Volunteer Coordinator- United Way Marquette

POSTED ON 11/25/2022 AVAILABLE BEFORE 3/10/2023
Volunteer Coordinator Hired Organization Address Marquette, MI Volunteer

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Volunteer Coordinator
Organization: United Way of Marquette County
Location: Marquette, MI 49855

About the Organization:
The United Way Worldwide initiated a 10-year program designed to achieve the following goals by 2018:

  • Improve education and cut the number of high school dropouts — 1.2 million students, every year — in half.
  • Help people achieve financial stability and get 1.9 million working families half the number of lower-income families who are financially unstable on the road to economic independence.
  • Promote healthy lives and increase by one-third the number of youth and adults who are healthy and avoid risky behaviors.

The United Way of Marquette County has many programs that help the community from our food pantry to assistance with medication funding, in addition to our volunteer platform for Yoopers. We are looking for a motivated Volunteer Coordinator to help us continue strengthen our community.

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) is seeking new members age 18 or older to join us in combating poverty in America. In exchange for one year of service you will receive a living allowance, medical coverage (if qualified) in addition to professional experience volunteering with youth driven organizations. This opportunity is offered through the Michigan Community Service Commission.
Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Review Yoopers United marketing materials and develop a marketing plan to help build awareness for community volunteerism.
  • Work with public event coordinators to utilize Yoopers United as a tool for recruiting volunteers for their events
  • Connect with volunteers to get better engagement and use with Yoopers United.
  • Meet with businesses to demonstrate how we can partner and help support their community engagement
  • Assist businesses with setting up community volunteer days for their teams
  • Promoting program to the community to increase outreach.
  • Following additional direction from the Executive Director to support the program’s growth.
  • Perform online research to gather information of interest other potential partnerships.

Qualifications:

  • Communicate effectively both oral and written; research, develop, present, and promote program to community, potential donors, and potential partners.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently support planning, development, and establishment of new programs.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
This is a CDC COVID compliant working space and safe environment for the students attending programs on site.

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location

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