Volunteer Services Associate

Job Type

Part Time

Published

10/01/2018

Address

1717 Columbia Rd., NW
Washington
DC
20009
United States

Description

 

Description: Christ House is a medical respite facility for men experiencing homelessness. We provide 24-hour medical care in a residential setting for patients who are too sick to be on the street or in a shelter, but are not sick enough to stay in the hospital. We are currently seeking a part-time Volunteer Services Associate to support Christ House’s volunteer department 15-20 hours each week.


Volunteer Services Associate Responsibilities:

·        Assist the Director of Volunteers in recruitment and orientation of new volunteers

·        Help to coordinate volunteer schedules and ensure roles are filled through timely and effective communication

·        Contribute to the management, distribution, and recording of in-kind donations

·        Track and record monthly, quarterly, and annual volunteer reports

·        Support in the planning and implementation of activities and events

·        Facilitate work groups and special event groups on various projects

·        Attend volunteer recruitment fairs and other events representing Christ House

·        Other responsibilities: Oversee the monthly Volunteer E-Newsletter, assist with special projects, create and post context to our social media platforms, provide tours of the facility, and serve as a receptionist as needed


Desired Skills and Experience:

·        A commitment to and enthusiasm for the mission and values of Christ House (www.christhouse.org/mission-vision)

·        Bachelor’s degree preferred

·        Experience in various volunteer roles or within a non-profit is helpful

·        Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to work with people of diverse social and cultural backgrounds, including colleagues within the organization and the population of people served

·        Eager to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

·        Excellent professional judgment and ability to maintain confidential information.

·        Strong attention to detail and creative ideas towards problem solving

·        Positive energy and high level of comfort with public speaking

·        A desire to help facilitate meaningful experiences for individuals seeking volunteer opportunities

·        Ability to work a flexible schedule and to be present during holidays and some evenings and weekends a must

Benefits

Flexible schedule.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish can be helpful but is not required.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

jobs@christhouse.org
http://www.christhouse.org

Please submit resume, cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample to jobs@christhouse.org with "Volunteer Services Associate” in the subject line.


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