Virtual Volunteer-A-Thon: Art & Design Projects

Virtual Volunteer-A-Thon

Project Type: Art & Design

Instructions: View Art & Design Project descriptions below. Then, click the ‘sign up’ link and complete the sign up process on the Activate Good site to adopt the project(s) of your choice!

Volunteers Needed: 20

This project is best for: An individual teen or adult!

Estimated Time Commitment in April 2021: 1-3 hours, depending on how many cards you’d like to make! We ask for a minimum of 10 cards.

Skills Needed: No specific skills are needed. As long as the volunteer has a good message in the card and tries their best the cards will turn out perfect!

What You’ll Do: Volunteers will craft colorful greeting cards for seniors in our community to help brighten their spirits! Further details provided upon sign up.

How This Project Helps: Covid-19 has severely affected Seniors in the community both in the physical health aspect and emotional/mental health because of the lack of interaction and compassion from others in the community. Zakat Foundation has stepped in to help by starting a project to create cards and distributing these cards to seniors who are in need of them during this pandemic. We are looking for passionate and caring youth and adults like you to create nice cards for seniors in our community. It’s simple to get involved: Follow the guidelines listed below and by the end of the volunteer-a-thon you will have helped out many seniors who may be feeling down and sad in these unprecedented times!

Deadline to Submit Final Project: We are asking that you complete your Virtual Volunteer-A-Thon projects by April 30, 2021

Communication: You’ll hear from Activate Good a few times throughout April to make sure you’re all set and on track!

Notes: Activate Good will provide you with helpful links, contacts, resources, and complete project instructions upon sign up.

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Volunteers Needed: 1

This project is best for: An individual adult

Estimated Time Commitment in April 2021: 4-6 hours

Skills Needed: Graphic design experience, copywriting skills, writing/editing experience

What You’ll Do: Volunteer will create a new design for a Triangle Ultimate lawn sign and yearly programs brochure to advertise our programs in the wider community.

How This Project Helps: Through our ‘Level the Playing Field Initiative’ Triangle Ultimate is working to provide accessible opportunities to play ultimate to youth and adults across the triangle region of NC. In working to expand the  reach of our mission, we hope to engage new players and communities. In order to effectively do so, we need clear and concise marketing materials that easily explain what we do and what programs we offer.

Deadline to Submit Final Project: We are asking that you complete your Virtual Volunteer-A-Thon projects by April 30, 2021

Communication: You’ll hear from Activate Good a few times throughout April to make sure you’re all set and on track!

Notes: Activate Good will provide you with helpful links, contacts, resources, and complete project instructions upon sign up.

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Volunteers Needed: 1

This project is best for: An individual adult

Estimated Time Commitment in April 2021: 6-8 hours

Skills Needed: Graphic design experience, ideally familiarity with YNPN

What You’ll Do: Volunteer(s) will create an annual report for YNPN Triangle in the form of an infographic. Using data and information provided by YNPN Triangle, volunteer(s) will create a visually appealing, professional infographic highlighting key metrics and accomplishments for the organization over the last year. Key information to draw from could include: funds raised and how dollars were spent, events held and survey data on event performance, listserv and social media subscribers, number of community partnerships, impact of Service Enterprise Initiative training and Return on Volunteer Investment.

How This Project Helps: An effective visual summary of YNPN’s operations and accomplishments from the last year will help us demonstrate our “value add” for members and the larger nonprofit community in the Triangle. Having this resource available will support member recruitment and YNPN’s engagement with partner organizations, funders, and other external audiences.

Deadline to Submit Final Project: We are asking that you complete your Virtual Volunteer-A-Thon projects by April 30, 2021

Communication: You’ll hear from Activate Good a few times throughout April to make sure you’re all set and on track!

Notes: Activate Good will provide you with helpful links, contacts, resources, and complete project instructions upon sign up.

PROJECT FULL!

Volunteers Needed: 1

This project is best for: An individual adult

Estimated Time Commitment in April 2021: 1-3 hours

Skills Needed: Knowledge of simple graphic animation

What You’ll Do: Volunteer will create an animated version of our logo, for use in promotional videos.

How This Project Helps: This will help our promotional materials be more dynamic and engaging.

Deadline to Submit Final Project: We are asking that you complete your Virtual Volunteer-A-Thon projects by April 30, 2021

Communication: You’ll hear from Activate Good a few times throughout April to make sure you’re all set and on track!

Notes: Activate Good will provide you with helpful links, contacts, resources, and complete project instructions upon sign up.

PROJECT FULL!

Volunteers Needed: 5

This project is best for: An individual teen or group of teens or families

Estimated Time Commitment in April 2021: Less than an hour

Skills Needed: Your creativity!

What You’ll Do: Volunteers will use print-out Build-a-Stat stencils and provided statistics about housing inequality to create chalk art and post an image of their art on social media in order to raise awareness about housing inequality (stencil print-outs provided upon volunteer sign up). 

How This Project Helps: More than ever we are seeing the difference a safe and affordable house can have on families. Too many families are struggling with sheltering in place. We want to raise awareness about housing inequality and why safe and affordable housing is important. When you chalk your Build-a-Stat add phrases, symbols and hashtags about housing affordability to increase your impact. You can also take to social media by posting your artwork and tagging your elected officials.

Deadline to Submit Final Project: We are asking that you complete your Virtual Volunteer-A-Thon projects by April 30, 2021

Communication: You’ll hear from Activate Good a few times throughout April to make sure you’re all set and on track!

Notes: Activate Good will provide you with helpful links, contacts, resources, and complete project instructions upon sign up.

PROJECT FULL!

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