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Volunteering
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Join Gateway Community Resource Center as we offer Help, Education, and Enrichment to members of our community. Gateway is seeking volunteers to help support our mission and programs.  Many positions do not required specific skills or background – just bring your enthusiasm and desire to help others!

 

Our volunteers come from all walks of life and bring a diverse perspective to Gateway’s mission and programs. We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive organization and creating a safe and welcoming environment for both our volunteers and visitors. 

 

Do you have a desire to volunteer and MAKE A DIFFERENCE? If so, submit the volunteer inquiry found further below. A Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to discuss our current openings and answer any questions you may have

Volunteer Positions

Read about the available volunteer positions below, and join the Gateway Volunteer team to be a part of our unique non-profit.

Event Host Volunteer

The Event Host ensures a well-run event and contributes to an environment that is comfortable and welcoming. Working in a friendly team environment, responsibilities will include preparing the space for the event, room set up, heat/air conditioning, signage, etc. Event Hosts welcome guests, monitor room usage, and answer questions.

Administrative Support Volunteer

This position will work with the Leadership Team to provide administrative support. Most of the work can be done virtually. Responsibilities include maintaining and updating excel files (along with other office and copier supplies), recording minutes at Leadership Team meetings (approximately three meetings per month), and assisting with events held at the Gateway location and in the community.

 

*Training and on-going support will be provided.

Marketing Volunteer

This position will help create consistent branding and marketing standards for Gateway and ensure that branding is used consistently across the web, social media, as well as printed materials. The Marketing Volunteer will also promote upcoming programming through existing and new marketing channels.

Social Media Volunteer

Social Media Volunteer position description is that of Computer Lab Monitor. Provide a welcoming and helpful environment for attendees. This role is responsible for setting up laptop computers, welcoming guests, monitoring room and responding to issues and questions as they arise. The Computer Lab Monitor will assist class attendees with the tutorial/laptop as needed. He or she will return computers to a secure storage area and close the Gateway room.

Public Relations Volunteer

Working closely with the Social Media Volunteer, the Public Relations Volunteer will create social media content that increases outreach to the community. Volunteer will also coordinate community events, media interviews, and other public speaking opportunities, as well as promote Gateway’s mission, programming, and small business use of the Gateway space.

Computer Lab Monitor Volunteer

Provide a welcoming and helpful environment for attendees. This role is responsible for setting up laptop computers, welcoming guests, monitoring room and responding to issues and questions as they arise. The Computer Lab Monitor will assist class attendees with the tutorial/laptop as needed. He or she will return computers to a secure storage area and close the Gateway room.

 

*This is not an instructor position

Want to learn more? Click the button below to view a PDF of all open volunteer positions.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Commonly asked questions regarding Gateway’s volunteering opportunities.

How can I become a volunteer?

Open positions are listed on our website or you can contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (973) 404-0222 or info@gcrcnj.org.

What volunteer positions are available at Gateway?

Open positions can be found on our website, listed above.

What are the requirements and qualifications to become a volunteer?

Volunteers should possess a desire to help others in their community.  Their interests should align with the responsibilities of the role they are interested in and will vary based on the opportunity. Required training will be provided.

Are you able to work around my schedule?

Yes, we have Volunteer opportunities available during the day and evening most days of the week. We will work around your schedule.

Can I volunteer with a friend or family member?

Yes, we have many volunteers that work with a friend or family member. If you know of anyone that may be interested, suggest they apply through our website.

Is there a minimum number of hours I must volunteer?

No, there are no minimum number of hours required.

Can I add my volunteer service to my resume or job applicaiton?

Yes. The experience, knowledge, and skills you gain as a volunteer are applicable to many paid positions in both public and private sectors. Volunteer work often demonstrates your personal initiative, enthusiasm, and dedication to prospective employers.

Can a non-U.S. citizen become a volunteer?

Yes!

Can students receive academic credit for their volunteer work?

It is the decision of the educational institution whether or not to give credit for students’ volunteer work. Our Volunteer Coordinator will provide the necessary job descriptions and assessments of the student’s work, as well as any documentation required by the educational institution. Students are personally responsible for making the arrangements with the educational institution and Gateway’s Volunteer Coordinator.

Are there age limits for volunteering at Gateway?

People 16 or older may apply for a volunteer position at Gateway.

Are a volunteer’s services tax-deductible

Open positions are listed on our website or you can contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (973) 404-0222 or info@gcrcnj.org.

Want to learn more? Click the button below to view a PDF of all FAQs.

About Gateway Community Resource Center

Gateway Community Resource Center is a unique nonprofit organization developed to serve our community by offering Help, Education, and Enrichment.

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Contact Info

Address:

513 Birch Street, Boonton, NJ 07005

Phone:
(973) 404-0222 

Email:
info@gcrcnj.org 

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