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Seasonal Recruitment and Onboarding Associate

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New York Cares, Inc.
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New York, NY
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Published 11 days ago

About the Organization

By developing programs that respond to pressing community needs, New York Cares provides a lifeline of support to the city’s most vulnerable residents. Founded over 30 years ago on the simple promise of giving everyone, no matter their circumstances in life, the ability to serve others, New York Cares now designs and runs nearly 15,000 projects a year at over 800 nonprofits and schools across all five boroughs, engaging 41,000 volunteers a year in service to nearly 1.3 million New Yorkers. The organization, once just an idea talked about among friends, is now a part of the fabric of NYC, and serves as a symbol of New Yorkers’ spirit.

New York Cares prides itself on a culture of excellence, defined by integrity, reliability, and professionalism. The organization has been awarded the 2009 New York Times Company Nonprofit Excellence Award, which recognizes outstanding management practices, and the 2010 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation. The Nonprofit Times, Crain’s New York, the Princeton Review and The Wall Street Journal have recognized New York Cares as a top- notch employer.

To learn more, please visit: https://www.newyorkcares.org/


About the Role

Reporting to the Officer, Volunteer Relations, the Seasonal Recruitment and Onboarding Associate is responsible for recruiting, screening, and onboarding high-quality, culturally competent volunteers to primarily support our seasonal College Access and Tax Prep programs. This role works closely with Recruitment Associate and Volunteer Support teams to place Team Leaders and volunteers onto projects.

The Seasonal Recruitment and Onboarding Associate will employ a variety of recruitment tactics including targeted email communication and targeted phone call campaigns. They will be expert in explaining program details with the aim of inspiring volunteer interest and placement.

•    The VITA program provides tax return preparation support to low-income taxpayers at no-cost, each year providing volunteers with resources to return millions of dollars to New Yorkers.

•    The College Access Program includes holistic tutoring and college readiness programs in partnership with NYC public high schools and community centers. The goal is to increase students' chances of getting into their college of choice and succeed there.

This position is a full-time seasonal role. This engagement is for a limited term of approximately 30 - 35 hours per week, running from late October - March. This position can be done remotely.

Responsibilities

-    Develop and deploy recruitment tactics to match a diverse array of volunteers to projects.

-    Ensure background check requirements are met for programs.

-    Liaise across teams to ensure the most up-to-date program details are communicated and program milestones and recruitment goals are met

-    Coordinate external recruitment tools (including but not limited to NYC Service, Volunteer Match, etc.)


Qualifications


-    Background or interest in volunteer management, community engagement, and/or economic empowerment

-    Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

-    Professional demeanor

-    Ability to be flexible, keep a sense of humor, and solve problems with confidence

-    Confidence in public speaking and presentation; responsive, and resolute when interfacing with external partners;

-    Strong organizational skills that reflect an ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail;

-    Demonstrated success in working as part of an integrated team and take on additional tasks as necessary and adjust to changing priorities;

-    Demonstrated commitment to community service and volunteerism;

-    A flexible schedule, including the ability to work late evenings, early mornings and weekends, as needed;

-    Local to the New York City area preferred but not required


Compensation: $20 per hour; This engagement is for a limited term of approximately 30 – 35 hours per week, running from late October – March.


New York Cares is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.


About the Organization

By developing programs that respond to pressing community needs, New York Cares provides a lifeline of support to the city’s most vulnerable residents. Founded over 30 years ago on the simple promise of giving…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 25, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Compensation

See below
$20 per hour 35 hours per week

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish language fluency preferred

Spanish language fluency preferred

Location

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

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