Communications Volunteer


  • Assist with further research on social media networks in the service of communication and philanthropy.
  • Work with Family Tree’s Marketing Coordinator to create and implement social media campaigns.
  • Assist with developing content calendars on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Monitor analytics with the Marketing Coordinator to identify viable ideas.
  • Create engaging social media content.
  • Assist in general distribution of press releases and media alerts.
  • Assist with preparation of organizational communications – email blasts, website articles, newsletter, reports, flyers, brochures.
  • Participate in bi-weekly Gifts and Community Support team meetings and monthly Family Tree Communications Council (if schedule allows).


  • Family Tree operations will receive the necessary communications and social media support to ensure efficient and timely communication to the community.
  • Gifts and Community Support staff will increase their capacity to produce quality services for Family Tree employees, Board of Directors and Committees.


  • Volunteer will demonstrate the value of effective volunteer engagement and attract additional volunteers that can help build Family Tree’s capacity.
  • This role will help the Family Tree Gifts and Community Support staff fulfill strategic priorities.


  • Volunteer will have additional training from the Gifts and Community Support staff.


Volunteer hours are flexible during regular business hours (M-F 8:30am – 5pm). A four-month commitment is required.


  • A working knowledge of computers, as well as word processing and database management software.
  • Knowledge of creative software is a plus.
  • In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.
  • Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics and Facebook Insights is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a professional office setting and collaborating with staff and volunteers.


  • Learning and demonstrating your skill-set for a premier not-for-profit organization in Colorado.
  • Work experience to enhance the strength of your resume.
  • Exposure to relationships Family Tree has in the community and helping to build on them.



If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and brief cover letter to Rebekah Hawthorne, Director of Volunteer Engagement at