Jobs in the Field

Last Updated: July 15, 2016


Post date: 7/5/16
Volunteer Program Director
Santa Barbara
Work must be done on site.

The Volunteer Program Director is responsible for recruiting, training, motivating, and supervising ASAP's team of 250 volunteers. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, they develop and maintain volunteer guidelines, materials and procedures, and maintain volunteer records. As liaison between ASAP and the community at large, the position supports outreach and organizes events that educate the public, attract volunteers, and generate donations.

For more information:

Please submit resume in pdf format with cover letter to

Post date: 5/27/16
Manager, Volunteer & Guest Services 865007
San Francisco (Parnassus Medical Center)
Work must be done on site.

Reporting to the Director of Volunteer and Guest Service, the Manager of Volunteer and Guest Service at Parnassus and Mt. Zion is responsible for managing daily operations, finance management and high-impact special volunteer projects and system-wide initiatives that support the enhancement of patient experience within the UCSF Health System. The incumbent functions as an advisor, planner, communicator and manager of operations for the Volunteer Services and Guest Services department at Parnassus and Mt. Zion with 500+ volunteers and a total of 10 FTE. This role is critical to ensuring that every first impression/patient facing entry point of the organization has a high touch and positive impact on our patients and families, faculty, staff and students' experience while entering and navigating our campuses. The Manager must be effective in the key functional areas of human resources, financial and information management, training, and project management. Working under minimal supervision and using independent judgment, the Manager is responsible for resolving complex and sensitive issues while remaining responsive to the varied and changing priorities of a high profile, dynamic and demanding environment.

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Post date: 5/26/16
Program Coordinator, Volunteer Services
San Rafael
Work must be done on site.

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.

For more information:

HOW TO APPLY: • Email PDF of resume and cover letter to: (Applications without cover letters will not be considered.) • Please include in the subject line: “CVNL Volunteer Program Coordinator” • No calls please. For full application please visit

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: 7/5/16
Gift and Flower Shop Manager
Des Moines
Work must be done on site.

Under the supervision of the VP Finance & Operations, the gift & flower shop manager is assigned responsibilities for managing the operations of the Iowa Methodist Medical Center and Methodist West Hospital gift shops and performing other related duties as required. The manager supervises all aspects of the gift & flower shop operations. This includes developing long-range strategies, providing an atmosphere that promotes quality customer service and teamwork, supervising and training volunteers and paid staff, operating a profitable return on investments, developing and planning a budget, buying merchandise for resale to create a profit, creating attractive and effective displays, marketing and planning promotions, managing inventory control and financial tracking, assisting with the activities of the volunteers in pursuit of their goals and objectives, and maintaining a good working relationship between the hospital staff and volunteer services.

For more information:

In order to apply, please access our website at


Post date: 7/14/16
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.

  • You'll work collaboratively to develop and implement well-defined recruitment, orientation and training programs for Gift of Life volunteers;
  • Develop and implement recognition programs for volunteers, including any annual/semi-annual or other special events;
  • Develop and coordinate volunteer support for signature events;
  • Represent Gift of Life at community speaking programs; and support program staff in identifying and scheduling of volunteers to assist with special events and programs.
For more information:

To investigate joining the nation’s leading procurement organization, please submit cover letter, resume and salary history to:

Post date: 7/12/16
Library Services Manager/Coordinator, Community Engagement
East Liberty
Work must be done on site.

Job Summary: The Coordinator of Community Engagement focuses externally and builds connections to the region’s diverse communities to identify, plan and coordinate the development and delivery of innovative, responsive, high-quality programs and outreach activities for adults and general audiences that support CLP’s priorities and fulfill its strategic objectives. The CCE provides system-wide leadership for all adult and general audience interactive library services outside of library buildings including outreach activities, partnerships and collaborations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Facilitating the extension of the full range of the Library’s resources, including the skills and expertise of its staff, throughout the city, especially to communities and populations experiencing barriers to library use;
  • Gathering and synthesizing information from community members, library users, advocates and supporters for use by Board and staff to inform Library actions and decision-making; • Establishing and growing partnerships with area cultural, recreational, educational, service and civic organizations;
  • Directly supervising the staff and activities of the Library in Your Neighborhood, Community, and School (LYNCS) team;
  • Working with Library staff and External & Government Relations on advocacy plans and activities of the Library;
  • Identifying and implementing the appropriate mix of programs, technology, staff, books and library materials for providing services in neighborhoods, communities and schools;
  • Reaching out to underserved communities to identify, pilot, and establish non-building based library service delivery models that further engagement and addresses barriers to library use and literacy;
  • Establishing standards and best practices, and, assessing and building capacity for community engagement and outreach;
  • Using local and national data and information from community engagement to assess community need and set priorities for outreach services;
  • Proposing and developing projects for funding and manages multiple grants and endowments for special projects;
  • Leading professional development for staff throughout the CLP system on the best practices for engagement and outreach;
  • Analyzing, interpreting and acting upon data and trends in library engagement and outreach, both locally and nationally;
  • Acting as a representative of CLP to the public.
For more information:

For Requirements & Qualifications, Work Hours, Salary and How to Apply: Interested applicants should apply online by July 26, 2016 at


Post date: 6/13/16
Executive Director
Presently in Richmond, Virginia but will re-locate.
Work must be done on site.

