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Past Volunteer Opportunities

These volunteer roles have been filled by SVP Partners.  Scan through to see the kinds of projects our Investees and Partners are working on!

Board Strengthening, Communities in Schools

Communities in Schools of Seattle is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with their Board and Interim Executive Director to help them take a critical look at their Board functioning. Read More »

Program Marketing, Sound Discipline

Sound Discipline is looking for a volunteer to review and improve their marketing strategy for their fee for service training workshops Read More »

Developing a Case for Support, Somali Parents Education Board

Somali Parents Education Board is looking for a skilled volunteer who can work with the organization's leadership to develop a Case for Support that they can use in future fundraising appeals. Read More »

Board Retreat Facilitation, Communities in Schools Seattle

Communities in Schools Seattle (CISS) is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with their Interim Executive Director to plan and facilitate a Board retreat Read More »

Personnel Policies and Succession Planning, Futurewise

Futurewise is looking for a skilling volunteer to work with their leadership in developing a modern, clear set of personnel policies for their board and staff, and also an outline for staff succession planning. Read More »

Alumni Engagement Assessment, Techbridge Girls

Techbridge Girls is looking for a skilled volunteer or volunteers to assist them in assessing how they can better engage with the alumni of their STEM education programs Read More »

Community Advisory Council Support, Spark Northwest

Assist Spark Northwest in the formation of a new Community Advisory Council and help to set-up the council so that it has the best possible chance of success! Read More »

Stakeholder Survey Design, Skyway Youth Network Collaborative

Skyway Youth Network Collaborative is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with their Youth Leadership Council in designing a survey and a survey strategy targeted at Skyway youth. Read More »

Website Visual Design, East African Community Services

East African Community Services is looking for a skilled volunteer who can provide web site visual design assistance to update the look and feel of their new web site. Read More »

Student Laptop Program Planning, East African Community Services

East African Community Services is looking for support around laptop product selection and in developing a plan for rolling out a STEM education programming for their students. Read More »

Employee Engagement Survey, Treehouse

Treehouse is looking for a skilled volunteer or volunteers to help them develop an employee engagement survey. Read More »

Interior Design and Space Planning Support, Southwest Youth and Family Services

Work with Southwest Youth and Family Services to develop a cohesive interior design for their renovated office facility! Read More »

Staff Project Management Training, Communities in Schools Seattle

Communities in Schools Seattle would like support around staff training on time and deadline management and building accountability for site based team members. Read More »

Board Assessment, Washington Green Schools

Washington Green Schools (WGS) is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with their staff and Board leadership on a Board Assessment. Read More »

Office Space Planning, Children's Alliance

Children's Alliance is seeking a skilled volunteer is assist in their upcoming need to search for new office space Read More »

Board Retreat planning and facilitation, Children's Alliance

Children's Alliance is seeking a skilled volunteer to help in the planning and facilitation of their annual Board Retreat Read More »

Strategic Planning Design and Facilitation, Children's Alliance

Children's Alliance is seeking a skilled volunteer who can work with the organizations staff and Board leadership in designing and helping to facilitate a strategic planning framework for the organization Read More »

Risk Management Assessment, multiple investees

Multiple investee organizations are seeking expertise around an organizational risk assessment Read More »

Succession Planning, Southwest Youth and Family Services

Southwest Youth and Family Services (SWYFS) is seeking a skilled volunteer to help the organization plan for a smooth executive director transition. Read More »

Board Training, Washington Green Schools

Washington Green Schools is looking for a skilled volunteer to help the organization develop Board member training responsibilities. Read More »

Employee Benefits Benchmarking, Washington Green Schools

Washington Green Schools is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with the organizations leadership to develop policies regarding employee benefits as well as an implementation plan for integrating these benefits into the organization's personnel policies. Read More »

Budgeting Assistance, East African Community Services

East African Community Services is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with the organization's leadership to implement a sound budget planning process, starting with their fiscal year 2018 organizational budget. Read More »

Paid Time Off Implementation, East African Community Services

East African Community Services is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with the organization to develop policies regarding paid time off Read More »

E-Timesheet System Implementation, Futurewise

Futurewise is seeking a skilled volunteer to help the organization implement a new system to increase the efficiency and productivity around employee timesheet and project tracking. Read More »

