SIT: Local Families Engagement Manager


Cause Areas


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


36 Chatham RoadSummit, NJ 07901
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JerseySTEM is an all volunteers grassroots non-profit agency dedicated to bridging the Innovation Gap, the Opportunity Gap and the Gender Gap in STEM education. We provide free of charge after-school, project-based, hands-on, team structures programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to underserved students in New Jersey. Classes include: Robotics, Coding, Engineering, Life Sciences, etc. and are focused on kids grade 5-8. The programs last 10 weeks and are taught predominantly by volunteer college students that we recruit, train, transport and mentor as they donate 2 hours/week to the program.

Position Description

The Local Families Engagement Manager will be responsible for managing all senior volunteers within the organization. The primary role is to ensure that local family volunteers are having a smooth experience and that things are running efficiently.

Essential Functions of the Volunteer Position

-Recruiting within the local community for those who would be interested in volunteering

-Interviewing and screening potential volunteers

-Following up with candidates/those who expressed interest to arrange interviews, check availability, etc.

-Engaging volunteers to ensure they are enjoying the experience and act as a resource for them to answer questions and provide support.

-Coordinating workload for volunteers and managing their assignments

-Managing relationship with the volunteers under your charge

-Scheduling volunteers (when applicable)

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Managing experience or team leader experience would be a plus, but not a necessity

-Superior written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

-A passion for helping others

Weekly Time Commitment Required

A maximum of 2-4 hours a week.


  • Program Management
  • Recruiting
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • 2 - 4 hours a week.

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