Volunteering at RIM
Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer at Rooted In Mindfulness. RIM is co-created by its wonderful community and volunteerism is essential to the health and vitality of RIM as a whole.
Volunteerism and Leadership roles are reflections of generosity through stewardship, and are wonderful opportunities to become more connected, foster healthy relationships, and contribute in good and meaningful ways.
The commitment of time, energy, and goodwill offered by RIM volunteers are real gifts that benefit the entire community. Volunteer generosity is received with honor and gratitude. RIM strives to support volunteers in ways that respect their available time and energy.
HELP ESTABLISH THE RIM COUNCILS
Currently, RIM is looking for volunteers to help establish the Councils listed below. If you have specific, relevant experience or skills in any of the Council’s areas, please consider volunteering your time and expertise.
Passion, inspiration, and a willingness to learn and collaborate are just as important, so please volunteer where you feel inspired to do so. please choose only one or two that you feel are the best “fit” for you.
1. COMMUNITY STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
RIM is born out of the intention to be a safe place for learning, practice, and growth within a mutually supportive community. Members of this Council become stewards of the sacred container that grows, protects, and cares for the needs of a diverse community.
2. COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING COUNCIL
Members of this Council play a vital role in creating a unifying voice of RIM that communicates with authority, integrity, and friendship. This Council also develops short-term and long-term plans to sustain and advocate the vision and mission of RIM, educate the public and grow a meaningful and supportive community through social media, our website, print, and other creative avenues and outlets.
3. FUNDRAISING COUNCIL
This Council identifies opportunities and sources for funding, explores opportunities for RIM to meet its financial needs, and oversees the development of RIM’s overall fundraising plan.
4. VOLUNTEER RELATIONS COUNCIL
Members of this council connect the needs of the greater community with those who have the desire to become volunteers. Additionally, this council nurtures and supports the active volunteer community.
5. SCIENCE AND RESEARCH COUNCIL
This Council keeps a pulse on current findings, research, and applications related to mindfulness and helps to inform RIM offerings and educate the community. Additionally, this Council explores ways that RIM can become involved in and contribute to relevant research and evidence-based applications of mindfulness.