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Seasonal Project Support Assistant POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Community Foundation’s Seasonal Project Support Assistant will support HandsOn Greater Richmond’s community and volunteer events. Support staff will assist with project planning, management, clean-up, and closeout of community volunteer events. This is a paid, part-time position, with the expectation that seasonal staff will work 1-2 projects per month during our season of service, April – November. HandsOn Greater Richmond is a service of the Community Foundation that connects individuals, families, teams and corporate groups to community agencies through civic engagement opportunities in the region. Our mission is to support an inspired network of passionate people and powerful causes to make meaningful change in the community. We do this in part by developing and managing community and employee volunteer projects. These done-in-a-day projects actively engage volunteers and can range from 20 to 200 volunteers. The Seasonal Project Support Assistant will have a key role in planning volunteer projects including project development, overseeing volunteers and event logistics. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Manage volunteers and projects: including, but not limited to loading, unloading, set-up, orientation, leading volunteer tasks, tracking progress, clean-up, and debriefing. • Organize and facilitate volunteer tasks: including, but not limited to kit assembly, painting, crafts, light construction, landscaping, group facilitation, and group interactions. • Monitor project progress; reallocate volunteers as needed. • Serve as the onsite point of contact between organizational staff, outside facilitators, volunteers, and program manager. • Run errands as needed. • Plan volunteer events as needed. • Ensure every volunteer has a positive experience and that the needs of the organization(s) being served are met. Other Jan 6, 2020