Volunteer

Volunteers are essential to IYNAUS. Follow in the footsteps of the teachers and students just like you who’ve given many hours—even years—to support the teachings of B.K.S. Iyengar and his family. We rely on you!

Volunteer Openings:


Volunteer Position:

Marketing & Social Media Volunteers

Job Description:

Assist Chair of Marketing and Social Media with the planning and implementation of Guruji’s 100th Birthday Centennial.

Works with:

Shaaron Honeycutt and these committees

Reports to:

Shaaron Honeycutt

Approximate time commitment:

Approximately 1 hour per week for 1 year

Need to be available:

One year commitment

Skills / Experience:

Marketing, Social Media, some graphics background (i.e. memes, etc…) and willing to follow through with the plan once it is implemented.

Contact:

Shaaron Honeycutt, (434) 981 - 5553 shaaron.honeycutt@gmail.com

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Volunteer Position:

"Next Generation" Leader and Committee Members

Job Description:

Provide "next generation" leadership, insights and involvement to energize various IYNAUS committees (social media, marketing, systems/technology, fundraising, etc…) in a collaborative way to benefit our nationally established community of Iyengar Yoga students and teachers.

Works with:

Various members of the IYNAUS Board and committees, Director of Operations. Also, members of regional boards, general IYNAUS volunteers, etc.

Reports to:

Volunteer Coordinator of the IYNAUS Board

Approximate time commitment:

1-3 hours per week; although, activities can be cyclical with busy and slow periods

Skills / Experience:

Passion for Iyengar Yoga.
Interest to work with and recruit other "next generation" students/teachers of Iyengar Yoga to assist in moving the IYNAUS organization forward.
Current experience and expertise in one these areas: social media, marketing, systems/technology, fundraising, etc…

Contact:

Ann McDermott-Kave, Volunteer Coordinator amkave1@optonline.net

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Volunteer Position:

Development Coordinator

Job Description:

Provide leadership and expertise to IYNAUS committees in raising funds for important projects (such as Research and Archives, Increasing Membership Diversity, etc...) that will help bring IYNAUS to the next level in terms of benefits/offerings to our national community of Iyengar Yoga students and teachers.

Works with:

Various members of the IYNAUS Board, IYNAUS Director of Operations. Also, members of regional boards, general members, general IYNAUS volunteers, development volunteers, grant writers, foundation representatives, event planners, and marketing.

Reports to:

President of the IYNAUS Board

Approximate time commitment:

1-3 hours per week; although, development activities can be cyclical with busy and slow periods

Skills / Experience:

Experience as a Development Professional

  1. successfully raised funds for non-profit organizations through networking, direct mail solicitation, campaigns, foundations, events, grant writing, etc..
  2. enthusiastic about leading a Development effort for IYNAUS
  3. experience with identifying potential giving resources
  4. excellent writing skills
  5. excellent public speaking skills
  6. experience with relationship building; strong interpersonal skills

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Volunteer Position:

Catalogue and Organizer of Digital Slides

Job Description:

Assist IYNAUS to scan and organize hundreds of Iyengar family-related color slides into a database.

Works with:

Scott Hobbs, Archives Chair and other members of the committee

Reports to:

Scott Hobbs

Approximate time commitment:

Until project is completed

Skills / Experience:

Familiarity with Photoshop is definitely helpful and location of this volunteer project is Santa Monica, California.

Contact:

Scott Hobbs, sh@scotthobbs.com, 310-395-3569

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Volunteer Position:

Pinterest

Job Description:

Assist IYNAUS to step into the age of Social Media! We need volunteers with Pinterest experience.

Works with:

Shaaron Honeycutt, PR/Marketing Chair and other members of the committee

Reports to:

Shaaron Honeycutt

Approximate time commitment:

Ebb and flow based on circumstance

Skills / Experience:

Must be familiar and experienced with the functions of Pinterest and interested to share on behalf of IYNAUS.

Contact:

Shaaron Honeycutt, shaaron.honeycutt@gmail.com, 434-981-5553

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Volunteer Position:

Graphic Artist Volunteer

Job Description:

Assist the PR and Marketing Committee with creating general flyers, posters and graphic content for various outlets.

Ideally we’ll be using the graphics for tons of various things, outlets and venues …

Works with:

Shaaron Honeycutt, PR/Marketing Chair and other members of the committee

Reports to:

Shaaron Honeycutt

Approximate time commitment:

Ebb and flow based on need

Skills / Experience:

Must have graphic artist experience and skills.

Contact:

Shaaron Honeycutt, shaaron.honeycutt@gmail.com, 434- 981-5553

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Volunteer Position:

International Hosting Teachers Project Volunteers

Job Description:

Create a web page with helpful information for people who want to sponsor teachers visiting from other countries.

As part of the web page, create a checklist and include links to relevant and helpful sources.

Works with:

2 - 3 others in the subcommittee.

Reports to:

Anne-Marie Schultz, Regional Support Committee Chair

Approximate time commitment:

One hour per week for approximately 1-3 months.

Need to be available:

For teleconferences, unless volunteers can easily meet in person locally.

Skills / Experience:

Experience hosting international Iyengar Yoga teachers or interest in finding resources and obtaining required information to create this resource.

Contact:

Anne-Marie Schultz, Anne_Marie_Schultz@baylor.edu, 512-468-2808

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Volunteer Position:

Social Media (Twitter) Volunteer

Job Description:

Help IYNAUS step into the age of Social Media! We need volunteers with Twitter experience and to regularly interface with the Facebook committee volunteers in order to present a united and integrated approach to social media posts.

Works with:

Shaaron Honeycutt, PR/Marketing Chair and other members of the committee

Reports to:

Shaaron Honeycutt

Approximate time commitment:

Ebb and flow based on circumstance

Skills / Experience:

Must be a current and regular poster to Twitter, be familiar with the use of hash tags, and know how to work within the limitations of Twitter.

Contact:

Shaaron Honeycutt, shaaron.honeycutt@gmail.com, 434-981-5553

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