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Jobs in the Field

Last Updated: July 6, 2015

Connecticut

Post date: 5/22/15
Volunteer Recruiting Manager
Manchester
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.

Massachusetts

Post date: 6/27/15
Coordinator of Volunteer Resources
Worcester
Work must be done on site.

The EcoTarium, A Museum of Science & Nature, seeks a Coordinator of Volunteer Resources. The Coordinator of Volunteer Resources is responsible for enhancing, expanding and managing the volunteer program in order to support the mission, vision and strategic goals of the EcoTarium. The program will provide a supplementary workforce and build a community of support through the use of corporate, academic, community and individual volunteers. Total hours are negotiable, but must be at least 30 hrs/wk., and include one weekend day plus occasional evening hours.

For more information:

Please send a cover letter, resume and names of three references to: Human Resources, Attn: Coordinator of Volunteer Resources, EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way, Worcester, MA 01604 or email: resume@ecotarium.org (please include Coordinator of Volunteer Resources in the subject line) AA/EOE

North Carolina

Post date: 6/16/15
Volunteer Director
Davidson
Work must be done on site.

This will begin as a 20 hour per week position. Goal is to eventually become a full-time position. The Volunteer Director will build the infrastructure and manage all aspects of volunteerism for our Health, Human Services and Education programs, group volunteers, and volunteers for fundraising events.

For more information:

Please see complete job description posted on our website: www.adajenkins.org and follow directions within the job description for applying.

Pennsylvania

Post date: 6/1/15
Volunteer Coordinator
Philadelphia
Work must be done on site.

Provide outreach, recruiting, screening, selection, training and support of recovery community center volunteers. Schedule and place volunteers in duties to help the volunteers succeed and build their skills. Supervise volunteers and maintain records on a computer database. Maintain project logs, reports, and records, Assist in community awareness campaigns. Assist in coordination and implementation of regional and local leadership trainings. Coordinate volunteers at annual fundraising event. 

 

Bachelor's degree in related field or comparable documented experience. Experience with supervision of volunteers. Experience in outreach, networking and promotion. Knowledge of alcohol and other drug prevention and an understanding of recovery issues and core addiction practices. Must be able to work well with people and be comfortable with public speaking; cross-cultural skills and experience with culturally diverese populations. Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication skills. Good computer skills and ability to multi-task. Current valid Pennsylvania driver's license, insurance and vehicle.

For more information:

Email or fax resume and cover letter to Cindy Mikalauskas at cmikalauskas@councilsepa.org or fax 215-348-3377

Texas

Post date: 6/13/15
VA Hospital Volunteer Coordinator
San Antonio
Work must be done on site.

Soldiers' Angels is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member for a position working at the Soldiers' Angels national headquarters in San Antonio, Texas. This position is a full time, one year position. This position is responsible for assisting in the recruitment of volunteers to serve Soldiers' Angels in various volunteer roles across the organization, but predominately working in VA Medical Centers. Our volunteers conduct patient visits, BBQs, activities, bingo, dinners, etc. The coordinator will be responsible for researching and developing lists of organization in which volunteers can be recruited on an ongoing basis. This is an AmeriCorps position and is not employment but a cost of living stipend based on the location in which the position is located. For more information on AmeriCorps and to apply for this position, please apply at: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=61650 If you would like to be considered, please apply at the link above. REMINDER: This position pays a living stipend and includes healthcare, childcare, vacation and sick days during the one year term. It is considered federal service and gives you a non-competitive edge for future federal employment upon completion of the AmeriCorps terms. A great opportunity!

For more information:

For more information on AmeriCorps and to apply for this position, please apply at: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=61650

Washington

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

Wisconsin

Post date: 5/26/15
AmeriCorps member
Marshfield
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 blahnik.brian@marshfieldclinic.org or call 715-221-8403

Ghana

Post date: 6/24/15
Executive Director
Accra
Work can be done remotely.

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors to include but not limited to: 

  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization • Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the organization
  • Act as a professional advisor to the Board of Director on all aspects of the organization's activities • Foster effective team work between the Board and the Executive Director and between the Executive Director and staff
  • Develop an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the organization • Ensure that the operation of the organization meets the expectations of its clients, Board and Funders
  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization
  • Determine staffing requirements for organizational management and program delivery 
For more information:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to:info@efslivelihoodghana.org/efslivelihood.gh@gmail.com To learn more about working for Empowerment for Sustainable Livelihood and our workplace culture, click http://www.efslivelihoodghana.org NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Indonesia

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

Singapore

Post date: 4/9/15
Account Manager
Singapore
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:

Elke.Biechele@Soconomist.com 
+65 97349 222

Sri Lanka

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

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.

Texas

Post date: 7/2/15
Volunteer Services Intern
Fort Worth
Work must be done on site.

Position Objective: Provide interns with a hands-on experience of volunteer management in a non-profit, medical environment, as well as a variety of other learning opportunities.

For more information:

For more information and to apply, please click on the following link: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=557479423

Arizona

Post date: 6/25/15
Volunteer Management Intern
Phoenix
Work must be done on site.

http://www.applitrack.com/phoenixzoo/onlineapp/default.aspx?AppliTrackJobID=880 Position Summary: The Volunteer Management Intern will work with the Phoenix Zoo’s Volunteer Management Team (VMT) to oversee the recruitment and facilitation of volunteers for two significant fall events. In addition, the intern in this position will learn all aspects involved in the administration of a large nonprofit volunteer program and how a non-profit organization coordinates special events and engages core volunteers.

For more information:

Georgia

Post date: 1/16/15
Public Benefits Assistantship Intern
Chamblee
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

India

Post date: 4/14/15
Marketing & Volunteer Management Intern
Jaipur
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.

Tanzania

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