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Recruitment Associate

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New York Cares, Inc.
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New York, NY
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Published 2 days ago

About New York Cares

New York Cares exists to turn passion into action, leverage resources through partnership, and create long-lasting change across New York City. We've become the City's leading volunteer management organization by adapting and responding to our most pressing community needs – from everyday challenges like food insecurity and educational inequity to relief efforts in response to 9/11 and the COVID-19 pandemic.

We foster dynamic relationships with all stakeholders by committing to our core values: equity, humanity & trust. We see value in each of our stakeholders. Be it our volunteers, donors, staff, or community partners; we know we work best when we work together. When new challenges arise, we look to our network of over 1,000 nonprofits, schools, and government agencies across the 5 boroughs to inform our response. We build trust with our 50,000 annual volunteers who give of their time and skills to meet the current needs.

As we grow our team, we are committed to creating a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. New York Cares is dedicated to fostering a workplace where every employee feels valued, finds a place of belonging, and brings their authentic self to work.


Recruitment Associate Description

Reporting to the Volunteer Relations Officer, the Recruitment Associate is responsible for recruiting high-quality, culturally competent volunteers to support our programming. This role works closely with Marketing & Communications to ensure demand is stimulated and with our Community Engagement and Volunteer Events departments to ensure program needs are met. The Recruitment Associate will scale our efforts of ensuring bilingual and neighborhood volunteers are placed on projects to meet client needs.


Scope of Responsibilities

  • Develop and deploy recruitment tactics to match a diverse array of volunteers to projects.
  • Ensure background check requirements are met for programs.
  • Liaise with Communications and Community Engagement departments to develop targeted recruitment campaigns to engage neighborhood-based volunteers.
  • Steward the volunteer journey marketing automation.
  • Coordinate external recruitment tools (NYC Service, Volunteer Match, etc.)
  • Analyze volunteer demographics to support DEI initiatives.
  • Coordinate with Community Engagement team for resources and recruitment materials for Community Liaison volunteer roles.
  • Manage tactics to recruit language-based volunteers.
  • Staff approximately 10 corporate service project per year.

This list is not an exhaustive job description. It is meant to describe the essential duties and the range of responsibilities for the Volunteer Recruitment Associate role. Additional duties may be assigned as needed.


Qualifications

  • At least two (2) years of relevant professional experience; HS/HS school equivalency plus combination two (2) years relevant experience and/or post-secondary training/education considered.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; Spanish language fluency preferred.
  • Strong administrative skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), working knowledge of Outlook and Salesforce a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • The willingness to work beyond traditional working hours and schedules, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Good sense of humor & commitment to volunteerism.

About New York Cares

New York Cares exists to turn passion into action, leverage resources through partnership, and create long-lasting change across New York City. We've become the City's leading volunteer management organization by…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    October 31, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

Starting salary $45,000. We provide excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, 403(b) employer matching contributions, life insurance, and ample paid time off.

Benefits

Benefits include: 401(k), dental insurance, employee assistance program, flexible schedule, flexible spending account, health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, and vision insurance.

Staff is currently working remotely for office based work. For activities in the community, social distancing, PPE protocols, and vaccine eligibility are in effect.

New York Cares is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Peace Corps & AmeriCorps alumni are encouraged to apply.

Benefits include: 401(k), dental insurance, employee assistance program, flexible schedule, flexible spending account, health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, and vision…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish proficiency or fluency strongly preferred.

Spanish proficiency or fluency strongly preferred.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
65 Broadway, New York, NY 10006, United States
19th Floor

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