Volunteers must be 13 years or older. All volunteers will be required to attend a volunteer training session that will be scheduled with the Volunteer Coordinator upon the receipt of application. For questions, please email email@example.com.
The Troubled Movement, Inc. is always looking for hard-working, energetic individuals or groups to assist us in reaching our goals.
Volunteer opportunities available:
Clerical/Administrative - The duties of the clerical volunteer opportunities include sending emails to supporters and donors, making phone calls, and assisting board members with development and program. We are looking for someone with organizational skills, an outgoing personality, and experience with Microsoft Office.
Event Volunteers - The duties of our event volunteers will be to assist in the coordination, planning, set-up, and clean-up of all Troubled Movement events. Whether you are an attendee greeter or parking attendant, we would love to have you share your time with us.
Travel Volunteers - The duties of our travel volunteers will be to attend speaking engagements or events not hosted by The Troubled Movement. We will need someone to transport items, assist with set-up, engage with the audience, run our vendor table, and more. Come travel with us as we reach the teens and young adults of the community.
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The Troubled Movement, Inc. is a Houston, Texas born 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We rely on generous contributions and occasional grants in order to fund our programs and events. Any contribution made to The Troubled Movement is greatly appreciated. We accept monetary donations and in-kind gifts (to a certain extent). "As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God." 1 Peter 4:10.
*The Troubled Movement, Inc. is 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.*
How can I donate?
Step 1: Click the "Donor Commitment Form" button below and fill out the information form (optional but preferred). This form will allow us to send you a simply invoice and reminder when your donation payments are due. We have multiple payment options available.
Step 2: If you would like to pay the full amount now, please return to this page and click the yellow "Donate" button to be taken to our donation account.
Donations may also be mailed to PO Box 301071, Houston, TX 77230. A donation receipt will be mailed to the return address.
I hope that you are interested in our efforts to show our admiration, support, and respect to the teens and young adults involved now and in the future of The Troubled Movement. Depression, lack of confidence, anxiety, and stress can lead to an unhealthy lifestyle and impulsive decisions, troubled decisions. We want to lend a helping hand to prevent or heal these feelings.
With your help we are able to give these teens and young adults just what they need to educate them on life and its difficulties, especially as young people. Your sponsorship will be used to provide these boys and girls with the perseverance they need with our events and activities.
Ø “Lights, Camera, Action!”: A step and repeat backdrop, red carpet, and props will be provided to the participants to take memorable pictures. The pictures will be provided to each person attending the event.
Ø “Gift Bags”: At all of our events, each attendee will receive a glam bag filled with trinkets, journals, promotional materials provided by your business/organization, a free copy of the memoir, Troubled, by Maranda Evans, and many other essential and educational items our teens and young adults need.
Ø “Pick-A-Prize”: Raffle drawings and auctions will be conducted for a chance to win gift cards, books, make-up, art and more.
Any form of sponsorship your organization/business could provide would be greatly appreciated.
A mentor coordinator with The Troubled Movement will recruit, train, and support mentors to provide an excellent mentoring experience for both the mentor and the mentees. The mentor coordinator will be responsible for handling the day to day case management of the Mentorship Program through the facilitation of tasks and inquiries related to the mentors and mentees of the program. Successful candidates will be passionate about creating equitable opportunities, career exposure, and addressing barriers for all youth to attend college.
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- Plans and facilitates match activities for the program.
- Handles mentor program inquiries.
- Schedules orientations and interviews with potential mentors, mentees and guardians.
- Schedules one-on-one interviews with both mentor and mentee prior to the match being made to identify strengths and weaknesses.
- Schedules and facilitates first meetings for mentor/mentee matches.
- Assists with mentor recruitment, as necessary (i.e. attending recruitment events, researching possible recruitment events, etc.).
- Processes all program authorization, participation and program releases for mentees prior to matches being made.
