Volunteer Coordinator

Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley - Tarrytown, NY


Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. With the help of generous donors and more than 35,000 volunteers, Make-A-Wish grants a wish somewhere in the country every 34 minutes. Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley is currently seeking a volunteer coordinator to join their team of professionals. This position is responsible for leading and managing all volunteer efforts for the Chapter.

Job Responsibilities of Volunteer Coordinator:

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Volunteer Management, the Volunteer coordinator is the primary staff person responsible for all volunteer efforts for the Chapter including: recruitment, training, retention and recognition. This individual oversees all wish granting, general office, event volunteers, speaker’s bureau and intern programs.

This position is a full-time role requiring an individual who is detail oriented and strong in the areas of organization and interpersonal communication. The volunteer coordinator must be comfortable working as part of a team, must be able to multi task, must have proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and must be able to exhibit discretion when dealing with various confidential matters.

Desired Qualifications of Volunteer Coordinator:

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish; preferred.
  • Strong attention to details and deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Organizational skills/ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to calmly handle pressure situations
  • Solid people and customer service skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft software products
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse group of volunteers

Abilities and Skills:

The chapter is looking for an individual with a can-do attitude who can help us work most effectively to fulfill the mission to create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

Please email resume and cover letter. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls accepted. Thank you.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $36,000.00 to $41,000.00 /year