As part of the Development team, the Volunteer Coordinator will assist with all volunteer elements within CitySquare, including serving as the contact for those first engaging with CitySquare and management of ongoing volunteer groups. This includes scheduling orientations, maintaining public listings, and application/background check processing as well as maintaining accurate records in Raiser’s Edge. The Volunteer Coordinator is also responsible for community engagement such as volunteer fairs, organization tours, and poverty simulations. This position will be cross-trained in food pantry and with other development functions. (S)he will assist the Development team with other donor relations, events, tasks, and communications as needed.
- Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred, if possible, in nonprofit management, marketing, public relations or related field. Relevant experience may be substituted for education requirement.
- Additional Requirements: Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with volunteers. Ability to be a team-player and assist in other areas within the department: events, tours, fundraising, research, and other tasks as needed. Strong communication and presentation skills. Ability to successfully plan and implement volunteer opportunities and work independently; ability to turn volunteers into donors; ability to write and produce reports and business correspondence; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in a knowledgeable manner regarding CitySquare programs and operations; ability to create and maintain relationships with program staff in order to offer on-going or one-time volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. Knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; knowledge of volunteer management database Volgistics and Raiser’s Edge or a similar database also helpful. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Number of Openings: 1
Schedule: Business hours, flexible hours as needed.