Current Fort Wayne Volunteer Opportunities:
- Fulfillment Assistants
- Special Event Volunteers
- Volunteer Event Coordinators
- Non Profit Marketing Intern
- Monthly Shipment Assistants
- On call volunteers
To volunteer, stop by the shop M-F 9:00am-4:00pm at 1008 N Wells St, Fort Wayne, IN 46808 or
Full volunteer job descriptions
Hours per week: 5-10
Days per week: Monday & Thursday
We are seeking 3 part time volunteers to assist with fulfillment duties in our Fort Wayne shop. These positions would be on a regular basis and would require a certain level of commitment to the hours requested.
- Pulling orders from the shelves
- Packaging orders and printing labels
- Possible assistance with quarterly inventory
All applicants must be 18 years of age.
Special Event Volunteers
Join us as special event volunteer—You can work at some (or all!) of the pop-up shop, trade shows and events held throughout the year. These volunteers would be trained before events occur, with ample notice beforehand. Sari Bari heavily relies on our volunteers and appreciate their help greatly! There is no commitment to volunteer at multiple events during the year. However, it is imperative that you are able to work the events you sign up for.
Special Event Volunteer Duties:
- Set up or help set up pop-up shops
- Provide self-transportation
- Sell products at events
- Tell the story when people are asking
- Have fun!
Volunteer Event Coordinator
Join us as volunteer Event Coordinator for our growing nonprofit. Our US Headquarters are now in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This volunteer will ideally live locally, but can also work remotely.
Volunteer Event Coordinator Duties:
Research events related to our nonprofit that may be beneficial
- Find local avenues for pop-up shops
- Assist with ideas of fundraising events
- Seek new opportunities in Fort Wayne, IN In which Sari Bari could participate
Nonprofit Marketing Intern
5-10 hours per week
We are looking for a highly motivated, talented marketing assistant to help seek new leads in Fort Wayne, Indiana. As our Nonprofit Marketing Intern, you will be an integral part of Sari Bari. Your typical work day will involve assisting with contacting various news outlets, radio stations, and online bloggers and influencers to promote our brand, brainstorming ideas for fundraising, as well as making and maintaining connections with potential donors.
The learning potential that comes with this internship is immense-we truly believe that you’ll get as much out of it as you are willing to contribute.
We can’t wait to meet you!
Monthly Shipment Volunteers
10 hours per week, one week per month
Join our team of Monthly Shipment Volunteers to assist with the monthly shipment of product from India. There is a very low level of commitment required, however, we do ask that you volunteer for the shipment you’ve signed up for. This is a fantastic opportunity for friends to work together, college students, and anyone that wants to lend a hand to support freedom.
- Inventory product
- Fix product tags when necessary
- Put product away on shelves
Do you want to make a difference, but can’t make a regular commitment? That is no problem at all! Sari Bari is seeking “on call” volunteers willing to sign up for our volunteer e-mail or Facebook group (or both!) and receive Volunteer Opportunity notifications. There is no level of commitment required, however, we do hope you find something that makes you want to get involved! Sari Bari greatly appreciates our volunteers, and we rely heavily on their dedication to our mission. We can’t wait to meet you!
Volunteer Opportunity Examples:
- Assist in our Fort Wayne shop
- Help fill orders during the holidays
- Attend events with Sari Bari staff
- Assist with upcoming event preparation
- Inventory products
- And more!
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I volunteer with my best friend/mother/husband/girlfriend?
Yes! The more the merrier. For specific events, simply send an email to our volunteer coordinator to add your friend or friends to the list!
Can I volunteer with my children?
We strive to maintain a productive environment in all volunteer opportunities, and we recognize the value of families serving together. We allow children of all ages to attend volunteer events with their families!
Will I be compensated for my time?
While all of our volunteer positions are unpaid, we do believe experience serving at Sari Bari will be beneficial in many other ways!
Can I apply for a volunteer position or internship without any experience?
Absolutely! The perfect candidate may not have the perfect volunteer resume, and we’re okay with that.
Can I volunteer remotely?
All volunteer positions will state “local” or “remote” position. We encourage applicants to apply for any remote opportunities that would like to work from home or out of state!
Are there Volunteer Opportunities in India?
Absolutely! We offer multiple volunteer opportunities, fellowships, as well as internships in India. Click here to navigate to opportunities in India.
I have skills I would like to offer, but I don’t see a volunteer opportunity for it. What should I do?
We would love to hear from you! Please feel free to reach out to our volunteer coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
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