Value Proposition, Sound Discipline

Sound Discipline is looking for a skilled volunteer who can help the organization crystallize their value proposition that they make to prospective partner schools and school districts. Read More »

Proforma Update, Sound Discipline

Sound Discipline is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with the organization in updating their proforma spreadsheet Read More »

Staff Mentor, Southwest Youth and Family Services

Southwest Youth and Family Services (SWYFS) is seeking volunteers to work as mentors with two members of their Management Team, their Administrative Director and Counseling Center Director. Read More »

Software Implementation Support, Spark Northwest

Spark Northwest, formerly Northwest SEED, is seeking a skilled volunteer in area of information technology to help the organization implement new system to increase the efficiency and productivity around employee timesheet and project tracking. Read More »

Fast Pitch Volunteers

In the past 6 years, SVP Fast Pitch provided 15,000+ hours of coaching and $1M+ in grants and pro-bono services to 300+ social impact organizations tackling poverty, homelessness, inequity in education, prisoner recidivism, climate change, and other huge challenges. And none of this would be possible without our incredible volunteers! Check out how YOU can be involved! Read More »

Staff Mentor, East African Community Services

East African Community Services (EACS) is seeking volunteers to work as mentors with two members of their education programs team. Read More »

Human Resource Training Program, ECOSS

ECOSS is seeking a skilled volunteer to work with the organization's leadership to develop an employee training program Read More »

Staff Mentors, Southwest Youth and Family Services

Southwest Youth and Family Services (SWYFS) is seeking volunteers to work one-on-one as mentors with SWYFS staff members. Read More »

Performance Management Process, Southwest Youth and Family Services

Southwest Youth and Family Services (SWYFS) is seeking a skilled volunteer to work with the organization's leadership to develop a consistent Performance Management Process across the organization Read More »

Communications Strategist, Futurewise

Futurewise is seeking a skilled volunteer to work with them in creating an overall messaging framework for the organization. Read More »

Legal Advice, Southeast Seattle Education Coalition

The Southeast Seattle Education Coalition (SESEC) is looking for a skilled volunteer with a legal background who can provide advice around legal considerations when it comes to advocacy and lobbying work Read More »

Finance and Bookkeeping Systems Assessment

Sound Discipline is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with them in assessing and recommending improvements to some of their core financial and administrative processes.

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Executive Director Succession Planning

Team Read is seeking a skilled volunteer to work with the organization's leadership to develop a succession plan for their executive director.

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Accounting Support

Communities in Schools Seattle is looking for a volunteer with experience in accounting to work one-on-one with their current bookkeeper as an occasional professional resource.

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Program Manager Coach/Mentor, Communities in Schools Seattle

Communities in Schools Seattle (CISS) is looking for a skilled volunteer to work one-on-one as a mentor/coach with a CISS staff member who is a newly promoted Program Manager. Read More »

Expansion Playbook, Communities in Schools Seattle

Communities in Schools Seattle (CISS) is looking for a skilled volunteer with project management chops who can work with the organization's staff in developing an expansion playbook for CISS. Read More »

Value Proposition, Communities in Schools Seattle

Communities in Schools Seattle (CISS) is looking for a skilled volunteer who can help define their value proposition, and develop the tools needed to sell this proposition to schools. Read More »

Staff Retreat Facilitator, Futurewise

Futurewise, is looking for a volunteer facilitator to help lead a staff retreat on Oct. 17, 2016. Read More »

Intellectual Property Expertise & Guidance

After a one-year pilot, ECOSS is ready to invest and expand its Municipal Stormwater Permit training programs. We are requesting expertise to provide Intellectual Property guidance on the ongoing development of training materials created with a consultant and the potential of future residuals and trademarking. Read More »

People Effectiveness Community of Practice

At SVP we know that organizational structure, leadership development, and strong human resources policies can help nonprofits pivot, evolve, and retain the core staff they need to be successful in the future. The Talent and Organizational Effectiveness Community of Practice helps to drive this work further. Read More »

Career Panel Participants, Team Read

Team Read is looking for 5-6 volunteers with backgrounds and experience in marketing, high-tech, finance, accounting, and other high-demand/high interest career fields to sit on a panel that will present current trends, issues, and job market demands in their represented fields Read More »

Executive Coach/Mentor, Equal Opportunity Schools

Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) is seeking an executive coach or mentor to work with their President. Read More »

