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Functional Area Specialist - Volunteer Coordinator

Flint, MI

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Entry Level
Full time
3 - 5 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree
Associate Degree
$31,000 to $40,000 per year

Published on 8 Jun 2018

Expires on 22 Jun 2018

Functional Area Specialist - Volunteer Coordinator

Position Summary: This position is primarily responsible for volunteer recruitment and project coordination in Genesee County.  

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities: 

•    Community wide recruitment of volunteers for all types of projects.
•    Build partnerships with corporations, universities, units of government, school districts and nonprofit entities to promote volunteerism. 
•    Work with school districts to encourage and implement service learning. 
•    Engage student service groups in volunteerism.
•    Coordinate applications for city, state and national service/volunteerism awards. 
•    Coordinate mini-grants and resources for service engagement. 
•    Coordinate the United Way Day of Action and regional events.
•    Assist the Civic Engagement Manger with AmeriCorps activities including recruitment and training of members; coordination of National Days of Service and service projects; aid in making the connection with service members to community based volunteers; aid in disaster volunteer response coordination and planning; and general support of the National Service Accelerator. 
•    Streamline volunteer opportunities and recruitment in Genesee County.  
•    Help create corporate social responsibility programs including advising on policies and procedures.
•    Database management and tracking of volunteer statistics.
•    Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
•    Excellent interpersonal relationship skills. 
•    Must be detail oriented; work well with deadlines and results oriented.
•    Ability to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills including facilitation and presentation experience.
•    Strong relationship-building and organizational skills.
•    Early morning, evening and weekend work hours.
•    Light travel

Education/Training/Experience:
•    Experience/training in the following areas: nonprofit capacity building, marketing and relationship building. 
•    Baccalaureate degree in English, Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Accounting or related field and three (3) years of related experience;
Or, Associate Degree in a specific academic field or related discipline and eight (8) years of related experience; Or, ten (10) years of related experience.
•    Candidates must demonstrate effective oral and written communications skills.
•    Candidate must demonstrate computer skills.

Physical Requirements:
•    Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. 
•    Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA and other federal, state and local standards.

Send letter of interest, resume/CV and references at info@unitedwaygenesee.org
by June 22.2018