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Volunteer Coordinator
Volunteer Coordinator

Details:

This position focuses on screening volunteers for best fit in various positions in the organization, attending recruiting events, volunteer query handling, data entry, volunteer training and analyzing & maintenance of volunteer satisfaction within the organization.


Time Commitment 

  • Manage online volunteer applications, data entry and follow-up emails (3 hours week)
  • Attend community events whenever possible (1 happy hour per month, plus 3-6 events per year)
  • Conduct phone interviews, screen applicants, schedule training & assign to a job

Duties of the Position:

(Primary Duties):

  • Attend recruiting events to share story and talk with potential volunteers & families.
  • Manage online applications and reach out to volunteers & follow up with interested volunteers until they are inactive or plugged in. 
  • Conduct phone interviews and screen volunteers to help them find their best fit in the organization.
  • Conduct volunteer coordinator trainings
  • Connect volunteers to the appropriate team leaders once they are interviewed.
  • Follow-up with volunteers after first task to see if they are satisfied. 
  • Know where organization has needs for volunteers & don’t be afraid to say no to a position that will not fit the volunteer’s skills, personality, or commitment. 

(Secondary Duties):

  • Collaborate with marketing and other teams to brainstorm better recruiting.
  • Conduct Surveys or implement other ways to gauge satisfaction. 
  • Set Expectations/procedures to share with volunteers

Requirements of the Position:

  • Should be at least 18 years of age and live in Hoboken or the surrounding area.
  • Should be able to commit for minimum of 4 months to the position.
  • Comfortable talking to strangers unsolicited to share the story.
  • Good listener and judgment of personality to help find best fit. 
  • Responsive via email.
  • Enjoys thinking outside the box for recruitment
  • Enjoys people. 
  • Knowledge of Salesforce to organize new volunteers and knowledge of System to track volunteer engagement
  • Give volunteers meaning to their time, share with them the impact they could have. 

Growth in the Organization:

  Smooth transition of volunteers from inquiry to volunteering, increased volunteer satisfaction, and performing duties will indicate the volunteer's outstanding abilities and thus he/she may be given more responsibilities and a suitable position depending on organizations needs and desire of volunteer.



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