The Arc Jacksonville Village is an affordable, independent-living, apartment-style neighborhood designed to maximize community inclusion for adults with intellectual and developmental differences. Living at The Village, residents can realize their potential to live full, meaningful, inclusive and independent lives.
The Village is looking for a full time Volunteer Coordinator to champion our volunteer program at the Village, coordinating and leading all individual and group volunteers and events. Duties of this role include building community partnerships and establishing a strong volunteer base; on-boarding and training individual volunteers; collaborating with staff regularly to assess needs for volunteer assistance; maintaining accurate records in volunteer database and providing regular reports on volunteer participation and other statistical information. Responsibilities also include coordinating general office operations such as front desk and phone procedures, supply ordering, and office events.
Essential duties and responsibilities
1. Building community partnerships and establishing a strong volunteer base using marketing tools such as outreach programs, e-mails, and volunteer databases. 2. Respond to all volunteer inquiries for individuals and group volunteers. 3. Collect all volunteer information and required paperwork, availability and skills, maintaining an up-to-date database. 4. Orientation, on-boarding and training of all individual and group volunteers. 5. Collaborating with department leads regularly to assess needs for volunteer assistance. 6. Keeping new and existing volunteers informed about the organization and volunteer opportunities, matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skill sets, ensuring they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training. 7. Maintain accurate records in volunteer database and provide regular reporting on volunteer participation and other requested statistical information. 8. Coordinate volunteers for all Village events. 9. Coordinate and maintain general office operations to include overseeing front office operations, supply ordering, office events, and creating presentations and reports as needed. 10. Assist in planning and implementing activities when needed. 11. Will be part of the leadership Manager on Duty group, requiring an evening shift (1pm-9pm) every one to two weeks and one Sunday per month.
At least 2 years of direct or related experience in a volunteer coordinator or similar role. Preferred prior experience in serving persons with differences. Must be a certified driver to occasionally drive Company vehicles.
Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent required; college degree preferred.
$15 per hour