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Volunteer Coordinator

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Nationalities Service Center
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Philadelphia, PA

Nationalities Service Center


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Published 8 days ago

April 5, 2021
March 31, 2021

About the Organization:

Nationalities Service Center (NSC) serves more than 5,000 immigrants and refugees each year from over 110 countries. We provide comprehensive services in immigration law matters, community transition and integration, access to health and wellness, language access and proficiency, and job readiness training for immigrants and refugees. NSC’s mission is to welcome and empower immigrants to thrive in our communities and pursue a just future. Our vision is that all immigrants achieve a life of safety and stability, sustainable opportunities, and meaningful community connections.

Program Overview:

NSC believe that immigrants and refugees are a critical part of the fabric of life in the United States, and it is our vision that all immigrants and refugees achieve a life of dignity, safety, stability, sustainable opportunities and meaningful connections to their communities. Volunteers, interns, and supporters play an integral role in providing support to our clients and community.

About the Position:

The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible advancing engagement of interns, volunteers, and supporters across NSC programs and services. This position will oversee intern, volunteer and individual and group supporter recruitment, engagement, onboarding, training, tracking and retention. The program will expand NSC’s current volunteer model beyond individuals to engage additional groups and corporate partners.

The Coordinator has internal contacts with the entire NSC staff and external contact with partners, stakeholders, and the general community. This position has access to sensitive NSC information and is expected to handle such information with integrity and professionalism.

The Volunteer Coordinator will report to the Director of Program Operations and Quality Assurance.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Guide and manage visibility for NSC’s current volunteer, intern, and supporter opportunities.

2. Conduct community engagement with groups, universities, and corporations to engage volunteers.

3. Screen prospective volunteers, interns, and supporters to determine the appropriate placement.

4. Work collaboratively with colleagues to determine current and future needs for volunteers, interns, and supporters.

5. Ensure all incoming individuals complete appropriate documentation including background checks.

6. Conduct orientation with incoming volunteers, interns, and supporters.

7. Maintain ongoing communication with volunteers, interns and supporters stewarding their ongoing engagement with NSC.

8. Support the planning and implementation of special client events.

Qualifications:

NSC’s staff is comprised of and seeks individuals with diverse professional and lived experiences, fluency in multiple languages, and a deep knowledge of and commitment to the immigrant communities we serve.

Applicant should possess the following: strong communication and interpersonal skills as demonstrated by compassionate, cooperative, and professional interaction with diverse groups of co-workers, external business partners, and the community; 2+ years’ experience working with volunteers strong preferred. Bachelor’s in a related field preferred. Overseas credentials and experience accepted.

How to Apply: For consideration, please send your cover letter and resume to (click here). Applications excepted until position is fill.

NSC is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all employment practices and does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nor any other basis protected under applicable law.

About the Organization:

Nationalities Service Center (NSC) serves more than 5,000 immigrants and refugees each year from over 110 countries. We provide comprehensive services in immigration law matters, community transition and…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
Associated Location
1216 Arch Street, 4th floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

How to Apply

For consideration should submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources, jobs@nscphila.org. Applications excepted until position is fill.

For consideration should submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources, jobs@nscphila.org. Applications excepted until position is fill.

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