Are you interested in helping low-income youth get a college degree? Would you like to be part of an organization that gives thousands of dollars each year to deserving students who aspire to improve their lives and community?
Join Education First (educationfirst.org) and be a leader in your local community. For 20 years, Education First has been providing need-based college scholarships to underserved communities and has awarded $1,000,000 to date. Visit educationfirst.org to learn more about our organization.
Volunteer Success Director
Would you like to help us recruit and retain great volunteers? Would you like to serve on a non-profit board?
Are you passionate about education?
If so, Education First is seeking a dedicated volunteer to continue our volunteer recruiting efforts.
Education First provides college scholarships to graduating high-school students in underserved communities. Working professionals make up Education First’s volunteer base, each with the opportunity to serve as a board member at a regional, national or officer level.
Oversees the Regional Directors by sharing successes and resolving challenges across regions, creates a strategy and plan of action targeted at volunteer engagement and retention. Acts as a liaison between national directors and regional directors in tune with upcoming national campaigns and assists with internal communications. Focused on keeping Regional Directors and general volunteers engaged.
Oversees 9 direct reports - A Volunteer Coordinator and 8 Regional Directors Partner with the Board Chair to monitor, improve, and maintain volunteer engagement Guide the Volunteer Coordinator on administrative activities to upkeep volunteer profiles and send out communications Ensure that the RD roles are filled and supported on major national initiatives Work with RDs to make sure their local chairs/roles are filled Liaison between the RDs and national board Give guidance and advice to RDs on how to achieve their goals Point person for questions from the RDs and relays info up to the national board
This is a volunteer position and as such, is non-paid. It has a time commitment varying between 0-5 hours per week and averages approximately 1-2 hours per week. This position is designed so it can be held by individuals with other commitments.For more information on volunteering check out:
Education First is dedicated to providing need-based college scholarships to exceptional seniors attending high schools with historically low percentages of college applicants. By rewarding students with strength of character, a commitment to learning, and a vision for their future, our aim is to invest in individuals who will positively affect their communities.
Founded in 1995 by a group of recent college graduates, Education First is a nonprofit organization providing college scholarships to lo income youth. The founders of Education First believe that higher education can assist in breaking generational poverty. To promote our mission, we provide both financial and mentoring support to students. Education First targets students who have overcome significant life challenges and are seldom recognized for their achievements.
Education & Literacy
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This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.