Chicago, WI, United States
May 27, 2021
Volunteer Facilitator I
This position is responsible for the development and coordination of the volunteer recruitment and training program for Refugee and Immigrant Community Services volunteers.
Individual accountabilities and work volume will be established through the development of annual Success Objectives, within the framework outlined below.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops and coordinates the recruitment program for volunteers at Refugee and Immigrant Community Services
Coordinates background checks and other necessary paperwork for new volunteers
Plans and hosts volunteer training workshops
Assists departmental staff with the recognition of volunteers and in-kind donors
Maintains files and database for all volunteers
Organizes and attends match meetings for volunteers and program participants
Participates in Agency and departmental committees as assigned
Provides input on case consultation when appropriate
Participates in program and operational planning and development
Assists with the implementation of special projects
Monitors local and national developments in volunteerism issues through review of written literature and participation at meetings
Other duties may be assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Two years of continuing education is required; BA is preferred; previous experience working with volunteers is preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequently required to stand, sit, and walk.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Heartland Alliance makes all hiring and employment decisions, and operates all programs, services, and functions without regard to race, receipt of an order of protection, creed, color, age, gender, gender identity, marital or parental status, religion, ancestry, national origin, amnesty, physical or mental disability, protected veterans status, genetic information, sexual orientation, immigrant status, political affiliation or belief, use of FMLA, VESSA, military, and family military rights, ex-offender status (depending on the offense and position to be filled), unfavorable military discharge, membership in an organization whose primary purpose is the protection of civil rights or improvement of living conditions and human relations, height, weight, or HIV infection, in accord with the organization's AIDS Policy Statement of