There are a plenty of ways you can get involved with Response USA for Relief and Development and contribute to bringing a lasting change in the lives of the most disadvantaged people around the globe.
1. JOB OPPORTUNITIES
We are accepting applications from qualified and experienced individuals for Community Outreach & Fund Development Coordinator position for DMV Area (Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia). This is a part time vacancy (20 hours per week) with opportunity to become full time for the right candidate.
2. VOLUNTEER WITH US!
Volunteers are the backbone of Response USA as they donate their time to the administrative tasks, program operations and fundraising activities. By signing up and working as Response USA volunteers, you not only contribute to achieving the organizational mission and goals but also interact with a team of highly dedicated individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and competencies. Our volunteers have access to exciting events, training and field trips where they learn about the development and humanitarian issues and have first-hand knowledge of how our programs are changing the lives of world’s poorest people.
3. BECOME A CHANGE MAKER
By signing up as Response USA’s Change Maker you will be joining a network of individuals including adolescents, youth, men and women committed to ending all forms of violence against women and girls, gender based discrimination and upholding the rights of women and girls (VAW&G). As Change Maker, you will pledge a) not to commit violence against women and girls b) not to condone the VAW&G committed by anyone in your family or community and c) raise awareness amongst at least 10 persons in your family, peers and community. The Change Makers will have access to participate in exciting community based events, awareness raising and promotional materials and capacity building opportunities.
4. JOIN OUR EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM
Response USA’s Emergency Response Team comprises of humanitarian professionals and volunteers who are committed to helping their neighbors at the times of disaster in the United States of America. We provide training to the enrolled volunteers in their own communities on humanitarian action and link them with a nationwide network of volunteers who are mobilized by Response USA to provide much needed humanitarian assistance to the survivors in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD), and related state authorities and stakeholders.
5. FUNDRAISE FOR RESPONSE USA
Response USA greatly values financial support as even a small amount can go a long way towards moving families out of the vicious cycle of poverty and deprivation around the world. You can support Response USA by raising funds for its humanitarian and development programs – both in the United States and overseas. You can launch an appeal by creating your own fundraising page powered by LaunchGood. You can include your personalized messages, stories and photos, and disseminate this information to your friends and contacts through online social media networks.
6. ORGANIZE AN EVENT IN YOUR COMMUNITY
If you want to organize an event in your community on any of the programs of Response USA, we can work with you and help in organizing a successful event by providing background information, Response USA visibility materials and if required, by arranging a speaker with expertise on the chosen subject for the event.