Local Volunteer Manager


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza,Oakland, CA 94612


At The Sankofa Center, we empower people to change lives and foster healthy behaviors to prevent, detect, and treat HIV/AIDS. We do this through utilizing traditional African dance & drama fused with health information to educate people of all ages in Ghana. We are committed to providing free counseling, rapid HIV/AIDS testing and connecting people with HIV/AIDS to local medical resources. We value equipping the next generation with tools to wipe out HIV/AIDS with a compassionate and open-minded ethos. Since 2004, we have educated 35,000 students about HIV prevention, 50,000 community members on HIV transmission, and have provided over 4,000 individuals with free rapid HIV testing with links to care. Our volunteers are our biggest assets. Even from working offsite in California, they make our project in Ghana smooth.

We are looking for the volunteer manager who will recruit volunteers for both California and Ghana, coordinate with them and manage their deadlines. Considering eminent responsibility of the position, we required at least three months of commitment. Training will be provided for the position.


  • Post volunteer requirements, reply to applicants, set up a meeting.
  • Understand responsibility of different positions and Interview volunteers to find the best fit.
  • Maintain volunteers’ work log, timings, and deadlines.
  • Coordinate with other volunteers.


  • Must be extremely reliable and able to follow through on commitments
  • Friendly, optimistic and able to communicate directly
  • Must have Good organizational skill

Time Commitment

  • Six hours per week during regular business hours.
  • Minimum 3 months commitment.


  • Gain valuable administrative and HR job skills.
  • Be engaged in spreading HIV/AIDs awareness.
  • Work in a friendly non-profit office and directly contribute to our work.
  • Have a fun time meeting new people and learning new skills


  • Organization
  • Human Resources Recruitment
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Minimum three months commitment

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