Be a Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

The NCSHP is a non-profit organization driven by our volunteer base. Individuals passionate about Latino Education, supporting the community, and giving back!

We do our best to match volunteer’s interest / skills / availability with our opportunities and provide training/support to our volunteers (as needed). We deeply appreciate your time invested in supporting our mission!

See below for descriptions on our on-going volunteering opportunities and committees! By Signing Up, you will receive information about upcoming meetings, events, or activities where we need volunteer’s support for the area that you have selected.

 YOU are  a part of something bigger! A few hours of your time can make educational dreams come true in the lives of Hispanic youth!

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Ongoing Activities / Opportunities:

NCSHP Booth / Community Outreach

The NCSHP participates in educational fairs and community festivals throughout the year to provide educational information/resources to students and families.  This opportunity is for volunteers who enjoy engaging with people and outreaching the community.  You will receive a general training about becoming a community outreach volunteer!

STEM Promoters Group

Promote TuPortalSTEM and our STEM initiative at booths in different events to raise awareness and increase access to information of STEM education and future careers, among Hispanic students and their families! Share your story and experience as a STEM professional and inspire upcoming generations! This opportunity is open to STEM professionals or adults with a passion for this field.

Membership Committee

By our 20th Anniversary… we want to be 1,000 members strong! Help us reach that goal! We are looking for individuals that are passionate about our mission and want to engage others to join the Society! This committee meets quarterly to establish recruitment strategies and organize networking “Meet & Greets”.  Also, membership committee volunteers welcome new members and help the NCSHP develop meaningful stewardship practices among members.

Event Volunteers

NCSHP events run with the support of dedicated on-site volunteers! Event dates are scheduled ahead of time and volunteer roles are varied/flexible.  Some of our annual events include: Hispanic Educational Summit, “Mi Éxito, la Universidad” Hispanic Educational Fair, and Latino Education Celebration. Have a little extra time and enjoy coordinating? You may also join the planning committees for the events! This opportunity is for anyone who wants to give back!

¡Gradúate! Program Tutors: Grades 9 through 12

We are seeking volunteers to participate as tutors to Hispanic/Latino students high school during the school year. Volunteers in will offer one-to-one tutoring to help Hispanic students in various school subjects, as well as provide guidance and support in general.  We are specifically seeking tutors for our ¡Gradúate! Program.  This program is delivered in Cary HS, Millbrook HS, and Southeast Raleigh Magnet HS.

NCHCF Scholarship Reviewers

Join a group of responsible and committed reviewers to help us select our yearly North Carolina Hispanic College Fund (NCHCF) scholarship recipients!  The review process happens yearly in January – February and is a time commitment of around 10 hours. You will also be required to participate in a Scholarship Selection Meeting which is usually held on the third Saturday of February, from 9am-12md.  Volunteers with background in education are preferred.

Inspirational Speakers Group

We are seeking motivated Hispanic professionals to visit local schools and deliver presentations and/or share their education journey and professional experience with the students. Members should have experience working with children or presenting to large groups. We are specifically seeking inspirational speakers for our ¡Gradúate! Program, but we have additional speaking opportunities available.

Professional Development Speakers

Have a great/inspiring topic/workshop and a passion for sharing your knowledge with others? Your passion captivates the audience and sparks off a discussion among our members?  We are accepting speaker proposals for our Professional Development Quarterly Membership Meetings (twice a year; Wednesday, 6pm-8pm). Sign Up for this opportunity and we will follow up with you to see if your workshop is a good fit for our meetings!

Fundraising / Grant Writing Committee
The NCSHP’s programs exist thanks to the support of our corporate sponsors and funders! We are seeking a group of people to help with grant writing and fundraising. This group meets several times a year to update on progress and to brainstorm new fundraising opportunities.

Newsletter / Editorial Committee

We are seeking new members to join our newsletter committed to help put our quarterly/semiannual newsletter together. This group participates in meetings to discuss to design and editing of the newsletter. Topics will be provided. Strong communication and writing skills are preferred.

Operational Support (Office/ “Behind the Scenes”)

Are you more of a “behind the scenes” person? Are you a student who wants to gain experience in an office setting? We need you! This opportunity is open to volunteers who are interested in supporting the NCSHP staff at the office, from daily administrative tasks to preparing things for events. Flexible hours.

Information Technology 

We are seeking volunteers to help with IT support in our office.  This could include troubleshooting/updating our software, supporting in installing new hardware/software, being on call for IT emergencies, assessing IT needs and making recommendations to improve functionality.

OTHER

Do you have a specific interest / skill / service that has not been mentioned, but you feel would be a great addition to our organization?  Select Other and give us more details in the comments section.  We would love to hear from you!

Address

North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals
8450 Chapel Hill Road, Suite 209
Cary, NC 27513

Phone: (919) 467-8424
Fax: (919) 469-1785
E-mail: mailbox@TheNCSHP.org