- Provides match oversight with monthly contact either via phone, email, or in person with both mentor, mentee, and guardian.
- Facilitates quarterly support meetings and facilitates quarterly match activities.
- Maintains accurate and updated mentor files, ensuring that they are in compliance with local and state requirements
- Assist with day to day office management duties.
- Performs a variety of clerical duties, including faxing, copying, etc.
- Performs other related duties, as assigned.
- Recruit volunteers to facilitate age appropriate career exposure and college access activities, such as job shadowing, mock interviews, hands-on programming, skill building activities, work-based learning, etc.
- Preferred previous work experience working with youth
- Available to travel the Houston area
- Preferred working knowledge of characteristics and dynamics of abuse, neglect, substance abuse, domestic violence and trauma.
- Knowledge of Community resources and how to access them.
- Ability to work in a confidential manner, ensuring information is shared with internal and external individuals in an appropriate manner.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
- Concise grammatical skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
As the Volunteer Coordinator of The Troubled Movement you will be our direct liaison between our committee members, executive board, and volunteers. We are starting this off as a internship position and looking to make it permanent.
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• Assist with scheduling and tracking volunteers and maintain communications between the volunteer team and TTM as directed by Program Committee or other designee.
• Conduct new volunteer socials and meetings, process new volunteer applications, email follow-up, meeting schedules.
• Conduct outreach to various universities and professional groups, giving presentations about TTM and recruiting new volunteers
• Experience in a non-profit environment preferred
• Outstanding communication abilities, both verbal and written
• Knowledge of MS Office
• Must be self-motivated and complete assignments without being instructed to do so
• Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
• Be detail oriented, able to prioritize and handle multiple requests
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player
• Highly organized, creative, ability to prioritize, strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to occasionally work evenings or weekends
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with attention to detail and aesthetics
• “All hands-on deck” approach
Marketing & Communications Intern
Develop and implement effective marketing tools/strategies to promote events hosted by The Troubled Movement, Inc. as well as our six programs. Enhance current and new marketing materials to develop a brand through collaboration with the Vice President and Head of the Marketing & Communications Committee. This is an excellent position for creative individuals with an interest in marketing or advertising careers.
Responsibilities May Include
- Preparing appropriate presentations as needed for community and board presentations.
- Keeping information current on social media and other internet sites.
- Create and send monthly newsletter emails
- Creating printable and electronic materials for program promotion and community education.
- Coordinating table displays at events.
- Promoting involvement in the Houston community.
- Developing materials for fundraising efforts.
- Conducting presentations to community groups, businesses and youth groups/schools.
- Pursuing community awareness opportunities.
Must have Marketing coursework and knowledgeable with social media. Must be professional and passionate about working with the community. Must have transportation and be available on weekends.
Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicant may be asked to prepare a sample email or social media post as a recruiting measure. A six month commitment is expected.
THIS IS AN UNPAID INTERNSHIP/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY.
Grant Research intern
Do you love research? Do you love helping others? Are you studying finance, accounting, or management? The Troubled Movement, Inc. has an opportunity for you!
The Troubled Movement is looking for an organized and research-oriented individual to help locate and create a listing of grant opportunities for our non-profit organization. We have multiple programs that focus on the enrichment of teens, young adults, and victims of mental illness and abuse. We are asking that someone discover grants that cater to small organizations, community development, youth, victim services, projects, programs, building funding, and events.
Computer research and Microsoft Office skills, good written communication skills and a positive attitude are needed for this position.
Are you a research or non-profit major? Are you a retiree with access to a computer? This internship opportunity will look great on your resume as well as your ability to help a growing non-profit organization.
If possible, this job may also include fundraising ideas research.
A minimum of 5-10 hours a week will be required to obtain this position. Your work will be evaluated by the President and Treasurer of this organization.
Please email your resume to email@example.com. A six month commitment is expected.
THIS IS AN UNPAID INTERNSHIP/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY.