Limited Full Time (32-37 Hours a week)
WHAT DOES A VOLUNTEER SPECIALIST DO?
Plan, organize, recruit and direct youth and family volunteer service opportunities to compliment and enhance the adult volunteer program. Provide clerical and supportive assistance to overall Volunteer Service Program.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Work with multidisciplinary team to plan, organize, and offer youth and family volunteer opportunities.
Partner with supporting congregations, the neighboring community, faith-based organizations, schools and the United Way to recruit youth and family volunteers.
Interview, screen, and process youth and family volunteer applications.
Plan, organize and carry-out youth and family volunteer orientations and educational programs using a variety of resources and materials.
Prepare youth and family volunteer schedules and assignments.
Work in partnership with Communication staff to publicize youth and family volunteer service through Luther Manor publications and other appropriate media.
Plan, organize and carry-out meaningful volunteer recognition programs to acknowledge the contributions of youth and family volunteers as well as assisting with overall volunteer recognition programs.
Collaborate with Director of Volunteer Services regarding department requests for volunteer services and scheduling substitute volunteers as needed.
Maintain accurate Volunteer Service department records utilizing Volunteer database and other necessary Volunteer Service forms and clerical correspondence.
Participate in mandatory and beneficial in-services and meetings as requested.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma/GED, or advanced diploma preferre
Significant post high school training/experience in a leadership role working with volunteers or employees.
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with others in person, by phone, e-mail and written word.
Ability to do public speaking.
Demonstrated ability to lap top computer (computer files management) and work with various software (Microsoft Word)/database programs.
Good organizational skills, detail oriented
Ability to prioritize duties, multi-task to meet requested deadlines.
Good listening skills and ability to problem solve.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Physical ability to perform essential job functions.
Possess ability to work cooperatively with people of culturally diverse backgrounds.
We are an equal oppportunity employer