Staff Training Program Curriculum, Equal Opportunity Schools

Equal Opportunity Schools is seeking a skilled volunteer to work with them in developing a training curriculum for their growing staff team. Read More »

Marketing Strategy and Collateral, Equal Opportunity Schools

Equal Opportunity Schools is looking for a skilled marketing professional who can help the organization undertake a review and refresh of their collateral materials and messaging to ensure that EOS is effectively demonstrating the value that they provide. Read More »

Human Resource Planning, Equal Opportunity Schools

Equal Opportunity Schools is looking for a volunteer to help the organization develop a roadmap for increasing their human resource capacity to better be able to support their needs. Read More »

Program Pricing, Equal Opportunity Schools

Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) is seeking a skilled volunteer to work with the organization to assess their current program pricing model. Read More »

School Interviewer, Sound Discipline

K-12 Education Investee Sound Discipline is looking for a volunteer to conduct interviews with representatives from schools who have decided not to continue contracting with Sound Discipline for their services Read More »

Market Research Consultant, Southwest Youth and Family Services

Southwest Youth and Family Services (SWYFS) is looking for a skilled volunteer or volunteers to work with them in conducting a marketing survey of the organization's brand perception and awareness Read More »

Legacy Giving Council, Children's Therapy Center

Children's Therapy Center (CTC) is seeking expressions of interest to join their Legacy Giving Council Read More »

Videographer, East African Community Services

East African Community Services (EACS) is looking for a videographer to be available to film portions of the organization's Summer Learning Program Read More »

Strategic Framework, Environmental Coalition of South Seattle

The Environmental Coalition of South Seattle (ECOSS) is looking for a skilled volunteer to help to lead the organization's staff and board through a collaborative strategic framework process Read More »

Organizational Rebranding, Northwest SEED

Northwest SEED is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with them on developing a new brand strategy for the organization Read More »

Become a Lead Partner!!

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from within the SVP Seattle Partnership for our newest investee! Read More »

Legal Advice/Mediation Assistance, Open Arms Perinatal Services

Open Arms Perinatal Services is looking for a skilled volunteer with a background in law and negotiation experience who can work with the organization's leadership in providing advice around contract negotiations with a potential health care institution partner Read More »

Partnership Screen, College Access Now

College Access Now (CAN) is looking for a skilled volunteer to work closely with the organization's Executive [...] Read More »

Operations Plan, College Access Now

College Access Now (CAN) is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with the organization's leadership to develop an operational management plan Read More »

Billing Rates Review and Recommendations, Northwest SEED

Northwest SEED is looking for a volunteer with a background in finance to help them understand best practices for determining annual billing rates that will adequately cover their common costs Read More »

Program Director Coach/Mentor, Communities in Schools Seattle

Communities in Schools Seattle (CISS) is looking for a skilled volunteer to work one-on-one as a mentor/coach with their newly on-boarded Program Director Read More »

Office Space Planner, Southwest Youth and Family Services

Southwest Youth and Family Services is looking for a skilled volunteer to work on a plan for more optimal use of their existing physical facilities Read More »

Strategy Community of Practice

Strategic planning is a common need among SVP's Investees and the organizations that apply to SVP for funding. We're lucky to have a critical mass of Partners with experience and/or interest in this area and there is an opportunity to bring a cohort of Partners together to think about how we can leverage this intersection of skills and need. Read More »

Bylaws Review and Update, Northwest SEED

Northwest SEED is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with them in reviewing the organization's current by-laws and providing guidance around bylaw amendments Read More »

Organization Rebrand Launch, Northwest SEED

Northwest SEED is looking for a skilled volunteer to work with them on planning and scoping an organizational rebranding process. Read More »

Children's Therapy Center, Product Break-Even Analysis

Children’s Therapy Center is looking for a volunteer with skills in cost accounting who can perform a comprehensive break even analysis of the various medical products they carry and then develop a pricing structure that makes sense for each market Read More »

Children's Therapy Center, Human Resources Mentor

Children's Therapy Center (CTC) is looking for a volunteer with experience in HR and people management to work directly with their HR Director as a coach/mentor Read More »

Financial Model and Business Plan, Open Arms Perinatal Services

Our investee Open Arms Perinatal Services is looking for a volunteer with experience in business planning to provide support in developing a financial model and a high-level business plan associated with a potential expansion of their programs through a organizational partnership Read More »

