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Volunteer Recruitment and Engagement Leader - AmeriCorps Member

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Hands On Nashville

Summary Statement

Are you passionate about making sure that children have every opportunity to thrive? Do you want to ensure that every baby in Nashville has enough diapers to remain clean, dry and healthy? Serve as an AmeriCorps member at Nashville Diaper Connection to advance children’s health by leading volunteers and creating awareness.

Term Commitment

Full Time, August 15,2022 - July 28, 2023

Position Description

This service role will be exciting for you if you are a great communicator, want to engage volunteers and the community about diaper need, and are a passionate storyteller. You will organize and lead diaper wrapping events, create marketing materials, and share the Nashville Diaper Connection mission through social media.

The Volunteer Recruitment and Engagement Leader will be a resource for volunteers and lead diaper wrapping events. This member will also contact potential organizations and groups in the community to spread our mission and recruit volunteers.

We are looking for a driven go-getter who is a self-starter to join out team. NashDiaper’s success is greatly dependent on volunteers, so this member would be helping with one of the most important roles in this organization!

This AmeriCorps member will leave their service term with skills in volunteer management and recruitment, as well as communication and leadership skills.

Nashville is powered by people of all ages, races, ethnicities, skin tones, sexes, genders, sexualities, religions, abilities, and socioeconomic statuses engaging in service together. This is a city where YOU matter and YOU make a difference. Join us as we tackle the community’s most pressing challenges through service by becoming a Hands On Nashville AmeriCorps Program member.

The HON AmeriCorps Program is made possible through generous support from Volunteer Tennessee, The Dan and Margaret Maddox Fund, and AmeriCorps, the federal agency connecting individuals and organizations through service and volunteering to tackle the nation’s most pressing challenges. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead and evaluate effectiveness of communication with volunteers
  • Organize and lead volunteers in diaper wrapping events
  • Participate in inventory of diapers and reporting
  • Share the story of NashDiaper on social media
  • Build partnerships with community organizations to spread NashDiaper’s mission

Typical Day In This Position

This member’s day will start with preparing for diaper wrapping events, which may take place on or off site. During the event, the leader will train and organize the volunteers. When the member is not leading a diaper wrapping event, they will be working to recruit volunteers and engage the community.

Service Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., occasional night and weekend hours required with advance notice.

Competencies

Members should have experience with or the willingness to develop competencies in these areas:

  1. Proficiency in Word, Excel, Canva and Google Drive, or the ability to learn new computer skills quickly
  2. Public speaking and leading groups
  3. Driving a utility van

Key abilities include:

(1) Dynamic professional behavior

(2) Excellent written and verbal communication skills

(3) Attention to detail, organization, and self motivation

Other Skills

Multi/bilingual skills are a plus as Nashville Diaper Connections serves and engages diverse community members.

Prerequisites

Bachelor's Degree

Can professional experience be substituted for formal education: No

Physical Requirements

Lift and carry up to 40lbs; Responsibilities in the position may entail sitting for extended periods of time; Responsibilities in this position may entail standing for extended periods of time; Responsibilities in the position may entail serving in the outdoors and potentially in inclement weather; Responsibilities in the position may entail operating machinery and/or power tools; Office or service environment may include noisy environments; Service responsibilities require moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another; Service responsibilities require member to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; Service responsibilities require the member to drive a cargo van, truck, and/or trailer; Service responsibilities require the member to communicate verbally via the telephone and/or computer;

Required Driver’s License: Yes


Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

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WHEN

Sun Aug 14, 2022 - Fri Jul 28, 2023
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM

WHERE

Nashville, TN 37210

(36.14825,-86.73661)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FULL_TIME

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