Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator
The primary responsibility of the Volunteer Coordinator is to recruit, source, and manage volunteers. Their goal is to ensure that the organization is always supported with qualified, enthusiastic, and reliable individuals that are correctly utilized for the fulfillment of the mission.
Recruit and source volunteers for NOAF events and activities
Attend community events on behalf of NOAF
Lead canvassing efforts
Provide direction and oversight to interns
Direct volunteers to appropriate programs
Source and recruit volunteers through various modalities (outreach, e-mail, social media community events, etc.)
Collect and record information on volunteers’ availabilities and skills
Arrange and/or provide for appropriate training when needed
Produce schedules and systems to coordinate volunteer activities
Coordinate individual and/or teams of volunteers for NOAF’s events and activities and community partner events as requested
Communicate regularly with volunteers to ensure they are engaged and supported
Disseminate information for upcoming actions and events in a timely manner
Keep and maintain detailed records of volunteers’ information and assignments in a confidential manner
Εnsure the purpose of the organization and its actions are clearly communicated to volunteers and supporters
Represent NOAF at community events as requested
Have access to reliable transportation and have a valid driver’s license and liability insurance if using own vehicle
Proven experience and engagement as volunteer, staff or team coordinator
Experience in recruiting volunteers through various modalities
Working knowledge of databases and MS Office (especially Excel)
Able to communicate effectively with diverse people
Strong organizational and time management skills with close attention to detail and commitment to meeting deadlines;
Self-managed; acceptance of personal responsibility for results and own success; requires limited oversight, but able to communicate effectively with Executive Director, board, and contract staff members.
Ability to give and receive feedback in a constructive manner
Dedication to and consistent embodiment of NOAF’s mission and core values that center economic, racial, and gender equity.
Display a positive attitude, show empathy for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability.
Job Classification: This is a full-time position. Salary for the position is competitive and commensurate with prior experience.
To Apply: Send formal cover letter, resume, and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Volunteer Coordinator Application.”
Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2018 or until position is filled.
NOAF is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diversity of experiences and voices representative of our New Orleans community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.