Job Opportunity with NeighborLink Indianapolis
Looking for a great job that helps others? We’re hiring for a Volunteer Coordinator! It’s what it sounds like - recruiting, building relationships with, guiding, and engaging with volunteers for NeighborLink Indianapolis. This is SUCH an important role for us since we’re primarily volunteer run. The ideal candidate will have empathy for and understanding of the community we serve - seniors and individuals with disabilities coping with the effects of poverty.
Responsibilities would include:
Liaison between Volunteers, Programs, and Development Department
Outreach to recruit new Volunteers
Administrative tasks related to record keeping of volunteers
Set & lead group meetings with volunteers to share ideas, get feedback and work to continuously improve the volunteer experience.
Provide information for communications team about the volunteer experience
Background/screening checks as according to State and Federal laws
Volunteer support & training
Actively build & maintain relationships with staff, community contacts, and current volunteers
Develop and maintain volunteer policies and procedures
Develop and maintain volunteer handbook
Maintain database of volunteers, volunteer opportunities and services provided
Coordinate assignments for volunteers in conjunction with the Programs Manager
Keep volunteers informed about their projects
Build a volunteer plan for the organization which will include goals, measurable objectives, strategies, timelines, and budget.
Respond to volunteer inquiries in a timely manner
Bachelor’s degree, a degree in public relation/marketing or social services-related field preferred
Ability to work productively in an unstructured environment with frequent interruptions
Demonstrated management skills and problem resolution
Demonstrated capability to effectively communicate in English orally & in writing
Ability to relate professionally with teachers, employers, faith leaders, and groups.
Ability to work well with a diverse groups of staff and volunteers
Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job.
Ability to effectively manage a wide array of task, projects, and responsibilities.
Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a team
Good records keeping skills and attention to detail.
Experience in training others.
Familiarity with social services resources is a plus.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Familiarity with fundraising software is a plus
Have a background in Volunteerism
To apply, send a resume to Dave Withey, Executive Director