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Volunteer Coordinator

Company: WARM
Date Posted: January 24, 2018

Purpose

Recruit, motivate, organize, and appreciate volunteers from diverse backgrounds and experience in order to build volunteer corps and increase retention.

Company Culture

Results oriented workplace with strong sense of teamwork and openness; humor is used to help counteract the difficult situations we deal with on a daily basis. Many staff, volunteers, board members, and other supporters are drawn to WARM as an expression of their faith; ideal candidate will not only be comfortable but thrive in this environment. Visit warmnc.org to read about WARM's mission.

Description

Reports to Program Manager. Fulltime, hourly position. Saturdays and evenings required occasionally. Administrative position that requires a great deal of data entry, organization, relationship building, and creativity. Regular interruptions from phone, co-workers, and walk-in traffic.

Responsibilities

Recruit new volunteers by creating campaigns, registering WARM on applicable websites, following leads, attending expos and fairs, and networking

Coordinate volunteers, send regular email blasts with rebuild details

Execute and update the volunteer development plan

Research trends and best practices in volunteer coordination

Represent WARM in the community and on rebuild sites

Submit ideas and articles for WARM newsletter, website, and social media

Plan special volunteer appreciation and service events

Collect and record volunteer contact and personal information, hours served, etc. (WARM uses Salesforce)

Prepare reports as requested

Phone and walk-in reception back-up

Other duties, as directed, as appropriate to position's purpose

Required Attributes and Skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Strong writing skills

Very, very organized

Creative and thoughtful

Detail oriented

Administrative and reception experience in office environment

Commitment to serving those in need

Proficient with MS Word and Excel, Google Suite, and Constant Contact

Experience with nonprofit, volunteerism

Flexibility and resiliency

Accountable and teamwork oriented

Attitude of service, professionalism, kindness

Desire to work with elderly, disabled, low-income populations

Appreciation for diversity

Adaptable to new situations

Ability to work independently

Compensation and Benefits

$16.00 per hour, $200.00 per month general benefits stipend, 11 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and professional development opportunities 

To apply, email MelanieJames@warmnc.org  with Volunteer Coordinator in subject line by Friday February 2, 2018. No walk-ins or phone calls, please.