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Environmental and Peace Education Center

County: Hendry, Collier, Lee, Glades
Categories Environment
Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Historical & Cultural Sites
Social Services
Political Action/Social Justice
Details: The Environmental and Peace Education Center is a nonprofit 501(c)3 community advocacy organization located in Southwest Florida. Founded in 1982, EPEC raises community awareness on issues concerning the preservation of our unique ecological paradise, and works to promote the resolution of local, national and world conflicts through nonviolent means. The guiding principles of cooperation and collaboration are the means by which EPEC moves toward these goals, and we welcome your involvement.
Job Description: Currently, our volunteer needs are as follows:

Social media person to post content to website using WordPress software, as well as posting content to our Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube pages to keep them active and interesting.

Event coordinator to assist with preparation of fundraising and other events and activities. Duties would include assisting with event planning and promotion, making phone calls and running errands, setting up chairs, waitering, clean-up, etc.

Social Justice assistant to help plan and prepare for demonstrations, make signs, set up booths and tables, and clean up afterward.

Assist with artistic projects such as developing signs, posters, tee shirts, reusable bags, or other marketing items.

Assistant to help with researching and writing grants.

Please contact us if you are interested in these opportunities!
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings, Weekends daytime, Weekends evenings
Primary Contact: Zachari VanDyne
2052 Cottage St.
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone: (239) 208-9872
Secondary Contact: Chris Faulkner
Phone: (619) 320-8450
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Additional Information: New projects

9th Annual Peace Day in the Park project. Volunteers, marketing, media kits, and general support before and on the day is needed.

Design, implement and document neighborhood organic garden as a reproducible model. Share the food with those in need.

Design animated cartoon or youtube segment teaching peaceful and environmentally sustainable solutions to grade school children and adults. Write outline for script.

We need students to work on fund-raising, business plans and marketing strategies.

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