The Public Programs Volunteer Operations Coordinator serves as the primary contact for PP volunteers. The PPVOC is responsible for providing volunteers with a positive and rewarding experience, and ensuring that volunteers provide Academy guests with quality engagements and activities that inspire and educate. Public Programs volunteers include docents, special event volunteers, early childhood volunteers, Naturalist Center volunteers, and other programs that may be developed in the future. This position works collaboratively with staff, volunteers, and other departments to develop and coordinate a variety of volunteer activities on the public floor, in the Naturalist Center, and behind the scenes with Public Programs staff.
Coordinate various aspects of volunteer resources, including but not limited to outreach, recruitment, training, documentation, placement and evaluation, as well as communication with agency staff and community partners.
For more information:
Submit resume & cover letter to: Gladys Bell, Human Resource Associate at 617 Steiner Avenue Cincinnati OH 45204 (HR@santamaria-cincy.org or fax #513-557-2726) by Friday, September 29, 2017.
CMMB’s Volunteer Program facilitates year-round opportunities for students and professionals to serve in our New York City office where they contribute to vital operational and programmatic projects in support of our global health initiatives. We have worked with thousands of interns and volunteers who help to develop and implement community health interventions, conduct research, develop communications content and build our donor base, and provide critical administrative support to the diverse teams in our offices. The ultimate goal of CMMB's Volunteer Program is to support our New York departments, country teams and local partners by finding meaningful placements for interns and volunteers who are committed to supporting a pattern of sustainable development. In addition, our International Volunteer Program addresses the critical need for professionals in South Sudan, Zambia, Kenya, Peru, and Haiti in areas that lack sufficient resources for quality preventive and curative health services, especially for women and children.
Location: 100 Wall Street, 9th Floor, New York City, NY 10005 USA
Term: 3 – 12 Months Specific requirements vary based on position.
General Requirements and Qualifications:
Relevant degree or coursework
Familiarity and interest in global health issues, especially maternal and child health
Commitment to CMMB’s mission, vision and values
Ability to work collaboratively and professionally while navigating cultural and language barriers
Ability to be flexible and prioritize projects and tasks effectively; self-starter; takes initiative
Problem solver, able to identify needs, and develop solutions
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
Adaptable and flexible
Proficiency in English; strong communication skills Spanish, French or Creole Fluency required for interpretation/translation positions