Job Opportunity in USA as a Volunteer Coordinator from IRC

Date limite : 15 sept. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: International Rescue Committee

Spécialités: Lettres Sciences Humaines

Niveau d'études: Troisième cycle

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Job Opportunity in USA as a Volunteer Coordinator from IRC

IRC announces a job opportunity in USA to work as a volunteer coordinator who will be responsible for collaborating with IRC staff to determine volunteer and intern needs; recruit, screen, train and supervise volunteers and interns; provide on-going support and guidance for volunteers and interns; and manage volunteer information in a central database system.  Supervision of interns includes social work students receiving their bachelor’s or master’s degrees. 

Eligibility:

You must have:

  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience, including at least 2 years of experience managing social work field placements.
  • Proven ability to contribute both independently and as a key team member.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Self- starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to prioritize and to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Be well organized with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Self-direction and initiative, when needed, to take the lead and to follow through to completion.
  • M.A. in social work.
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written.
  • LMSW certificate.
  • Occasional meetings with partner organizations in the community.
  • A valid driver’s license with legally required insurance. Position will require using own transportation within service delivery area.  

Your Responsibilities: 

You will be responsible of:

  1. Coordinate with staff to determine volunteer and intern needs. 
  2. Recruit and interview volunteers and interns from the community, local universities/colleges, and corporations.
  3. Conduct information sessions for potential volunteers, interns, and social work placements.
  4. Conduct orientation sessions for all accepted volunteers, interns, and social work placements.
  5. Maintain regular communication and act as a liaison between IRC staff and volunteers, interns, and social work placements.
  6. Maintain intern and volunteer files.
  7. Actively participate in the volunteer coordination communities of practice. 
  8. Conduct recognition events for volunteers and interns. 
  9. Work with department supervisors to determine social work field placement opportunities based on department need.
  10. Develop and maintain productive relationships with Texas educational institutions with social work and internship programs. 
  11. Provide ongoing supervision hours to social work field placements, as dictated by the educational institution supporting the placement.
  12. Coordinate with social work students to complete necessary field placement administration, including placement evaluations required by educational institution.
  13. Solicit and acquire in-kind donations. 
  14. Track service hours in database system for volunteers and interns. 
  15. Ensure compliance with confidentiality and reporting requirements.
  16. Other duties as assigned.

About IRC:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries, it restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

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Région: Amérique

Opportunités: Emploi

Pays hôte: États-Unis

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