Volunteer Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: Washington Autism Alliance

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Volunteer Coordinator

We are a statewide nonprofit organization serving more than 2800 children and adolescents. Many of our member families:

  • Don’t qualify for social services or aid and

  • Pay out of pocket for therapies, leaving them without funds to enlist skilled childcare

    for much needed respite and

  • Aren’t aware of medical and education programs their children may qualify for

    To face this significant gap, WAA arranges rewarding, fun, and unique volunteer opportunities for community members to make a huge difference in the lives of children, adolescents, adults, and their families.

    What this position means for you:

  • Opportunity for lifelong family and community connections

  • A reference point on your resume

  • A steppingstone for your career in HR, nonprofit administration, social work, social

    services, psychology and more!

    What your services mean to WAA:

  • Opportunity to recruit great volunteers

  • Opportunity to match volunteers to children and families in need

  • Opportunity to match volunteers to other WAA projects of their choice

    Responsibilities

  • First and foremost: Appreciate our wonderful volunteers and ensure their experience is rewarding

  • Answer questions regarding volunteer opportunities; recruit, interview, run background checks and place applicants for volunteer work

  • Conduct and/or arrange for volunteer orientation and training

  • Develop a database of external contacts

  • Develop, promote, and maintain a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the

    organization

  • Survey staff regularly to assess needs for volunteer assistance

  • Ensure volunteers are staffed to support the various areas of operations

  • Recommend the most efficient use of volunteers

  • Schedule and coordinate all volunteer activity

  • Develop and manage volunteer policies, procedures, and standards of volunteer

    service

  • Maintain accurate records and provide timely statistical and activity reports on

    volunteer participation

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in social service-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • The ability to communicate with, supervise, and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles-experience with volunteers preferred

  • The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities

  • Knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics within autism family support

    systems

  • Commitment to Washington Autism Alliance’s mission and vision

  • Excellent Time Management

  • Personable and Friendly

  • Great at returning call and emails in a timely fashion

    Hours: You will be working approximately 5-7 hours/week.

Please apply here: https://washingtonautismalliance.org/volunteer/

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About Washington Autism Alliance

Location:

721 4th Ave. #891, Kirkland, WA 98033, US

Mission Statement

We expand access to healthcare, education and services for people with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities in Washington State. See more at: http://www.washingtonautismalliance.org

Description

How we do it:

By Providing pro bono guidance, counseling, coordination, training, resources, and legal support to families and professionals, to help them attain effective autism treatment and socially significant rehabilitative programs statewide. We appreciate you.

The generous donations of time and talent from our dedicated volunteers are instrumental in helping WAA continue its work. It is only with your unwavering support that we are able to help children and adults with ASD to thrive and succeed in life.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
People with Disabilities
Advocacy & Human Rights, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Networking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-7 hours weekly
  • Resume outlining required experience

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