VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

 

Description: Are you passionate about volunteering and think you could convince other volunteers to be passionate about it as well? Are you organized? You would make a great Volunteer Coordinator for Genderbands! We are looking for an energetic and organized volunteer to manage Genderbands’ volunteer database and help recruit new volunteers. In this part-time, partly remote position, you will gain invaluable experience in every area of volunteer management, from recruiting and training new volunteers to delegating and coordinating roles for existing volunteers.


Job Responsibilities

  • Recruit new volunteers

  • Contact new volunteer applicants

  • Facilitate volunteer training (several trainings are online and will just require you to make sure they finish it)

  • Assign volunteer duties

  • Fill volunteer positions from existing volunteer database as needs arise

  • Coordinate volunteer shift schedules

  • Ensure volunteer hours are properly tracked using Homebase App

  • Ensure group facilitators attend meetings

  • Communicate with volunteers via Slack and email

  • Provide weekly overviews of Genderbands activities in Slack

  • Add new volunteers to Genderbands’ Slack and Facebook groups

  • Manage volunteer appreciation

  • Other duties as needed

  • Report to Executive Director (ED)

  • Communicate with ED regularly via Zoom and Slack to advise on program progress 



Benefits

  • Work from home! This is a partly remote position. The successful candidate can work from home or from another location with Internet access to complete most of their duties. The candidate may occasionally need to come in person for trainings or volunteer activities.

  • Flexible schedule; average of 5-10 hours per week

  • Free entry and food when you work at any Genderbands event



Requirements

  • 5-10 hours per week, flexible schedule

  • Previous experience in volunteer management and/or recruiting is preferred but not required

  • Must wear a mask at all Genderbands in-person meetings and events, regardless of vaccination status or whether the event is indoors or outdoors

  • Able to use own computer/device to complete work (computer will not be provided for you)

  • Have reliable transportation (transportation will not be provided or reimbursed)

  • Familiar with Google Drive and Slack, or willing to learn

  • Zoom installed on work device

  • Able to read, write, and speak English fluently

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

  • Outstanding communication skills, patience, and ability to work well with others

  • Passion for Genderbands’ mission of helping transgender people pay for transition-related costs


How to apply: Click on “Apply” and fill out the form. Make sure to check the box for “volunteer coordinator”. You must submit to a background check before being hired.