Volunteer Coordinator- Johnson County

Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

SUMMARY:  This position provides support for planning, organizing, supervising, and directing volunteers associated with Meals on Wheels of Johnson County.  


Responsible for: 

  1. Supporting the recruitment of Horizons’ volunteers. 
  2. Building relationships with local civic, business, and service partner organizations to develop and/or utilize volunteers. 
  3. Following onboarding procedures for volunteers in conjunction with best practices. 
  4. Maintaining records on all volunteers. 
  5. Effectively communicating with volunteers.  
  6. Reporting to staff on volunteer activities as needed. 
  7. Developing ongoing volunteer utilization opportunities. 
  8. Serving as a liaison between Horizons and volunteers. 
  9. Assisting in creation of volunteer recruitment materials. 
  10. Maintaining volunteer engagement. 
  11. Maintaining More Than a Meal data. 
  12. Managing assigned agency special event planning and implementation. 
  13. Delivering Meals on Wheels’ meals as needed.  

*Note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


  1. Effective group and one-to-one communication skills. 
  2. Collaboration ability. 
  3. Leadership. 
  4. Time management and organizational skills. 
  5. Supervisory responsibility skills. 
  6. Team builder. 
  7. Technology skills. 


  1. All employees must learn and comply with all safety and health rules and regulations applicable to their work. It is their further responsibility to support Horizons in providing a safe place to work and to protect themselves, co-workers, and clients against injuries or illnesses. 
  2. Follow all HIPAA regulations. 
  3. Recognize and build on the cultural diversity of our clients and co-workers. 
  4. Attend training as directed; maintains agency, funders, and state training requirements. 
  5. Actively, assertively, and thoughtfully participate in staff meetings on a regular basis, as scheduled by the supervisor. 
  6. Provide internal referrals where appropriate to promote Horizons’ holistic approach to health services. 


An Associate’s degree or related experience in coordinating and supporting volunteers. Must be proficient with computers and Microsoft.  


This position has no direct staff supervisory responsibilities, but does supervise volunteers. 


This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional weekend and evening hours may be required to support volunteer recruitment and/or events. 


Must be self-motivated, able to work independently, detail oriented, and organized. Must possess the ability to maintain a positive consistent attitude in working with volunteers, staff, and clients. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Horizons is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


  1. Must provide vehicle for own transportation. 
  2. Must possess a valid Iowa driver’s license. 
  3. Must possess valid auto insurance. 
  4. Must supply all needed records 
  5. Must be able to pass a criminal history and child and dependent adult abuse background check. 
  6. Must be able to pass a Motor Vehicle Record check. 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 40 pounds. 

Job Benefits:

Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Generous PTO, 11.5 Paid Holidays, Employer-paid Life Insurance/LTD


COVID-19 Precautions:

Horizons follows COVID-19 precautions as recommended by the CDC.

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Volunteer Coordinator- Johnson County

Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

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Posted 25 days ago

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