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HandsOn Seasonal Support Staff

The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia

The HandsOn Seasonal Support Staff will support HandsOn Greater Richmond’s Corporate Programs. The support staff will assist HandsOn Staff with project needs, preparations, clean-up and closeout. This is a paid, part-time position, with the expectation that seasonal staff will work 1-2 projects per month during our seasons of service, April – June and September – November.

HandsOn Greater Richmond is a program 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 envision a world where all individuals discover their power to make a difference and are equipped as active, engaged citizens. As part of the services HandsOn offers we develop and manage corporate programs to engage clients and their employees. These projects can range from 20 to 300 employees actively engaged in done-in-a-day service models. The HandsOn Seasonal Support Staff will have a key role in helping the Corporate Program Manager supervise volunteers and execute project 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 volunteer as needed
• Serve as the onsite point of contact between Skilled Volunteer Leaders, volunteers and Program Manager
• Run errands as needed
• Ensure every volunteer has a positive experience and that the needs of the agency(ies) being served are met

Required Qualifications:
• Must be able to lift and handle 20-50 lbs. • Must have previous event planning, event management and/or experience leading volunteers • Must have reliable transportation to and from project sites throughout the region • Commitment to the HandsOn mission and vision • Attention to detail and strong project management and organizational skills required • Able to communicate effectively and possess strong inter-personal skills.
Salary:
Negotiable dependent upon experience
Benefits:
The Community Foundation offers a great work environment and flexible hours to part-time staff.
How to apply:
For consideration, resume and cover letter with salary requirements must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 30th. Please forward documents to HandsOn Greater Richmond, 7501 Boulders View Drive, Suite 101, Richmond, VA 23225 or by email to cnoble@handsonrva.org. No phone calls or agencies, please.
Website:
http://www.tcfrichmond.org/
Classifications:
Other
Location:
Chesterfield
Posting Organization:
The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia