Volunteer

Apply to join The Mija Project Today!

The Mija Project is growing which means we continue to look for Mijas who want to help us spread our message across the community. If that Mija is you, then click below to see what positions are available and how you can apply!

All positions are volunteer based. As a volunteer of our organization you agree to abide by the policies and procedures and understand that you are not eligible to receive any monetary payment. Volunteering for The Mija Project will provide you with the reward of giving back to women in our community and scientists have proven that joining the Mija Project can give you Mija super powers. (Us. We’re the scientists.)

MIJA COMMITTEES:

Fundraising Committee:

The Fundraising Committee Team will be in charge of keeping up with the ordering of Mija merchandise including Mija T-shirts. The committee will keep up with the packaging, sale and shipping of Mija merchandise orders.

Volunteer Committee:

The Volunteer Committee Team will assist the volunteer chair in keeping track of future volunteer applications and will work with the executive team to bring new Mijas on board to join our team.  An ideal candidate for this position will have experience in volunteer coordinating.

Workshops Committee:

The Workshop Committee Team will be in charge of developing ideas for future workshops that can be introduced to schools, businesses, and future Mija conferences.

Scholarships Committee:

The Scholarship Committee Team is charged of publicizing and soliciting applications and making decisions based on the applicants’ responses.  It is also the responsibility of the committee to distribute the scholarship(s) and follow up with recipient(s) to ensure the scholarship(s) awarded is received.

Grants Committee:

Assist our Grants Chair and Co-chair in applying for grant opportunities in our community as well as outside of the El Paso Community. Grant writing experience not required but is highly recommended.

Public Relations Committee:

The PR Committee Team will work together to create eye catching social media posts for all our social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. The PR committee will also be in charge of creating press releases for The Mija Project as well as creating blogs for The Mija Project’s website. Experience in writing, editing and social media is highly recommended. 

Events Committee:

The Events Committee Team will include team members that will help with decorating, setting up future events, promoting, and helping the events committee chair in planning out future Mija Project events such as Mija Pop Up Events.

Mija Ambassadors Committee:

Assist our Mija Ambassador Chair and Co-Chair in spreading our message of women empowerment to those unfamiliar with The Mija Project. Volunteer Mija Ambassadors help to raise awareness of our work by attending events in your city to talk about our work and encourage others to get involved in fundraising activity. This is a really important role as it helps us to reach new people, inspire new fundraising activity, and thank our supporters for the work they are doing.

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