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Volunteer Opportunities

UNA-USA San Diego / Volunteer Opportunities

Assist our Working Group San Diego For Sustainable Development (SD4SD) in fostering and cultivating relationships with local organizations, federal, state and local government officials, government agencies, and the public to grow the grassroots UN advocacy community ensuring US funding of the United Nations and local implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Goals & Expectations

  • Assist in
    • Promoting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    • Advocating for the work of the United Nations
    • Approaching legislation on UNA USA specific initiatives
  • Collaboratively propose strategies to fully benefit the mission of UNA USA San Diego
  • Build on the advocacy “handbook” that includes standard procedures, templates, and tips by adding specific information to San Diego Political/Legislation Offices
  • Update/maintain database "Score Cards" of Political Office Holders with most current information on representative, contact information and respective “score cards” of current representative
  • Build rapport with current legislation and continue frequent visits to respective offices
  • Build rapport with local community to find support on advocacy initiatives


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Global Classroom extends UNA USA San Diego mission of global understanding to K-12 students, teachers, parents and community members in fostering informed, actively engaged global citizens.

Our programs bring close the importance of the United Nations and aim to empower our community to assume active roles to face and resolve challenges by becoming proactive contributors to a more peaceful, tolerant, inclusive and secure world.

Join the team in finding creative approaches to reach our local community to engage them in taking responsibility for the #WorldWeWant2030 and #SustainableDevelopmentGoals.

  • Strong understanding of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Assist in providing content for powerpoint presentations and develop informative programs for the monthly info sessions

  • Present in monthly info sessions on SDGs and current issues highlighted by the United Nations

  • Work closely with the Social Media Marketing committee to provide content for campaigns that advertise our programs

  • Maintain and update the “Global Classroom Knowledge Database”

  • Be readily available to participate and assist in yearly chapter events and support events hosted by our fellow committees

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Social Media Communication is crucial in advancing the organization's mission on advocating and supporting the invaluable work of the United Nations. For this position, we seek someone that possesses strong knowledge of the digital media landscape, including various social media sites or a passionate social media user confident in his/her ability to provide professional postings.

Together with the Social Media Marketing Lead, the successful candidate will be responsible for

  • Monitoring and daily posting on blogs and social networks
  • Creating & engaging in online forums
  • Participating in online outreach and promotion to potentially include live postings during local events
  • Contributing to optimizing our website, as applicable

Goals & Expectations

  • Work with the Social Media Marketing Lead to create daily postings on all social media forums
  • Plan content for and implement local and global UN campaigns
  • Reliable, self-starter attitude with strong follow-through
  • Monitor analytics with social media team to identify viable ideas
  • Create engaging social media content in line with UN mission and goals
  • Assist in the general distribution of press releases and media alerts
  • Provide support to team at live and online events


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