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Project Manager Volunteer

The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative


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Published 3 months ago

Recurring
Weekdays
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Primary: The Program Manager volunteer at the direction of and in collaboration with the Projects Director and relevant Board Members will oversee all organizational day to day functions, provide direction to, coordination of, and consultation with volunteers, stakeholders, board members, and the public to:


Strengthen public or private programs and projects, involve a community of supporters as described in the duties outlined below.


Secondary: The Program Manager volunteer is responsible for managing the project while working within an unstructured environment. There may be multiple Project Manager Volunteers working on the same project who you will collaborate with.


Volunteer Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned as appropriate.)


Develop, promote, and maintain a wide range of volunteer/staff opportunities within the project.

Survey volunteers/staff regularly to assess needs for volunteer/staff assistance

Maintain Volunteer Service Descriptions for each volunteer assignment

Ensure volunteers are supported in the various areas of operations, to include Programs, projects, special events, development, and marketing/communications

Recommend the most efficient use of volunteers, appropriate volunteer/supervisory mix, and future workforce needs to support volunteer project operations

Conduct and/or arrange for volunteer/staff orientation and training

Schedule all volunteer/staff activity

Develop and manage volunteer/staff policies, procedures, and standards of volunteer/staff service

Assess donor, stakeholder, member feedback received through comment forms or other survey taking methods

Organize and participate in volunteer/staff recognition programs and special events

Evaluate all aspects of volunteer programs to ensure effectiveness and to recommend/implement changes as appropriate

Maintain accurate records and provide timely statistical and activity reports on all volunteer participation

Recruit, interview and place applicants for volunteer work

Host and attend recruiting events within the communities to attract qualified candidates

Work with Marketing and Public Relations and professional associations to publicize opportunities for volunteers

Develop and maintain relationships with other volunteer organizations within the area

Provide ongoing support and guidance for volunteers

Act as a single point of contact for communications

Confer with volunteers to resolve grievances and promote cooperation and interest

Create and distribute various communications and publications

Facilitate distribution of information relevant to volunteers

Attend Board meetings in a advisory role

Provide advice and direction to the Board

Assist Board in acquiring funding of volunteer related events, as necessary

Maintain schedule of opportunities

Remain current in general office technology

Train volunteers to use office and specialized equipment when appropriate

Qualifications


To be successful, an individual must be able to perform each volunteer duty satisfactorily.


Education and Experience Possess a master’s degree.

Have job-related experience, such as working in a non-profit, managing volunteer programs, leading teams and/or organizations.

Knowledge of management principles and evaluation techniques related to programs that involve a group of volunteers


Skills


Proficient in basic computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and internet usage

Record keeping skills (for admissions and marketing)

Organization and planning skills

Interpersonal skills

Capabilities


Demonstrated capability to conduct one’s self in a calm and professional demeanor when dealing with a diverse public and/or with difficult situations

Demonstrated capability to effectively communicate orally and in writing

Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff and volunteers

Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the role

Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities

Ability to work productively in an unstructured environment

Time Commitments


No Preassigned Hours. This is a remote commitment.

Must be able to attend Board Meetings as needed remotely which currently are the last Wednesday evening of each month. Time and date are subject to change.

Must be available for special events and training.

Three year commitment. 10 to 15 hour weekly commitment.

Primary: The Program Manager volunteer at the direction of and in collaboration with the Projects Director and relevant Board Members will oversee all organizational day to day functions, provide direction to, coordination of, and…

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How to Apply

Please provide your resume and speak to any past related volunteer experience. Thank you!

Please provide your resume and speak to any past related volunteer experience. Thank you!

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