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Engaging Creative Minds seeks Volunteer Coordinator

Engaging Creative Minds/Volunteer Coordinator
The position is part-time, 20 hours/week

The Volunteer Coordinator recruits & supervises volunteers while providing direction, coordination, and consultation for both in-school & out of school ECM events.

Job Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop, promote, and maintain a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the organization
  • Survey staff regularly to assess needs for volunteer assistance
  • Maintain volunteer service descriptions for each volunteer assignment
  • Ensure volunteers are staffed to support the various areas of operations including festivals, outreach and special events, development, and marketing/communications
  • Recommend the most efficient use of volunteers, appropriate volunteer/supervisory mix, and future workforce needs to support volunteer program operations
  • Conduct and/or arrange for volunteer recruitment orientation and training
  • Schedule all volunteer activity
  • The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for recruiting volunteers for the Charleston Marathon, and any other volunteer needs designated by Capstone Event Group.
  • Develop and manage volunteer policies, procedures, and standards of volunteer service
  • Assess visitor feedback received through comment forms
  • Organize and participate in volunteer recognition programs and special events
  • Evaluate all aspects of volunteer programs to ensure effectiveness for program improvement
  • Maintain accurate records and provide timely statistical and activity reports on volunteer participation
  • Host and attend recruiting events within the community to attract qualified candidates
  • Work with Marketing, Public Relations and professional associations to publicize opportunities for volunteers
  • Develop and maintain relationships with other volunteer organizations within the area
  • Act as a single point of contact for communications
  • Confer with volunteers to resolve grievances and promote cooperation and interest
  • Create and distribute various communications and publications to include a volunteer newsletter

Applicant must be:

  • Energetic with strong communication skills
  • Organized
  • Able to multi-task
  • Have working knowledge of databases and MS Office (Excel)
  • Able to drive/own transportation
  • Available on occasional nights & weekends
  • Team oriented with strong leadership skills

Please submit resume and letter of interest to Amelia Phillips Hale, [email protected]