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Last Updated: May 26, 2015


Post date: 5/22/15
Volunteer Recruiting Manager
Work must be done on site.

The Volunteer Recruiting Manager is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining an exemplary volunteer program to provide a supplementary workforce through the use of corporate, religious, academic, community and individual volunteers. The position goal is to significantly scale up volunteer leverage enabling Firm Foundation Leadership Coalition, Inc., [FLCI] to fulfill its mission by becoming a model volunteer program and FLCI the volunteer experience of choice.  This positions success should ultimately result in volunteers with a deeper engagement and commitment to FLCI and the mission of providing Latino leadership development and economic independence.  Manage the coordination of appropriate and meaningful volunteer experiences within FLCI facilities and at off-site events. Ensure the volunteer experience is easy to access, meaningful to the volunteer and productive for FLCI.  Develop a volunteer recognition program, to thank/publicly acknowledge key individuals and organizations. Plan volunteer recognition events and activities following set schedule and within budget. Clearly communicate the "Mission" ensuring everyone works toward the same goals.  Ensure that responsibilities and authorities of employees are defined and understood. Establish goals, monitor progress and provide coaching to enable them to meet their goals. Volunteer Recruiting Manager will delegate effectively without abdicating authority. Create a positive environment where two-way communication and strong trust are established. Recognize "achieving" employees and address those who do not meet expectations in a timely and fair manner, terminating when necessary.  Ensure team members are fully trained on the skills necessary for them to succeed. Ensure workload is distributed equitably by monitoring overtime and task assignments. Provide individuals with professional and personal growth opportunities as appropriate.  Focus on teamwork and customer service so employees understand the importance of assisting others and that "Excellence is in the Details". 


For more information:

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume as a Word or PDF attachment to success@firmfoundationcoalition.org. State the volunteer position title in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please. Position will be open until filled.


Post date: 4/2/15
Director of Development
Gainesville, GA 1 hour northeast of metro Atlanta
Work must be done on site.

Maintain and expand the funding base of Elachee Nature Science Center, a private, not-for-profit organization with a annual budget of $950K.  Develop, coordinate, and implement an annual fundraising plan including membership program, annual fund appeals, in-kind gifts, corporate and business partnerships, fundraising events, memorial, major gifts and planned gifts. Grant research and writing. 

For more information:

To apply submit cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to President and CEO Andrea Timpone at andrea@elachee.org or Elachee, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville, GA  30504.  www.elachee.org employment for full position description.


Post date: 4/13/15
Volunteer Director
Stanwood, Washington
Work must be done on site.

The Volunteer Director provides leadership, creates overall strategy, and manages implementation of initiatives designed to build long-term volunteer and financial stability for The Noah Center.  Responsible for growth of NOAH’s volunteer program. Initiative and creativity are expected in carrying out the position responsibilities, as well as, the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.  The Director provides on-site supervision and leadership to the volunteers. 

For more information:

All resume and cover letters are due by Friday, April 17, 2015.  Please send a resume and cover letter to:

Stacie Ventura, Executive Director
Email:  stacie@thenoahcenter.org
Mail:      31300 Brandstrom Road
Stanwood, WA 98292
Fax:  360.629.9923


Post date: 4/24/15
Volunteer Manager
Bali, Jakarta, Medan and Banda Aceh
Work must be done on site.

IHF is looking for hard-­working, dedicated volunteers to commit their time and talents for one year in one of our 4 education centers in Indonesia. Your role will be to manage the day-to-day maintenance of the center’s programs and initiatives alongside an international staff, in the effort to provide a better opportunity for children’s futures. You are asked to complete at least 4 hours a day of local work and 4 hours a day of international work, 6 days a week. The job can be strenuous, but is incredibly rewarding and you will leave IHF with new highly transferable skills, a better understanding of international NGOs, and an unforgettable experience that will last the rest of your life. This is a stipend position.

For more information:

Send a copy of your resume, a cover letter, and any questions to hiring4@ihfonline.org


Post date: 4/9/15
Account Manager
Work must be done on site.

Soconomist a non profit based in Singapore which since 2012 has been sending volunteers to teach in poor, rural schools in Cambodia, Philippines, Myanmar and China. We are looking for Account Managers who can help us grow both the tours and volunteering. Your job will be to identify target audiences and effective marketing channels and get sign ups.


