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  • Volunteer Coordinator

    Posted: 04/23/2023

    Job Summary: Catholic Charities, Diocese of Des Moines is currently accepting applications for a full-time volunteer coordinator for its Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program in Council Bluffs, Iowa.   The Volunteer Coordinator will administer all aspects of the volunteer program including recruiting, training, and supervising volunteers. Supervisory Responsibilities: Recruits, interviews, screens, trains, and supervises (or assigns) volunteer staff. Duties/ Responsibilities: Communicates with all program staff to identify available opportunities and needs for volunteers. Recruits volunteer staff to fit these roles using a variety of resources and techniques. Gathers information about each volunteer’s skills, availability, and goals; matches volunteers with appropriate opportunities based on this data. Schedules, coordinates, and assigns volunteers to appropriate program areas. Regularly communicates with volunteers to ensure placement is a good fit for individual’s skills and goals. Maintains files, records, applications, and other data concerning volunteer program. Coordinates volunteer recognition and appreciation events and activities. Performs other related duties as required. Required Skills/Abilities: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong leadership skills with ability to motivate and encourage others. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work-related experience is preferred. Minimum 5 years of administrative/office experience. Above average computer, typing and software knowledge. Public speaking experience. We offer excellent benefits including: a 35-hour work week, medical, dental, vision, long term disability and life, generous paid leave benefits including 11 paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, and a 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match.   About Us: Catholic Charities is a 501c3, non-profit, social service organization that serves people of all faiths in Central and Southwest Iowa. Each year through staff, volunteers, and donors, Catholic Charities offers food, clothing, shelter, counseling, and hope to more than 30,000 people each year. To learn more, please visit our website at www.CatholicCharitiesDM.org. To apply: https://catholiccharitiesdm.bamboohr.com/careers/60

    Position Type: Full-time


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