Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
The Volunteer Engagement Coordinator provides volunteer coordination and administrative support to the Director, Volunteer Engagement, for various events and programs throughout the year.
Assist with recruiting, scheduling and orienting volunteers.
Provide administrative support including: formatting written material, mail merges, data entry, taking meeting minutes, filing.
Assist with training, orientation sessions and events including preparation, registration, and follow up communications.
Onsite event days to assist in providing direction to volunteers.
Skills, Attitudes, Knowledge Required:
Previous experience working in an office environment
Exceptional computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, familiarity with databases
Accurate data entry, detail oriented
Excellent organizational and communication skills; ability to multi-task
Previous volunteer coordination experience
Training and Orientation:
Orientation to VanDusen Garden and the roles volunteers play at the VBGA
Role specific training with the Director, Volunteer Engagement
Time Commitment: 8 hours per week during office hours (Mon-Fri 8:30am – 4:30pm). A 1 year commitment is requested.
Supervisory Relationships/liaison: Candidate will be supervised by, and liaise with, the Director, Volunteer Engagement.
Authority/Decision Making: Must be comfortable making decisions and problem solving with minimal supervision.
Grow and practice skills supporting and engaging large teams of volunteers
Enhance administrative, organizational, and leadership skills
Opportunity to work with a volunteer management professional in a well-respected non-profit
Contribute your time and talents in an impactful way for a worthwhile cause
To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Heidi Jakop at firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline: July 30, 2017