Volunteer and Resources Coordinator II

CCSWW - Seattle, WA

Posted: 10/15/2019

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$16.65+ per hour DOE. This a full-time position with medical, dental, and vision insurance, and generous paid leave.

The Sacred Heart Shelter (SHS) is located on lower Queen Anne and is a temporary shelter that offers a safe, home-like refuge to homeless families in Seattle. Sacred Heart functions under the premise that every person is entitled to a safe place to sleep. We believe that the transition from homeless to housed is one that takes time, effort and perseverance. Sacred Heart Shelter operates as a support network for people as they go through that process. The staff works with residents to develop goals, obtain health and dental care, job and parent training, childcare and ongoing support and assistance towards the ultimate goal of locating stable, permanent housing.

The Volunteer Coordinator will manage a network of volunteers to support. The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for volunteer recruitment and management to coordinate a network of volunteers to support children and families (25-45 residents) Responsibilities will include volunteer recruitment and training to support volunteers. Place volunteers in set opportunities or create a new opportunity to meet the volunteer and shelter needs.

Ensure a strong and vibrant Volunteer Program

  • Recruit, train, retain, and supervise volunteers for Sacred Heart Shelter

  • Office Support Volunteers: Daytime / Plan office support activities to occupy volunteers between phone calls and doors

  • Volunteer Cooks: Evening / Plan monthly scheduled with the Volunteer evening meal providers

  • Volunteer Children Programs Volunteers: Evening / Plan monthly scheduled with Childrens Volunteers

  • Direct Service Volunteers: Evenings / Work with other staff to support

  • Ensure all new volunteers have a tour of the Shelter, complete Volunteer packet and understanding our program

  • Review volunteers performance and provide needed reviews and feedback

  • Maintain Food Handlers Permit and have ability to demonstrate knowledge of proper food handling requirements

Fund Development Support/ In-kind Support

  • Collaborate with Program Director in responsibilities related to Special Events

  • Coordinate mailings/newsletter bulk mailing processing

  • Coordinate with Program Director to send in website updated as needed

  • Responsible for procuring in-kind donations and handle queries from the community

  • Place order with Food Lifeline and coordinate the pickup and delivery

Financial Support

  • Monitor invoices/statements from vendors for accurate billing. Then prepare Accounts Payable (check request) documentation for Program Director approval

  • Responsible for in house program assets, i.e., bus tickets, Zoo passs ECT. Processing monthly bus ticket reports and others as needed

Address physical needs of SHS and maintain supplies

  • Maintain/update files on equipment/appliance purchases/repairs

  • Respond to equipment failure and coordinate with contract workers

  • Order supplies

  • Maintain good condition of van

Person On-Call (for emergency)

  • Alternate with Program Director and Case Manager responsibility for supervisor pager coverage

  • Be available to Advocates by phone/pager for questions, emergencies

  • Be available to come into SHS as needed for above in a reasonable time

  • Be available to cover any shift if necessary- when on call

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Qualifications which applicants must possess to be considered for the position.)

  • AA Degree or at least 1 year similar work experience

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

  • Basic Knowledge and experience working with computers (word, internet)

  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to relate well to staff, residents, volunteers from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds

  • Valid Washington State drivers license or ability to get one with 60 days

  • Ability to foster an environment which honors and supports diversity and commitment to treating others with dignity and respect

  • Ability to work within the mission, goals and objectives of Sacred Hear Shelter and Catholic Community Services

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Qualifications which are desired in applicant; however, applicants without these qualifications will not necessarily be excluded from consideration if they possess minimum qualifications.

  • Previous work experience in social service program serving people who are homeless.

ID: 2019-3802

External Company Name: CCSWW

External Company URL: http://www.ccsww.org

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