Volunteer Opportunities


MKE Black is seeking two volunteers to join our executive team. Each position will require a 3-6 hour a week commitment, and has the opportunity to be compensated in the future.

Seeking Marketing and Branding Mentors

We are seeking the help of experienced marketers, brand professionals, and artists to help us mentor the next wave of social conscious storytellers! MKE Black is launching its inaugural student-business internship program. This is a program where local university students in Milwaukee will connect with their community to help create and build upon the social media and marketing of local Black owned Businesses.  

We are seeking mentors that can spend 1-2 hours a week helping provide input, perspective, and experience to help the students and businesses create a digital and professional brand!

If interested, please contact student.engagement@mkeblack.org for more details!


Video Media Specialist

  • Design and implement social media strategy to align with business goals
  • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging media content multiple times per week, with a focus on video content
  • Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences
  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications
  • Collaborate with other teams, like marketing, sales and customer service to ensure brand consistency

Fundraising/Fund Development Specialist

  • Assist with the planning and management of MKE Black year-long fundraising initiatives
  • Collaborate with staff & other volunteers on creating fundraisers
  • Work with the fundraising team to prospect and solicit major and corporate donors
  • Identify potential business partners as sponsors
  • Help increase communications with supporters and current donors
  • Assist is creating the MKE Black annual fundraising plan
  • Contribute creative ideas for new fundraising opportunities

General Volunteers

  • Duties & projects as assigned by staff members that may include: event planning and producing, community outreach and technical assistance

Please send inquires to contact@mkeblack.org