Negotiation Strategy and Mediation, Open Arms Perinatal Services

Kindergarten Ready Investee Open Arms Perinatal Services is looking for a volunteer with experience in negotiating partnerships and collaborations to provide high-level support and advice related to on-going talks with a potential partner organization. Read More »

Finance Mentor, Southeast Seattle Education Coalition

Southeast Seattle Education Coalition is seeking a volunteer mentor to work with their Executive Director and support her skill development around financial management, as well as strengthen the organization’s financial management systems Read More »

Strategic Planning, Open Arms Perinatal Services

Open Arms is looking for a partners or a small team of partners to work with their leadership team to lead a strategic planning process. Read More »

Strategic Communications Plan, College Access Now

College Access Now (CAN) is looking for a volunteer to work with the organization’s communications team to develop an overall Communications Strategy for the organization. Read More »

Organizational Messaging Strategy, Open Arms Perinatal Services

Open Arms is looking for a volunteer or volunteers to work with them to hone and improve the language to be used on their new website, and help to develop new organizational collateral Read More »

Salesforce Deployment, Northwest SEED

Northwest SEED is looking to work with a software savvy volunteer who can work with them to merge and integrate information across various database platforms into a central Salesforce database. Read More »

Employee Handbook and Benefits Review, Transportation Choices Coalition

Transportation Choices Coalition (TCC) is looking for a volunteer to work with TCC’s Executive Director and a Board representative to review and update their employee handbook. Read More »

Technology Community of Practice

Want to join forces with fellow tech-savvy Partners to strengthen nonprofits? Our Technology Community of Practice is a terrific way to meet people who share your professional background, sharpen your skills, and collectively tackle projects with our Investees -- using your unique talents to make a big impact! Read More »

Website Development, Northwest SEED

Northwest SEED, a second-year Environment Investee is looking for a volunteer skilled in website development to work with the organization to migrate an existing website to a new website platform. Read More »

Database Convergence, Children's Therapy Center

Children's Therapy Center (CTC), an SVP Kindergarten Ready investee, is looking for a skilled volunteer who can work with them to clean-up, de-duplicate, merge and purge four different databases Read More »

Impact Communications/Marketing, Sound Discipline

Sound Discipline is looking to engage a communications and marketing volunteer who can help to craft the messaging framework for the organization's impact assessment work. Read More »

Email Marketing, Team Read

Team Read is for a volunteer who is skilled in utilizing email and social media platforms to provide consultation and training to staff on effectively utilizing these tools for marketing and fundraising. Read More »

Mid-Level Manager Mentor, Communities in Schools Seattle

Communities in Schools Seattle is looking to identify multiple mentors to work with members of their of their management team. Read More »

Marketing Strategy, Team Read

Team Read is looking for a skilled volunteer to develop a comprehensive marketing strategy for the organization. The volunteer will help refine Team Read’s messaging and suggest targeted ways that Team Read can effectively communicate with donors, stakeholders and the larger public. Read More »

Business Plan, Sound Discipline

Sound Discipline wants to build a business plan to scale their program to impact as many schools as possible. They are looking for a volunteer (or team of volunteers) to help guide this process. Read More »

Finance Mentor, Open Arms Perinatal Services

Open Arms Perinatal Services is currently recruiting for a volunteer with finance expertise who can support the organization's financial planning while Open Arms works to identify a permanent Board Treasurer. Read More »

SVP Outreach Committee Ambassador Lead

The Outreach Ambassador Lead encourages all Partners to become Ambassadors, identifying opportunities for them to promote Social Venture Partners within their networks and providing the tools, messaging, and communication outlets to effectively recruit individuals to attend Prospective Partner Receptions and become SVP Partners. Read More »

Fund Development Committee

Collaborating with staff and Board to support SVP’s strategic growth priorities, The Fund Development Committee creates opportunities for Partners and friends to make financial investments, beyond the annual donation, to help expand SVP’s work in key areas. Read More »

Recruitment Committee

Like to meet new people? Passionate about SVP? Then this is the committee for you! The SVP Outreach Committee plays a vital role in the health of SVP by recruiting new SVP Partners through monthly Prospective Partner Receptions, supporting Partners as SVP ambassadors, and cultivating relationships with interested prospects. Read More »

Partner Engagement Team

Help unleash Partners’ potential as effective philanthropists! The Engagement Committee works closely with SVP staff to develop strategies and programs that support and empower Partners to do the work, learn and grow, and connect with our community. Read More »

