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Volunteer Coordinator Position

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Rhode Island Black Business Association

  • 3 people are interested

(This is a volunteer, unpaid Position)

The Rhode Island Black Business Association (RIBBA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the business opportunities and vitality of Black-owned and minority businesses in Rhode Island through access to capital, contracting, business development resources, entrepreneur training, business advocacy, meaningful investor services, and workforce development.

RIBBA is made up of individuals and businesses of all sizes and membership is open to the public.The organization strives to build a purpose-driven Association where people unite and take actions to create lasting change. RIBBA values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of ethnicity, race, gender, abilities, socioeconomic status, culture, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

About the Volunteer Coordinator Position

As an essential part of increasing our organization’s impact, RIBBA is seekingto fill the volunteer position of Volunteer Coordinator. The primary responsibility of this voluntary role is the management of the Association’s volunteer recruitment, on-boarding, opportunity matching, and current volunteer communications.The incumbent will assist the organization in its long-term goal of creating a stronger, more engaged, and diverse volunteer base.

The incumbent will be expected to utilize the organization’s communication and database tools to track and interact with volunteers. An understanding of various technology and communications software a plus.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a recruitment strategy for volunteers
  • Develop and implement an on-boarding strategy for volunteers
  • Develop and implement a strategy for retainingvolunteers
  • Ongoing communication with current volunteers to share and match with different opportunities
  • Periodic evaluation of volunteers
  • Managing the volunteer database
  • Other administrative and management duties as assigned

Job Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal, communications, volunteer management, program management, and motivational skills; must be a "self-starter", with the ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communications skills; must be able to communicate with a varied constituency.
  • Excellent computer skills including, but not limited to, word-processing, spreadsheet, database, social media,and web-based software required.

Education and Experience

  • Two or more years of Volunteer recruitment and retention experience required; demonstrated success in communications is highly preferred. If no direct recruitment experience, then incumbent must demonstratetransferable experience from another field.
  • Previous experience working in a non-profit or community organizing setting preferred.


This position is fully virtual,but may require some in-person activities later in 2021.To learn more about this role and to apply, please send a cover letter and resume to amanda@ri-bba.org

More opportunities with Rhode Island Black Business Association

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Rhode Island Black Business Association

Location:

3 REGENCY PLZ STE 3 # E, PROVIDENCE, RI 02903, US

Mission Statement

RIBBA's mission is to provide dynamic leadership, advocacy, and economic opportunities and empowerment that strengthen and promote sustainable growth and prosperity within Rhode Island’s underserved communities.

Description

The Rhode Island Black Business Association (RIBBA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the business opportunities and vitality of Black-owned and minority businesses in Rhode Island through access to capital, contracting, business development resources, entrepreneur training, business advocacy, meaningful investor services, and workforce development.

Our vision is to create a more equitable and sustainable business environment in Rhode Island. Our purpose is to leverage the region’s core assets to find solutions in the areas that matter most to the business and community: quality jobs, quality growth, and quality of life for all.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Recruiting
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • This position is part time and shouldn't require more than 5 hours a week.

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