Volunteer Positions Available at MarineParents.com, Inc.

Updated July, 2015:

For more information about any of the position listed below, please contact MarineParents at MP@MarineParents.com or to apply by filling out the form below.

  • Leader In Training (LIT):

    • 1 LIT per Battalion

    The Leader In Training must commit to at least two hours per day on Facebook. Additionally, comprehension of the Facebook social media site is required, as are basic computer and internet skills. LIT's should have a Marine family member who has successfully completed boot camp.

    Additionally, the applicant should have thorough knowledge regarding the boot camp trainging matrix schedule. The applicant should have exceptional organizational skills, strong communication skills (written/verbal), and know how to use search engines for research. LIT's should be comfortable training other volunteers to work on Facebook. LITs will keep vigilance on battalion activity.

    Training will be presented to the applicant via reading on-line documents with on-going training including the study of Marine Corps history and boot camp structure, as well as awareness of changes in Marine Corps procedures via reading official announcements. This information will then be passed on to the Company Leaders and Group Guides. LITs will participate in monthly telephone meetings with Marine Parents Director of Facebook. Once training is completed, a Leader in Training will become a Battalion Leader.

    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.
    • Must be trained in military Operations Security (OpSec) and MarineParents.com security and guidelines.
    • Knowledge of commonly used Marine Parents Website links is strongly preferred.
    • LIT's must have a recruit that has graduated from boot camp.
    • Must be able to train and lead Company Leaders (CLs), Group Guides (GGs), and Platoon Parents (PPs) within the appropriate battalion.

  • Company Leader (CL):

    • 1 CL per Company

    Company Leaders will need to commit to at least two hours per day on Facebook. Additionally, comprehension of the Facebook social media site is required, as are basic computer and internet skills. LITs should have a Marine family member who has successfully completed boot camp.

    Additionally, the applicant should have thorough knowledge regarding the boot camp trainging matrix schedule. The applicant should have exceptional organizational skills, strong communication skills (written/verbal), and know how to use search engines for research.

    CLs are responsible for posting daily on their appropriate company page, as well as replying to and handling member issues. If the CL is unable to handle member issue, the CL is responsible to forward issue to LIT/BL.

    Training will be presented to the applicant via reading on-line documents with on-going training including the study of Marine Corps history and boot camp structure. The CL will pass on information to Platoon Parents (PPs).

    The CL will report directly to Bn L. CL will oversea GGs and PPs.

    • Strong written communication skills are required.
    • Must be trained in military Operational Security (OpSec) and MarineParents.com security and guidelines.
    • Knowledge of commonly used Marine Parents website links is strongly preferred.
    • CLs must have a recruit that has graduated from boot camp.

  • Group Guide (GG):

    • 1-2 GGs per Company

    Group Guides will need to commit to at least one to two hours per day on Facebook. Additionally, comprehension of the Facebook social media site is required, as are basic computer and internet skills. LITs should have a Marine family member who has successfully completed boot camp.

    Additionally, the applicant should have thorough knowledge regarding the boot camp trainging matrix schedule. The applicant should have strong organizational skills and written communication skills.

    GGs will be the backup for the CLs in case a CL in unable to perform his or her daily posting duties. GGs will answer member questions posted on the company Facebook page, promote the EGA Store, and/or direct members to the appropriate section of the MarineParents.com or RecruitParents.com websites.

    Training will be presented to the applicant via reading on-line documents with on-going training including the study of Marine Corps history and boot camp structure.

    • Strong written communication skills are required.
    • Must be trained in military Operational Security (OpSec) and MarineParents.com security and guidelines.
    • GGs should have a recruit that has graduated from boot camp or is in boot camp training.
  • Platoon Parent (PP):

    • Up to 5 PPs per Company

    Platoon Parents will need to commit to spending at least one hour per day on Facebook. Additionally, comprehension of the Facebook social media site is preferred, as are basic computer and internet usage skills. PPs should have a recruit in boot camp.

    The applicant should have good written communication skills. PPs will welcome new members to the company page and encourage members to be supportive to their recruits. PP's will encourage member sharing and connecting.

    Training will be presented to the applicant via reading on-line documents with on-going training including the study of Marine Corps history and boot camp structure.

    • Strong written communication skills are required.
    • Must be trained in military Operational Security (OpSec) and MarineParents.com security and guidelines.
    • GGs should have a recruit that has graduated from boot camp or is in boot camp training.
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