Volunteer Coordinator

The Family Tree Baltimore, MD
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POSITION SUMMARY:

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• 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.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences (Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Mental Health, Nursing and Education)

EXPERIENCE:

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

SKILLS:

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

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Must work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings

Must be prepared to travel to various program sites, and various communities.


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