Volunteering your time to support causes you are passionate about is something you will never regret. It can enrich your life, acquaint you with your community, and connect you to people and ideas that will positively impact your perspective for the rest of your life. Helping your community is an opportunity for you to grow as a person, to better understand how you fit into the world around you. Your time is valuable and gifting it will make a world of difference in the lives of many.
We are looking for a detail-oriented and focused Volunteer Coordinator in a volunteer role to be responsible for our database of volunteers and volunteer opportunities. The Volunteer Coordinator’s responsibilities include recruiting and training new volunteers, keeping a database of volunteer information and skills, matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skills, keeping volunteers informed, and conveying the organization’s purpose to the public.
A successful Volunteer Coordinator should be meticulous about keeping records and passionate about volunteer work. You should uphold the values of our organization while ensuring the comfort of our volunteers in their positions.
Responsibilities as the Volunteer Coordinator
Recruiting, training, and supervising new volunteers.
Collecting volunteer information, availability, and skills, and maintaining an up-to-date database.
Using marketing tools such as outreach programs, e-mails, and volunteer databases.
Keeping new and existing volunteers informed about the organization and volunteer opportunities.
Matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skill sets, and ensuring they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training.
Organizing training and leading on-the-job training.
Keeping schedules and records of volunteers’ work.
Preparing codes of conduct and operating procedures to uphold the organization’s values.
Other tasks as assigned.
Preferred experience of 3-5 years in volunteering and recruitment.
Prior community service and/or volunteer work is a plus
Working knowledge of databases.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organization and team-building skills.