Jobs in the Field

Last Updated: August 8, 2017

California

Post date: 8/7/17
Volunteer Engagement Assistant
San Francisco
Work must be done on site.

The Presidio Trust is seeking an inspiring Volunteer Engagement Assistant to join our dynamic team in the Presidio. This position supports the coordination of the Presidio Trust’s public-facing volunteers, including docents, ambassadors, greeters, and other volunteers interacting with the public, under the direction of the Presidio Trust Director of Internships and Volunteer Engagement.

For more information:

To apply call (415) 561-5300 (Monday-Friday, 8 am – 5 pm) to request an application package, OR download the application from our website, www.presidio.gov, and mail the application to Human Resources, Presidio Trust, P.O. Box 29052, San Francisco, CA 94129-0052.

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.

New Jersey

Post date: 8/7/17
Volunteer Programs Manager
Monroe Township
Work must be done on site.

Make-A-Wish® New Jersey (MAWNJ), granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy, seeks a full-time Volunteer Programs Manager to join our team at our Monroe Township, NJ castle facility. 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.

For more information:

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree required with 3-5+ years of volunteer management experience in the social services sector. Bi-lingual, English/Spanish Speaking, preferred. Must be computer literate (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel) and Raiser's Edge experience desired. Self -motivated, creative, problem-solving team player with excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills required. Possess Confident, polished and professional presentation and communication skills to both large and small groups; s critical thinking skills with the ability to problem solve, independently, and as part of a team. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks; Proficient computer skills with knowledge of and/or previous experience working with Microsoft Office; Raiser's Edge and Salesforce experience, preferred. Willing and able to work nights and weekends, when necessary. If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume with “Volunteer Programs Manager” in the subject line to jobs @wishnj.org. Resumes will be accepted through August 30, 2017. No phone calls please. http://nj.wish.org/about-us/employment-and-internships/available-positions

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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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