Nonprofit

Director, Volunteer Programs

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Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
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Published 8 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
July 15, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Director
Salary
USD $90,000 - $110,000 / year

Description

About the job

Location: Main - downtown Manhattan; Programs - throughout five boroughs of NYC

Application Deadline: Rolling

Tentative Start Date: ASAP (summer 2024)


SANITATION FOUNDATION OVERVIEW

The Sanitation Foundation is the official non-profit partner of DSNY. We are on a mission to help make NYC a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable city for all New Yorkers. The Foundation celebrates the hard work of DSNY and champions its essential workforce.


We are a fundraising organization that creates and runs programs and events that support the mission of DSNY. We focus on crafting and executing programs that are meaningful, at scale and impactful. We are supported by private funding, grants, corporate partnerships and in-kind donations.


The Foundation was founded in 2016 and launched with a highly acclaimed fashion show featuring upcycled Sanitation uniforms from Brooklyn-based designer Heron Preston. Since then, we’ve run a variety of programs that have engaged tens of thousands of New Yorkers like The Great Broadway Sweep, Yankees Summer Cleanup Series, the Big Spring Clean, Adopt Your Spot and NYC Trash Academy.


ROLE OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director, Volunteer Programs will oversee all volunteer and community engagement initiatives and lead the strategic program development and growth. This is an exciting time to join our collaborative team!


Main Responsibilities

Program Management:

  • Leads largescale, citywide volunteer event series across New York City. These events are designed to engage 400 - 600 volunteers each, and dozens of corporate and community partners.
  • Directs the Volunteer Program Manager, Part-Time Adopt Your Spot Program Manager, and a team of part-time Volunteer and Outreach Associate staff (approximately 20 individuals)
  • Directs the development and execution of the community-led tool grant program, cultivating and supporting over 40 new and established community cleanup groups
  • Directs the growth of the new Adopt Your Spot program
  • Collaborates with the Youth Education team to support youth and family engagement at volunteer events
  • Directs event production and oversees procurement, transportation, and storage of tools and supplies for all volunteer and community engagement programs
  • Fosters a culture of inclusivity and diversity within the volunteer program


Program Growth and Development:

  • Develops the overall program direction and growth strategy
  • Collaborates with internal teams to integrate volunteer program goals into broader organizational strategies and develop systems for monitoring and assessing the environmental impact of volunteer programs and events


Partnership and Outreach:

  • Collaborates with the Director of Development and other executive staff to lead intake/pitch calls and serves as one of the primary points of contact for the organization with partners, including corporate funders, community stakeholders, and government agencies
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with funders, donors, and sponsors
  • Represents the organization at conferences, events, and meetings to raise awareness and cultivate partnerships


Administrative and Financial Management:

  • Continuously builds out and manage volunteer management software
  • Writes grants and execute programming according to associated grant deliverables
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures in alignment with the organization’s mission and relevant regulations
  • Creates and manages program budgets


Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in volunteer and/or program management, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • Demonstrated experience in managing teams and overseeing volunteer programs
  • Proven track record in partnership development, including cultivating relationships with funders, donors, and sponsors
  • Strong proficiency in budget management, grant writing, and executing grant deliverables
  • Strong understanding of data analysis and evaluation methodologies for program outcomes
  • Proficiency in email, social media, Google Suite, and Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency in project management software and volunteer management systems


Requirements

  • Must be able to travel easily throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

Compensation

  • $90K-$110K, commensurate with experience

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@sanitationfoundation.org. Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed. Please list: Director Volunteer Programs in the subject line.



About the job

Location: Main - downtown Manhattan; Programs - throughout five boroughs of NYC

Application Deadline: Rolling

Tentative Start Date: ASAP (summer 2024)


SANITATION FOUNDATION OVERVIEW

The Sanitation Foundation is the official…

Benefits

Health insurance, paid vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays.

Health insurance, paid vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays.

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

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Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@sanitationfoundation.org. Submissions will be

reviewed on a rolling basis. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed. Please list: Director Volunteer Programs in the subject line.

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