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Team Leaders

We aim to provide a Team Leader for each of HandsOn San Diego's projects. Team Leaders are dedicated volunteers who combine their passion for a cause with their leadership skills. They manage volunteers at projects and act as a liaison between HandsOn San Diego and our project partners. Team Leaders instill a sense of community at our projects that inspires volunteers to keep coming back. Check out our Team Leader Hall of Fame!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a liaison between HandsOn San Diego and our project partners. 
  • Respond to volunteer and HandsOn San Diego inquiries in a timely manner. 
  • Record attendance and impact measurements for each project within 48 hours.
  • Follow our guidelines and checklists for Team Leaders.
  • Ensure that the project begins, runs, and ends smoothly for all.
  • Positively represent HandsOn San Diego.
  • Commit to leading at least one project per month/quarter for a minimum of 6-12 months. 

Time Commitment: About 4 hours per month per project.

Benefits: 

  • Opportunities to enhance leadership skills (organization, management, communication, resourcefulness), including supplemental professional development opportunities. 
  • ​Meet like-minded people who share your passion to serve the community. 
  • Enhance your résumé and expand your network. 
  • Increase your impact as a volunteer by leading others. 

How to Become a Team Leader:

  1. Attend at least 2-3 different HandsOn San Diego projects.
  2. Apply using this form.
  3. We will follow-up after your application with an email and a phone call. 
  4. Attend a training. You can sign up here or schedule one by emailing jessie@handsonsandiego.org.
  5. Complete and pass a background check online.
  6. Pick your project to lead!