Collective Action Teams

SVP’s Collective Action Teams are comprised of SVP Partners who are interested in investing in collaborative solutions to pressing problems in our community. They meet on a regular basis to explore ways that SVP can bring our unique assets to strengthen and further collective efforts, and make two to six education and environment focused grants each year. Read More »

Board Assessment

Open Arms has a small Board of committed Directors that is transitioning from being a working board to becoming a governing board. While there is deep commitment and a desire to do the Board work “right," there is less experience of how exactly to accomplish this. Open Arms is thus looking for an individual who can work with the Board to conduct a needs assessment and help the Board think through opportunities for training, recruitment, leadership development, and planning. Read More »

Board Retreat Facilitator

Denise Louie Education Center (DLEC) has hired a new Executive Director, Susan Yang, who succeeds the former Executive Director of 17 years. The organization has been through a significant amount of transition and is in the process of revisiting its strategic plan in light of the evolving issues emerging in the early learning field. DLEC thus seeks a skilled volunteer to facilitate our board retreat. This will be the first retreat the organization has had in two years and a majority of the board members are new. Read More »

Salesforce Consultant

As Northwest SEED moves into a more sophisticated strategy for development and donor communications, we want to understand Salesforce’s capabilities and utilize it as a more comprehensive tool. As a first step, we are looking for a volunteer to help us scope our needs and make a recommendation on implementation. Read More »

Brand Development & Creative Services

Help College Access Now improve their visibility, solidify their brand, and communicate their impact so they can reach their goal of supporting 2,500 students annually. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to work with a Seattle based nonprofit that is focused on creating economic and social equity for youth in our community. Read More »

Create Collateral Materials

Open Arms has very little in the way of collateral. We have a program brochure developed on Vistaprint several years ago, and a “leave behind” summary community report card that is good but getting dated. This has resulted in our losing opportunities to tell others about our work. Thus, we are looking for a volunteer who will help us create a professional collection of written materials that are consistent in look, feel and language that we can share with funders, policymakers, partners and clients. Read More »

Marketing & Graphics: Finalizing Style Guide and Templates

Open Arms has never had a consistent branded look. We have a logo and “colors” but individuals have manipulated both the logo and the colors over the years to suit their tastes. We recently had a volunteer create a style guide for us, outlining color palette and rules about use of logos and graphics. What we need now is a designer who can provide us with: the logo in the new allowable colors as a .jpg or other high resolution useable copy; a Power Point template; letterhead; and a newsletter template. Read More »

Be an SVP Buddy!

Over the last couple of years, we’ve matched nearly 100 new Partners with “SVP Buddies.” Buddies are generally Partners who’ve been with SVP for two or more years and sign up because it’s an easy way to be involved and to meet new and interesting people. Sound fun? We’re recruiting! Read More »

Storytelling Using Data

Data is powerful, but with a good story, it’s unforgettable. Help Community & Parents for Public Schools translate their data into a compelling story that resonates with their audience and grows their programs. Read More »

Data Driven Program Evaluation

Help Community & Parents for Public Schools identify their key performance indicators, build a program evaluation plan, and develop a compelling dashboard to showcase their progress. Read More »

Data Collection & Management

With numerous funders evaluating different success indicators and multiple program staff collecting and inputting the information, SWYFS needs SVP assistance to assess and streamline the software and processes for maximum efficiency and quality of reporting. Read More »

HIPAA Policies & Procedure Review - Human Resources

Conduct an internal HIPAA audit, and update necessary policies and procedures to ensure CTC is in compliance with important regulations. Read More »

Grant Writing Coach / Mentor

Coach Children's Therapy Center’s new Grants & Communications Manager to create a strategic grant calendar, conduct research, and effectively communicate progress and opportunity for growth through compelling writing. Read More »

Photographer

Tell the story of teens helping kids learn to read and create a visual identity for Team Read’s new website and marketing materials with professional-quality photos of kids in action. Read More »

Creative Director & Videographer

Communicate the heart, passion and achievements of Mountains to Sound, and their growth over the last four years with SVP, with a high quality video. Work on your own or contribute your skills to a filmmaking team! Read More »

Personnel Policy Review - Human Resources

Review and revamp ECOSS’s personnel policy handbook to ensure they are supporting the amazing and diverse staff who work hard to create community change. Read More »

