Volunteer Coordinator

Matthew 25

Overview:

The Volunteer Coordinator will be the primary person responsible for volunteer acquisition, screening, coordination, communication and recognition. This position will help guide relief efforts for derecho recovery and work with program managers to determine volunteer needs and plan projects. They will also help to organize large volunteer initiatives and lead volunteer groups.

 

Who you are:

  • You are an optimist, who sees possibility in people and places.
  • You love people and are comfortable working with individuals from all walks of life.
  • You are an effective communicator, good at both leading groups and advocating for the needs of others.
  • You are a lifelong learner and are always seeking new and better ways to accomplish objectives.
  • You have a deep sense of calling and faith, and work to put your faith into action in an open and non-judgmental way.
  • You believe in a shared economy that improves the lives of people with low incomes.

Essential Duties:

    Volunteer Acquisition and Retention

  • Work with Business Development and Marketing Coordinator to communicate volunteer opportunities and recruit new volunteers.
  • Build relationships with civic, business, and religious partner organizations to utilize volunteers.
  • Screen all new volunteers and match them with opportunities that best fit their skills and interests.
  • Welcome and provide general Matthew 25 orientation to all new volunteers and volunteer groups. Ensure that they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training.
  • Regularly check-in with volunteers to seek feedback about their volunteer experience and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Create opportunities to recognize outstanding volunteers and communicate about their accomplishments.
  • Assist the Director of Development and Communications in stewardship of volunteers as long-term supporters and donors.

    Project Coordination

  • Assess and monitor program needs and develop appropriate volunteer activities. Work with program managers to train volunteers, coordinate schedules and manage projects. Hold team members accountable for carrying out effective volunteer management strategies.
  • Maintain a list of projects that require volunteer help and match them with appropriate volunteer groups.
  • Lead volunteer groups on a variety of projects such as urban farm maintenance, basic home repairs (like painting), and event preparation.
  • Manage large initiatives that involve multiple volunteer groups and 100+ volunteers in a day, such as Day of Caring and Transform Week.
  • Maintain accurate volunteer records, such as hours worked, emergency contact information, etc.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or related experience in communications, volunteer coordination or equivalent.
  • Commitment to mission and justice ministries and an ability to speak to volunteers from a diversity of perspectives.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Good computer skills and ability to learn new software or skills.

Outgoing and personable. Routinely able to spend the majority of the day interacting with strangers and helping them to feel they are a valuable part of Matthew 25’s work.

Application Instructions:

Please send cover letter and resume to info@hub25.org

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Volunteer Coordinator

Matthew 25

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Job ID: 71867

Posted 16 days ago

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