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Intern & Volunteer Program Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Promptly respond to inquiries from potential volunteers and interns. This includes phone screenings and face-to-face interviews to ensure meaningful work for volunteers and interns while considering the best match between the needs of the agency with the skills, qualifications and interests of each applicant.
  • Communicate and coordinate with various departments and staff to continually assess the agency-wide needs for volunteers and interns in order to enhance program service delivery.
  • Assist in developing and implementing creative and effective strategies to recruit diverse volunteers and interns with the skills and attributes needed to carry out Tubman’s mission.
  • Champion Tubman’s commitment to an inclusive and diverse intern and volunteer group that reflects our communities and those we serve.
  • Assist in coordinating and facilitating the 18-hour Orientation and Training Series for volunteers and interns (3 times per year; evenings/weekends required).
  • Assist in planning and coordinating professional development, recognition, and appreciation activities/events.
  • Ensure that each volunteer and intern file is complete and accurate, including background checks, references, paperwork and data entry.

 

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience in intern/volunteer coordinating, human services, project coordination, or a related field.
  • Education: Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner.
  • Commitment to inclusion and diversity, with demonstrated experience working with diverse communities.
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills, including the ability to set priorities, manage time effectively, track details, assess problems, and generate solutions.
  • Experience in facilitation and training with small and large groups.
  • Excellent computer skills with Raiser’s Edge or other database experience preferred.

Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications and is accompanied by a quality benefits package and opportunities for professional growth.

TO APPLY:  Send resume and cover letter to:  jobs@tubman.org

Preference will be given to resumes received by Thursday, November 21st, 2019.   

We encourage applications from people of color, multilingual speakers, people of all genders, veterans and people with disabilities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

About us: Tubman’s philosophy is rooted in our inspiration and namesake, Harriet Tubman. Facing unrelenting adversities, Harriet Tubman encouraged others to simply "Keep going." Each year, Tubman offers safety, hope, and healing to nearly 25,000 people of all ages, genders and cultural backgrounds who are facing violence, exploitation, homelessness, addiction or mental health challenges. Our culturally responsive services are rooted in decades of research, innovation, experience and partnership. Incorporating feedback from the people we serve and the community, Tubman provides countless ways to help. To learn more, please visit www.tubman.org