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THRIVE Lifeline

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Job Description

The Volunteer Coordinator will oversee internal volunteer coordination for T.H.R.I.V.E. Inc. They report directly to the Deputy Director of Volunteer Success and support their efforts toward volunteer recruitment and retention. The Volunteer Coordinator will manage volunteer recruitment to THRIVE Lifeline as well as volunteer applications and the volunteer onboarding and orientation processes. The Volunteer Coordinator must be able to conduct reference checks and applicant interviews as applicable to various volunteer roles. When interviewing applicants, the Volunteer Coordinator will invite and manage the scheduling of both the applicant and at least one supervisor who will share responsibility in conducting the interview. Once monthly, the Volunteer Coordinator will host volunteer orientations, which duties will be shared with one other supervisory THRIVE volunteer. The Volunteer Coordinator will manage all volunteer data, including the volunteer directory, personnel folders, and providing applicants access to onboarding and training materials. They will work closely with the Mentorship and Internship Coordinators and the Deputy Director of Training and Development to ensure applicants are connected to mentors and to relevant training schedules as a part of their onboarding process. They will also work closely with the Outreach Coordinator and social media teams in coordinating volunteer recruitment and advertising of volunteer positions. Finally, the Volunteer Coordinator will further promote volunteer morale by supervising a Social Events Specialist who will manage THRIVE staff socials. As this position grows, the Volunteer Coordinator will additionally supervise one or more Assistant Volunteer Coordinators.Key Interactions

The key interactions of the Volunteer Coordinator will include:

  1. Direct reporting to the Deputy Director of Volunteer Success
  2. Direct supervision of the Social Event Specialist and and future Assistant Volunteer Coordinator(s)
  3. Volunteer applicants
  4. Mentorship and Outreach Coordinators
  5. Deputy Director of Training and Development
General Expectations
  1. Estimated Time Commitment: 8-12 hours/week
  2. Experience managing Google Drive and databases
  3. Leadership and mentorship experience as well as effective communication in cross-collaborations
  4. Facilitation of orientation trainings
  5. Dedication to conducting interviews, background checks, and email correspondences
  6. Commitment to judgment-free and confidentiality agreements

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About THRIVE Lifeline

Location:

2114 N Flamingo Rd, #5018, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028, US

Mission Statement

THRIVE Lifeline’s mission is to end stigma and close access gaps for underrepresented individuals who seek educational and professional opportunities. Particularly, we believe that equity and inclusion begins with person-centered and whole-human support, including access to crisis intervention, validation, and resources. We fulfill our mission by: (1) Providing texters with a 24/7 no-added-cost, text-based hotline support by trained, non-judgmental Crisis Responders who share underrepresented identities and backgrounds. (2) Reducing suicide risk through literature-based deescalation practices and by connecting texters with life-saving and life-affirming resources. (3) Using anonymized data to train leaders and advocate for representation in more welcoming and inclusive educational and professional spaces.

Description

THRIVE Lifeline is Trans-led and operated. We are a group of certified suicide interventionists whose identities are marginalized, and who are students and early career professionals trained across the breadth of STEMM fields. Our volunteers are majority LGBTQ2S+ and people of color, and representation is at the core of everything that we do. As a remote-based and internationally serving lifeline, our volunteers come from several countries and work from the comfort of their own homes. When you volunteer with us, we will match you with a 1:1 mentor and help you connect to the support of our full team!

THRIVE Lifeline is a grassroots response to COVID-19, organized by experienced crisis managers who personally understand the significance of displacement, isolation, and financial loss, especially for people in STEMM with marginalized identities. We began in the summer of 2020 during a particularly tumultuous for minority students due to a variety of reasons including, but not limited to: racist acts against Asian-Americans; police brutality, protests, and national discussions of systemic racism; removal of healthcare protections for transgender people, and the devastating impact and associated uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic. Together with our communities, we continue to THRIVE!

We invite you to join and grow with us as we provide life-saving and life-affirming support.

Community
Crisis Support
LGBTQ+

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Management
  • Recruiting
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-12 hours per week

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