Jobs in the Field

Last Updated: April 20, 2017

California

Post date: 11/4/16
Volunteer Operations Coordinator
San Francisco
Work must be done on site.

The Public Programs Volunteer Operations Coordinator serves as the primary contact for PP volunteers. The PPVOC is responsible for providing volunteers with a positive and rewarding experience, and ensuring that volunteers provide Academy guests with quality engagements and activities that inspire and educate. Public Programs volunteers include docents, special event volunteers, early childhood volunteers, Naturalist Center volunteers, and other programs that may be developed in the future. This position works collaboratively with staff, volunteers, and other departments to develop and coordinate a variety of volunteer activities on the public floor, in the Naturalist Center, and behind the scenes with Public Programs staff.

For more information:

Visit http://www.calacademy.org/careers to review the full description and complete an online application.

Florida

Post date: 2/28/17
Volunteer Coordinator
MIAMI
Work must be done on site.

Join an unprecedented outreach effort to fight breast cancer and heart disease through the volunteer management and recruitment position of Volunteer Coordinator. Successful candidates must have a minimum 2yrs experience in volunteer recruitment and management, be detail oriented, have excellent time management skills, have experience in establishing new while maintaining existing relationships, and coordinate with universities, civic organizations, government agencies and corporations to fill all of WBHI's volunteer needs.

For more information:

Please submit a resume to Andrea Ivory at aivory@flbreasthealth.com

New Jersey

Post date: 3/24/17
Volunteer Programs Manager
MONROE TOWNSHIP
Work must be done on site.

Responsible for executing short term objectives to achieve the long term goals of the Mission Delivery Department, specific to Volunteer Programs. The Volunteer Programs Manager will give ongoing attention to the recruitment, retention and recognition of our volunteers. She/he will assist with increasing visibility and education about the Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey. Supervise and support Volunteer Program intern(s), office and wishing place volunteers. Manage the intake process by which volunteers become involved in MAWFNJ from application to placement. Assign volunteer teams to wishes/wish assists, communicate assignments to volunteers and document assignments in RE database in a timely manner. In collaboration with the Vice President of Mission Delivery, design and implement a plan to recruit new volunteers with special emphasis on bi-lingual (Spanish Speaking) volunteers. Update, implement and conduct Basic Training (6x/yr./wknds) for new volunteers as well as Level II (Continuing Education) Training (4x/yr./eve/wknds) as required by all active volunteers. http://nj.wish.org/about-us/employment-and-internships/available-positions

For more information:

If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume with “Volunteer Programs Manager” in the subject line to jobs@wishnj.org. No phone calls please.

New York

Post date: 3/22/17
Adult Education Program Associate
New York
Work must be done on site.

New York Cares is seeking a part-time Adult Education Program Associate, to coordinate, develop, manage and evaluate volunteer programs designed to improve job readiness skills, and computer and financial literacy amongst New Yorkers. The Program Associate will identify new project partners and develop new program models wherever possible. https://www.newyorkcares.org/node/6844576

For more information:

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Claire Marinello, Senior Manager, Adult Education Programs at hr@newyorkcares.org by April 30, 2017. Indicate the position’s title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls will be accepted for this position. https://www.newyorkcares.org/node/6844576

Virginia

Post date: 4/19/17
Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
Woodstock
Work can be done remotely.

The Volunteer Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of the Volunteer Enrichment Plan. The Volunteer Enrichment Plan encompasses the health and success of Tri Sigma’s National Volunteer Program, including Recruitment and Placement, Training and Development, Evaluation, and Recognition (retention).

For more information:

Complete job description can be found at https://www.trisigma.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Volunteer-Engagement-Coordinator-2017.pdf. Cover letters, resumes and salary requirements can be sent to Marcia Cutter at mcutter@trisigma.org or 225 North Muhlenberg Street Woodstock, VA 22664.

Canada

Post date: 3/14/17
Treasurer - Board of Directors
Vancouver
Work must be done on site.

