The Volunteer Manager defines and implements the vision and goals for adult and youth volunteer programming at the Birmingham Zoo and is ultimately responsible for its development, expansion and evaluation. Current programming includes Information Ambassadors, Zoo Guides, special events, and administration. The Volunteer Manager also currently oversees the Zoo’s college internship programs and would be a leading voice in the near-term evolution of this program.
Working under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Volunteer Services, the Manager is responsible for all administrative tasks associated with volunteering for the Visitor Services Department and for implementation of all programs of work set by the Associate Director. Primary responsibilities include recruitment, training, placement and cultivation of volunteers, operational quality assurance, upkeep of program materials, and other administrative tasks.
Responsible for supporting the Ronald McDonald House of Danville and its programs through various aspects of the administration of the House and House-sponsored programs. This includes but is not limited to assisting with certain Board of Directors, committee, and staff functions as well as providing direct House and Family Room operation management and volunteer coordination. Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides support to the Program Supervisor/Camp Dost Coordinator in regards to direct House and Family Room management.
Creates and implements an annual volunteer recruitment plan for House and Family Room coverage and staffing of fundraising events which includes the use of social media and attending volunteer recruitment functions.
Requires strong interpersonal and organizational skills; the ability to prioritize and triage support requests; prior knowledge in daily office procedures; computer experience or training in Microsoft Word and Excel; and the ability to adapt well to changing situations. Self-motivation and the ability to work independently as well as a team member are essential. Physical requirements: The individual should be able to make frequent rounds of the House (requires walking, climbing stairs, stooping, standing, and carrying/lifting or pushing/pulling 50 lbs.)
United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg seeks a bilingual individual with a passion for serving others to coordinate and manage a tax site for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at Sacred Heart Center. VITA helps individuals and families by providing free income tax preparation service. The VITA Site Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, organizing and managing the tax site and oversees all aspects of operations at the VITA site to ensure superior quality and fair services are provided to all clients; appropriate application of tax law; professional management and interaction of volunteers; application of ethical standards; and adherence to IRS and program policies, procedures and guidelines during tax filing season.
Qualifications: Candidate must be bilingual in Spanish and English, and will have a degree in Business, Finance or Accounting. Two years’ experience with VITA tax assistance programs strongly preferred. Organizational and leadership/management skills. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Working knowledge of federal and state tax laws with ability to explain tax laws to volunteers and customers. Familiarity with professional tax preparation software.
Must attend all required IRS/United Way sponsored trainings. Must obtain IRS Site Coordinator certification and Advanced Tax Preparer certification. Must attend all Operations meetings during tax season. Must be able to lift 10 pounds. Must be available November through May, and at all times during hours of operation during tax season – usually between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays – not to exceed 12 hours per week.
For more information:
Positions open until filled. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to: United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg Human Resources P.O. Box 11807 Richmond, VA 23230 Fax: (804) 775-6476 Email: email@example.com
The Volunteer Relations Department at the Northern Division Headquarters of the Salvation Army is dedicated to securing volunteers to assist our officers and staff at numerous locations in North Dakota and Minnesota. Within the Twin Cities Metro Area we recruit volunteers to work at various sites and to assist with seasonal activities. Our goal is to insure that the volunteers have a quality experience.
Description of Position:
A volunteer relations assistant will assist the Volunteer Director and Volunteer Coordinator in a variety of tasks to assist in the recruitment of volunteers, relationships with volunteers, and any administrative tasks that may be needed.
• Keep the volunteer database up to date by entering and proofing contact information for volunteers as well as inputting volunteer hours
• Communicate with current and new volunteers regarding various opportunities as requested
• Draft position descriptions as needed
• Assist in compiling reports regarding volunteer data
• Send surveys and confirmation e-mails to volunteers as requested
• Research new volunteer groups for specific opportunities
• Help manage data entry for Safe From Harm training
• Additional duties as requested
• Moderate background in Microsoft Office and comfortable with new computer programs
• Ability to read and write well
• Social skills to engage with other
• Organized and attentive to details
• Interest in learning a variety of duties
• Willingness to take directions; good team player
• Willingness to adhere to policies and practices of The Salvation Army
• Willingness to maintain strict confidentiality of information regarding clients served