• To successfully administer all volunteer and internship programming for The Family Tree by expanding services, finding new ways to reach potential volunteers, partnering with leading academic institutions to provide dynamic, community-based service-learning experiences for student interns, and creating an infrastructure capable of sustaining an aggressive volunteer system.
• To assess current methods of volunteer recruitment, training, placement, and retention.
• To create, establish, and sustain leadership positions for volunteers, Parent Leaders, and service participants by, in part, developing a unique process for program participants to transition over time into volunteer positions within the agency as appropriate.
• To develop and implement strategies to recruit & screen volunteers and interns for all programs.
• To create partnerships with corporations and civic organizations to develop “pools” of potential volunteers.
• To develop unique partnerships with universities, colleges, non-profits, and the business community that support the professional development of staff, volunteers, interns, and Parent Leaders.
• To coordinate regular orientations and on-boarding trainings for interns and volunteers.
• To assist in the development of new brochures, flyers, forms, applications, and other printed materials used to attract and maintain a successful volunteer program.
• To recruit and coordinate donor gifts for program participants and plan agency-wide volunteer recognition events.
• To create and standardize volunteer records and tracking methods.
• To recommend annually a budget to support program activities and services.
• To assist as necessary in seeking out funding sources and possible grant writing.
• To work in a cooperative and professional manner with staff, Board members, and donors.
• Assist with department tasks as needed.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences (Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Mental Health, Nursing and Education)
• Have at least 3 years’ experience working in non-profit field, with at least 1-year supervisory experience
• Experience managing volunteers and/or interns
• Program development/implementation experience
• Experience working with volunteers from a variety of backgrounds including interns, professionals, donors, and community members
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Knowledge of child development and parenting skills building
• Microsoft Office Suite skills (including Publisher, PowerPoint, and Excel)
• Exceptional organization skills
• Must work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings
• Must be prepared to travel to various program sites, and various communities.