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JOB DESCRIPTION

DIRECTOR OF VOLUNTEERS

QUALIFICATIONS                                                                                                                                                                                                      

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, train, supervise, and retain qualified and diverse volunteers to serve children of all ages with varying abilities
  •  Minimum 2 years of volunteer program management experience. Specific experience in the nonprofit sector is highly desirable.
  • Experience researching, identifying, and coordinating outreach strategies to cultivate volunteer relationships with corporations, professional associations, and community organizations
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  •  Confidence and poise to initiate contact and establish relationships with community organizations (on the phone and in-person), with the goal of successfully recruiting qualified volunteers
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with volunteers, community groups, and medical agencies
  • Capacity to oversee volunteer record management to ensure accuracy, confidentiality, and security of all required documentation
  • Capacity to plan, schedule, and conduct all aspects of Volunteer Staff training throughout the year
  • Ability to develop and implement a volunteer recognition program
  • Desire and ability to work with children and adults outdoors
  • No hesitations about working with children or adults living with HIV or AIDS or trans/gender non-conforming youth
  • Capacity to successfully multitask and effectively prioritize projects
  • Ability to complete tasks and projects with accuracy, paying close attention to all details
  •  Resourcefulness to resolve problems independently, identifying a variety of possible solutions, and utilizing all available resources
  •  Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Possess excellent time-management and organization skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with little supervision
  • Creativity to produce a variety of marketing materials (e.g. flyers, newsletters, etc.)
  • Positive communication, supervision, and support skills with volunteers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (e.g. excellent grammar)
  • Ability to deal with conflict and challenge in a manner that produces positive results
  • Capacity to accept guidance and supervision
  • Ability to maintain a professional and confidential manner at all times
  • Ability to solicit in-kind donations from community businesses and organizations
  • Pleasant and professional telephone manner
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, and patience
  • Outstanding character and integrity
  • Possess a strong work ethic
  • Good driving record and valid auto insurance
  •  IBM and Macintosh literate with proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Prior camp experience is a plus

RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

The Director of Volunteers is responsible for all matters pertaining to Camp Laurel’s volunteer program. This position performs confidential and administrative assignments pertaining to job responsibilities. 

RESPONSIBLE TO:                                   CEO

SUPERVISES:                           Volunteer Staff

 DUTIES                                                                                                        

Duties related to the job include, but are not limited to, the following:

      

ADMINISTRATIVE:

  • Works with the professional staff and volunteer committees in the development and execution of organizational goals and programs.
  • Assists in the development, execution, and evaluation of all-volunteer policies and procedures
  • Processes all volunteer applications and related materials in a timely manner, accurately managing and tracking all data
  • Completes all tasks and duties on the pre-camp checklist prior to the camp session (e.g. menus, transportation arrangements, etc.)
  • Updates and enhances volunteer application and related materials annually.
  • Compiles and prepares special reports/evaluations/applications/presentations related to job responsibilities. Conducts the necessary research and compiles the appropriate documents, files, correspondence, etc.
  • Creates all marketing collateral related to the volunteer program
  • At the request of management performs various independent projects when needed.
  • Represents Camp Laurel and its values to the public through speaking engagements, public testimony, and media interviews.
  • Ensures a positive experience for volunteers and participants

VOLUNTEERS:

  • Accountable for the development and execution of the volunteer program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Recruitment, selection, training, supervision, evaluation, and retention of qualified volunteers (medical staff, camp counselors, and lay volunteers)
  • Ensure all programs have desired number of volunteers hired


  • Responsible for developing and enhancing Camp Laurel’s volunteer program with the goal of:
  •  increasing quantity and quality of volunteers recruited
  • recruiting volunteers from various backgrounds who are ethnically and culturally diverse
  • developing highly trained and skilled volunteer staff
  • nurturing enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer staff

                 

  • Development of Camp Laurel’s volunteer program includes, but is not limited to, the following:
  • enhancing volunteer staff training
  • restructuring and updating staff manual
  • creating and implementing a volunteer recognition program
  • planning and organizing volunteer appreciation events


PROGRAM:

  • Responsible for all pre-camp production work. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring all preparations for each camp program are completed as assigned and in a timely manner. 
  • Ensures all American Camping Association standards are met.
  • Evaluates volunteer programs based on the organization’s mission and goals and proposes needed changes.


DEVELOPMENT PLANNING:

  • Assists with fundraising event planning as needed
  • Recruits and manages volunteers for fundraising events


Salary: $45,000-$50,000 depending on experience

JOB DESCRIPTION

DIRECTOR OF VOLUNTEERS

QUALIFICATIONS                                                                                                                                                                                                      

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, train, supervise, and retain qualified and diverse volunteers to serve children of all ages with varying abilities
  •  Minimum 2 years of volunteer…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 17, 2022
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Intermediate
Salary
USD $45,000 - USD $50,000
/ year

Benefits

Health care, paid time off, flexible schedule

Health care, paid time off, flexible schedule

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

On-site
75 S Grand Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105, USA

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Jobs@Laurel-Foundation.org.

No phone calls, please.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Jobs@Laurel-Foundation.org.

No phone calls, please.

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