*Note: the following is an opportunity for volunteer, part-time, flexible work with the possibility for compensation as we grow. Please DO NOT APPLY if you are only looking for paid employment.*
Amalgamate is looking for a Volunteer Manager to assist with recruiting, training, managing and recognizing the efforts of our volunteers. The Volunteer Manager also manages the communications to and coordination of certain volunteer streams including large groups and VIPs as well as working with our Intern Manager. This position reports directly to the Artistic Director and will collaborate closely with Amalgamate’s Enterprise Committee.
If you can commit a minimum of 5 or more hours a week working remotely on your own schedule with our team, as well as working onsite for events, we'd like to hear from you.
Who We Are
Amalgamate is a New York City based arts organization that offers transformative performances, trainings, and events around the world. Since its founding in 2004 as a contemporary dance company, the company has exponentially expanded its reach and grown in its vision. It is now preparing to relaunch in 2020 with bold, fresh initiatives and events.
Amalgamate’s mission is to make the world a better place by transforming the people in it-one story, one event, one collaboration at a time.
You are highly self-motivated and empathetic, a "people person" with a strong desire to support our mission. You thrive in a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment.
Please send us a resume and a customized cover letter that shows that you are passionate about what we do at Amalgamate. Our mission must resonate deeply with you. Please confirm your understanding that this is currently a volunteer position.
Ensure volunteer shifts at events are adequately staffed.
Conduct onboarding for volunteers.
Maintain Volunteer Service Descriptions for each volunteer assignment on VolunteerMatch and other relevant sites.
Ensure all volunteers understand, and are heeding, volunteer work requirements and company mission and values.
Interview and place applicants for in-person and remote volunteer work.
Develop and maintain relationships with other volunteer organizations.
Provide ongoing support and guidance for volunteers.
Assist in planning for Amalgamate’s major events by defining volunteer needs and sourcing extra recruits.
Develop volunteer communication materials and guidelines to be used for events sponsored by God’s Love
Associates Degree or above
2-3 years of experience in a Customer Service Environment
Experience supervising others preferred
Must have strong interpersonal communications skills, demonstrating cultural competency and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of constituents
Must have strong presentation skills and be comfortable speaking in front of large groups
Learn the nuts and bolts of being a volunteer manager.
Collaborate with smart, accomplished co-workers who are serious but also like to laugh a lot.
Be part of an authentic enterprise and our 2020 relaunch.
Grant Recipient of the NYC Dance Response Fund, a program of Dance/NYC established by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, 2013
Artist in Residence at Bridge for Dance 2009-Present
Fiscally Sponsored Artist with The Field since 2009
Alana Selected for the Observership Pool 2011-2012
Alana 2010 Recipient of Artward Bound through The Field
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We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
August 12, 2020
Verbal / Written Communication
Minimum of 5 or more hours a week.
Associates Degree or above. 2-3 years of experience in a Customer Service Environment. Experience supervising others preferred. Must have strong interpersonal communications skills ... (continued in description)...