For more information:

If you think this is a good fit for you, and you could do a great job, talk to us now:

+65 97349 222

Sri Lanka

Post date: 3/10/15
Volunteer Supervisor
SLV International

SLV is a graduate led volunteer organisation providing degree-specific volunteer placements in Sri Lanka. Our placements offer people the chance to gain work experience teaching English, coaching sports, working with children and with people with special needs, and working in the mental health sector. The supervisor position has been designed to offer additional support for SLV Project Managers and volunteers.


Supervisors' main responsibilities are varied and challenging, including: assisting SLV Project Managers on a daily basis, establishing new volunteer projects, assisting in creating volunteer timetables and project information packs, pastoral care for volunteers, quality control at projects and home-stays.


It is essential that supervisors are flexible and adaptable as you may be dealing with stressful and often challenging situations which require you to think on your feet whilst dealing with other volunteers and members of the SLV team. Supervisors must have experience working as part of a team either living, working or volunteering abroad. Relevant experience to at least one of the SLV Projects; teaching, mental health, working with children or people with specific needs is also required.


For more information:

Applicants can fill out an application form here: http://goo.gl/f3KlMQ Applicants with relevant experience will be contacted for a short phone interview, and will then accordingly be invited to a group interview in London, or interviewed over Skype if applying from outside of the U.K.


Post date: 5/20/15
Volunteer Management Intern
Work must be done on site.

The Volunteer Management Intern will work with the Phoenix Zoo’s Volunteer Management Team (VMT) to learn all aspects involved in the administration of a large nonprofit volunteer program, including recruitment, applicant screening, interviewing, training, evaluating, and engagement of core volunteers.


Post date: 1/19/15
Social Media and Communications Internship
Work must be done on site.

City of Sacramento Department of Human Resources, Volunteer Program seeks an intern or volunteer for 10-15 hours per week, unpaid, flexible work schedule, 6 month commitment in a dynamic work environment, on and off-site.

Details: Assist with and coordinate social media and communications for the City of Sacramento Volunteer Program. The intern helps with recruitment and recognition. They also assist with managing project as needed and various outreach events. All of those are tasks involved in volunteer management. This position will offer a student the opportunity to experience city government while working on a variety of topics that directly impact the community.
Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Manage and engage in a variety of social media platforms
  • Draft a consistent schedule of content for various social media channels
  •  Analyze and track impressions and engagement across platforms
  • Research social media trends and innovations
  • Participate in the production of multimedia content for marketing
  • Photograph events and post to media
  •  Write and edit newsletter content
  • Staff information booths at events to market opportunities
  • Other duties assigned


  • Knowledge of and experience using social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)
  • Concise and creative writing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and self-motivate
  •  Strong communications skills  
  • Communications, public relations, marketing or journalism experience
  • Some graphic design and photography experience is a plus
  • Friendly and enjoy meeting people and sharing information
For more information:

If interested please contact Mary Lynn Perry, email mperry@cityofsacramento.org or call (916) 808-8317. To be considered, please provide a resume, three references, and a writing sample. 


Post date: 1/16/15
Public Benefits Assistantship Intern
Work can be done remotely.

This position is open to Junior and Senior undergrads and Graduate students. We are looking for individuals who are willing to distribute information to clients seeking assistance SNAP benefits and/or Medicaid, facilitate outreach events, create and present presentations, to assist clients with the application process for public benefits and ACA, and perform follow-up calls.

For more information:

If interested, please contact Dana Brooks at 770.790.3114 or by email, dbrooks@catholiccharitiesatlanta.org


Post date: 4/14/15
Marketing & Volunteer Management Intern
Work must be done on site.

Intern will help in marketing and in volunteer management of daily planning and schedules, coordinate with the team for their accommodation meals and other requirements. Stipend provided or accommodation and food free.

For more information:

Send resume to info@work-travel-learn.com, Interviews will be on Skype.


Post date: 11/9/14
Team Leader
Art in Tanzania

Art in Tanzania is an NGO operating in several locations in Tanzania. The main focus areas are e.g. education, orphan care, HIV awereness and so on.

Team leader will assist the management and develop our community program. Tasks can include for example:

  • organizing activities for volunteers
  • contact new volunteers and give orintation
  • assisting in budgeting and logistics

Team leader is required to work at least 3 months. Flights are self-funded. Art in Tanzania will refund visa and work permit. Accommodation and food are provided.

For more information:

Contact our team leader Sandra for more information as soon as possible:sandra@artintanzania.org