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Volunteer Coordinator

Gary, IN, USAGaryINUSA
Full-time

The Volunteer Coordinator provides for the recruiting, retention and recognition of volunteers for the Habitat for Humanity. The position is full time with some benefits. Executive Director. The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible to either perform the following duties or ensure that they are accomplished by appropriate volunteers. 

Areas of Responsibility: 

Recruit and Coordinate Volunteers

  • Contact volunteers for construction, ReStore, development, administration and special activities
  • Coordinate volunteer needs of staff and committees
  • Provide staff support as needed
  • Interview volunteers as appropriate
  • Provide orientation sessions for volunteers (individual and group)
  • Meet weekly with construction & ReStore team to plan volunteer needs over 2-4 week period
  • Follow up with each volunteer applicant
  • Actively recruit from groups including retired tradespeople and groups targeted by Habitat (using a variety of media)

Retain and Reward Volunteers

  • Enhance and implement volunteer recognition and retention program
  • Provide administrative support for volunteer coordination
  • Maintain volunteer database
  • Coordinate volunteer callers & group coordinators
  • Revise volunteer forms and materials as necessary
  • This position will require travel to build sites and a presence on a job site to register volunteers.
Skills/Experience: 
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Act as a nurturer and trainer
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with diverse groups and individuals
  • Experience in coordinating in a volunteer environment
  • Able to deal well with stressful situations and a wide variety of people
  • Organized and efficient, with attention to detail and follow through
  • Patient teacher with strong delegation skills
  • Reliable, honest, able to maintain confidentiality
  • Belief in team approach to work environment and able to commit to the mission of Habitat.
Job Function: 

Organization Info

Habitat for Humanity International

Overview
Headquarters: 
Americus, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
$100-500M
Founded: 
1987
About Us
Mission: 

Habitat for Humanity believes that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We build and repair houses all over the world using volunteer labor and donations. Our partner families purchase these houses through no-profit, no-interest mortgage loans or innovative financing methods. As a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that builds with people in need regardless of race or religion, we welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Mar 11 2019
Active Until: 
Apr 11 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Habitat for Humanity International
industry: 
Nonprofit