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United Way of Johnson County is located in Franklin, Indiana, and serves Johnson County residents each year through 16 funded agency partners and 8 direct service programs. United Way of Johnson County is overseen by a volunteer board of directors who ensure that we meet our mission “to organize caring people to identify and meet human needs in our community”.
OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary purpose of the Volunteer and Engagement Specialist is to execute the core programs of the United Way of Johnson County through volunteer engagement.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
*Assist the Associate Director with the allocations process including preparation of training, site visit and deliberation materials. Assist in preparation of meetings, and collateral materials.
*Attend the agency relations committee to report on the program activities.
*Develop and implement programs, services and products for the Operation Bundle Up program including collateral materials, website management, and promotional aspects. Recruit and supervise the committee and event volunteers. With the assistance of volunteers, work with collection sites, the in-kind cleaning company and other entities to collect the needed amount of coats, hats, gloves etc.
*Develop and implement programs, services and products for the Christmas Angels program including collateral materials, website management. Recruit and supervise the volunteer committee, in office volunteers and event volunteers. Assist with data entry and mailings for the program. Management of all aspects of Christmas Assistance including the application process for assistance and engagement of family sponsors and gift sponsors.
*Be responsible from start to finish all components of the Day of Caring including: all promotional aspects, solicitation of sponsorships; website management; recruitment of projects and volunteers; staffing Day of Caring committee; overseeing all aspects of the matching process.
*Develop and implement programs, services and products for the Fast Track program including collateral materials, website management and all promotional aspects. Recruit and supervise the committee and event volunteers. In order to collect the needed amount of school supplies, work with volunteers to recruit collection sites, and plan /implement the Stuff the Bus Event. Manage the school supply inventory through purchasing, donations, distribution and track carryover inventory. Work with schools to coordinate the individual distribution events including recruitment of appropriate resource partners.
*For all programs make sure volunteer information and data is maintained in outlook and Andar.
Be the lead staff person in making sure that Charity Tracker is maintained and promoted with potential agencies who might utilize the program.
*Be the lead staff person in making sure that Charity Tracker is maintained and promoted with potential agencies who might utilize the program.
*Make employee presentations.
*Maintain and update data files on campaign software computer including but not limited to: annual update of major accounts, volunteer committees etc.
*Responsible for researching and writing grants to supplement the income stream for the various programs United Way supports.
*Be the staff lead for volunteer management and recruitment.
*Assist in Special Events such as Campaign Kickoff and Annual Celebration.
*Back up to the administrative coordinator for phone coverage.
*Review incoming mail and distribute accordingly. Open mail and records "cash deposits" in spreadsheets.
Biases for action
Multi-task oriented- Can manage several projects at a time
Understand the value of volunteers
Has a desire to manage and work alongside volunteers
Ability to carry out a project from start to finish
Good oral and written skills
Ability to be creative
Ability to lift 30 lbs
Desirable, But Not Required
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science or relevant experience
UNITED WAY CORE COMPETENCIES FOR ALL STAFF
● Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This drives their performance and professional motivations.
● Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
● Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
● Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
● Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.