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Jobs in the Field

Last Updated: April 17, 2015


Post date: 4/2/15
Volunteer Coordinator
Riviera Beach, FL
Work must be done on site.

This position will be responsible for recruiting, scheduling, and coordinating volunteers for the affiliate.

For more information:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to marcellap@habitatpbc.org


Post date: 4/2/15
Director of Development
Gainesville, GA 1 hour northeast of metro Atlanta
Work must be done on site.

Maintain and expand the funding base of Elachee Nature Science Center, a private, not-for-profit organization with a annual budget of $950K.  Develop, coordinate, and implement an annual fundraising plan including membership program, annual fund appeals, in-kind gifts, corporate and business partnerships, fundraising events, memorial, major gifts and planned gifts. Grant research and writing. 

For more information:

To apply submit cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to President and CEO Andrea Timpone at andrea@elachee.org or Elachee, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville, GA  30504.  www.elachee.org employment for full position description.

New York

Post date: 1/8/15
Engagement Coordinator for the Virtual Senior Center
Flushing, Queens

The Engagement Coordinator will assist in recruitment, training and scheduling volunteer facilitators of video-based classes within the Virtual Senior Center (VSC) interface (www.selfhelp.net/Virtual-Senior-Center); monitor facilitator performance and VSC senior participant satisfaction; track prospects and active participants within Salesforce.com; and leverage social media to promote the program generally, conduct research and recruit prospective facilitators and community partners. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or a related field required as well as at least 2 years of volunteer management experience. Experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of an outcomes-based activities, such as volunteer recruitment.

For more information:

Apply at :  www.selfhelp.net/careers
Attach resume, cover letter, salary range.


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

District of Columbia

Post date: 2/27/15
Senior Director of Volunteer Programs
Washington, DC
Work must be done on site.

We are seeking a D.C.-based Director, Resilience & Stabilization who will serve as a project manager, subject matter expert, and technical focal point in areas related to the resiliency of small farmers and their communities to withstand shocks resulting from natural and man-made disasters. He/she delivers managerial and technical assistance in project implementation and assists in developing tools, resources and staff necessary to deliver relevant targeted interventions. In business development, this position provides leadership with the design, management, and delivery of competitive proposals in areas relative to his/her expertise.

For more information:

Please apply online at http://www.acdivoca.org/jobs or respond with résumé, cover letter and salary history to Attn: HR/SLD, 50 F Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, D.C., 20001 or fax +1 202 469 6255. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Post date: 4/9/15
Account Manager
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:

+65 97349 222


Post date: 4/9/15
Bigger Picture Manager Uganda / Ethiopia
Uganda: SW Uganda by Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Ethiopia: SW Ethiopia, South Omo, Hamar Tribe
Work must be done on site.

This is a unique opportunity for bright, self-motivated and enterprising individuals to join a dynamic organisation facilitating tailor-made volunteer programmes in Africa and supporting the execution of long-term conservation and development objectives. The Bigger Picture Manager heads up everything we do on site and drives its growth - with the help of an awesome team. 

For more information:

Please send your CV and covering letter to amy@bigbeyond.org 

Sri Lanka

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

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.


Post date: 1/19/15
Social Media and Communications Internship
Work must be done on site.

City of Sacramento Department of Human Resources, Volunteer Program seeks an intern or volunteer for 10-15 hours per week, unpaid, flexible work schedule, 6 month commitment in a dynamic work environment, on and off-site.

Details: Assist with and coordinate social media and communications for the City of Sacramento Volunteer Program. The intern helps with recruitment and recognition. They also assist with managing project as needed and various outreach events. All of those are tasks involved in volunteer management. This position will offer a student the opportunity to experience city government while working on a variety of topics that directly impact the community.
Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Manage and engage in a variety of social media platforms
  • Draft a consistent schedule of content for various social media channels
  •  Analyze and track impressions and engagement across platforms
  • Research social media trends and innovations
  • Participate in the production of multimedia content for marketing
  • Photograph events and post to media
  •  Write and edit newsletter content
  • Staff information booths at events to market opportunities
  • Other duties assigned


  • Knowledge of and experience using social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)
  • Concise and creative writing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and self-motivate
  •  Strong communications skills  
  • Communications, public relations, marketing or journalism experience
  • Some graphic design and photography experience is a plus
  • Friendly and enjoy meeting people and sharing information
For more information:

If interested please contact Mary Lynn Perry, email mperry@cityofsacramento.org or call (916) 808-8317. To be considered, please provide a resume, three references, and a writing sample. 


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


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


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