Volunteer Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time




9159 Brookville Road
Silver Spring
United States


The Volunteer Coordinator at A Wider Circle is an essential position in the movement to end poverty, for it is the community, at large, that will lead this movement. The work of A Wider Circle continues to grow in every way, due in large part to the tremendous support of individuals, businesses, and other groups that seek to engage here. Approximately 30,000 volunteers came to A Wider Circle this past year. The individual in this position will work closely with our other volunteer leaders to expand upon our efforts and ensure that the entire community – people of all ages – can engage in meaningful and dynamic ways.


  • Work closely with individual volunteers, corporate groups, school groups, and others from the community and across the United States
  • Attend fairs and other events to recruit volunteers and to present our work in various settings
  • Provide orientations and tours for individuals and groups, including speaking of our mission and the myriad aspects of our operations
  • Assist in the creation of daily volunteer work plans
  • Assess organizational needs and assign volunteer tasks accordingly
  • Maintain awareness of the functioning of each of our programs, keeping a “total” organizational perspective


  • A strong commitment to engaging individuals and groups in the movement to end poverty
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment, including problem solving and handling large volumes of volunteers
  • Ability to bring a collected energy, strong leadership, and a professional demeanor to the work
  • Ability to speak articulately and with inspiration to corporations, community groups, and more
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and writing skills


A Wider Circle offers a benefits package, which includes health insurance, retirement, voluntary benefits, and more.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply



Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@awidercircle.org