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Volunteer/Team Opportunities

The Peace Alliance is looking for dynamic peace builders who want to become a part of our team to foster peace in our society and beyond.  We are a largely volunteer organization and depend on folks who can bring their skills and time to committees and projects in support of our mission and vision. If you want to become a part of this team, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and we will be in touch! 

 

Leadership Council Needs

Community Peacebuilding Lead– This team lead will bring knowledge and skills to support comprehensive activities and strategies in communities working to address such challenges as crime, violence, and gangs. Effective programs may include hands on street outreach and intervention, mental health services, out-of-school programs, police/community relations, and arts-based practices. Learn More

Cultivating Personal Peace Lead–  This team lead will have a foundation in integrating peace in their own lives, with their children, in their relationships, in their workplace, and in their approach to activism, through such methods as compassionate communication, mindfulness, empathy, and stress reduction. They will bring their understanding of these principles to this position by researching and amplifying programs and initiatives that foster this type of peacebuilding in our personal lives. Learn More

Fostering International Peace Lead- This team lead will have the skill set to champion peacebuilding approaches to international conflict and atrocity prevention in hotspots through mediation, diplomacy, and effective on-the-ground programs. Important components may involve development, post conflict justice, humanitarian aid, mediation, and support for frameworks necessary for democratic processes. Learn More

Committee members in the five cornerstone areas- We are seeking folks who would want to serve on a committee related to our five cornerstones to support the team leads and have an active role in developing programs that will create peace in our society.  The five cornerstone areas are Empowering Community Peacebuilding, Teaching Peace in Schools, Humanizing Justice Systems, Cultivating Personal Peace, and Fostering International Peace. Please indicate which committee you are interested in serving when you send your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

 

Other Opportunities

Fundraising/Grant Writing- The Peace Alliance relies on grants and private donations to fund our work. We are seeking a grant writing professional who would be able to bring their skills to bear to find funding opportunities for the programs we are developing to further our peacebuilding efforts.

Intern–  The Peace Alliance is seeking multiple interns to join our fast-paced team. We are looking for individuals with energy and discipline who have experience or interest in social media marketing, partnership research, and online campaign development. Interns will cultivate these skills and interests to support projects in peacebuilding, and legislative advocacy. This position presents the opportunity to impact multiple projects with our team members, fostering communication and professional development skills. We are looking for interns who would be available for between 15-25 hours per week for no less than six months.

The interns’ responsibilities will be tailored to their organizational interests and skills; they will include helping to promote an online and social media platform and presence, create fundraising campaigns, fulfill programmatic duties, contributing to our grassroots organizing efforts, and research partnership opportunities.

  • Support the work of the Managing Director and the staff as needed
  • Research peacebuilding partnership opportunities, grants, and corporate sponsorship opportunities
  • Research latest legislative endeavors in alignment with The Peace Alliance

Minimum Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work virtually with colleagues across the country
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Able to take direction well and work independently on multiple activities
  • Flexible; able and willing to adapt to changing conditions, but also willing to take initiative
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, handle deadlines with poise, and work as part of a team
  • Vigilant attention to detail; organized
  • Strong computer skills: Word, Google Docs, Mail Merge, Excel
  • Proficiency with various social media platforms
  • Reliable and prompt
  • A good sense of humor
  • Professional and friendly attitude

Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

 

We look forward to hearing from you!