Graphic Design

Environmental Coalition of South Seattle is updating their 20-year old brand and is seeking a graphic designer with fresh ideas to help create a new logo, style guide and print collateral. Read More »

Succession Planning

We know a healthy organization plans for inevitable change and TCC would like SVP assistance to develop a formal executive director succession plan to ensure a smooth transition in the future. Read More »

Join the Kindergarten Ready Grant Committee

Be among the Partners who select our next Investees while learning about strategic giving, community issues and promising local nonprofits. Partners say that participating on a grant committee is one of the most rewarding SVP experiences. Read More »

Strategic Planning with Bellevue Schools Foundation

The Bellevue Schools Foundation is seeking an experienced volunteer to help design and lead a seven-month process through which they will develop a roadmap to guide them through 2018. Read More »

Encore Fellows - Partner Lead

SVP’s Encore Fellows program is run in association with Encore.org, where individuals are exploring second acts for the greater good. SVP Seattle is looking for a Partner Lead to help create strong and successful partnerships by cultivating corporate sponsors, developing relationships with non-profit host organizations, and identifying fellows. Through this work, the individual will be able to connect these three key pieces, ensuring a synergistic relationship and deep community impact. Read More »

Fellowship with Climate Solutions

Climate Solutions is seeking a seasoned business professional to serve as an Encore Climate Fellow. This Fellow will be a key member of its Business Partnerships team and will help Climate Solutions engage the business community to advance bold climate and clean energy policies.

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Logo and Branding

The Environmental Coalition of South Seattle (ECOSS) is looking for a volunteer to help them update their logo, name, and branded materials to coincide with their 20th Anniversary. Read More »

Finance Lead for SVP Fast Pitch

SVP is looking for a volunteer to join the Fast Pitch team as the Finance Lead. Fast Pitch offers nonprofit and for-profit innovators a structured program to develop and sharpen plans and presentations of their work through workshops, coaching and mentoring. The program culminates in a series of competitive rounds – Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals where participants can win a portion of $250k in grants and investments. Read More »

Mapping the Coalition Board

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust's Board consists of 60+ influential business and governmental professionals, functioning much like a coalition with the Greenway as their shared agenda. To more effectively achieve their mission, the Trust is looking for a skilled volunteer to collect data and map the Board so they can optimize their engagement and identify new recruitment opportunities. Read More »

Fundraising Plan Development

Transportation Choices Coalition is looking for a volunteer to help develop a multi-year fundraising plan focusing on major donors and corporate sponsorships. Additional funding will help the organization fulfill its mission of providing Washingtonians with transportation options to connect people with jobs, housing, communities and each other. Read More »

Review Organizational Documents

With the recent merger of Thrive and the Foundation for Early Learning, the new organization needs to combine primary organizational documents and help them ensure that they are guided by policies and by-laws reflective of the their mission, vision and current practices. They are looking for a volunteer to help them with that process. Read More »

Review and Inventory Existing IT

With the recent merger of Thrive and the Foundation for Early Learning, it is an optimal time to review and inventory existing IT, and develop a multi-year replenishment plan with associated cost projections. They are looking for a volunteer to help with this process. Read More »

Website Advisor

Team Read is ready for a communications make over. In the short term, we are looking for an SVP partner who could help think through revamping our website (www.teamread.org). This volunteer need not be technically savvy (we have a programming guru on board!) but be knowledgeable about website best practices, have a creative eye and experience in messaging and marketing. Read More »

SharePoint Enterprise Standards

To help ensure staff is working effectively and efficiently, Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) is seeking a Microsoft products expert/Advanced SharePoint user to help support its ongoing implementation of SharePoint. Read More »

Financial Review

Environmental Coalition of South Seattle is seeking an SVP Partner to conduct a formal financial review / audit. The organization is growing and recognizes that for their financial stability and continued growth, now is the time to receive professional feedback on the accounting practices, policies and procedures. Read More »

Board Governance - Chair-Elect Slating/Training

Help Summer Search ensure smooth leadership transitions by refining procedures for identifying and training Chair Elects and other board officers. Read More »

International Marketing Strategy

Children’s Therapy Center’s products are already helping kids in 25 different countries, and that number could grow even more. CTC is looking for a volunteer to help develop an international marketing and distribution strategy to reach even more children and create a sustainable revenue stream for the organization. Read More »

