TAPS VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR
This position is located at the TAPS Headquarters in Arlington, VA
Volunteer Coordination Manages recruitment, volunteer opportunity postings and application process for non-Mentor volunteers.Facilitates recruiting, screening, interviewing and placement within specific departments.Ensures that all volunteers receive the online volunteer training (basic training) and are delivered any additional on-the-job or advanced training specific to their placement in TAPS programs.Supports TAPS Program and departmental staff by providing guidance and direction to volunteers during events and service projects.Works with Volunteer Manager and other TAPS staff to foster an organizational culture where volunteers are valued, supported and recognized for their contributions.Facilitates communication with volunteers on a regular basis through phone calls, emails and personal interaction.Ensures that each volunteer receives a formal thank you for each volunteer event.Manages communication to volunteers, e.g. quarterly e-newsletter.Supports social media campaigns to recruit volunteers.Manages Volgistics volunteer database records for all volunteers.Maintains reports, service statistics, volunteer records and contributes to special reporting.Follow up with volunteers who are interested in ongoing volunteer opportunities.Serves as liaison to internal TAPS committees and cross-functional teams. Community Liaising Assists with external relationship building by participating in community events.Utilizes Volgistics, and/or Excel to document relationships with community organizations, affinity groups, military units and/or education institutes.Assists in the training of employees.
Bachelor's degree in business, nonprofit management or related field.1-2 years volunteer coordination experience and basic understanding of adult and youth volunteer engagement.Demonstrated history of community program development.Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel and Outlook; Google applications, such as Sheets, Slides, Docs and Forms. Internet proficient; ability to learn volunteer specific software (Volgistics).Works effectively with a diverse population of volunteers, staff, and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.Understands basics of risk management.Effective written and verbal communicatorPrioritizes and manages multiple projects with ability to adapt to changes in the work environment and manage competing demands.Possesses ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.Gathers and analyzes information skillfully, and develops alternative solutions.Displays motivational skills and initiative.ProactiveMaintains high level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.Ability to travel.Able to carry up to 25 pounds
Please send a resume and salary history to the email address listed below along with the job title and your name in the subject line. Include a cover letter that concisely explains how your experience could be applied to TAPS.
TAPS is an equal opportunity employer.
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, Inc., Tax ID# 92-01522683033 Wilson Blvd. Suite 630, Arlington, VA 22201
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