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Volunteer opportunity description

A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization based in New York City. Our organization provides children diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to explore their artistic passions and give them the strength to fight their disease. Artistic expression has been proven to play an instrumental role in the healing process. We support children affected by cancer in their exploration of a range of self expression such as art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and much more!

Within this department, there are a number of different opportunities, from for-credit internships to roles for experienced professionals. For the Human Resources department, there are specific positions, such as Human Resources Assistant,Human Resources Associate, Human Resources Volunteer Benefits Associate, and Human Resources Recruiting Assistant.

For more information on these opportunities, please click here [link to descriptions].

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Scheduling and participating in the interview and onboarding process for new volunteers and interns.
  • Updating and posting job descriptions on multiple recruiting platforms.
  • Serving as a liaison between all volunteers and the HR department.
  • Evaluating resumes.
  • Communicating with outside representatives.
  • Scheduling and managing calendar events.
  • Organizing and updating documents related to HR.

All volunteers applying to this position are expected to have the following qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Ability to adjust to changing work conditions and effectively multitask.
  • Has worked both collaboratively with other team members and individually.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Drive applications.
  • Has or is working towards a degree in Human Resources.
  • Responsible, detail oriented, self starter.

Desired Qualifications

  • 1-2+ years experience in related field
  • Experience applying general rules to specific problems and recommending actionable solutions


Additional Information

Internships require a commitment of at least 2 days a week, 4 hours each day.

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and its severity, the organization has committed to working remotely. We care about our interns/volunteers’ health and we will adapt to the new working environment accordingly.

Proper at-home working capabilities include laptop, smartphone, and connection to WiFi/internet. Must be available to have a phone/video conversation at least once per week.


  • 1-2+ years experience in related field
  • Experience applying general rules to specific problems and recommending actionable solutions

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers who are free at these times


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About the organization

A Free Bird Organization

Zachary Ranes
Human Resources Associate
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