AVRBC is looking for a Treasurer whose role is to monitor the financial activities of the Association.

The Treasurer:

  1. Ensures that complete and accurate records are kept of all of the Association ’s financial matters in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices;
  2. Ensures that all monies paid to the Association are deposited in a chartered bank, treasury branch or trust company chosen by the Board;
  3. Is the custodian of all funds, disbursing them as directed by the Association;
  4. Acts as a signing authority for the Association as approved in the By-law or by resolution of the Board;
  5. Provides the Board, at every meeting or as required, a report of all financial transactions and of the financial position of the Association;
  6. Oversees the formation of the annual budget;
  7. Is a member of the Executive Committee;
  8. Chairs the Finance Committee;
  9. Carries out other duties assigned by the Association or the Board of Directors or the President;
  10. Supports all board committees as Treasurer.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Financial background (preferably a combination of education and experience) and knowledge of accounting practices
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Organized with good attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks desired
  • Accountable and reliable, able to work collaboratively in a virtual space/ environment
  • Supports and advocates the importance of sound financial management in the administration of volunteer resources

BENEFITS

  • Raise your professional profile by contributing to BC's professional organization for administrators of volunteer resources
  • Gain board leadership experience
  • Advance the importance of sound financial management in the not-for-profit sector
  • Learn new skills and share your expertise with others
For more information:

The position requires about 20 hours per month for the duration of a year, starting May 13, 2017 To apply for this position: Email the Vice-President at vicepresident@avrbc.com

Massachusetts

Post date: 4/18/17
TerraCorps Positions
Athol
Work can be done remotely.

The 2017 TerraCorps program will support thirty-six full-time AmeriCorps members, serving in one of four positions: Land Stewardship Coordinator (LSC), Regional Conservation Coordinator (RCC), Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC), and Youth Education Coordinator (YEC). All members will carry out capacity building projects; educate or train individuals; recruit, train, manage, and support community volunteers engaged in land-based activities; and identify new individuals and groups to participate in education, recreation, or service opportunities centered around land access and conservation. All positions include computer-based administrative and reporting duties. The specific responsibilities and goals of members differ by position as well as host site organization.

These are full-time AmeriCorps positions requiring a minimum of 1,700 hours of service over 11 months. The 2017-18 TerraCorps program will run from August 28, 2017 – July 27, 2018.

For more information:

Member applications, position descriptions, and information about TerraCorps and the organizations hosting members for the 2017-2018 program can be found on our website www.terracorps.org.

New York

Post date: 3/16/17
Global Health Volunteer Intern
New York
Work must be done on site.

CMMB’s Volunteer Program facilitates year-round opportunities for students and professionals to serve in our New York City office where they contribute to vital operational and programmatic projects in support of our global health initiatives. We have worked with thousands of interns and volunteers who help to develop and implement community health interventions, conduct research, develop communications content and build our donor base, and provide critical administrative support to the diverse teams in our offices. The ultimate goal of CMMB's Volunteer Program is to support our New York departments, country teams and local partners by finding meaningful placements for interns and volunteers who are committed to supporting a pattern of sustainable development. In addition, our International Volunteer Program addresses the critical need for professionals in South Sudan, Zambia, Kenya, Peru, and Haiti in areas that lack sufficient resources for quality preventive and curative health services, especially for women and children.

Location: 100 Wall Street, 9th Floor, New York City, NY 10005 USA

Term: 3 – 12 Months Specific requirements vary based on position.

General Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree or coursework
  • Familiarity and interest in global health issues, especially maternal and child health
  • Commitment to CMMB’s mission, vision and values
  • Ability to work collaboratively and professionally while navigating cultural and language barriers
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize projects and tasks effectively; self-starter; takes initiative
  • Problem solver, able to identify needs, and develop solutions
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Proficiency in English; strong communication skills Spanish, French or Creole Fluency required for interpretation/translation positions
For more information:

Apply online at www.cmmb.org/volunteer  Email: volunteer@cmmb.org Phone: 212-242-7757

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