CCVA seeks to contract with a dynamic, innovative and skilled professional to run this international certification program -- and to relocate its administrative office (presently in Richmond, VA). Individuals interested in this opportunity must submit a proposal presenting his/her qualifications for the Executive Director position and a plan for housing the CCVA office functions.

For more information:

Individuals interested in this opportunity must submit a proposal presenting his/her qualifications for the Executive Director position and a plan for housing the CCVA office functions. See for application details.  Apply by JULY 15, 2016.


Post date: 6/8/16
50th Anniversary Gala Volunteer Lead
Work must be done on site.

As a volunteer lead, you will be in charge of coordinating groups of 5-25 volunteers in a specific area. These areas include registration, VIP reception, seating and greeting, silent auction, multi-sales, live auction recorders, runners, and spotters, auction check-out, clean-up, volunteer central and rovers. We are looking for reliable leads with strong communication and leadership skills. Volunteers must attend an orientation on 8/25/16.

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Post date: 6/7/16
Soccer for Success Program Lead
Work must be done on site.

Soccer for Success is the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s free after school program to promote healthy lifestyles through the sport of soccer. The program operates for 90 minutes after school, three days per week, at 12 low-income elementary schools in South Seattle.

Soccer for Success Program Lead duties:

  • Recruit and train volunteers to provide coaching and nutritional teaching assistance.
  • Plan Community and Family Events that focus on healthy habits, behaviors, and holistic health. Assist in facilitating these.
  • Create survey measures to evaluate Family & Engagement Event success.
  • Visit program sites to observe and assist coaches as needed to lower the coach: child ratio and improve the quality of instruction for the children.
  • Assist with equipment distribution.
  • Assist with the collection and reporting of attendance data to ensure reporting compliance.
  • Complete accurate timesheets to be submitted to Project Supervisor monthly.
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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: 6/23/16
Campaign Intern
Work can be done remotely.

Join the office of John McCain to gain valuable political experience, including candidate marketing, public relations, grassroots organizing, event planning, voter outreach, social media and much more. Prior political expierence is not required to apply. Volunteer Management Interns will be in charge of scheduling volunteers and members of different groups to come in and give their time for Sen. McCain. The interns will also be in charge of arranging special days and events for the volunteers. Along with these responsibilities they will also help with the organization of volunteer groups and different coalitions. Applicants will be reviewed based on education, expierence and personality. The internship would start immediately and end in the early Fall. College credit and letters of recommendation are both available. Location in Phoenix is preferred but the office is open to a satelitte internship based on special projects for the intern.


For more information:

Please contact:
Alexandria High

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: 6/8/16
Non-Profit Management
Work must be done on site.

YoKid is committed to fostering positive role models and leaders in the community. Each year YoKid welcomes undergraduate students, recent college grads and graduate students to join our team for 6 or 12 months. Interns commit 15 hours each week in the office and are eligible for practicum/course credits along with unlimited monthly yoga passes at our partner local studio. Gain an understanding of the day-to-day operations of a small non profit. Ideal for someone who is self-directed, responsible, interested in office management and demonstrates a strong interest in community building, yoga and children’s health. 

Interns will gain skills to:

  • Assist with community partner outreach
  • Maintain regular communication with volunteers via google groups and social media
  • Promote events/workshops (including the Marine Corps Marathon, Yoga-thon, and the National Kids Yoga Conference) and represent YoKid in community events 
  • Work with staff to manage volunteer office hours, recruitment, mat distribution and resource library
For more information:

For more information about our internships, or to apply, email cover letter and resume to

Post date: 6/8/16
Event Planner
Work must be done on site.

YoKid is committed to fostering positive role models and leaders in the community. Each year YoKid welcomes undergraduate students, recent college grads and graduate students to join our team for 6 or 12 months. Interns commit 15 hours each week in the office and are eligible for practicum/course credits along with unlimited monthly yoga passes at our partner local studio. Work with staff to organize and promote workshops/trainings, outreach events, fundraisers and community building socials. Ideal for someone who is highly organized, outgoing, flexible and interested in gaining experience in nonprofit event management/planning. Interns will learn to:

  • Regularly document events and team meetings, internally and on social media
  • Organize/plan volunteer events and team building opportunities
  • Support the work of the National Kids Conference team preparation
For more information:

For more information about our internships, or to apply, email cover letter and resume to


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:

Please fill out the form at:


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: