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Volunteer Coordinator

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StreetWise Partners
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New York, NY
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Published 12 days ago

Position Overview: The Volunteer Coordinator oversees the recruitment of 500 mentors and 1000 one-time volunteers each year. The Coordinator serves as the lead for all New York City volunteer recruitment. Specifically, the Coordinator will draft recruitment strategy, host information sessions, build partnerships, screen mentor candidates and ensure a positive, meaningful experience for all volunteers. This is a full-time position in New York City and reports to the Manager of Corporate Engagement. The role is currently virtual but will return to in-person in the future.

Responsibilities include:

• Implement volunteer screening process; conduct volunteer interviews and draft assessments in order to determine acceptance status.

• Manage the recruitment of 500+ mentors and 1000 one-time volunteers each year in support of quarterly program cycles.

• Develop partnerships with volunteer organizations and corporate partners; plan information sessions to showcase the mission and impact; collaborate with the communications team to create marketing materials that excite our audience.

• Partner on the mentor-mentee “matching” process with the program team; develop strategies to create strong mentoring matches based on industry, demographics, communication style and personality traits. • Onboard volunteers through quarterly training sessions.

• Provide task supervision for interns; train them on the mentor interview and assessment process; provide oversight on acceptance decisions.

• Use Salesforce to track volunteer data including referral sources, relationships and demographics; analyze data and reports to identify trends and opportunities to build expanded partnerships.

• Represent the organization with integrity and enthusiasm at events and conferences. 

Mission: The mission of StreetWise Partners is to leverage mentorship to increase employment opportunities in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Detroit. StreetWise Partners pairs volunteers with mentees who are unemployed or underemployed to provide them with the skills, resources, and networks they need to secure and maintain employment.

Organizational Description: For over 20 years, StreetWise Partners has driven economic and career success for adults from overlooked and under-resourced communities. StreetWise Partners’ one-year mentoring program provides customized, individualized mentorship for internships and job seekers while helping them establish an expansive professional network made up of hundreds of advocates who open doors and support long term career success. StreetWise Partners launched its first program in New York City in 1997, expanded to Washington D.C. in 2006 and to Detroit in 2019. Since inception, StreetWise Partners has served 7,000 mentees through the support of 12,000 mentors.

Are you a champion for economic and racial equity? Are you committed to tackling systemic opportunity gaps that have prevented adults from accessing professional careers and upward mobility? Are you inspired to help StreetWise Partners drive impact and expand?

Position Overview: The Volunteer Coordinator oversees the recruitment of 500 mentors and 1000 one-time volunteers each year. The Coordinator serves as the lead for all New York City volunteer recruitment. Specifically, the Coordinator…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 31, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

• Comprehensive benefits package including 100% health care coverage for individuals.

• 5 weeks of paid vacation.

• Flexible work hours, select summer Fridays off and remote working opportunities post-COVID.

• Comprehensive benefits package including 100% health care coverage for individuals.

• 5 weeks of paid vacation.

• Flexible work hours, select summer Fridays off and remote working…

Level of Language Proficiency

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; 1-2 years of work experience; history of working with volunteers and recruiting is a plus.

• Ability to navigate different constituents and environments; capable of engaging professionals and executive level volunteers.

• Excitement to share lessons learned, creatively problem solve, explore best practices and continuously improve service delivery.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; public speaking and presentation skills are required.

• Committed to social justice and racial equity; sincere interest in the mission.

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; 1-2 years of work experience; history of working with volunteers and recruiting is a plus.

• Ability to navigate…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume with salary requirements to jobs@streetwisepartners.org with “Volunteer Coordinator” in subject line. No calls please. We will contact only those applicants with whom we plan to set up an interview.

StreetWise Partners is an equal opportunity employer. We value and welcome diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage all qualified persons to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. For more information about StreetWise Partners please visit: www.streetwisepartners.org. 

Please submit your cover letter and resume with salary requirements to jobs@streetwisepartners.org with “Volunteer Coordinator” in subject line. No calls please. We will contact…

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