Nonprofit

Volunteer Coordinator

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
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Published 28 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Experience Level
Intermediate
Compensation
At least USD $28 / hour

Description

Volunteer Coordinator

EmpowHer Institute, Los Angeles CA

 

Our Mission & Vision

The mission of EmpowHer Institute is to empower girls and young women in marginalized communities by giving them the skills necessary through education, training, and mentorship to enable them to become confident, college and career ready.

We envision a world where every girl is provided the opportunities and resources to: embrace the power of her voice; make informed decisions about her body and future; break generational cycles of poverty; contribute to the creation of an equitable society.

 

Position Overview

EmpowHer Institute has an exciting opportunity for an individual who is organized, creative, and has a passion to make a difference in the lives of youth. We are seeking a tenacious, highly organized, and enthusiastic Volunteer Coordinator to join our team. As a Volunteer Coordinator, you will mainly be responsible for recruiting and managing our volunteer mentors and other program and event  volunteers. The Volunteer Coordinator MUST attend school Mentor days in-person, and has the flexibility to work from home on most  non-mentor days. Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Volunteer Coordinator will: 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruit adult volunteers, primarily for our mentoring program
  • Manage volunteer application and screening process
  • Schedule and facilitate mentor trainings 
  • Communicate frequently with volunteers and troubleshoot challenges as they arise 
  • Organize mentor network and professional development events
  • Organize mentors for program field trips
  • Keep and manage records of volunteers’ information and work 
  • Ensure that mentoring program meets compliance requirements and follows best practices 
  • Track volunteers work
  • Evaluate volunteers work
  • Give constructive feedback, as needed
  • Provide mentor-mentee match support 
  • Assist in implementing mentor recruitment plan inclusive of presentations to targeted groups, organizations and individuals, and ensuring a presence at key community events
  • Support the expansion of the mentoring program and ensure that the organization are aligned with industry best practices

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will have excellent presentation, project and volunteer management, team-working, organizational, computer and oral and written communication skills. Experience working within a diverse and inclusive work environment. Experience work with diverse populations and marginalized communities. Must be comfortable in a fast-paced work environment. Light lifting (Up to 20-40 lbs.) and some driving required.

Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm with possible evenings and Saturdays (with advanced notice). This is a hybrid of remote and in-person position. The Volunteer Coordinator may work remotely on most days, but will be required to be present at EmpowHer program locations on specific days and times, as required by the program activity/initiative.

  • 2+ years of volunteer management experience 
  • Must pass LiveScan criminal background check within the first 30 days of employment
  • MUST show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination at time of hire
  • Must submit negative TB test result within first 30 days employment
  • Must have exceptional organizational skills
  • Must have a professional demeanor and comfortable communicating with both professional adults and teens
  • Must have a reliable vehicle and a valid California Drivers License

 

COMPENSATION: 

  • Full-time (40 hrs a week): $28 per hour
  • Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, Simple IRA with employer match, medical, dental, vision, and a range of professional development opportunities


EmpowHer Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

EmpowHer Institute® is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All are encouraged to apply and welcomed without judgement. Learn more at empowher.org

Volunteer Coordinator

EmpowHer Institute, Los Angeles CA

 

Our Mission & Vision

The mission of EmpowHer Institute is to empower girls and young women in marginalized communities by giving them the skills necessary through education…

Benefits

Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, Simple IRA with employer match, medical, dental, vision, and a range of professional development opportunities

Benefits include paid holidays and vacation, Simple IRA with employer match, medical, dental, vision, and a range of professional development opportunities

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
6820 La Tijera Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045, United States
Suite 108

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