Jobs in the Field

Last Updated: February 10, 2016


Post date: 1/12/16
Volunteer Coordinator
San Jose
Work must be done on site.

Responsible for planning, coordinating, and managing all volunteer program activities in the organization.

  1. Develop and maintain volunteer training and orientation program.
  2. Recruits, educates, and selects volunteers from at least three recruitment sessions a year.
  3. Establish a need for volunteer services with the patient and family/caregiver and entire hospice team.
  4. Supervise and evaluate volunteers in a timely and appropriate manner.
  5. Maintains monthly statistics.
  6. Maintains current personnel files.
  7. Reevaluate volunteer program as necessary.
  8. Coordinate support/education meetings.
  9. Attends interdisciplinary group meetings.
  10. Provides information to individuals and community groups about hospice volunteer services.
  11. Participates as needed in the budget preparation for program development.
  12. Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  13. Accepts and performs other related duties and responsibilities.

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Post date: 12/15/15
Interpretive Training Coordinator
San Francisco
Work must be done on site.

The Interpretive Training Coordinator will work with Education staff and docent leadership to develop training curriculum, curate supplemental materials, lead portions of the training course, and evaluate students and the training program to ensure learning and course outcomes are achieved.
SFBGS is looking for an individual who sees herself or himself as a talent developer; is excited to work with dedicated staff and docent leadership to develop a strong docent body grounded in exceptional interpretation training and is inspired to engage Garden visitors. The ITC should be flexible, a creative problem solver, an excellent listener, and a conscientious team member.

For more information:

Please review the full posting on our website: To apply: Submit resume and cover letter outlining background, experience, interest and salary requirements via email to Jessa Barzelay, the Director of Learning and Engagement, SFBGS hopes to fill the position in January of 2016. Interested applicants should apply at their earliest convenience. No phone calls please. San Francisco Botanical Garden Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

Post date: 10/23/15
Volunteer Program Coordinator
San Francisco
Work must be done on site.

Our ideal candidate will share our passion for volunteerism, bringing demonstrated experience in volunteer management. You’ll be equally comfortable working indoors and outdoors with volunteers of all backgrounds, affiliations, and walks of life. You’ll bring strong organizational and planning skills to continue to grow and improve volunteer opportunities within the Presidio. CVA certification from the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration is a big plus. Please visit for a full description.

For more information:

The Presidio Trust is an equal opportunity employer, offering a competitive benefits package. To apply call (415) 561-5300 (Monday-Friday, 8 am – 5 pm) to request an application package, OR download the application from our website,, and mail the application to Human Resources, Presidio Trust, P.O. Box 29052, San Francisco, CA 94129-0052.


Post date: 11/16/15
Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
Work must be done on site.

Job Summary
This position is responsible to connect with local and national sources for potential volunteers; meet with program coordinators to assess and respond to team needs. The VEC specializes in recruitment, orientation and coordination, liaising with host departments, debriefing and evaluating volunteers.
• College degree in related field or equivalent experience.
• Minimum of three years of experience coordinating multiple simultaneous projects
• Minimum two years of experience recruiting and coordinating volunteers.
• Valid Passport
• Demonstrated skills in systems set up and management.
• Medical knowledge or experience highly preferred.
• Experience with multi-media and database programs.
• Commitment to Medical Teams International mission statement.

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To learn more about this position and to apply online please visit


Post date: 1/26/16
Volunteer coordinator
Work must be done on site.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced volunteer professional to oversee and coordinate Gift of Life Donor Program volunteer programs designed to increase public awareness and commitment to organ and tissue donation and transplantation, including Gift of Life Donor Program and Family House.

Post date: 12/3/15
Volunteer Coordinator
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Work must be done on site.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced volunteer professional to oversee and coordinate Gift of Life Donor Program volunteer programs designed to increase public awareness and commitment to organ and tissue donation and transplantation, including Gift of Life Donor Program and Family House. You will work collaboratively to develop and implement well-defined recruitment, orientation and training program to Gift of Life volunteers, such as Leadership Summits, Speaker’s Training, etc; Develop and implement recognition programs for volunteers, including any annual/semi-annual or other special events; Develop and coordinate volunteer support for signature events (e.g. Dash). Represent Gift of Life at community speaking programs when necessary; Support program staff in identifying and scheduling of volunteers to assist with special events and programs. You will be responsible for the on-going assessment and revision of Gift of Life Donor Program volunteer programs, including programs, policies and procedures, background checks, handbooks, volunteer materials including any revisions to address updated components (i.e. Family House), as well as, the on-going assessment of Gift of Life volunteer needs and active recruitment and retention of more than 500 volunteers to support on-going community initiatives.

