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Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

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Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest


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Published 21 days ago

December 1, 2020
This position is a non-exempt, part-time position (25 hours/week maximum) at $20/hour.

Please note: we are hiring for one position that can work out of any of our NW locations: Seattle, Portland, or Vancouver, WA.

The Volunteer Engagement Coordinator is responsible for ongoing volunteer recruitment, training, coordination, support, and recognition for volunteer functions at Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest. Goals include increasing the number of diverse volunteers we retain, improving volunteer retention and supporting the process of engaging remote volunteers. We are actively seeking to diversify our workforce and desire candidates who have a passion for serving girls and women and are friendly, professional, and organized. BIPOC, veterans, LGBTQIA are encouraged to apply. Girls Inc. of the PNW is committed to building a culture of equity and inclusion, believing that a diversity of staff, Board, and programming is essential to achieving our mission. We are looking for someone who is willing to work with and challenge this organization and the community to be our most respectful, accepting, and sympathetic selves.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recruit volunteers by scheduling and attending outreach fairs and events, giving presentations, publishing opportunities in print or online, serving as a representative of Girls Inc. at various events and networking opportunities, and collaborating with partner organizations.
  • Support the organization’s goal of increased visibility and volunteer engagement through public relations and marketing activities. 
  • Screen volunteer applications and conduct background checks. Place volunteers in appropriate positions based on volunteer preferences/skills, program protocols, logistics, and geographic location. 
  • Conduct Girls Guide volunteer trainings quarterly and Girls Guide Info Sessions, as needed. 
  • Manage volunteer database and maintain accurate records. 
  • Maintain positive relationships with volunteers and corporate contacts via email, telephone, and in person. Develop and maintain relationships with other volunteer organizations within the area. 
  • Organize volunteer appreciation and recognition efforts.
  • Collaborate with Director of Programs and other staff to ensure all program and volunteer needs are met effectively in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate the impact of Girls Inc.’s volunteer program and measure volunteer satisfaction by utilizing quarterly surveys.
  • Create and distribute various communications and publications related to volunteer opportunities. 
  • Provide support to all departments, which demonstrates respect, teamwork and collaboration with staff, volunteers and community partners.
  • Collaborate with Events and Development Coordinator to recruit and train volunteers for multiple annual fundraising events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social services, public relations, non-profit management or related field or equivalent in experience
  • Demonstrated experience in volunteer recruitment, management, coordination and retention (at least two years of experience) 
  • Experience with event planning
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and security of information
  • Successful experience working and communicating with diverse populations
  • Ability to set priorities and organize multiple projects
  • Experience working both independently and as member of a team
  • Must be self-directed, flexible, and take initiative 
  • Proficiency on MS office products 
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Have regular access to reliable transportation 
  • Must pass a criminal background check

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with Google Docs, Microsoft Office, and CRMs
  • Experience supervising staff or volunteers who work with youth or in an after-school setting 
  • Multilingual

Please note: we are hiring for one position that can work out of any of our NW locations: Seattle, Portland, or Vancouver, WA.

The Volunteer Engagement Coordinator is responsible for ongoing volunteer recruitment, training, coordination…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

4800 S Macadam Ave, Portland, OR 97202

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and references via Workstream. No phone calls please. This position is open until filled.


Please note: we are hiring for one position that can work out of any of our NW locations: Seattle, Portland, or Vancouver, WA.

 

Girls Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race and color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, age, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local employment laws.

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and references via Workstream. No phone calls please. This position is open until filled.


Please note: we are hiring for one position…

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