Volunteer Engagement Manager (Unpaid - Voluntary)

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Recruiting Organization: Carry the Future

Position Title

Volunteer Engagement Manager


Position Objectives

We are looking for an energetic, flexible, and motivated team player who is excited to manage and nurture our volunteer program. The Volunteer Engagement Manager is a critical part of Carry the Future’s Response team, and will lead and coordinate volunteers from all over the world in support of Carry the Future’s mission in serving refugee populations. In this role, the Volunteer Engagement Manager will leverage the existing volunteer base, as well as extend its reach.


Position Objectives

  • Understand the landscape of our volunteer network, including location, availability, interest in local / travel volunteering. Partner with response to help formulate local partnerships and opportunities for CTF volunteers.
  • In partnership with the Response team, identify opportunities for volunteer participation. This could include:
  • In person volunteering with local partners
  • Participating in volunteer trips
  • Running local fundraising drives / collection drives (as needed in support of a specific program)
  • Helping raise awareness of the global refugee crisis and Carry the Future’s work
  • Maintain ongoing communication with our volunteer community including:
  • Email updates on CTF activities
  • "Get to know you" Facebook posts
  • Hosting video calls for project overviews
  • Hosting occasional virtual social events
  • Contributes (with the potential to own) our Volunteers Facebook page to engage, inform, and update volunteers on CTF activities and opportunities
  • Engages with the Leadership Team in a collaborative, strategic and proactive measure as it relates to volunteer needs, suggestions and feedback.
  • Strategize with the Chief Development Officer in establishing annual priority goals for fundraising and roll out to Carry the Future’s volunteers.
  • Strategize with the Chief Response Officers in establishing potential volunteer opportunities
  • Over time, add and manage small volunteer engagement team

Preferred Requirements

  • Previous experience working as part of a cross functional team and leading others.
  • Previous experience engaging people and their efforts in fundraisers, volunteering, and community engagement initiatives.
  • Proven organizational, time management, and communication skills while working remotely.
  • Agrees to use the following platforms to communicate as part of the position; CTF G-suite and email, Messenger and Facebook Groups.
  • Willing to make a one year commitment and ~1-2 hours per week (but may vary based on project needs with more some weeks, less others).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with people around the globe.
  • Must be able to inspire trust and camaraderie in the team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.

This position receives the following special access:

  • G-Suite account.
  • Admin in CTF volunteer groups.

CTF is an equal opportunity volunteer organization. Former refugees and asylum seekers, men, minorities, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please see the following for an overview of the required process for prospective staff volunteers.

Application Process for Prospective Staff Volunteers

1.Resume (or alternative information)

Please attach an up to date resume/CV (or an equivalent document) including:

  • Name
  • Contact information
  • Work and/or volunteer experience
  • Experiences relevant to this position

As an alternative to attaching a resume, the above information can be included in the body of your message.

2.Statement of Interest

The body of your message must include a statement of interest, which should address the following:

  • Your statement of interest must make reference to how your skills, previous or current experience align with the position as outlined above
  • Your availability to carry out this position. Please note the required time commitment for this position and plan accordingly.
  • If you have communicated with any CTF staff about this position, please include their name.

3.Attach and Send

Please send your resume (or alternative) and statement of interest to jenniferca @carrythefuture.org.

Carry the Future is a volunteer run nonprofit. All staff and board positions are unpaid volunteer positions.


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Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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