Give A Mile is a registered charity in both Canada and the US. Our mission is to provide flights for people at end-of-life to connect with their loved ones for a final goodbye.
with Give A Mile
One of the most impactful ways to give back with Give A Mile is to become a Flight Hero, but there are other volunteer positions available as required.
With operations in Canada and the US, all volunteer positions at Give A Mile are remote.
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Position: Volunteer U.S. Flight Scheduler
Communicate sensitively and professionally with Give A Mile flight recipients in order to book flights on their behalf
Respect the flight recipient’s schedule but also look to use miles efficiently (e.g. may suggest a certain time of day that would require fewer miles if the recipient is flexible)
Be willing to respond to flight booking requests within 24 hours (and preferably faster), including weekends; Note, if you will not be available, you can inform staff so that a backup flight booker is available
Provide basic reporting of flights to Executive Director and Accounting for financial reconciliation and marketing purposes
Must be based in the United States due to airline booking restrictions
Travel agency or airline experience preferred but not required
GDS capabilities are preferred but not required
If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer role that will allow you to demonstrate your compassion and utilize your airline/travel expertise, please send a letter of interest, including your skills relative to the position, to [email protected].