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Volunteer Coordinator

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Girls Are Powerful Organization

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Girls Are Powerful, headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, empowers girls to foster strength of character, change the way they view and feel about themselves, and embrace their unique individuality.

Our Mission

To enhance the self esteem of girls and young women by inspiring them to recognize and embrace their natural qualities of being beautiful, unique, smart, confident, determined and powerful.

Job Summary: The Volunteer Coordinator leads the effort to match the skills, experiences and expectations of Girls Are Powerful volunteers to available positions, and oversees the volunteers’ performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Determine the number and types of volunteers needed and for what roles
  • Develop position descriptions for each role
  • Create a volunteer structure that can be scaled in other Minnesota cities
  • Develop and implement a promotion plan to fill volunteer positions, including a monthly "Volunteer Update" on the Girls Are Powerful website
  • Interview candidates and manage volunteer schedules and opportunities
  • Plan for volunteer retention and replacement
  • Develop and execute on volunteer policies and procedures
  • Create a core "Volunteer Committee" to assist with all of the above
  • Facilitate Bi-Monthly or Quarterly Volunteer Check-in Meetings
  • Research and Implement background screening process of Volunteers
  • Post volunteer opportunities on multi volunteer boards
  • Assist with the planning and executing the volunteer recognition event (currently doesn’t exist)

Position:Lead and Co-Lead opportunity, Unpaid

Requirements: Passion for girls’ empowerment and personal drive to contribute to the organization’s success. Strong computer, written and communication skills are necessary for successful completion of duties. Experience in a key nonprofit organization role is desired as this individual will develop and manage all Girls Are Powerful volunteers. Volunteer Coordinator must also:

  • Possess skills at initiating innovative ideas and judging correctly what will appeal to target audiences
  • Exceptional writing ability
  • Ability to collect and synthesize information from diverse sources
  • Familiarity with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social media sites
  • Journalistic experience a plus

Availability: Available Immediately

If you are interested in this position, please forward your letter of interest and resume to girls@girlsarepowerful.org

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About Girls Are Powerful Organization

Location:

P.O. Box 280462, St. Paul, MN 55128, US

Mission Statement

To build and enhance the self esteem of girls and young women by inspiring them to recognize and embrace their natural qualities of beauty, uniqueness, confidence, intellect and determination.

Description

Girls Are Powerful is a 501c3 non-profit organization with a social mission to empower girls to foster strength of character, change the way they view and feel about themselves and embrace their unique individuality. Through our key initiatives we work to carry out our vision to "support and create a generation of girls and young women who are confident, maintain positive relationships, make positive decisions and exhibit responsible behaviors by embracing their power."

Children & Youth
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Program Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • Journalism
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-20 hours/week. Some onsite training and event support a must. We are open to hiring a volunteer to work remotely, but would prefer one of the two coordinators to be local.
  • If you are interested in this position, please forward your letter of interest and resume to girls@girlsarepowerful.org.

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