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Volunteer Coordinator

General Description
The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and implementing recruitment, retention and volunteer programs for the organization to ensure low turnover and availability of qualified applicants to meet our youths’ needs. Duties include coordinating all aspects of recruiting, selections and tracking and monitoring volunteers; developing communication strategies to improve recruiting and retention effectiveness; performing special projects; preparing and submitting reports.


Volunteer Coordinator should have the following skills and experience:

§ A bachelor’s degree is required.
§ Experience in volunteer management, marketing, public relations, sales, communications or related field is preferred.
§ Exemplary organizational and time management skills,
§ Capability to work independently, develop strategies and build alliances to reach stated recruitment goals.
§ Strong written, oral communication and public speaking skills.
§ The ability to communicate with and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles.
§ The ability to work cooperatively with different type of personalities.
§ Strong computer skills are necessary.
§ Willing to work at least two evenings a month and occasional weekends for volunteer recruitment fairs or information sessions.


The Volunteer Coordinator is hired by the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer and reports to the Executive Director.


A. Volunteer Recruitment.
o Manage volunteer recruiting, screening and interviewing.
o Conduct volunteer information sessions.
o Develop, coordinate and implement marketing, recruitment, retention programs and strategies to ensure availability of qualified volunteers.
o Use marketing and public relations tools to publicize opportunities for volunteers.
o Develop and maintain relationships with other volunteer organizations.
o Use the Internet and social media to increase volunteer recruitment.
o Host and attend recruiting events.
o Coordinate recruitment needs with appropriate staff.
o Analyze, respond to and solve recruitment issues.

B. Program Activities

o Attend all available conference and workshops for the development of programs for volunteers.
o Manage orientation of volunteers in conjunction with T.I.L.T. Director, Rainbow House and Triad House Director.
o Attend monthly staff meetings.
o Assist in volunteer appreciation events and all program events.
o Offer constructive feedback to improvements and advancements for the LifeTies organization.

C. Data Management
o Keep necessary records as described by our volunteer management procedures both on paper and in database.

Submit resume and cover letter below online or email to

Employee Classification: Part-time Start Date: February 1, 2018

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