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Volunteer Engagement Coordinator - SHARECORPS VISTA Member

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Furniture Bank of Central Ohio

Furniture Bank of Central Ohio

Member Duties : The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio has expanded into Lancaster! This new location is a combination thrift store and furniture bank. As our new VISTA, you will be creating a new volunteer program tailored to that location. Utilizing social media and other identified marketing avenues, you will recruit a new volunteer base, develop volunteer job descriptions, and establish official onboarding procedures. You will also make inroads with with local non-profits, churches, and government agencies by leading group volunteer events and coordinating in-kind donation drives. Your initiation of volunteer appreciation events will serve to retain your recruited volunteers and partners. Finally, through the development of a survey administered to the families we serve, you will identify key improvements to the quality of our services in the community. Ultimately, you will increase the number of families served by the Furniture Bank on both ends!

Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Training , Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Health Coverage*

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended.

Service Areas :
Community Outreach, Volunteer Coordination

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About Furniture Bank of Central Ohio

Location:

118 S. Yale Ave., Columbus, OH 43222, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio is to provide a free furniture for individuals and families struggling with poverty and other severe life challenges - "Turning Empty Houses Into Homes." The organization was originally "Material Assistance Providers" from 1998-2006, and "MAP Furniture Bank" from 2006-2009.

Description

We collect gently used furniture, appliances and household items, and distribute them free of charge to families trying to move out of difficult situations, which without help, can be emotionally and financially overwhelming. Our work gives these families a better chance at establishing a permanent and nurturing home.

Community
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1217 N Memorial DrLancaster, OH 43130

(39.72728,-82.61195)
 

SKILLS

  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Reading / Writing
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 35-40 hours/week for 1 year
  • Education level: some college

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