Volunteer

Hilary at a site visit in Zimbabwe, 2019

Have you always wanted to be a part of something bigger than yourself? To know that what you contribute will significantly and positively make an impact? Are you always wondering what YOU can do to aid others from across the globe? ONETrack International (OTI)  is looking for you!

OTI is recruiting Ambassadors to help spread awareness of our orphan care mission and aid in implementing effective fundraising practices to back funding for OTI’s initiative.

YOU can make a difference in an orphan’s life, one that will be a lasting positive difference!

Why Do It

Just to give you a perspective on the kind of change you can expect to affect: Funds raised by ONETrack International:

  • Assists in rehoming children in orphanages to their extended family members

  • Provides educational opportunities to children in the program so that they can go on to have fulfilling and rewarding careers

  • Ensures the families are well prepared to provide proper care and homes for the children through training and educational services

  • Does more for the children, families, and communities by supporting our 7 Sustainability Pillars:  Education,  Psychosocial Care & Support,  Household,  Economic Strengthening,  Social Protection,  Child Protection,  Legal Protection

ONETrack International’s work is made possible because of generous individuals who want to make a difference in the futures of children. We are always on the lookout for new and fun ways to generate awareness and donations in support of OTI’s initiative. 


Fundraise

Support the work of ONETrack International and help ensure all orphaned children have the opportunity to grow as a member of a family, receive proper education and healthcare.

Marathons, obstacle courses, sponsored silences, or being a charity champion on social media – you can encourage vital support for ONETrack International. 

Here are a few ideas:

Run or Bike Race
A classic fundraising event idea, the 5K and Obstacle Course events are a year-round favorite that can raise big bucks. Ask friends and family for a flat donation amount or to donate per mile. Be sure to say thanks and update everyone with your progress!

Dinner Party
Fundraising dinners are a tried and true way to raise money. First, think of a creative way to sell tickets to your friends, or set up a donation jar in your home. Invite everyone through social media, email or traditional mail. Have some information about ONETrack International at the event. Make sure to enjoy yourself and thank everyone for their donation to the cause!

Host An Event
It could be an auction or a bake sale. a puppy kissing booth or whatever you feel like doing for charity!

Fundraise on Facebook

Use your birthday or a local event to fundraise for ONETrack International on Facebook. You can help raise awareness about the global orphan crisis and offer an easy way for your friends to contribute to this important cause.

Team OTI

Taking on new responsibilities can be a little scary. We ready to help support you in your OTI involvement. Not sure how to start a campaign? Need ideas for fundraisers? We have you covered! Whatever your contribution, whether you support us on social media or as a donor, we appreciate you for all that you do!

Corporate Help Wanted

Support OTI projects, from corporate sponsorships and donations, to employer matching gifts.

Help In Many Ways

See the available options for making a donation to ONETrack International.

OTI Volunteer Positions

Various volunteer opportunities now available to support the work of ONETrack International. Last updated 4/16/21.

Organization Description
ONETrack International is a Boston-based not-for-profit charity project that practices Transition to Home orphan-care around the world. We remove orphaned children from their orphanages and place them in the households of biological family members in their communities of birth. ONETrack is currently practicing the Transition to Home orphan-care approach in Cameroon, The Gambia, Zimbabwe, Cambodia, Kosovo, Colombia, in Liberia with orphans affected by the Ebola epidemic, in Greece with the refugee population, and in Honduras in communities affected by the “Migrant Caravan” crisis.

Fundraising and Development Internship

Remote position, stipend offered

General Description: Fundraising and development interns participate in activities that will assist us in providing an education, healthcare needs and identification support to our students; caretaker support for our host families; as well as secondary programs such as sustainability projects.

We are looking for interns for all semesters to work with ONETrack’s Fundraising and Development department (to participate in activities that will assist us in providing an education, healthcare needs and identification support to our students; caretaker support for our host families; as well as secondary programs such as sustainability projects). 

This internship opportunity will provide qualified applicants with substantial experience in nonprofit fundraising and development techniques that may include event planning, grant writing, donor cultivation, solicitation strategizing, and a fundamental knowledge of Nonprofit Management and program implementation. Each intern will be encouraged to take a leadership role in spearheading their own fundraising campaigns within the objectives of the development department, depending on one’s experience and hours of availability. 

We are seeking motivated and responsible college students or young professionals looking to gain experience working within a nonprofit. Applicants should be pursuing a Bachelor or Master’s Degree in a relevant field (Marketing, Government, Public Policy, etc.) or recent graduates, who possess excellent communication skills, and are qualified to represent the organization. Should be open-minded, enthusiastic, creative, and adaptable. 

Responsibilities may include: 

– Create and administer your own fundraising campaigns to sponsor students in our system. 
– Operate with a self-sufficient and independent approach. 
– Research new foundations to apply for funding 
– Help in writing minor proposals and reports 
– Research and develop events in new fundraising markets 
– Help in researching potential donors 
– Help in conducting in depth researching into new fundraising markets

Graphic Designers

Remote, Volunteer Positions, 5-10 hours per week

General Description: The Graphic Design Specialist is responsible for creating content that aligns with ONETrack International’s mission and philosophy.

We are looking for people who can help us understand how best to disseminate our story so we can fulfill the mission of ONETrack International. In this role, you would be supporting the Media & Marketing division by creating marketing collateral for our organization and, in turn, helping to promote proper orphan-care solutions around the world. If your interest has been piqued, this may be a wonderful volunteer opportunity for you and it will no doubt be as rewarding as it is impactful.

Responsibilities may include: 

-Producing consistent, cohesive and high-quality design work reflecting ONETrack International’s brand voice and style
– Prioritizing and organizing creative requests to meet established deadlines; expect some tight turnarounds 
-Creating high-quality materials designed to promote awareness within the broad public regarding ONETrack International’s mission and philosophy
– Working under the guidance of the Media & Marketing Director and in collaboration with the entire Media & Marketing team
– Designing and producing a wide variety of marketing materials within parameters of graphic standards and overall organizational priorities. Deliverables can include, publications, annual reports, newsletters, brochures, flyers, advertisements, static and animated digital ads, specialty items and other printed pieces
– Determining the need for photography, illustration, charts, graphs, maps and other elements to enhance the design and to most effectively convey the message
– Preparing complex electronic files for everything from full-color multi-page publications to large transit and vehicle displays
– Resizing and/or reconfiguring content to meet specific requirements for placement in a variety of channels including print, digital, out-of-home, social media, etc.
– Working with the Media & Marketing Director to manage assigned workload, track progress and ensure that projects meet deadlines
– Providing creative feedback on any existing designs or content
– Managing photo archives

Qualifications
1+ years’ experience in graphic design preferred, but not required 

Content Creators

Remote, Volunteer Positions, 10-12 hours per week

General Description: The Content Creator is responsible for creating content for a variety of platforms that aligns with ONETrack International’s mission and philosophy.

We are looking for content developers who are passionate about making a difference and expressing that through creativity. Ideal candidates are people who want to figure out how to create engaging and fun content while also being able to stay true to our purpose in seeking alternative orphan-care solutions.

Responsibilities may include: 

– Producing consistent, cohesive and high-quality design work reflecting ONETrack International’s brand voice and style 
– Prioritizing and organizing creative requests to meet established deadlines; expect some tight turnarounds 
– Creating high-quality content/materials designed to promote and expand awareness within the broad public regarding ONETrack International’s mission and philosophy 
– Working under the guidance of the Media & Marketing Director and in collaboration with the entire Media & Marketing team
– Participating in planning and strategizing for marketing campaign execution, including materials/content, materials/content schedule, platforms and measurements

– Designing and producing a wide variety of marketing content/materials within parameters of graphic standards and overall organizational priorities. Deliverables can include, publications, annual reports, brochures, flyers, static and animated digital posts/messages, specialty items and other digital or printed pieces
– Determining the need for photography, illustration, charts, graphs, maps and other elements to enhance the design and to most effectively convey the message
– Preparing electronic files for everything from full-color multi-page publications to large transit and vehicle displays
– Resizing and/or reconfiguring content to meet specific requirements for placement in a variety of channels including print, digital, social media, etc
– Working with the Media & Marketing Director to manage assigned workload, track progress and ensure that projects meet deadlines
– Providing creative feedback on any existing designs or content
– Managing photo archives

Qualifications
1+ years’ experience in marketing, graphic design, or social media management preferred, but not required 

Mission Ambassadors

Remote, Volunteer Positions, 5-10 hours per week

General Description: Mission ambassadors help us to build a strong community through increasing awareness of the Global Orphan Crisis and promoting proper orphan-care solutions.

ONETrack International is experiencing significant growth due to our increasing prominence as one of the leading organizations finding working solutions to the Global Orphan Crisis. We are expanding programs, growing our staff and volunteer base, and introducing our Transition to Home orphan-care approach to even more communities around the world. Our goals include establishing ourselves at the forefront in the battle to positively change the manner in which the Global Orphan Crisis is managed. It is important that we have and maintain a strong network of ONETrack Community Members composed of staff, volunteers and donors- all united behind the same mission and exercising a consistent and focused messaging, increasing our capacity by securing the necessary funding in order to together provide homes and education to the orphaned children of the world, and establishing a trusting relationship between funders and donors. In order to accomplish these goals, we need key volunteers to serve as organizational Mission Ambassadors

People who agree to serve as Mission Ambassadors pledge to do the following: 

1. Fundraise on behalf of ONETrack International. 
2. Create Awareness of ONETrack’s mission and Projects. 
3. Provide linkage with corporations and foundations, community organizations, fraternal groups, sports clubs, or whichever associations they are affiliated with in their region. 
4. Be a positive spokesperson for ONETrack International, learn key messages and develop a strong OTI elevator speech. 
5. Solicit gifts; assist with special events, donor recognition, thank-you notes, etc. 
6. Promote our cause on social media and invite contacts to our pages. 

Volunteers are a key link between ONETrack International and the prospective donor/leader community. Your support as a Mission Ambassador helps our organization maximize their reach and increase awareness. By being a Mission Ambassador, you may open new doors for the organization to attract program participants, raise funds and recruit volunteers.

As a Mission Ambassador, you will agree to do the following: 

Spokesperson. Speak positively about the organization and the campaign, and be prepared to answer basic questions. 
Open Doors. Help us grow our prospect list and indicate persons from your community with whom you can arrange a meeting. 
Fundraise or Gift. Make a gift up to your financial ability or fundraise within your community or online in order to solicit additional funds for our programs. 
Confidentiality. Maintain confidentiality at all times as donor/prospect information is shared with committee members.