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Volunteer and Membership Coordinator

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Older Adults Technology Services | New York, NY
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Older Adults Technology Services


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Published 9 days ago

Start Date

August 13, 2019

Salary

This is a part-time, hourly position, with a salary range of $15-20/hour. The Volunteer and Membership Coordinator can expect to work approximately 15-20 hours each week.


The Position 

Senior Planet Exploration Center is OATS’ outward facing brand that is a unique space where older adults (60 and above) can embrace technology on their own terms and learn how to harness its power to create transformational change in their lives. 

Thousands of seniors visit Senior Planet Exploration Center each year to take courses, participate in lectures, seek tech advice, work on personal projects, utilize free wifi, or simply enjoy making friends. To learn more, visit seniorplanet.org/the-center/ 

The Volunteer and Membership Coordinator will be a key team member, a leader who is passionate about “Aging with Attitude,” who is excited by the possibilities of technology, who enjoys the perspectives of older people, and who has the energy, creativity, and dedication to make history. It is important to us that the people who visit and support the Center have a positive experience and we see the Volunteer and Membership Coordinator as a critical role. Duties include: 

  • Responsible for supporting volunteers and interns in the organization's mission
  • Models positive interactions with Exploration Center visitors and provides support to volunteers when faced with difficult situations 
  • Supports volunteers to maintain a welcoming and safe environment for all visitors to the Exploration Center 
  • Maintains records, documents volunteer contributions, compiles the center’s performance data, supports volunteers to fulfill tasks assigned to them during each shift; including answering the phone, voicemails, email inquiries etc. - assigns special tasks as necessary
  • Entering data from membership forms into the organization’s database, including program data and other information as required
  • Directs new members to appropriate activities 
  • Diffuses interpersonal conflicts among members 
  • Enforces house rules as needed - ensures consistent communication about rules, procedures, and purpose of the Exploration Center 
  • Opening and closing the center on assigned days and working some evening hours required for special events
  • Assists volunteers in maintaining the organization’s Salesforce application, which is used to manage the program, visitor, constituent, and other key data 
  • Oversees email and phone communications to members 
  • Sets up for special events including the arrangement of furniture and gathering needed items for events
  • Ensures that the bathrooms at the center have the necessary materials at all times. 
  • Helps with scheduling volunteer’s/intern’s shifts 


The Position 

Senior Planet Exploration Center is OATS’ outward facing brand that is a unique space where older adults (60 and above) can embrace technology on their own terms and learn how to harness its power to create transformational…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule

How To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter in .pdf format to jobs@oats.org. Put “Volunteer and Membership Coordinator” in the subject. Thank you!

Please send a resume and cover letter in .pdf format to jobs@oats.org. Put “Volunteer and Membership Coordinator” in the subject. Thank you!

Location

New York, NY

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