Jobs in the Field

Last Updated: February 15, 2019


Post date: 2/11/19
Volunteer Manager
Work must be done on site.

The Volunteer Manager oversees the effective management and coordination of a large volunteer corps, including those who engage audiences in our galleries, as part of Museum programs on and offsite, ambassadors who provide welcome and wayfinding services, and general administrative volunteers. The Volunteer Manager oversees all administrative, managerial, and performance-based aspects of the volunteer program, ensuring the highest standards of excellence in customer service. The Volunteer Manager ensures the Museum has enough volunteers to fulfill its service mission, that they are deployed to service institutional goals, that they are effective ambassadors for the organization, and that they are reflective of the diversity of our visitors and the surrounding community.

Post date: 1/22/19
Volunteer Coordinator
San Francisco
Work must be done on site.

The Presidio Trust is seeking an inspiring Volunteer Coordinator to join our dynamic team in the Presidio. This is a full-time temporary position not-to-exceed December 2019, with partial benefits. As the Volunteer Coordinator, you share our passion for volunteerism, bringing experience in volunteer management and a strong commitment to public service. You’re equally comfortable working indoors and outdoors with volunteers of all backgrounds, affiliations, and walks of life. You bring strong organizational and planning skills to continue to grow and improve volunteer opportunities within the Presidio. Volunteers contributed 78,000 hours of service to the Trust last year. The amount of hours donated by volunteers has more than doubled since 2008, when volunteers donated 36,417 hours to the care and preservation of the Presidio of San Francisco. Please visit our website and follow the instructions to apply.

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 Employee Support Services, Presidio Trust, P.O. Box 29052, San Francisco, CA 94129-0052.


Post date: 12/10/18
Program Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator
Work must be done on site.

Job Summary:

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.


  • Proven volunteer recruitment/management experience.
  • Social media experience.
  • 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.)
For more information:

Resume can be e-mailed to


Post date: 2/14/19
Volunteer Manager/Regional Director (title: Area Commissioner) for Scouts Canada – Ottawa
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Work can be done remotely.

In this exciting volunteer management role, you will be supporting a team of local commissioners to help them expand the membership, recruit new volunteers, create a culture of safety, and run incredible programs. As Area Commissioner, your task is to identify the needs of your volunteers, help to mentor and coach them to achieve their goals, and provide feedback to senior volunteers/staff to make Scouting even better for youth!

For more information:

Please send your resume to Joel Kennedy, Scouting Relationships Manager, 613-325-6636 or

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