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Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

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MINORITY FREEDOM COMMUNITY FUND

Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

We are the Minority Freedom Community Fund ("MFCF"). We help people, businesses, and nonprofits realize their true potential so that together, we can improve the lived experiences of our fellow brothers and sisters. We are a 100% volunteer-run and led organization operating virtually but domiciled in the State of Michigan.

Our Mission: To improve the lives of African Americans and minorities in the United States of America through a multifaceted approach that includes providing capital infusions, supporting existing social infrastructure, and promoting holistic wellness.

Our People:

We are a rapidly growing, virtual operating, national nonprofit led by members of the communities we aim to serve. Our volunteers are authentic, passionate people, dedicated to the mission of creating a country where minorities can live more full lives. As a company we value teamwork, open communication, transparency, and a great work ethic. We support our team by promoting flexibility and encouraging life-long learning and professional development opportunities. We are intrinsically motivated by remaining true to our organizational values, setting and exceeding audacious goals, and staying energetic about our programs and partnerships.

What We’re Looking For:

As a MFCF’s first Volunteer Engagement Coordinator Manager, you are able to embrace a "learn-by-doing" attitude and work to shape and define the role in accordance to the needs of the community and organization’s mission. You will work directly with the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator & other staff & committee chair members to understand their needs and provide the necessary support for their initiatives. You will effectively lead and manage a team of remote volunteers from across the country. This role will assist with prospective and existing volunteer engagement activities including recruiting, outreach, onboarding, and support. As the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, you will conduct virtual meetings and presentations on behalf of the organization to help recruit and engage volunteers of all ages from across the country.

Duties & Responsibilities

Volunteer Engagement - 80%

  • Collaborate with Volunteer Manager to coordinate and facilitate monthly volunteer meet & greet events
  • Execute MFCF’s volunteer engagement initiatives
  • Nurture volunteer relationships weekly via one-on-one engagements and virtual presentations using a variety of methods including email, phone, and social media
  • Collaborate with Volunteer Manager to develop & maintain volunteer management procedures and marketing material to ensure alignment with community needs
  • Serve as key resource of MFCF’s volunteer information & status for the Committee Chairs; provide status reports & findings at board and committee meetings and composing content for e-newsletters

Volunteer Recruiting - 20%

  • Develop & post volunteer position descriptions for posting on a variety of platforms including VolunteerMatch, United Way websites, school websites, social media, and the MFCF website
  • Respond to volunteer inquiries via phone, social media and email; conduct interview volunteer candidates & assess fit for the position applied to make recommendations to MFCF leadership
  • Schedule regular recruiting webinars to inform the public of volunteer opportunities with MFCF
  • Collaborate with Volunteer Manager to develop onboarding procedures, documents & videos

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Extroverted, highly charismatic personality
  • 18+, U.S. Citizen; self-identifying as a minority is strongly preferred
  • Personal alignment to and understanding of the MFCF mission & programs is required
  • Experience presenting products, facilitating events and/or speaking in public
  • Strong verbal communication and time management skills required
  • Tech-savvy and proficient computer skills: Microsoft Office, Zoom, GroupMe, Canva, Mailchimp, and smart-phone access required (iOS or Android)
  • Ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with or familiarity with faith-based or nonprofit organizations a plus
  • Ability to learn by doing and step outside of your assigned role to support other areas, most often acquired through experience working at/with a startup organization
  • Capable of receiving instructions and feedback and applying it without requiring close supervision
  • Prior volunteer management experience preferred
  • Graphic design experience/training preferred

The MinorityFreedomCommunityFund ('MFCF) is a 501(c)3 public charity (EIN 84-2163716) organized to improve the lives of African Americans and minorities in the United States of America through a multifaceted approach that includes providing capital infusions, supporting existing social infrastructure, and promoting holistic wellness. It was established in 2019 to address the severe unmet need among minorities in the United States. Addressing the economic, social, and holistic well-being of minorities across the country is done through a variety of programs that are led by community members, civic leaders, other nonprofits, business owners, and government agencies alike. Our delivery method primarily entails serving as a fiduciary for programs and providing grants, interest-free loans, and technical assistance to individuals and businesses that align with our mission. MFCF aims to support existing social service infrastructure and elevate participatory grantmaking among those who are most often the targets but rarely the voices of traditional philanthropy. Learn more at www.mifreedomcf.org.

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About MINORITY FREEDOM COMMUNITY FUND

Location:

21460 GLENMORRA ST, SOUTHFIELD, MI 48076, US

Mission Statement

The Minority Freedom Community Fund is a nonprofit organization with a mission to improve the lives of African Americans and minorities in the United States of America through a multifaceted approach that includes providing capital infusions, supporting existing social infrastructure, and promoting holistic wellness.

Description

The Minority Freedom Community Fund ('the Fund’) is a public charity organized to improve the lives of African Americans and minorities in the United States of America through a multifaceted approach that includes providing capital infusions, supporting existing social infrastructure, and promoting holistic wellness.. It was established by philanthropist TeQuion Brookins in 2019 to address severe unmet need among minorities in the United States. The goal of the fund is to elevate participatory grantmaking among those who are most often the targets but rarely the voices of traditional philanthropy. Addressing the economical, social, and spiritual well-being of minorities across the country is done through a variety of programs that are led by community members, civic leaders, other nonprofits, business owners, and government agencies alike. Our delivery method primarily entails serving as a fiduciary for programs and providing capital in the form of grants, scholarships and interest-free loans, and offering technical assistance to individuals and organizations that align with our mission.

As a community fund, or goal is to ensure that the people we aim to serve have the loudest voices in our decision-making processes. To be eligible for consideration, applicant individuals & organizations must identify as a minority or provide services to minorities. Preference is given to those who have been turned away or are ineligible to apply for other forms of support due to financial, discriminatory, or other reasons.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Social Media / Blogging
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum 3 hours per week

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