(29.752554,-95.3704)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

ChickTech HoustonHouston, TX 77002


About

At ChickTech, we believe every girl and woman has the right to fulfill their true potential.


We are dedicated to retaining women in the technology workforce and increasing the number of women and girls pursuing technology-based careers. We facilitate hands-on technology-centric events to empower, support, and increase the confidence of women and girls. Through our events, ChickTech builds community, empowers participants to see themselves as leaders, and provides networking and mentoring opportunities in the rapidly growing high tech industry.


We are looking for a volunteer Chapter Volunteer Director for the local chapter of ChickTech. With the help of a volunteer management team, the Chapter Volunteer Director is responsible for building and maintaining a large pool of volunteers for events, workshops, and general chapter needs. This includes recruiting and training volunteers, ensuring all volunteers go through our background check process, working with team members to ensure they have adequate volunteers to carry out their tasks, and holding various volunteer events to encourage fun and team-building.


The perfect candidate for the Chapter Volunteer Director is a responsible and experienced people manager, has previous personal volunteer experience, is detail-oriented, and has a passion for empowering women.


Our ideal Chapter Volunteer Director candidate will have:

  • Experience with event planning and volunteer or staff management

  • Experience with either nonprofits and/or the tech field

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • The ability to work in a collaborative style and move others to action by planning, motivating, and organizing work tasks

  • Excellent interpersonal skills that establish and maintain credibility and relationships

  • A drive to improve the experience of girls and women in technology


Key Chapter Volunteer Director responsibilities include:

  • Build and manage a volunteer management team as needed to help with job responsibilities

  • Interview, recruit, and organize volunteers

  • Organize and run volunteer orientations on a regular basis

  • Ensure that all volunteers are trained and background checked as needed

  • Ensure required volunteer forms/documents/waivers are collected, properly filled out and stored

  • Ensure that programs are adequately staffed with volunteers

  • Survey chapter and program leaders regularly to assess needs for volunteer assistance

  • Maintain volunteer job descriptions for each volunteer assignment

  • Organize and participate in volunteer recognition programs and special events

  • Create processes and documentation related to coordinating volunteers

  • Evaluate volunteer processes and procedures to ensure effectiveness and to recommend/implement changes as appropriate

  • Maintain accurate records and provide timely statistical and activity reports on volunteer participation

  • Answer volunteer questions as needed

  • Keep volunteers engaged and excited

  • Maintain database/spreadsheet with volunteer information and interests

  • Work with Communications Director to create and maintain a newsletter to keep volunteers informed of news and events with ChickTech


More information on volunteer management team roles


Expected time commitment: 5-10 hours/week, but this may vary. We ask that all leadership team members commit to one year of being on the team if possible, although less can be negotiated! Please be honest about your time commitments, while we realize it is difficult to forecast what you may be doing four or five months out, we ask potential leadership team members to try their best to upfront with any conflicts, either work or personal. Thank you for your understanding!


Skills

  • Program Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per week

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