Public Relations Strategy

CAN is seeking to work with a Public Relations Consultant to help develop a media strategy, leading up to their Spring Event – Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovators - on May 13th, where they will unveil their new strategic plan. Read More »

Videography Support

College Access Now is looking for creative individuals to help develop our visual identity and better tell our story, differentiate our program, capture our successes, and inspire others to join in supporting our mission. Read More »

Communications & Marketing Strategy

College Access Now is looking for creative individuals to help develop their value proposition and better tell their story, differentiate their program, communicate successes, and inspire others to join in supporting the mission, using various electronic and print mediums. Read More »

IT Infrastructure Assessment

Help Equal Opportunity Schools work more efficiently and have a stable technology environment! EOS is seeking an SVP Partner to assess their current infrastructure and make recommendations for software and hardware enhancements/upgrades. Read More »

Strategic Planning Consultant

Vietnamese Friendship Association is seeking a skilled strategic planning consultant to help guide their senior staff and board members as they develop a 3-year strategic plan. Read More »

Become the Lead Partner for ECOSS

Do you have project management experience and passion for the Environment? Do you want to dive deep with one of SVP’s Investees? Consider becoming a Lead Partner for the Environmental Coalition of South Seattle! Read More »

Join the Environment Grant Committee

SVP grant committees are a great way to dig deeper in one of our core funding areas and get to know promising nonprofits. Working together, a group of 10-15 SVP Partners will select one new environmental organization to fund for the next 3-5 years! Read More »

Develop an Executive Director Performance Review

Transportation Choices Coalition's Board of Directors would like an SVP Partner to help update their Executive Director performance review process and tools. Read More »

Pubic Policy Advisor

Denise Louie Education Center is looking for a volunteer with lobbying, public policy or communications expertise to provide strategic consultation to their Executive Director so she can develop a plan and strategies to advance the organization’s public policy goals. This work is particularly critical so DLEC can educate the public on the harmful effects of sequestration and help to increase investment in early learning. Read More »

Messaging/Graphic Design Support

Denise Louie Education Center is looking for a volunteer to write and design an updated recruitment brochure, recruitment fliers, case statement/fact sheet and an annual report. The volunteer will work closely with and receive support from Denise Louie’s Executive and Development Directors. Read More »

Business Model Analysis

Environmental Coalition of South Seattle is looking for a volunteer to review their current business model, revenue sources, accepted principles, nonprofit billing practices and provide recommendations for improvements. Read More »

Become the Lead Partner for CAN

Do you have project management experience and passion for education? Do you want to dive deep with one of SVP’s Investees? Consider becoming a Lead Partner for College Access Now! Read More »

Partnership Planning

Team Read seeks help developing a framework for evaluating and navigating potential partnership opportunities, in order to make better informed decisions in the future. Read More »

Staffing Assessment

Team Read staff and board seek recommendations for optimal staffing structure and size to support Team Read’s current program and projected growth. Read More »

Communications Strategy

Futurewise is in need of a communications strategist to help create a clear message framework and broader communications strategy to better tell the story of the organization. Read More »

Financial Management Assessment

Futurewise is seeking volunteer support from SVP to provide a financial management resources assessment and recommendations for increased efficiency and accountability. This project will help Futurewise plan at the staff level, as well as in regard to software/material resources. Read More »

Fund Development Strategy

Community Schools Collaboration would like help creating a fund development strategy that meets the growth projections for the organization with a focus on diversity of funding sources, especially corporate and individual donors, with emphasis on multi-year gifts. Read More »

Facilitation Training and Mentoring

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust wants to develop its staff expertise in creating community involvement, especially by improving staff members’ ability to facilitate meetings, and recognize when to bring in a professional facilitator. Thus they are looking for a skilled volunteer to help increase their expertise in group facilitation. Read More »

Strategic Communications Volunteer Consultant/Communications Strategist

Futurewise’s top priority is to develop and implement a strong, strategic communications plan to grow and deepen their work, and they are seeking an SVP Partner Volunteer to help with this work. Read More »

Employee Benefits Analysis & Staff Retention Initiative

Summer Search is focused on achieving an 80% staff retention rate to help ensure strong and lasting partnerships with the schools and students in their programs. They are seeking a volunteer with knowledge of the human capital space to assess their total rewards package, identify areas for improvement, and develop retention initiatives and recommendations. Read More »

