Veteran Administration Voluntary Service Representative


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When

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

Where

Orlando VA Medical Center - Lake Nona13800 Veterans WayOrlando, FL 32827

About

"VOLUNTEER POSITION SUMMARY As a volunteer VA Representative, working with the Service Area Director, you have a responsibility to learn about and be knowledgeable about the rules, regulations, policies and programs of the VAVS program. You will lead a team of volunteers to bring care and comfort to our Veterans in the Central Florida area by standing up programs such as Mobile Food Distribution, Patient Visiting, Luncheons and more.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Ability to commit to volunteer 10-15 hours per week, some during business hours. Recruitment and management of team of volunteers. Coordination of the volunteer resources of Soldiers’ Angels and all aspects of their participation in the VAVS program at the medical center. Planning special events and coordinating the distribution of goods and services.

Interpretation of policies and procedures of Soldiers’ Angels to the VAVS committee and appropriate VA staff. Annual evaluation of Soldiers’ Angels participation in the VAVS program with the leadership of Soldiers’ Angels and VA (Annual joint review scheduled with the Chief of Voluntary Services). Establishment of procedures for keeping Soldiers’ Angels donors and supporters informed of ongoing medical center programs and needs.

REQUIRED MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS Willing and able to participate in the orientation provided by the Voluntary Service Office at the VA. Physically capable of performing regularly scheduled (RS) hours of service and have a source of transportation. Ability to attend the quarterly committee meetings (typically held during the work day). Ability to recruit volunteers of all ages, both from Soldiers’ Angels volunteers and the community at large. Ability to work effectively with Soldiers’ Angels’ volunteers and representatives from other organizations on the VAVS committee and with the VA staff. A genuine desire to serve on the VAVS committee and a full realization of the responsibility associated with that and the work to be done.

Skills

  • Program Management
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Multi-Tasking
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 hrs per week.
  • Appreciation of our veterans and military service members.

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