Volunteer Coordinator

Job Description

The Volunteer Coordinator manages the role of assessing, recruiting, placing, and retaining volunteers for the organization’s needs. This position will work closely with the Board Members to ensure they have appropriate volunteers to fill their committees, subcommittees, and task forces.

The Volunteer Coordinator 1) provides direction, coordination and consultation for all  Pink Boots Society volunteer functions; 2) oversees onboarding of volunteers 3) works with board members to determine volunteer needs

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned as appropriate)

  • Connects with each new volunteer applicant to discuss interest and appropriate volunteer placement, set expectations, and ensure there is a clear understanding of what’s being asked
  • Connect prospective volunteers with appropriate committee lead for onboarding and training
  • Develop, promote, and maintain a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the organization
  • Survey the Board regularly to assess needs for volunteer assistance
  • Maintain Volunteer Service Descriptions on Pink Boots Society website

Qualifications and Skills

  • Strong people and relationship skills, and knowledge of management principles and evaluation techniques
  • Strong organization skills—the Volunteer Coordinator role will be required to maintain several teams and projects simultaneously
  • Proficient in basic computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and WordPress
  • Ability to work productively in an unstructured and continually evolving environment

Time Commitment

The expected time commitment for the Volunteer Coordinator role is approximately 10 hours a month. Aside from periodic check-in meetings with the Board, this role is independent, and as long as work is completed in a timely and satisfactory manner, can be done when it works best for the person in this role.