Board Development, Futurewise

Futurewise is looking to develop their Board's engagement with the organization's work and staff, as well as refresh the organization's by-laws and conflict of interest policies Read More »

Executive and Senior Staff Coach

A few of Investees are looking for mentors, and some times experienced Executive Coaches for staff members. Read More »

Join a Nonprofit Board

Interested in joining a nonprofit board? Check out a list of current Investees that are looking for Board members. Read More »

Marketing & Internal Communications

Help Child Care Resources assess how they are currently messaging their Family, Friend & Neighbor Program and build communication tools to aid CCR staff when advocating for the children they serve. Read More »

Conduct a Financial Risk Assessment

Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) is seeking a volunteer to perform a financial risk assessment to help identify potential areas of weakness and suggest policies, procedures and internal controls to minimize the risk of misconduct and potential risk. Read More »

Build a Recruitment Plan

Children's Therapy Center (CTC) helps children with special needs reach their full potential and relies on highly qualified therapy professionals to provide the services to these children. With a waiting list of over 400 kids, CTC has found that recruiting qualified therapists is inhibiting their ability to grow and serve these children. Read More »

Produce Compelling Storytelling Videos

Help tell the story of Children's Therapy Center (CTC) through a compelling video(s) to be used for fundraising, outreach, and staff recruiting. CTC is looking for skilled directors, writers, videographers and editors to help create compelling pieces. Read More »

Accounting System Selection

Thrive by Five Washington and the Foundation for Early Learning are merging in order to have a deeper impact and be more effective in our communities. The new organization, resulting from the merger, must have a single accounting system and Thrive is seeking a volunteer to review both organizations' current accounting systems and make a recommendation on what system the merged organization should use. Read More »

Join the Early Childhood Development Grant Commitee!

SVP grant committees are a great way to dig deeper in one of our core funding areas and get to know promising nonprofits. Working together, a group of 10-15 SVP Partners will select one new organization to fund in the area of early childhood development. Read More »

Board Governance Evaluation

The Environmental Coalition of South Seattle (ECOSS) has recently expanded its reach to areas throughout the Puget Sound and Eastern Washington, as well as diversified the types of projects they take on. To ensure the Board is evolving as the organization grows, ECOSS would like an SVP Partner to conduct a Board assessment, comparing ECOSS' practices to the best practices of non-profit Boards. Read More »

Get Your Teens Involved in Giving Back

Do you have a teen who is interested in giving back, or looking to complete their community service requirement? Check out Social Venture Kids! This teen philanthropy group empowers and prepares its members to address the problems facing their community. Read More »

Spark Conversations Among SVP Partners & Our Neighbors

Are you passionate about issues such as equity, economic development and/or alleviating homelessness? Perhaps you’d like to spark conversations among SVP Partners and our neighbors at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute and the HUB! Read More »

Performance Management & Talent Development Support

College Access Now has experienced tremendous growth in the last two years, increasing from 11 staff in 2011 to 33 in 2013. Recognizing that staff and service members are the most valuable assets and key to maintaining their incredible success, CAN is looking for a volunteer to help create an organization-wide recruitment strategy to attract a diverse team that is representative of the communities served, effective goal setting and progress tracking for our employees, and comprehensive performance and compensation reviews. Read More »

Enhance Academic Intervention

To ensure early identification of potential issues in students' education, Summer Search mentors work with schools and students, in their programs, to create open communication about academic standings. Summer Search needs volunteer assistance to assess and strengthen relationships with schools and develop a set of memorandums of understanding (MOUs) or data sharing agreements with each district/school. Read More »

Develop Annual Assessment Plan for State and Affiliate Offices

Communities In Schools of Washington State (CISWA) is looking for a volunteer to conduct an assessment of their work with key stakeholders at the 12 affiliate offices, which will inform CISWA's annual goal development and planning. Following this initial assessment, CISWA would like the volunteer to work with them to create a plan and tools for continuously gathering information and feedback across the regional offices, to be implemented over the next year. Read More »

Organizational Learning Systems Design

Equal Opportunity Schools uses a case study method for summative learning after each program cycle, and would like a volunteer to help create a more rigorous learning format/platform to improve organizational capacity. A high-functioning organizational learning system will enable EOS to continuously improve core offerings to schools. Read More »