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Volunteer Coordinator

Company: Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Inc.
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for establishing and supervising volunteer activities within our Agency. The duties include interviewing and hiring Volunteers, placing Volunteers in different roles based on their qualifications and Agency needs, and maintaining accurate Volunteer records. Develops and expands existing partnerships to create a pipeline of volunteers, Also supervising their placement and performance within their assignments working with the assigned Department.

Essential Functions/Key Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Chief Operations Officer (COO), develops, plans, and coordinates volunteer programming and activities.
  • Cultivates new and expands existing partnerships with a variety of area organizations to help create and sustain a pipeline of volunteers.
  • Recruits, interviews, supervises, and trains volunteers.
  • Coordinates volunteers for ongoing tasks as well as for Agency events.
  • Organizes and promotes events as necessary.
  • Tracks volunteer hours for the agency and educational institutions as part of their volunteer service hours and/or for school credit.
  • Conducts periodic evaluation of volunteers working with the Department Manager where assigned.
  • Plans and organizes events, including site selection, logistical arrangements, purchasing supplies, promoting events, scheduling, and being the primary point of contact for the event.
  • Assigns Volunteers to assist in Agency Community outreach activities.
  • Sets up and manages the volunteer database.
  • Other administrative and management duties as assigned.

    Skills & Qualifications:
    • Associate's Degree required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
    • Must have good planning, organizing, and interpersonal verbal and written communication skills.
    • Required is a flexible attitude and ability to prioritize calls, tasks, and deadlines with minimal supervision.
    • Prior volunteer coordination experience is preferred.
    • Good understanding of the program needs of the Agency to place volunteers in their assignments.
    • Must have a suitable CORI & SORI completed within the first thirty (30) days of employment.

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Keywords: Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Inc., Lawrence , Volunteer Coordinator, Other , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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