Position Overview: The Volunteer Services Program Coordinator works collaboratively with the Director of Volunteer Services, CVNL staff, volunteers, partner organizations, and other stakeholders to ensure smooth, high-functioning volunteer programs. This position reports to the Director of Volunteer Services to support the Flexible Volunteer Program, Corporate Volunteer Program and the Service Enterprise Initiative by designing and leading group projects, overseeing outreach activities and managing administrative tasks, including supervising interns and project leaders.
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 www.presidio.gov 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, www.presidio.gov, and mail the application to Human Resources, Presidio Trust, P.O. Box 29052, San Francisco, CA 94129-0052.
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.
The position will be involved in the day to day management of this all volunteer organization which may include: Board Governance, Volunteer Engagement, Volunteer Intake, Volunteer Placement, Volunteer Retention, and Fundraising. Preference is for an intern who has been impacted by cancer as a survivor, a caregiver, a family member, a friend or having worked in the field.
Position responsibilities may include:
Attending Board meetings
Updating and/or developing Board policies
Preparing volunteer statistics for monthly Board Meetings
Creating attractive fundraising communications such as: invitations, newsletter announcements and emails
Assisting in developing event specific volunteer service description
Contributing to “Lessons Learned” after events
Participating in identifying grant opportunities and grant writing
Updating and/or developing and implementing grant outcome measures
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 email@example.com. PDF format is preferred but Microsoft Word versions are acceptable.
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.