Jobs in the Field

Last Updated: April 20, 2016


Post date: 4/18/16
Manager, Volunteer Programs
San Marino
Work must be done on site.

Oversees all aspects of the Huntington’s volunteer program including planning, administration, implementation, supervision, recruiting, training, scheduling, and evaluation of over 1400 volunteers. This position works in a collaborative team environment with the Volunteer Programs Coordinator, Education staff, senior management of the Huntington and other Huntington staff and volunteers. The Volunteer Programs Manager is a member of the education leadership team in developing programmatic goals and strategies, fundraising, and fostering interdepartmental and external collaborations. Reports to the Director of Education.

For more information:

Must apply through The Huntington Library application site.

Post date: 2/22/16
Senior Regional Coordinator
Work must be done on site.

Looking for a rewarding, full time, volunteer management position where you can make a difference? Do you speak Spanish, have excellent communication skills and are able to work with a wide variety of people? If so, we are looking for you! School on Wheels is a fast-paced nonprofit organization working to change the lives of homeless children.

The heart of School on Wheels’ programs is the volunteer tutors who come from all backgrounds and professions, to work one-on-one with homeless children, to teach, to mentor, and assist in their educational life. We are looking for an individual with 3-5 years of volunteer management experience who can manage and support 80-100 volunteers and oversee School on Wheels programs in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

For more information:

If you speak Spanish, live in Ventura County and consider yourself the perfect candidate for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to:

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: 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.

New York

Post date: 2/26/16
Regional Volunteer Services Officer
New York
Work must be done on site.

This position is a critical component of the Greater New York Regional leadership team. It serves the American Red Cross mission needs for volunteers supporting disaster services, Service to Armed Forces, Preparedness & Health & Safety Services, international, and blood. Responsibilities include: Strategic planning for effective volunteer engagement; recruitment of volunteers in metro, suburban and rural markets; building relationships with key stakeholders; supervision of 4 staff members. 7 years experience directing and leading large scale social service programs. Track record of leadership results in non-profit and /or for-profit organizations--success in volunteer recruitment preferred; 5 years of staff management experience.

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If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:


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: 3/28/16
Work can be done remotely.

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:

  • Board Governance
  • 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


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.
For more information:

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Post date: 11/9/14
Team Leader
Work must be done on site.

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: