How can you support relief efforts in Haiti and Afghanistan?

Learn more about resources to support people in Haiti and Afghanistan.

Read More
 

Join our team on Volunteer Services!

Save to Favorites

Community Action Marin



Volunteer Services Specialist Volunteer



Purpose:

A Volunteer Services Specialist volunteer supports the Agency's Development Team by managing daily operations of the volunteer program, including relationship-building and database maintenance, and serving as the liaison between the Agency and community partners. Volunteering with the Development Team will also involve collaboration with Agency personnel and coordinating projects as needed.



Agency contacts:

Volunteer Services - volunteer@camarin.org

Elissa Roy, Director of Development - eroy@camarin.org



Responsibilities and duties:

Maintain, develop, and strengthen relationships with volunteers, both current and prospective, through direct communication (phone, email, and video conferencing) and outreach to individuals, community partners and organizations, and corporate and educational institutions.

Manage and update volunteer database (Raiser's Edge NXT)

Communicate with program department leaders and staff regarding volunteer needs for the agency volunteer program.

Demonstrate a positive attitude and welcome a collaborative work environment.

Adhere to Agency privacy and confidentiality standards, and code of ethics.

Communicates with individuals in a respectful manner and responsive approach to differing beliefs and practices, sexual orientations, disability statuses, gender identities, ages, cultural preferences, linguistic needs, and other state and federal protected statuses.

Coordinate volunteer events, service-learning activities, and projects with community groups, including recruiting additional volunteers to lead events as needed for success.

As would enhance the program for the agency, provide feedback on strategy or process to improve efficiency.



Time commitment:

Monday: 10 am - 3pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 3pm

Friday: 10 am - 3pm



Required skills and qualifications:

Skills

Customer service experience desired

Ability to engage with individuals in an empathetic, culturally responsible manner

Database management (Engaging Networks, Omatic, Raiser's Edge NXT, etc.)

Organized and detail-oriented

Verbal and written communication skills

Critical and analytical thinking

Creative and innovative within a professional environment

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office



Qualifications

Proficient in English; and proficiency in Spanish strongly desired

Demonstrate good judgement

Willingness to provide a pleasant and welcoming environment

Adapts well to a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and works effectively within a team

Basic technological knowledge



Benefits to volunteer:

Volunteer for Marin County's largest nonprofit social services provider

Assist Community Action Marin with embodying a whole-family approach

Agency laptop provided

Make a tangible impact within the community

Letters of reference (long-term volunteer commitments)

Fun, inclusive, and engaging work-environment



Location:

555 Northgate Drive, Suite 201, San Rafael, CA 94903



Reasonable Accommodations:

This opportunity may involve physical demands (e.g. climb stairs, carrying, lifting, etc.) as the actions are essential function to the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualifying disabilities to perform essential functions.

4 More opportunities with Community Action Marin

Request failed
{{ opp.title }}
This is a Virtual Opportunity.
{{ opp.location }}
We'll work with your schedule
{{ opp.dateStr }}
{{ opp.timeStr }}
More
Opportunities

About Community Action Marin

Location:

555 Northgate Drive, Suite 201, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901, US

Mission Statement

Our Vision: All of us in Marin have an equal opportunity to live our lives with dignity and respect. Mission: We make it possible for people to achieve well-being by providing the education, mental health, and vital services they need. Together, we break down the barriers that get in the way of fair and lasting change in service to better outcomes for all. Promise: Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other. What We Do: We strive to improve stability, quality of life and community connection through a variety of different social services that provide the foundation to develop and sustain life skills. Our programs support clients through financial management, career coaching, free and affordable child care support, energy assistance, better nutrition, advocacy and support for families living with mental illness and overall pathways to self-sufficiency for those of low-income living in Marin. Our services are unique and broad and we are available to provide a sense of relief and guidance to our clients and have designed our services to address their needs holistically and personally.Community Action Marin's programs include: BASIC HUMAN NEEDS: Emergency Family Needs Fund, Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) EARLY CHILDHOOD & FAMILY DEVELOPMENT: Marin Head Start and Early Head Start Programs, Marin Community Child Development Centers, Central Kitchen, Bolinas Children's Center FINANCIAL EDUCATION & TAX PREPARATION: Sparkpoint Marin, VITA MENTAL HEALTH: Peer Mental Health Program, Patients Rights Advocate, Family Partnership Program CARE: Homeless Outreach Team Each program/center offers volunteer and employment opportunities geared toward specific program needs. Email us today and let us know how you want to get involved: calexandre@camarin.org

Description

OUR VISION: All of us in Marin have an equal opportunity to live our lives with dignity and respect.

PROMISE: Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

What We Do:

We strive to improve stability, quality of life and community connection through a variety of different social services that provide the foundation to develop and sustain life skills. Our programs support clients through financial management, career coaching, free and affordable child care support, energy assistance, better nutrition, advocacy and support for families living with mental illness and overall pathways to self-sufficiency for those of low-income living in Marin. Our services are unique and broad and we are available to provide a sense of relief and guidance to our clients and have designed our services to address their needs holistically and personally. Community Action Marin's programs include:

    • BASIC HUMAN NEEDS
    • EARLY CHILDHOOD & FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
    • FINANCIAL EDUCATION & TAX PREPARATION
    • MENTAL HEALTH
    • CARE: Homeless Outreach Team

Employment

WHEN

Mon Jul 19, 2021 - Thu Sep 30, 2021
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

555 Northgate Drive, Suite 201San Rafael, CA 94903

(38.00041,-122.54372)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

Report this opportunity