Title: Volunteer Coordinator
Reports to: Executive Director, Development Director
Job Description: The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for obtaining, training, and oversight of all volunteers not reporting directly to upper management positions. They may coordinate and schedule volunteers on an ongoing basis or organize volunteers for single events.
Develop, promote, and maintain a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the organization
Develop volunteer position descriptions
Survey staff regularly to assess needs for volunteer assistance
Maintain regular contact with Events Coordinator to staff events
Actively recruit, interview and place applicants for volunteer work, including:
Contacting established volunteers
Seek new help using various marketing tools, including volunteer databases, e-mail letters, and outreach events.
Screening (interviews, required background checks, etc.) and matching volunteers to organizational needs and opportunities
Match interested volunteers with opportunities that suit their skill set and serves the organization.
Create schedules for volunteer placement
Provide ongoing support and guidance for volunteers
Offer orientation to the organization
Lead on-the-job training or conduct informational sessions prior to volunteer events.
Create volunteer program materials (policies and procedures, applications, volunteer agreements, orientation handbooks, etc)
Participate in all events staffed by volunteers to offer supervision and immediate assistance
Confer with volunteers to resolve grievances and promote cooperation and interest
Create and distribute various communications and publications
Keep existing volunteers informed via newsletters or other communications.
Ensure volunteer recognition
Database management and tracking of volunteer statistics
Evaluate volunteer programs to ensure effectiveness
Other assigned duties:
Attend and participate in all staff meetings
Aid in social media outreach
- Program Management
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- CSR / Volunteer Coordination
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Long term: 3+ months