Volunteer Coordinator Needed


(33.849144,-84.36209)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Atlanta AreaAtlanta, GA 30326

About

iDream Inc is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing impoverished children in developing countries with access to a quality education.

The volunteer coordinator recruits, trains and manages volunteers for iDream's program activities and service projects. This is a volunteer position. We are looking for someone who can commit to 1 year and about 4-5hrs per week. Responsibilities

1. Develop, promote, and maintain a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the organization

  • Work with staff regularly to assess needs for volunteer assistance
  • Maintain Volunteer Service Descriptions for each volunteer assignment
  • Ensure volunteers are staffed to support the various areas of operations, to include program activities, special events, development, and marketing/communications
  • Conduct and/or arrange for volunteer orientation and training; schedule all volunteer activity
  • Develop and manage volunteer policies, procedures, and standards of volunteer service
  • Organize and participate in volunteer recognition programs and special events
  • Evaluate all aspects of volunteer programs to ensure effectiveness and to recommend/implement changes as appropriate
  • Maintain accurate records and provide timely statistical and activity reports on volunteer participation

2. Recruit, interview and place applicants for volunteer work

  • Host and attend recruiting events within the community to attract qualified candidates
  • Work with Marketing and Public Relations and professional associations to publicize opportunities for volunteers
  • Develop and maintain relationships with other volunteer organizations within the area

3. Provide ongoing support and guidance for volunteers

  • Act as a single point of contact for communications
  • Confer with volunteers to resolve grievances and promote cooperation and interest
Qualifications

1. Education and Experience

  • Must have a high school diploma
  • Have job-related experience, such as working in a nonprofit organization, managing volunteer programs, leading teams and/or organizations
  • Knowledge of management principles and evaluation techniques related to programs that involve a cadre of volunteers

2. Skills

  • Proficient in basic computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and internet usage
  • Record keeping skills (for admissions and marketing)
  • Organization and planning skills

3. Capabilities

  • Demonstrated capability to conduct one’s self in a calm and professional demeanor when dealing with the public and/or with difficult situations
  • Demonstrated capability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff and volunteers
  • Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job
  • Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities
How To Apply

To apply please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter that highlights why you would be a good fit for this role to volunteer@idreamyouth.org.

Skills

  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 - 5 hrs per week for 1 year

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