For more information:

Bachelor’s degree in education, communications, marketing, public health, or related field plus three years experience as volunteer coordinator, or experience coordinating grass roots educational programs for non-profits organization. Must possess excellent organizational, writing, presentation and leadership skills and the ability to work with community leaders and diverse group of volunteers. Requires demonstrated competency using Microsoft Office. Valid driver’s license, automobile and ability to work weekends and evenings is necessary. We offer an outstanding compensation and benefits package, including medical, prescription drug, dental and STD/LTD insurances, as well as tuition assistance and an employer matched 403(b) savings plan.

To investigate joining the nation’s leading procurement organization, please submit cover letter, resume and salary history to: We are an equal opportunity employer and support diversity in our workplace.


Post date: 12/2/15
Volunteer Manager, Membership
Work must be done on site.

Support membership fundraising by recruiting, coordinating and training volunteers for on-air membership drives and providing excellent member service by phone, email and mail. In partnership with the volunteer coordinator for special events, manage and support WPT’s large and complex volunteer program of more than 2,000 volunteers annually. This position reports to the Manager of Annual Giving.

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HOW TO APPLY: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, please apply through by 12/18/15. This is job #11187. Applications must contain all of the following:

  • A detailed resume with a one-two page cover letter detailing how your experience relates to the qualifications and duties of this position; be certain to tell us how you will bring a diverse perspective to the position.
  • A list of three professional references with contact information and e-mail address; at least one must be a supervisory reference.
Post date: 5/26/15
AmeriCorps member
Work must be done on site.

Volunteer Wisconsin AmeriCorps - This program places individuals with nonprofit organizations across Wisconsin to build and strengthen volunteer programs. Individuals will receive focused training in volunteer management then assist with such tasks as: recruiting, training and supervising volunteers; creating volunteer handbooks, application forms, and brochures; writing position descriptions; updating website content and coordinating social media; and other (non-volunteer) tasks specific to the mission of the nonprofit. Positions are full-time 35-40 hours per week and include benefits.

For more information:

Contact Brian Blahnik, Director at or call 715-221-8403

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Post date: 2/9/16
Volunteer Coordination Intern
San Francisco
Work must be done on site.

This internship supports the Presidio Trust Volunteer Program under the direction of the Presidio Trust Volunteer & Internship Program Manager. Through its Volunteer Program, the Presidio Trust engages thousands of volunteers each year in a variety of opportunities to support the Presidio. Working as part of a team, the intern will assist with all aspects of volunteer engagement.

Start Date: Late March or early April
Length of Position: 10 months, ends January 2017
Schedule: 40 hours per week, Tuesday - Saturday schedule. Some evenings and occasional Sundays and holidays.
Stipend: $300 every two weeks; Free housing; Transportation benefit.


  • Commitment to volunteerism and community service
  • Previous experience as a volunteer or working with volunteers desired
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Enjoy working with a diverse community of people of all ages
  • Positive attitude and ability to work with a professional demeanor as part of a team
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Computer experience in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Experience with photography, video production and graphic design desired
  • Comfortable working both outdoors and indoors
  • Must be a US Citizen and at least 21 years old
  • Must possess a valid State driver’s license
  • Bilingual a plus
For more information:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and contact information (including full name, title, phone number and email address) for at least two references by email to Jenny McIlvaine at PDF format is preferred but Microsoft Word versions are acceptable.


Post date: 1/3/16
Volunteer co-ordination liaison
Work can be done remotely.

Orient new volunteers to your local Green-Rainbow party (GRP) chapter, if any, or join them in starting one. Serve as a liaison between your local GRP chapter and the Membership, Diversity & Volunteer Recruitment Committee(MD&VRC) at monthly MD&VRC phone meetings on the 1st Tuesday evening of each month. Commit to and accomplish various committee tasks participate in working group and local chapter meetings. Invite and assist potential members to join, encourage diverse members to join, and invite and integrate new volunteers into your local chapter.

The Membership, Diversity, & Volunteer Recruitment Committee helps to:

  • Build the party membership and integrate volunteers into ongoing work
  • Provide local chapters with assistance in expanding their membership and improving their organizing efforts
  • Provide up-to-date materials for organizing locally, tabling at events, and registering new people in the party
  • Give local chapters access to training classes on organizing and membership development
  • Find experienced organizers who will work with locals to improve their organizing
  • Increase the diversity of the general party membership and promote, encourage, and recruit diversity into the leadership of the party.
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Please fill out the form at:


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