Volunteer Coordinator

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Recruiting Organization: Our Ark

A Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for all aspects regarding volunteers and the organization from recruiting new volunteers and promoting volunteer opportunities to conveying the organization's purpose to the public. A Volunteer Coordinator arranges all the details of volunteering and keeps all parties informed.

We are looking for a detail-oriented and focused Volunteer Coordinator to be responsible for our database of volunteers and volunteer opportunities. The Volunteer Coordinator's responsibilities include recruiting and training new volunteers, keeping a database of volunteer information and skills, matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skills, keeping volunteers informed, and conveying the organization's purpose to the public.

A successful Volunteer Coordinator should be meticulous about keeping records and passionate about volunteer work. You should uphold the values of our organization while ensuring the comfort of our volunteers in their positions.

Volunteer Coordinator Responsibilities:

Recruiting, training, and supervising new volunteers.

Collecting volunteer information, availability, and skills, and maintaining an up-to-date database.

Using marketing tools such as outreach programs, e-mails, and volunteer databases.

Keeping new and existing volunteers informed about the organization and volunteer opportunities.

Matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skill sets, and ensuring they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training.

Keeping schedules and records of volunteers' work.

Preparing codes of conduct and operating procedures to uphold the organization's values.

Assist in providing volunteers with proper recognition and appreciation.

Assist in arranges of ongoing training sessions for volunteers.

Assist volunteers’ positions based on their abilities and desires.

Ensures volunteers fully comply with the policies and guidelines of Our Ark.

Place/receives approval of Background Investigations (BI) for each volunteer. A copy of the driver’s license or state ID is required for the BI and must remain on file.

Link to first online training for all volunteers to:

Collects and files all required documents from new volunteers.

Additional Information ensures that volunteers have a meaningful position and are provided with opportunities to continue doing bigger and better things within Our Ark.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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