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Pink Space Theory

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Pink Space Theory is a newly established nonprofit organization looking for an experienced Volunteer Program Manager to create and manage the organization’s volunteer management process.

Pink Space Theory's mission is to promote and spark students' interest in science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math (STEAM) through project-based and design centered learning challenges.

The Program Manager takes primary responsibility for recruiting, orienting, placing and retaining volunteers.

The ideal candidate must have prior working experience with either managing or creating a volunteer management process.

Qualifications:

Prior experience creating and managing a volunteer management program is required.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a human services or business field or three years’ experience in social services or related area is required.

Writing skills related to creating processes and documents needed to manage the program such as volunteer job descriptions, a volunteer program brochure, and program related press releases.

Great leadership, interpersonal, networking, and rapport building skills with boards, community members, coworkers and volunteers.

Public speaking and presentation skills needed to perform training and information sessions.

Experience working in the nonprofit sector preferred.

Ability to commit to serving in this role for at least a one year . The ideal candidate can expect to spend about 10 hours a week.

Duties:

Formalize, standardize, and maintain the volunteer program.

Supervise the volunteer leaders to assist with managing and implementing the volunteer management process.

Recruit volunteers from the community with varied backgrounds and experience on an ongoing/as needed basis for STEM instructions, administrative/office assistance, fund raising events, and other appropriate tasks.

Develop and maintain volunteer program informational packet, job descriptions, task lists, information center, and other appropriate materials for volunteer program.

Connect volunteers with staff and programs needing volunteer support.
Respond to requests from groups and individuals for volunteer opportunities and/or projects.

Provides support and information about positive volunteer relations for staff who work with volunteers.

Train volunteers and/or ensure that training is received from other staff as needed. Develop and maintain volunteer records, training curriculum, training checklists, and manuals as necessary.

Develop, regularly update, and carry out volunteer orientation for all new volunteers.

Plan, schedule, and oversee quarterly volunteer in-service training sessions.

Ensure that an appropriate volunteer appreciation program is in place. Carry out program and plan annual volunteer appreciation event.

Develop and carry out plan for ongoing volunteer relations and program evaluation to ensure volunteer feedback and satisfaction with program.

Maintain files on all volunteers and ensure that each volunteer has completed all necessary program paperwork.

Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or other supervisor.

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About Pink Space Theory

Location:

3360 Post Office Road, P.O. Box 14051, Woodbridge, VA 22193, US

Mission Statement

To engage students through individualized, student-centered, and hands-on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math programs. To stimulate students’ passions and abilities to think critically, communicate freely, and work with others in collaborative and creative ways.

Description

Pink Space Theory (PST) will integrate science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math (STEAM) into project-based learning challenges for K-8 students using a mobile makerspace ("mobile fab lab"). The team-based activities will include robotics, computer-aided, and tactile assisted design. This will be the first such program in Northern Virginia.

The goals of the program are to:

  • Complement what students are learning academically,
  • Introduce students to new ways to approach subjects to help them understand challenging concepts, and;
  • Enhance technological literacy to enable students to effectively use technology to access, evaluate, integrate, create, and communicate information through STEAM activities
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Women

WHEN

Mon Aug 03, 2020 - Thu Sep 24, 2020

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to commit to serving in this role for at least a one year .   The ideal candidate can expect to spend about 10 hours a week. 
  • Prior experience in volunteer management is required.

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