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Senior Manager of Community Engagement

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Calvary Women's Services | Washington, DC
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Calvary Women's Services


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JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Manager of Community Engagement connects the needs of the staff and clients at Calvary with the interests and skills of the wider community. This position is responsible for efforts around recruiting, training, scheduling and retaining volunteers and in-kind donors. Additionally, the Senior Manager of Community Engagement is responsible for representing Calvary at community events and boosting the community's recognition of Calvary's work and mission. As Calvary expands programs, the Senior Manager of Community Engagement provides leadership to ensure that growing volunteer and in-kind needs are met.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Volunteer Program

  • Recruit and train volunteers to meet the needs of clients, staff and building(s) for existing programs and new programs as Calvary expands
  • Provide supervision, support and feedback to interns, regularly scheduled individual volunteers and volunteer meal groups
  • Oversee volunteer communications and recognition plan, including co-editing a monthly newsletter, organizing appreciation events and ensuring that volunteers feel welcomed and appreciated
  • Create monthly schedules to ensure all regular volunteer shifts are filled; coordinate substitute coverage when volunteers cancel or reschedule
  • Collect and input volunteer information and hours into volunteer database, and prepare volunteer program reports
  • Collaborate with development team to identify and accommodate volunteer roles for board members, donors and corporate partners
  • Coordinate recruitment, training and logistics for Calvary’s annual Hope Awards Dinner and other special events

In-Kind Giving Program

  • Collaborate with development team on strategy for soliciting contributions from donors, including local businesses
  • Coordinate details for annual in-kind drives, including Mother’s Day, Labor Day, Holiday and Year-end
  • Manage the delivery, receipt and distribution of in-kind contributions

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to maintain positive and cooperative working relations with colleagues, volunteers, and residents
  • Confidence with public speaking and in representing the organization in a variety of settings
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and databases (e.g. Volgistics)
  • Ability to reach out on behalf of Calvary and encourage individuals and groups to get involved
  • Strong organizational skills, excellent attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Some evening and weekend hours are required to allow for volunteer trainings and external speaking engagements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 to 3 years' experience in a community organizing, volunteer management, community outreach, or community liaison role. Non-profit experience in a residential setting preferred.

ABOUT CALVARY WOMEN'S SERVICES

Calvary Women’s Services offers housing, health, education, and employment programs that empower homeless women in Washington, DC, to transform their lives.

 Calvary’s programs are designed for women who are survivors of violence and trauma, are living with mental illness, or are in recovery from substance abuse. Through personalized services and with peer support, each woman identifies and builds on her own strengths in order to meet her goals for safe housing, good health, and financial independence. With more than thirty years’ experience, we know our model works: every five days, a woman moves from Calvary into her own home with the skills and confidence she needs to succeed.

Calvary is currently engaged in program and organizational growth, focused on achieving our vision of ending homelessness for women in our community by moving aggressively in three strategic direction; increasing the affordable housing available to women, expanding opportunities for women to secure sustainable income, and becoming a leader in advocating with and for women in DC.


JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Manager of Community Engagement connects the needs of the staff and clients at Calvary with the interests and skills of the wider community. This position is responsible for efforts around recruiting, training…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

We offer great benefits including:

  • 100% of employee’s CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield medical insurance
  • Optional dental and/or vision insurance coverage
  • 100% of employee’s life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical, dependent care, and transportation reimbursable expenses
  • Portable life insurance
  • Aflac Supplemental Policies for Accidents, Hospitalizations and/or Cancer Protection
  • Generous vacation (beginning at 15 days), sick leave and holidays
  • Professional development funds for training and education

We offer great benefits including:

  • 100% of employee’s CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield medical insurance
  • Optional dental and/or vision insurance coverage
  • 100% of employee’s life…

How To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Tammy Wright, twright@calvaryservices.org with subject of Senior Manager Community Engagement. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Send resume and cover letter to Tammy Wright, twright@calvaryservices.org with subject of Senior Manager Community Engagement. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Location

Washington, DC
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