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Volunteer Coordinator

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HI USA is a nonprofit organization founded on an enduring belief in the power of travel to foster a deeper understanding of people, places, and the world around. At HI USA, our hostel programs are crucial in building not only an enjoyable and memorable experience for guests, but in delivering on our mission by increasing cultural exchange, and providing an opportunity for guests to learn more about the local community, culture, and history. 

 

In close coordination with hostel leadership and the Director, Volunteer Services, the Volunteer Coordinator (VC) will be responsible for building and maintaining a diverse, local volunteer team who will lead and deliver these programs to our guests. This position is part of an exciting new initiative at HI USA. The successful candidate will be flexible, open to program evolution, and comfortable with building a program from the ground up. 

 

The Volunteer Coordinator will work on site at our New York hostel. Schedule will vary to include some nights and weekends to support volunteers, programs, or events. This is a full time, benefit eligible position and includes medical, dental, vision, disability, vacation, sick, 403b with company match, and more. New Hire waiting periods apply. Other PERKS include: 


  • SIGN ON BONUS!
  • FREE stays in other HI USA hostels, subject to availability.
  • DISCOUNTS on hundreds of brands through our payroll portal.
  • OPPORTUNITIES for growth within the organization.
  • GREAT and friendly work environment.
  • … and more!

Please include a cover letter in your application telling us why you would like to work for Hostelling International and how your background aligns with the requirements of the position. 


Responsibilities: 

Volunteer Coordination 

  • Grow, lead, and support a diverse team of volunteers to support hostel guest programming. 
  • Screen and select volunteers ensuring alignment with HI USA’s mission and commitment to DEIA. Maintain a pipeline of volunteers through strong community relationships. 
  • Train all volunteers on the HI USA mission, and educational goals around diversity and DEIA. Participate in volunteer engagement professional development training as requested. 
  • Coordinate volunteer schedules and communicate with hostel team weekly guest programming. 
  • Ensure volunteer retention through volunteer appreciation activities and efforts. 

Hostel Guest Programming 

  • Implement daily volunteer led programs for hostel guests that promote cultural exchange, diversity, inclusion, and the HI USA mission. 
  • Create marketing materials to promote hostel programming and relevant community events.
  • Facilitate HI USA signature programs at the local level, including Sleep for Peace and Great Hostel Give Back. 
  • Coordinate with outside community organizations that want to lead on site events for hostel guests. 
  • Support front desk staff and information desk volunteers, as needed, to welcome guests and provide information about upcoming events. 
  • Manage and track inventory for hostel event supplies, including AV equipment, beverages, snacks, etc.  
  • Solicit donations to support hostel programming as needed. 
  • Work with designated hostel staff to set up and take down hostel events. 
  • Utilize social media page to announce featured local events and activities 

Administrative

  • Utilize CRM to report all events, guest attendance and volunteer hours in a timely manner 
  • Attend and participate in all staff calls and meetings, including local NYC team meetings 
  • Support other Volunteer Coordinators as they are hired into the organization 
  • Maintain and stay within budget, tracking receipts and spending.  
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management

 

Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 1-2 years’ experience working in similar capacity. Experience may be considered in lieu of education. 
  • Experience with program planning and delivery, and group facilitation. 
  • Ability to successfully lead, support and manage a team. Previous volunteer coordination experience a plus. 
  • Strong cultural competence and cultural exchange facilitation skills. 
  • Experience and familiarity with local NYC community and like-minded organizations preferred 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, with a collaborative approach. 
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects at once. 
  • Strong time management and ability to self-direct. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, data entry in CRM. 
  • Ability to clearly communicate both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people and identify skills to provide a mutually rewarding outcome. 
  • Ability to work within a budget and maintain electronic records of all activities, purchases, donations 
  • Travel experience, familiarity with HI USA, and/or the hostelling experience a plus. 
  • Flexible and able to work evenings or weekends as needed. 

 COVID 19 Considerations: HI USA will require a COVID19 vaccination for new hires. Applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to hire. Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands and arms. The employee is frequently to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

HI USA is a nonprofit organization founded on an enduring belief in the power of travel to foster a deeper understanding of people, places, and the world around. At HI USA, our hostel programs are crucial in building not only an enjoyable and…

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  • Flexibilidad
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    A Tiempo Completo
  • Educación
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    Bachillerato
  • Nivel de Experiencia
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    Intermedio
Salario
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Al menos USD $55.000
/ año
$55,000.00 Annually Onwards

Compensación

This is a full time, benefit eligible position and includes medical, dental, vision, disability, vacation, sick, 403b with company match, and more. New Hire waiting periods apply. Other PERKS include: 


  • SIGN ON BONUS!
  • FREE stays in other HI USA hostels, subject to availability.
  • DISCOUNTS on hundreds of brands through our payroll portal.
  • OPPORTUNITIES for growth within the organization.
  • GREAT and friendly work environment.
  • … and more!

This is a full time, benefit eligible position and includes medical, dental, vision, disability, vacation, sick, 403b with company match, and more. New Hire waiting periods apply. Other…

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891 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025, USA

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