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21-22 Volunteer Coordinator VISTA at Domestic Violence Org

Company: Americorps
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

21-22 Volunteer Coordinator VISTA at Domestic Violence Org

As the Volunteer Coordinator VISTA member at Peace at Home Family Shelter, you will help end poverty by improving Peace at Home's capacity to provide life-saving shelter and supportive services to victims of domestic violence fleeing abuse and their children. Each year, Peace at Home works with over 1,000 individuals in our community, providing emergency shelter, crisis hotline, legal representation, housing assistance, counseling services, support groups, and children's programs to help people flee domestic violence and build new, stable lives. You will help by increasing the capacity of Peace at Home Family Shelter to provide quality services to victims of domestic violence fleeing abuse and rebuilding their lives by implementing and managing a volunteerism program within the organization. Specifically, your work will focus on surveying staff members on potential volunteer roles, updating volunteer procedures, trainings, and schedules, and actively recruiting and managing volunteers. You will also collaborate with Peace at Home staff and other VISTA members to identify volunteer opportunities and how to communicate those opportunities to the larger community. This VISTA will have the opportunity to work with seasoned nonprofit administrators and program personnel and network with other nonprofits and community partners. A great opportunity for a strong communicator interested in community service, nonprofit administration, and social justice. The applicant should hold a 4-year degree in a related field or have 4 years' experience in a similar field of work. Applicants should be able to successfully work independently, be organized, have strong writing skills, and have a passion for helping survivors of domestic violence. This position will have the opportunity to work a hybrid in-person and telework model to the extent that the AmeriCorps program allows continued telework for AmeriCorps VISTA members. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : Complete training and education on the dynamics of domestic violence, services and philosophy of Peace at Home Family Shelter, and managing volunteers in a post COVID-19 environment. Update and lead the execution of a volunteer program plan for Peace at Home, including identifying volunteer needs, creating volunteer job descriptions and schedules, creating volunteer trainings, recruiting potential volunteers, and actively managing volunteers for both direct services and community support. Coordinate with staff and VISTA members on volunteer needs. Analyze and report on efforts at the end of the VISTA year term.

Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage* , Training , Living Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend .

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours .

Service Areas :

Children/Youth , Housing , Public Safety , Community Outreach , Homelessness , Health .

Skills :

Social Services , Leadership , Conflict Resolution , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Team Work , Recruitment , Writing/Editing , General Skills , Community Organization , Communications , Teaching/Tutoring , Non-Profit Management , Public Speaking .

Keywords: Americorps, Fayetteville , 21-22 Volunteer Coordinator VISTA at Domestic Violence Org, Other , Fayetteville, Arkansas

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