Salesforce, and more!
  • Ability to make a serious impact on humanity (local, nationwide and international communities) through our programs & company mission/vision

Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

Fundraising Coordinator Volunteer

Job Title: Fundraising Coordinator Volunteer
Location: Remote or Hybrid in Walhonding, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid
Travel Required: None
Work Hours: Two separate opportunities available

  • Professional volunteer: 3- 10 hr/week 
  • Internship: 10 – 15 hr/week

About Because I Said I Would:
Because I Said I Would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

About the Role:
As a Fundraising Coordinator Volunteer, you will play a pivotal role in supporting and coordinating fundraising activities for humanitarian non-profit Because I Said I Would. This position offers a unique opportunity to work closely with event management, donor relations, and improve professional communication skills and relationship development. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a passion for making the world a better place.

The volunteer may attend weekly staff meetings, regularly scheduled meetings with their supervisor, and bi-weekly meetings with other interns for professional development.

Possible Role Responsibilities (one or more of the following areas):

  1. Outreach and Event Coordination for Small Donor Lunches and Dinner with Founder:
    • Proactively identify and contact individuals and groups showing interest
    • Invite prospects for insightful tours of our 92-acre camp
    • Arrange small lunches and dinners with Alex for one-on-one discussions
    • Attract more individuals and companies to visit our camp, fostering relationships
    • Plan and execute donor appreciation events such as luncheons and dinners
    • Ensure each event is a memorable experience fostering goodwill and continued support
  2. Facebook Fundraiser Program Management:
    • Analyze potential recruitment needs
    • Implement recruitment means for new fundraisers and potential donors
  3. Donor Management System Data Entry and Coordination:
    • Set up phone calls
    • Network with high-level donors
    • Assist with fundraising activities and ideas designed by our dedicated volunteers
  4. Donor Stewardship:
    • Maintain ongoing communication with current and prospective donors
    • Express gratitude and share updates on how contributions make a difference in the lives of bereaved families
    • Make thank you calls and follow up with donors

What You’ll Learn:

Understand the role of fundraising and related processes in a nonprofit organization. Develop business skills including: compassion & empathy practices in business, relationship building, volunteer & donor recruitment practices (applicable to nonprofit or for-profit business), and data analysis. 

Skills You’ll Need For This Role: 

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for resiliency skills, personal development, mental health and social impact.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media platforms.
  • Prior experience in event coordination or related fields is a plus.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

Subject Line: Professional Volunteer/Internship Application

Sales & Business Development Volunteer

Job Title: Sales & Business Development Volunteer
Location: Remote and/or Hybrid in Walhonding, OH
Salary Range: Unpaid
Travel Required: None
Work Hours: Two separate opportunities available

  • Professional volunteer: 3- 10 hr/week 
  • Internship: 10 – 15 hr/week

About Because I Said I Would:
Because I Said I Would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

About the Role:
The Sales & Business Development Volunteer will be a part of the Sales team. The intern will assist the Account Executive and senior staff by performing administrative and entry-level duties which may include conducting market research, identifying business opportunities, emailing prospective clients, making cold calls, participating in meetings, assisting the Sales department, and other duties as needed. 

The volunteer may attend weekly staff meetings, regularly scheduled meetings with their supervisor, and bi-weekly meetings with other interns for professional development.

Possible Role Responsibilities (one or more of the following areas):

  • Work with the Account Executive on business development (lead-generating) activities
  • Market research projects such as: searching for organizations (public & private associations, companies, education institutions, etc.) that want a speaker to build a cold-lead list  
  • Identify decision-makers within potential customer organizations
  • Identify potential clients using social media and internet research
    • Search and compile lists of like-minded associations, companies, and universities that are similar to our target audience
    • Build a list of State associations in our network
    • Use chatgpt to write social media posts and targeted email “blasts” promoting speaker offerings
    • Invite warm or cold leads to existing speeches
  • Follow-up on business development activities via email and phone calls
  • Updating documents and internal records using Salesforce
  • Build prospect lists to identify missed business opportunities
    • Reach out to past clients that have requested speakers
  • Assist in creating sales outreach strategies

What You’ll Learn: Understand the role of sales, marketing, and account management in a nonprofit organization (also applicable to for-profit businesses). Develop business skills including: Salesforce system management, compassion & empathy practices in business, relationship building, entry-level sales/account executive activities, and data analysis. 

Skills You’ll Need For This Role: 

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Interest in motivational speaking, personal development, and social impact.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media platforms.

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

Subject Line: Professional Volunteer/Internship Application

Fulfillment & Logistics Volunteer

Job Title: Fulfillment & Logistics Volunteer

Location: Walhonding, OH (on-site required, remote is not available for this role)
Salary Range: Unpaid
Travel Required: None
Work Hours: Two separate opportunities available

  • Professional volunteer: 3- 10 hr/week 
  • Internship: 10 – 15 hr/week

About Because I Said I Would:
Because I Said I Would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

About the Role:
As a fulfillment volunteer, you will play a pivotal role in supporting and coordinating shipments for organization merchandise & speaking engagements for Alex Sheen, the founder & CEO of Because I Said I Would. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a passion for making the world a better place.

The volunteer may attend weekly staff meetings, regularly scheduled meetings with their supervisor and bi-weekly meetings with other interns for professional development.

Possible Role Responsibilities (one or more of the following areas):

  • Preparing event supplies for shipment 
  • Data entry for leads and lead verification. Input contact information in the database
  • Assisting with special projects that may include folding, cutting, and printing needs
  • Packing, weighing, labeling, and shipping merchandise and supplies
  • Packing Group Orders to be sent out
  • Counting promise cards
  • Data entry for chapter, speaking engagement, fundraising, newsletter, and character education inquiries from events
  • Taking inventory of merchandise
  • Help organize/distribute incoming shipments to the warehouse
  • Delivering/picking up promise cards from groups that help count. Currently, there are two locations in Coshocton County and three in Knox County
  • Work with the groups that count promise cards when they visit camp for a few hours
  • Keep the Recreation Shed straightened up for incoming guests
  • Printing and pressing signs with sublimation
  • Preparing letters for bereavement families coming to camp for a stay
  • Helping address and send out promise cards when requested

What You’ll Learn/Contribute:

Understand the role of shipping, logistics, and fulfillment management in a nonprofit organization (also applicable to for-profit businesses). Develop logistics skills including: Salesforce system management, compassion & empathy practices in business, relationship building, inventory & distribution practices, and database management. 

Skills You’ll Need For This Role: 

  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in a fluctuating climate. Some work will at HQ and some will be in the warehouse with heat in the winter but is still a warehouse. In the summer, there is no AC in the warehouse. The Rec Shed is not heated
  • Use of MS Office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Candidate must be available for a consistent weekly schedule (schedule can be determined with the Fulfillment Manager)
  • Detail-oriented with numbers
  • Typing speed of 25 words a minute or more 
  • Previous shipping experience is great, but not required

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

Subject Line: Professional Volunteer/Internship Application

Camp Host Volunteer

Job Title: Camp Host Volunteer
Location: On-Site (Camp because I said I would – Walhonding, OH)
Salary Range: Unpaid
Travel Required: None
Work Hours: Two separate opportunities available

  • Professional volunteer: 3- 10 hr/week (weekend availability needed)
  • Internship: 10 – 15 hr/week


About Because I Said I Would:
Because I Said I Would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

About the Role:
The Camp Host Coordinator duties would include a mixture of skills to support the overall efficiency of the Guest Experience Manager, with the goal of providing exceptional service to our guests. This position offers a unique opportunity to work closely with our Hospitality Management team. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a passion for creating a near-perfect stay experience for guests.

The intern may attend weekly staff meetings, regularly scheduled meetings with their supervisor and bi-weekly meetings with other interns for professional development.

Possible Role Responsibilities (one or more of the following areas):

  • Compiling welcome folders that include maps, local attractions details, grocery options and restaurants, and information camp property amenities  
  • Greet guests during events
  • Ability to communicate with guests about services, amenities, and local attractions  
  • Assisting as needed with event prep, tear down, and guest management

What You’ll Learn:

  • Hospitality and guest relations service experience
  • Event coordination
  • Relationship development
  • Salesforce software management
  • Scheduling software management

Skills You’ll Need For This Role: 

  • Basic computer skills to utilize reservation systems and email for customer relationship management 
  • Basic inventory control knowledge 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for motivational speaking, personal development, and social impact.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media platforms.
  • Prior experience in event coordination, hospitality or related fields is a plus.


HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

Subject Line: Professional Volunteer/Internship Application

Camp Construction Volunteer

Job Title: Camp Maintenance Volunteer

Location: Walhonding, Ohio

Travel Required: None

Work Hours: Flexible, volunteering between 3-10 hours a week

Duration: 6-month commitment

**About Because I Said I Would:**
Because I Said I Would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

**About the Role:**
As a Camp Construction Volunteer, you will be instrumental in maintaining and improving our camp facilities. This hands-on role involves a variety of tasks such as painting, cutting wood, moving materials, trimming trees, and fixing things with hand tools. You may also be involved in tasks like repairing toilet seats, unjamming doors, removing window A/C units, and changing light bulbs.

**Role Responsibilities:**
– Undertake general construction and landscaping tasks
– Perform maintenance and repair work as needed
– Ensure that the camp facilities are kept in good condition

**What You’ll Learn:**
– Practical skills in construction, landscaping, and facility maintenance
– Problem-solving and hands-on skills in various repair and maintenance tasks

Skills You’ll Need For This Role:
– Experience in construction, handyman work, basic plumbing, or landscaping
– Ability to work independently and take initiative
– Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
– Physical ability to perform manual labor tasks

Benefits:
– Opportunity to use the camp facilities
– Satisfaction of contributing to the betterment of a community-focused non-profit

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

Subject Line: Professional Volunteer/Internship Application

PR & Social Media Intern or Volunteer

Job Title: Public Relations & Social Media Intern

Location: Remote

Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit

Travel Required: None

Work Hours: Approximately 3-5 hr/week

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you feel that you are a good fit for the position.

About the Role:

The Public Relations Intern will help expand our organizational reach and increase visibility. This position assists with creating original PR and social media content and services, including news releases, media relations, event management, and managing social media for strategic initiatives. The intern will work directly with the CEO in conjunction with the COO.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing, writing, and distributing approved press releases
  • Plan and prepare social media posts and videos with regards to viral content strategies
  • Connect and contact influencers, YouTube personalities, podcasters, and media news stations to create opportunities to spread awareness of the organization and its mission
  • Researching and present a developing social media strategy to the CEO
  • Assist with proofing and editing written materials for spelling, grammar, and style 
  • Assist with Promise Story collection and distribution

The intern will attend staff meetings, have access to their mentor, attend regularly scheduled meetings with their manager and have biweekly meetings with other interns.
For more information check out our website at www.becauseisaidiwould.org

Program Impact Intern

Job Title: Program Impact Intern

Location: Remote

Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit

Travel Required: None

Work Hours: Approximately 3-5 hr/week

The Program Impact Intern will work directly with the Senior Program Impact manager and the COO who will oversee the intern program. The Program Impact Intern’s main priority will be to support our current Chapter programming in schools and correctional facilities. They will organize and input program impact data into Salesforce, evaluate program assessments, and research for outreach and recruitment lists. They will assist in creating reports, attend virtual trainings for note-taking, and support various program projects, including material development.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

– Organize and input program impact data into Salesforce

– Score and evaluate program evaluations to gauge impact

– Research and develop lists for program outreach and recruitment

– Help create reports to evaluate and present program data

– Attend virtual training with new chapters for observation and note-taking

– Assist with other program projects as needed which include developing materials and supplemental worksheets 

The intern will attend staff meetings, attend regularly scheduled meetings with their manager

and have weekly meetings with other interns.

To Apply: Send your resume/CV to HR@becauseisaidiwould.org; Subject Line: Program Impact Intern

HOW TO APPLY:

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