Volunteer Recruiter (USA Remote)

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If you are a talented, proactive, and motivated person with a passion for recruiting and a desire to make your own hours, we encourage you to apply as a volunteer recruiter. You will have the opportunity to work independently as well as collaboratively with our Volunteer Team, and you will play a key role in ensuring that our nonprofit recruits the best volunteers.


  • Support an unbiased nonprofit that helps older adults in our community stay independent, healthy, and supported.
  • Our volunteers are provided with a Microsoft Office 365 Suite.
  • Be part of a collaborative, supportive, and creative team that loves to brainstorm and try new ideas.
  • We work with your schedule and needs:
    • Volunteer from home on your schedule!
    • Can be done by students or experienced professionals looking to support a great nonprofit.
    • Do what interests you! If there is a specific part of recruitment you would like to focus on or avoid, let us know.


  • Refine and critique our current volunteer online postings, our volunteer page on our website, our current recruitment strategies, and our volunteer position descriptions to better advertise to prospective volunteers.
  • Research, brainstorm, and strategize new ways to recruit volunteers (or advertise for our openings) digitally and through print materials.
  • Regularly consult and brainstorm with Volunteer Coordinators; provide regular updates to Volunteer Coordinators.
  • Work independently as well as collaboratively with Volunteer Coordinators and other volunteers.
  • Document all recruitment processes and activities.
  • Gain an understanding of Trellis and the Senior Linkage Line and our services by watching videos and browsing the Trellis website/social media.


  • Must have a valid United States social security number for our background check.
  • Time management, organizational, and communication skills are essential.
  • Strong computer skills. Being comfortable with using Microsoft Suite (primarily Teams, Outlook, and Word), navigating web browsers, emailing, talking on the phone, video chats, and familiarity with social media (primarily LinkedIn and Facebook).
  • Creativity and curiosity; we welcome new ideas and strategies!
  • Self-motivation and proactivity.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of older adults, persons with disabilities, and other diverse populations
  • Professional/volunteer experience or education in recruitment, marketing, advertising, communication, HR, social media, etc.
  • Have your own computer with internet access. We will provide you with a Microsoft office account.
  • Compliance with agency’s non-conflict of interest, confidentiality, and other policies
  • We ask for either a resume or a URL to your LinkedIn to learn more about your professional, volunteer, and educational history.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check

Time Investment:

  • This position is 100% remote, and recruitment volunteers make their own schedules.
  • Recruitment volunteers are expected to volunteer about 2 hours per week, and they are expected to check in with a volunteer coordinator once a week (either through email, video chat, or voice chat).
  • Volunteer for as long as you want to! This could be a long-term volunteer relationship or if could be for a few months. Let us know what kind of commitment works for you.

Work Setting:

100% remote.

For More Information:

Please email clind@trellisconnects.org

To apply and learn more about volunteering with us, please fill out our application form located at https://trellisconnects.org/volunteer-homepage/

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About Trellis


1265 Grey Fox Road, Suite 2, Arden Hills, MN 55112, US

Mission Statement

Trellis helps people optimize well-being as they age.


Trellis is a nonprofit organization that provides services, information and connections that help people age well. We are innovators in the field of aging, and are working to offer and create new products, services and relationships to meet the changing needs of a growing population of older adults. We are committed to serving our aging communities with equity and inclusivity. In our role as the designated Area Agency on Aging for the Twin Cities metro area, we serve individuals and organizations in Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington counties. Many of Trellis’ initiatives and activities have a broader geographic reach, across the state of Minnesota and, in some cases, across the nation.


Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Community, Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Recruiting
  • Advertising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours/week
  • Criminal background check which requires a US social security number, internet access and a computer, compliance with agency’s non-conflict of interest, confidentiality, and other policies, and a resume or LinkedIn profile page we can view.

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