Become a Volunteer Leader - Winter Seasons of Service Program


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

CALL OUR OFFICE973-533-1993Livingston, NJ 07039

About

Project Coordinator (Volunteer Leader) Description
Project Coordinators (PC's) play a vital role in the upkeep of all Jersey Cares monthly reoccurring volunteer opportunities. These community leaders provide organization and leadership to volunteers and partner agencies. They encourage others to "Be the Change" and provide the direction necessary to further develop community partnerships and ensure success on future projects.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Learning about the partner agency and the Jersey Cares monthly calendar volunteer project.

  • Coordinating project activities with Jersey Cares staff as well as volunteers signed up for the project.

  • Providing direction necessary to complete project activities at the project site.

  • Communication with volunteers, the agency, and Jersey Cares staff after the project about the success and/or challenges with the project.

  • Working with Jersey Cares staff, other PC's, volunteers and partner agencies to further develop relationships and ensure success on future projects.

  • Maintaining volunteer information on Jersey Cares online database.

?Requirements and Expectations:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with teams.

  • Strong organizational and planning skills.

  • Access to Internet on regular basis.

  • Excellent leadership and effective interpersonal and communication skills.

  • You must be able to participate in Jersey Cares Project Coordinator Orientation Session.

  • You must be tech savvy and know how to use the www.jerseycares.org website and we will provide training on how to use the administrative site at Jersey Cares.

  • Attend Mid-Term and Closing Sessions.

  • Track all information in the administrative website.

Commitment

  • Ten weeks beginning January 15, 2018

  • Minimum 6 projects

  • Participate in 1 of 3 in-person Orientation Trainings

  • Attend Mid-Term Session on February 11, 2018

  • Attend Closing Session on March 25, 2018

TO SIGN UP FOR WINTER SEASONS OF SERVICE:
Fill out a Project Coordinator Application and email to Dawn Browning, Programs Manager. Then, register for one of the training dates noted here.

Contact

Dawn Browning
Program Manager, Leadership Development
dawn@jerseycares.org
(973) 533-1993, ext. 24

Skills

  • Project Management

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training

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