|Location||2300 Canada Drive|
|Date Posted||April 25, 2019|
Non-Profit Development / Fund Raising
West Dallas Community School
Job Title: Manager of Volunteers & Communications
Date Modified: April 2019
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Reports To: Director of Development
Position Purpose: Responsible for the successful functioning of the volunteer program, including recruitment and retention of volunteers as well as external communication to constituents.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruit, select, train, orient, assign and supervise volunteers.
Prepare volunteer schedules and manage assignment/volunteer requests as changes occur.
Manage volunteer application process, including interviewing prospects, reviewing reference letters and background checks (when appropriate), recommending volunteer placements, and scheduling volunteers for general orientation and any specialized trainings.
Maintain records/files for volunteers.
Develop and conduct volunteer orientation, specialized trainings and annual trainings.
Develop and implement new volunteer programs.
Develop and maintain close working relationships with corporations and community volunteer groups.
When necessary, speak to community groups, professional organizations, church groups, schools and career clubs to publicize and recruit for volunteer program; escort groups on tours as needed.
Attend meetings and serve on committees as appropriate.
Create and manage all external communications including graphic design, pre-production, printing, and mailing.
Maintain WDCS Website.
Create and execute email communication to constituents.
Create and maintain strategic communications plan and target market positioning.
Manage WDCS social media plan and presence.
Demonstrate ability to listen and communicate with others in a clear, understandable and professional manner on the phone and in person; demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills.
Fluency in Adobe InDesign, Mailchimp and Donor Perfect preferred.
Interact effectively with peers, teachers, volunteers, donors, community groups and other volunteer groups in a manner that represents WDCS positively.
Willingness to be flexible and adaptable to change.
Ability to provide clear, accurate direction and guidance to train volunteers.
Ability to investigate, analyze and resolve non-routine issues and problems.
Ability to recruit and retain volunteers.
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL INTERACTION:
Regular contact with all levels of staff to provide and receive information related to volunteer activities.
Regular contact with potential volunteers and community groups to provide information regarding volunteer opportunities.
Regular contact with community and church groups to recruit volunteers, promote the school and receive donations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Regularly interact with volunteers and guests.
Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.
Work at a desk and computer screen for extended periods of time.
This position is responsible for managing the budget items related to volunteers and communications.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities to be performed. It should be noted, therefore, that the volunteer coordinator may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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