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Volunteer Coordinator

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg seeks an energetic professional to serve as a United Way champion and project manager for individual and group volunteer projects and other engagement opportunities, with special emphasis on assisting United Way corporate partners and key constituents. Essential functions include coordinating volunteer projects and other engagement opportunities, based on individual and corporate philanthropic goals and United Way’s community impact agenda. Managing all logistics associated with volunteer projects and other engagement opportunities, including the purchase and delivery of supplies, tracking of inventory, set up of United Way signage/ information, participation in project, and cleanup of volunteer sites as needed. Serving as United Way’s ambassador and spokesperson at each activity to build relationships through one-on-one interaction with individual volunteers and providing project follow-up including thank you processes, additional linkages and documentation of participation in United Way database.

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg maintains a positive, challenging and engaging environment for its employees. Working at United Way offers personal and professional growth opportunities and a chance to be part of a team that is creating lasting change in our community and leading a movement to engage every local citizen in that change. We empower individuals and drive systemic change to provide everyone with a clear path to success. We do this by mobilizing the entire community – individuals, nonprofits, government agencies, schools and businesses – to collectively tackle our region’s toughest challenges. United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg serves the region’s neighborhoods and rural areas alike, providing direct services and support to partners in the cities of Richmond, Petersburg and Colonial Heights as well as the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent and Powhatan.

Required Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have experience with and enthusiasm for volunteerism. Must have strong project and logistics management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and adhere to critical timelines. Must have excellent oral and written communications skills; interpersonal skills, organizational skills and listening skills; and consultative skills, including ability to effectively access key stakeholder needs and create innovative solutions to meet those needs. Must be able to physically manage project supplies, regularly lifting and moving up to 25 pounds and, occasionally, more than that. Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Experience with databases preferred. Must have valid Driver’s license and consistent access to a reliable vehicle. An Associate’s degree, plus a minimum of one to three years professional experience OR a high school degree with 5 years of professional experience in volunteer coordination, event planning, project management, public relations or similar field.
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
In addition to a rich PTO plan and 11 paid holidays, full-time employees are eligible to participate in their choice of group health, dental and vision insurance plans, as well as employer-paid short term disability, long term disability and life insurance plans, and a 403(b) plan with a generous employer match. Employer contribution to H.S.A. with qualified health plan. Position will be eligible for a hybrid schedule after training period.
How to apply:
Position open until filled. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to: United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg Human Resources P.O. Box 11807 Richmond, VA 23230 Email: Fax: (804) 775-6476 EOE
Volunteer Coordination
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United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg