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San Diego, CASan Diego, CA 92121


San Diego Volunteer Coordinator

A San Diego Volunteer Coordinator manages elements of volunteering on behalf of Break the Silence against Domestic Violence in the San Diego area. The role involves assessing and meeting an organization’s needs through networking, community outreach, and retention of volunteers. Volunteer coordinators manage San Diego based volunteers and their relationships with those they come into contact with, including employees and service users of an organization. They also monitor, evaluate and recognize volunteers.


The activities of a volunteer coordinator usually include:

  • Develop partnerships and assess their volunteering needs;
  • Generating appropriate volunteering opportunities and role descriptions based on the needs of the organization;
  • Raising staff awareness of the role and the function of volunteers;
  • Ensuring there is appropriate support and training for volunteers;
  • Monitoring, supporting, motivating and accrediting volunteers and their work;
  • Celebrating volunteering by nominating volunteers for awards and organizing celebration events;
  • Celebrating anniversaries: 90 days, 6 months, 1 year, and annually.
  • Sending gifts of gratitude to volunteers
  • Offering advice and information to volunteers and external organizations through face-to-face, telephone and email contact;
  • Organizing fun events to attract new volunteers;


  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 5-10 hours per week

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