The Volunteer Coordinator will be creating a volunteer program focusing on helping low-income and homebound seniors age in place with dignity. This is a great opportunity for a budding volunteer coordinator or program manager.
As an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) member at Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan, you will help create the volunteer aspect of the Senior Outreach Program that will allow us to serve a greater number of our area seniors in quantifiable and meaningful ways. The creation of the volunteer management and recruitment portion of the program will also help engage the metro Detroit community in serving those most in need. The main function of the position will be creating and implementing an online system to help connect volunteers to clients in need and recruiting volunteers through a variety of avenues. The VISTA will also create and execute service opportunities like food/gift card drives, major food distribution events, and single day community action events like spring and fall cleanups at the homes of our clients in coordination with local parishes in the AOD.
Desired level of education:
- Some college.
Skills & Abilities:
- Communications, Community Organization, Computers/Technology, Fundraising/Grant Writing, Public Speaking, Recruitment, Writing/Editing, General Skills, Non-Profit Management, Social Services, Experience with older populations.
Some program benefits:
- Childcare assistance if eligible, Relocation Allowance, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Training, Living Allowance, Health Coverage
This is a contract, UNPAID, volunteer position. Position start date would be 7/6/21 and ending on 7/5/22.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN
15945 CANAL RD, CLINTON TWP, MI 48038, US
Compelled by the love and teachings of Jesus Christ, Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan provides compassionate, quality, professional services and support to people in need. CCSEM strives to be the organization of choice for people in need, transforming lives, encountering Christ, and mobilizing hope in our community. Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan holds foremost that all our actions and efforts will be modeled after Jesus Christ and in conformity to the teachings and values of the Catholic Church.
CCSEM provides support for those giving and caring for precious human life, for those enduring a range of personal and family challenges, for those new to our country, and many others. CCSEM programs and services are provided in authentically Catholic environments consistent with Church teachings and values.
15945 Canal RoadClinton Township, MI 48038
July 19, 2021
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- Marketing Strategy & Planning
- Public Relations
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- Grant Writing / Research
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training