Volunteer

Volunteer 2017-11-09T10:00:36+00:00
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Attention:
We have been receiving some inquiries for paid positions. Unfortunately we are not offering any paid positions at this time.

– INTERNATIONAL –

Field Pilot: Belize

Wings of Hope is looking for a volunteer pilot to fly medical evacuation missions in Belize, Central America, as part of the Belize Emergency Response Team (BERT). This one-year field assignment flying a newly refurbished Piper Cherokee 6 out of Belize City begins December 2017. Wings of Hope has been involved with this mission for over 30 years and has made a huge impact on the quality of health care for the entire country. This is an opportunity to make a difference in an English-speaking country roughly the size of New Hampshire. Position comes with a nice air-conditioned apartment large enough for two, a stipend, and four weeks’ vacation (two weeks, twice a year). Must have commercial pilot’s license, instrument rating, and logged a minimum 1,500 hours in small aircraft. A valid US Passport is required.

Field Aircraft Inspector

We are looking for a FAA certified A&P/IA that has recent experience on small single engine aircraft willing to travel for up to 2 weeks to perform annual inspections. Countries include: Belize(August), Nicaragua(October) and Tanzania(March). Travel expenses would be provided. English language skills are needed. Valid US passport is required. Aircraft are used to perform humanitarian work operated by non-governmental organizations.

– ST. LOUIS, MO –

Administrative Assistant

Provide clerical and donor management support to Wings of Hope’s Director of Administration. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel) and willing to learn how to work in a donor database management system. 5-10 hours per week.

Young Ambassadors Support

Track membership renewals, send email updates, and assist with other activities/tasks as needed to support the Young Ambassadors of Wings of Hope. Must be proficient in basic computer skills (Word, Excel, internet). Ideal candidate falls within Young Ambassadors’ age range (21-45), but not necessary. 3-5 hours per week.

Global Programs Support

Assist our Global Programs & Partnerships Director in tracking and responding to new requests for humanitarian assistance that come to Wings of Hope from around the world. PC skills are very important, especially proficiency with Word, Excel and internet research. Ideal candidate would assist with grant and letter writing, so some writing skills preferred. 5-10 hours per week. Flexible schedule. Any day except Thursdays; any time from 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Aircraft Avionics

Skilled at maintenance and repair of light aircraft avionics systems. 1-2 days per week.

Receptionist

General expectations include answering the phone, greeting visitors and guests, assistance with clerical functions (experience in MS Word and Excel is helpful.) 4 hours per week.

Experienced Pilots

Commercial license, instrument rated, single and light twin, a minimum of 1000 hours of logged flight time. Scheduled to fly at least two trips per month and attend one monthly Flight Operations Team meeting.

Aircraft Mechanics/Helpers

A&P licensed or not, must have light aircraft refurbishment skills. 4-8 hours per week.

Vehicle Mechanics

Experienced with the maintenance of cars and light trucks. Diesel and gas engine knowledge preferred. 4-8 hours per week.

Landscaping & Grounds

Volunteer(s) needed to cut grass and trim trees and shrubs. Familiarity with operation of power equipment including riding mower a prerequisite. (4-8 hours per week)

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