The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Volunteer Specialist for Denton/Collin Counties in Denton, Texas.
Oversees the cultivation and management of volunteer groups for county or counties services projects with Corps locations within the identified counties.
Identifies opportunities for connecting with area corporations, organizations and churches within the counties; manages corporate and community events, and volunteers related to service projects and special events, in concert with other members of the Community Relations team.
Builds relationships with high-level volunteers within the counties, oversees volunteer efforts for corporate relations, events and Christmas projects.
Plans necessary data collection systems and completes ongoing and end of season reports and analysis upon receipt of Corps reports; assists Director of County Community Relations and Fundraising and Corps Officers in other volunteer opportunities as assigned; maintains the data collection of volunteer information for the North Texas Area Command.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army. Demonstrated strong customer service orientation to Advisory Organization Members, colleagues, and external stakeholders.
Ability to manage confidential information with discretion and judgment.
Ability to delegate and organize work effectively. Ability to prepare accurately written and verbal communication. Excellent interpersonal skills, well organized and dependable.
Ability to relate to diverse communities.
Ability to work some weekends and holidays.
Intermediate to advanced computer skills in MSWord, Excel.
Experience in working in volunteer and/or CRM databases.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, non-profit management, social services or similar,
Three years’ of experience performing volunteer coordination with a non-profit organization, or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications:
Valid State Drivers license
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively. Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines and time constraints. Ability to drive a Salvation Army vehicle or personal vehicle for business needs. Ability and willingness to conduct all duties in accordance with the ministry of the organization and its Christian principles; conducts all communications and job duties with the highest level of professionalism. Some duties are performed seated and sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking. Volunteer projects will occasionally require standing for at least 7 hours and working in a warehouse distributing toys and other needs to the community; some volunteer projects will be performed outdoors.
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) frequently. A portion of the work may be performed in an office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt and the like but not limited to the office environment. More than half of the work will be performed at other locations completing volunteer projects that may be inside or outside; volunteer work performed in a warehouse sorting and distributing toys where there are physical discomforts with noise, dust, dirt and the like.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Interested candidates must complete the application process through our career website. Please use the link below to apply. Job Requisition #14371