Earn College/Course Credit as a Volunteer Coordinator! Student Intern

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ORGANIZATION: AUSTIN FOUNDATION

Overview

We are a small but mighty non profit organization in Detroit with big goals. We are looking for a motivated and organized Volunteer Coordinator to help us make those goals a reality. The Volunteer Coordinator will be an integral part of our team, responsible for recruiting and managing volunteers.

Responsibilities
  • Recruit and manage volunteers, including onboarding and training for concession stands
  • Develop recruitment strategies to attract volunteers
  • Train and orient volunteers on concession stand operations
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with volunteers
  • Monitor volunteer attendance and performance
  • Liaise with management to ensure proper staffing of concession stands
  • Develop strategies to increase volunteer engagement and motivation
  • Maintain accurate records of volunteer hours
  • Monitor policies and procedures for volunteers, including guidelines for proper conduct and safety
  • Develop and implement strategies to recognize and reward volunteers
  • Monitor volunteer attendance and performance, providing feedback and guidance as needed
Qualifications
  • Previous experience managing volunteers
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Passion for the mission of our non profit
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to motivate and inspire volunteers
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Proficiency in Google Suite / Microsoft Office Suite and database
Join our Team!

As a volunteer coordinator, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you are contributing to our mission of making a positive difference in the Detroit area. You will also have access to a variety of resources and opportunities to develop your skills in the non-profit sector. Plus, you will have the chance to work with a dedicated team of volunteers and be part of the larger movement for change in education. Plus earn additional credit hours towards your degree!

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About AUSTIN FOUNDATION

Location:

440 BURROUGHS, DETROIT, MI 48202, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide educational resources, services, and programs that will innovate, empower, and engage the community for a brighter future

Description

The Austin Foundation began with small acts of kindness shown by Southwest Detroit pioneers William and Sandra Austin. They worked relentlessly to instill values of kindness, compassion, and service in the community. To honor their legacy, we hope to set an example for future generations through similar acts, educational programs, and outreach initiatives and continue their work.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Mon Feb 06, 2023 - Sun May 07, 2023

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 10-12 hours per week

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