Manager of Volunteers

Think Together - Santa Fe Springs, CA (30+ days ago)3.9


Job Title: Manager of Volunteers

Department: Human Capital

Reports To: Claudia

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Supervises Others: Yes- volunteers/interns

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB:
Volunteerism is an integral part of Think Together’s heritage. To that end, volunteer management is a critical role of Think Together. We continually strive to infuse diverse volunteer talent from the community into our after-school programs.
As an Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator you will create and maintain community partnerships relevant to recruiting and developing volunteers to serve Think Together’s services and programs. Your responsibilities will include recruiting, orientating and placing volunteers at throughout your specific region. As the Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator you will be responsible developing local marketing and recruitment strategies to maintain volunteer levels sufficient to support the needs of our school sites and projects. Proactively and continually seeks diverse sources of volunteer talent plus develop and maintaining regional records related to recruitment, retention and volunteer satisfaction for the purpose of monitoring and improving department effectiveness and quality.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of the volunteer program for the regional office
Maintains primary responsibility for recruitment, training, orientation, background check coordination, placement and recognition for all volunteers throughout the region
Managing volunteer hours through collection and reporting to include hours, turnover, surveys
Conducting workshops, preparing materials and handouts
Developing and maintaining relationships with local community-based organizations, colleges and university for recruitment purposes of both volunteers and Think Together employees
Managing all background and TB testing clearance for volunteers and assisting with staffing department candidates
Assisting staffing department with administering pre-employment testing to candidates, phone screening and processing of new hire paperwork as needed
Attending job fairs, community-based event and outreaching to the community to share Think Together’s mission, volunteer, ambassador and employment opportunities
Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, attending and actively participating in staff and individual meetings.
Oversea supplemental staff working in the volunteer department (interns, work-study, or part-time employees)

EDUCATION and / or EXPERIENCE:
  • AA Degree and 3 years of related experience
  • Minimum 2 years of previous experience working with coordinating, recruiting, and/or managing volunteers preferred
ADDITIONAL QUALITIES:
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to speak in front of groups
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Takes initiative in identifying needs and creating solutions
  • May occasionally or regularly drive personal car to other sites or locations for work purposes- mileage reimbursement provided
  • Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends
COMPUTER & EQUIPMENT SKILLS:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook