Volunteer Coordinator

Family Promise of Wake County
Family Promise of Wake County
Desired Location: 
North Carolina
Organization Type: 
Volunteer Management

Family Promise of Wake County, Inc.
Job Description

Job Title:  Volunteer Coordinator
Reports To:  Executive Director
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
Last Reviewed:  May 2017

Summary - The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for soliciting volunteers, as well as planning, organizing, and directing the volunteer programs. This includes our congregational-based shelter program, weekend coverage of our Day Center, life skills classes and special events/projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Identify volunteer opportunities within the organization.
• Manage volunteer application process.
• Establish agency orientation, training and background check standards for volunteer positions.
• Set-up and manage a database to track volunteers, their interests and availability.
• Manage online portal for volunteer opportunities.
• Manage website related to volunteer postings and registrations
• Communicate with staff to assess volunteer needs, scheduling and specific program involvement.
• Increase public awareness of Family Promise in the community through volunteer partnerships.
• Be visible in the community as an advocate for the agency.
• Develop and cultivate constituent relationships.
• Conduct outreach initiatives to expand volunteerism in support of agency programs.
• Maintain social media presence on a variety of platforms that promote and recognize volunteerism in agency.
• Develop volunteer recognition program.
• Design and lead volunteer recognition and appreciation events.
• Attend volunteer recruitment fairs and recruit corporate groups.
• Provide mentoring, support and coordinate volunteer schedules.
• Responsible in the selection, interviewing, recruitment, orientation, training and on-going retention and evaluation of student and adult volunteers including corporate groups.
• *Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Proficiency with MS Office tools and Google Suite are essential. Ease in data entry in required internet based database required.  Fluency or facility in Spanish is a plus. Familiarity with our program structure and ability to function as part of a team preferred.  The ideal candidate will be a high energy, well organized person that has excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to work with all agency team members.  This candidate will have the ability to present themselves well to groups and individuals from a variety of social and professional backgrounds.  The candidate will have the ability to identify and create opportunities to establish positive community partnerships for the agency.  The candidate will have the skills and creative mindset to participate in the agency marketing process to increase brand awareness and supporters for the nonprofit.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:
• Attend agency and outside events outside of normal business hours as needed
• Occasional evening and weekend hours required
• Exposure to outside weather conditions
• Potential exposure to blood borne and/or airborne pathogens

Other Requirements:
• Valid North Carolina Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record
• Current valid proof of car insurance
• Acceptable background report

Schedule & Compensation: Flexible schedule, less than 20 hours per week, hourly rate of pay

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Schedule & Compensation: Flexible schedule, less than 20 hours per week, hourly rate of pay

How to Apply: 

If interested, please submit cover letter with wage expectations and resume to Executive Director at execdir@familypromisewake.org.  Thank you.