Volunteer Coordinator-Emergency Shelter

Marietta, Georgia
Oct 09, 2019
Nov 08, 2019
Volunteer Coordinator-EI
Job Function
Volunteer Services
Position Type
Full Time

MUST Ministries strives to be a servant leader caring annually for 30,000 neighbors in need in seven counties.  Founded in 1971, MUST helps people in need break the cycle of poverty by providing comprehensive needs such as groceries, hot meals, school food pantries, employment services, housing, emergency shelter, programs supporting at-risk children, and clothing. With physical locations in Cobb and Cherokee and programs in other areas, MUST is a non-profit organization that provides services without regard to race or religious beliefs.

General Description:

This position is responsible for recruiting, training, placement and retaining of volunteers for specific jobs at MUST Ministries' Emergency Shelter Campus (Elizabeth Inn Campus) 30 hours per week/ $13.50/hour

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, interview, screen, and place volunteers in specific jobs on the homeless shelter campus.
  • Develop and implement effective strategies to recruit and place the right volunteers with the right skills in the right volunteer positions.
  • Conduct and arrange volunteer orientations, tours and training.
  • Manage daily volunteer schedules and update volunteer database or other software system.
  • Organize and participate in volunteer recognition programs and special events.
  • Maintain ongoing communications with volunteers through direct communication, newsletters, email and other formats; honoring important events in their lives; and ensuring volunteers know the direct impact their service is making in the lives of those MUST serves.
  • Cultivate long-term relationships with businesses, churches and other organizations regarding ongoing volunteer opportunities.
  • Prepare, analyze, and report monthly volunteer statistics and how the results impact the goals of Volunteer Services.
  • Perform other duties as required. 
  • Maintain safe working environment for volunteers.
  • Represent MUST Ministries in the most positive manner with clients, suppliers and the community we serve.  Interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and clients of our service, learns and uses operating practices of MUST Ministries.
  • Uphold the Mission Statement:  Serving our neighbors in need … transforming lives and communities in response to Christ's call.
  • Handle all information with tact and discretion and recognize the confidential nature of MUST Ministries.

Essential Requirements:

  • 3-5 years equivalent experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Experience working with diverse population.
  • English/Spanish bilingual ability preferred.
  • Computer familiarity (Windows based, MS Word, Power Point, Excel)

Physical and Work Requirements:

  • Requires standing, walking, lifting, and bending.
  • Work is performed in a day service environment as well as other events.
  • May be required to lift up to 25 lbs.

Requirements listed indicate the minimum levels of skills, knowledge and abilities for the job, with preferred levels indicated.  Job requirements may be subject to modification in order to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Requests for accommodations must be discussed with Human Resources.

Must Ministries is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, qualified handicap or status as disabled or Vietnam era veteran or Iraq veteran or Afghanistan veteran. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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