Director of Volunteer Services - Volunteer
In this leadership role you will create, develop, direct, manage, formalize, and implement a vision and strategy for all of our volunteer services strategies, programs, and initiatives. You will be responsible for recruiting, motivating, communicating, training, incentivizing, and recognizing volunteers in order to maintain a happy, engaged, motivated, and productive volunteer base. For the right candidate this will be a Board Member level position. Previous experience in a senior strategic human resources role is a plus.
Primary Position Objectives:
Develop an organizational plan for volunteer services department.
Design and deliver volunteer orientation and training materials.
Coordinate with other staff members to deliver programs to the volunteers in the field.
Oversight and maintenance of national database and social network of volunteers. Design, develop and implement national volunteer appreciation events and volunteer communications across the organization.
In coordination with Operations staff, identify community organizations and businesses to promote Hiring for Hope's mission and expand our volunteer base nationwide.
Form partnerships and foster relationships with organizations
Participate in departmental planning and overall effective team collaboration. Participate in other activities as required to achieve organizational goals.
You must be passionate about helping people and have the ability to identify people's strengths, weaknesses, and learning and communication styles, and be sensitive to their schedules.
Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters degree preferred
Minimum of 5 -7 years progressive experience in a volunteer or human capital management, training and development, and / or talent management role.
Demonstrated knowledge of non-profit management and volunteer engagement required.
Self-directed, process-oriented, passionate, and fun individual with a strong business acumen, a sense of humor, direct communication style, and an ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
Proven ability to build strong relationships, influence key stakeholders and build consensus.
Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communications skills.
Technically adept at using various social media platforms
You must be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and be comfortable working in a virtual environment.
About Hiring for Hope Inc.:
Hiring for Hope is a grassroots, nationally recognized 501(c)3 public charity with an active presence in international social media and physical communities across the United States. Think of us as a Life Management Community (LMC) designed to help you manage and overcome all the obstacles associated with your career management challenges.