NHQ:SAF - MVCN: Military Veteran Caregiver Network (MVCN) Caregiver Communicator

NHQ:SAF - MVCN: Military Veteran Caregiver Network (MVCN) Caregiver Communicator

This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) Services to Armed Forces (SAF) department. This is a 100% virtual (volunteer-from-home) opportunity.. The Military Veteran Caregiver Network (MVCN) Caregiver Communicator will help maintain and amplify the MVCN caregiver communication, as well as help community members, on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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Locations

Alcona County,Alger County,Allegan County ,Alpena County,Ann Arbor Office,Ann Arbor VA Medical Center,Antrim County,Arenac County,Baraga County,Barry County,Battle Creek Air National Guard Base,Battle Creek VA Medical Center,Bay County,Benzie County,Berrien County,Branch County,Calhoun County,Cass County,Charlevoix County,Cheboygan County,Chippewa County,Clare County,Clinton County,Crawford County,Detroit Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS),East Central Bay Chapter ,East Central Bay Chapter Office,Eaton County,Emmet County,Galdwin County,Galdwin County,Genesse County,Grand Traverse County,Gratiot County,Gratiot County Office (Alma),Hillsdale County,Huron County,Ingham County,Ionia County,Iosco County,Isabella County,Jackson County,Jackson County Office,John D. Dingell Detroit VA Medical Center,Kalamazoo County,Kalkaska County,Kent County,Lake County,Lansing Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS),Lapeer County,Leelanau County,Lenawee County,Livingston County,Livingston County Office,Luce County,Mackinac County,Macomb County,Manistee County,Marquette County,Mason County,Mecosta County,Mid-Michigan Chapter ,Mid-Michigan Chapter Office,Midland County,Missaukee County,Montcalm County,Montmorency County,Muskegon County,Muskegon VA Clinic,Newaygo County,Northern Michigan Chapter,Northern Michigan Chapter Office,Oakland County,Oceana County,Ogemaw County ,Osceola County,Oscoda County,Otsego County,Otsego County Office (Gaylord),Ottawa County,Presque Isle County,Regional ,Remote/Virtual Volunteer Opportunity,Roscommon County,Saginaw County,Saginaw VA Medical Center,Sanilac County,Schoolcraft County,Selfridge Air National Guard Base,Shiawassee County ,Shiawassee County Office,Southeast Michigan Chapter,Southeast Michigan Chapter Office,Southwest Michigan Chapter,Southwest Michigan Chapter Office,St. Clair County,St. Joseph County,Tuscola County,Van Buren County,Washtenaw County,Wayne County,West Michigan Chapter ,West Michigan Chapter Office,Wexford County,Wyoming VA Clinic

Key Responsibilities

The MVCN Caregiver Communicator Volunteer will assist with MVCN’s presence on social media. In addition, the volunteer will be responsible for event outreach, including creating events on Facebook, creating social media toolkit for MVCN partners, and drafting messaging and content for multi-channel dissemination.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Experience using Microsoft Office products, including Word and Excel
  • Regularly check email and have regular internet access
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in using social media sites
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Current connection to the military or veteran community
  • Currently have personal accounts and regularly use social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Reliable access to resources needed to volunteer 100% virtually

Preferred:

  • Experience with Department of Defense (DoD), Veterans Affairs (VA), and veterans service organizations

Training

Training will be provided as part of onboarding for the position and will include a thorough review of the MVCN Online Community, our mission, population served, community needs, and MVCN trainings.

Development Opportunities

All opportunities presented to SAF volunteers and staff as applicable throughout the year.

Length of Appointment

Minimum 6 month commitment, renewable

Time Commitment

5-10 hours per week (Preferable to have some availability during business hours)

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