Volunteer Coordinator

LaAmistad, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia
Sep 17, 2019
Oct 17, 2019
Job Function
Volunteer Services
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level

Volunteer Coordinator

The Volunteer Coordinator works alongside leadership staff to develop and maintain a robust volunteer program. Core duties include the design and implementation of recruitment, training, development, evaluation, and retention systems to ensure the volunteer pool necessary to fulfill the mission.

The ideal candidate is an energetic and enthusiastic individual with a solid understanding of volunteer management. Candidate should also understand nonprofit operations and fundraising. This role will work closely with Executive and Development leadership to develop and manage an efficient and positive volunteer experience.


Be diligent in getting to know volunteers and understand their connection to the organization

Perform an organizational assessment to determine volunteer needs across all programs annually or as needed

Create and implement ongoing volunteer recruitment strategy

Follow volunteers through the online intake process ensuring a positive user experience

Perform volunteer interviews, reference checks and initial volunteer screening determine potential risk and/or liability

Develop and evaluate metrics around volunteer experience and retention

Partner with Development Director to identify, cultivate, and steward relationships with volunteers

Provide ongoing support, supervision, training, and education for volunteers

Create appropriate volunteer materials as needed

Identify and report any and all infractions of volunteers with regard to legal parameters, confidentiality or child protection requirements

Establish and maintain relationships with community partners who provide volunteerism

Participate in volunteer recruitment fairs, events or presentations of the volunteer program

Prepare monthly reports to leadership staff on volunteer activity


Bachelor’s Degree

3 to 5 years of experience in nonprofit organizations, volunteer management, or other related field

Exceptional communication skills with internal as well as external audiences

Demonstrated excellence in customer relations

Ability to evaluate needs and develop processes to fill them

A passion for meeting new people, working closely with a team, and collaborative work environment


Requires the physical mobility to sit or walk for moderate periods of time and to occasionally carry or lift objects weighing up to 30 pounds

Must be able to work some evening and weekend hours as needed

Must have a driver’s license, reliable source of transportation, and ability to travel to program locations or events as needed

Please apply directly on BambooHR at this link to be considered for the position. No phone calls please. 



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