Primary Duties: Responsible for executing short term objectives to achieve the long term goals of the Mission Delivery Department, specific to Volunteer Programs. The Volunteer Programs Manager will be responsible for the intake process by which volunteers become involved in MAWFNJ from application to placement. Assign volunteer teams to wishes/wish assists, communicate assignments and wish determinations to volunteers and document assignments in RE database in a timely manner. The Manager will give ongoing attention to the recruitment, retention and recognition of our volunteers. She/he will assist with increasing visibility and education about the Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey. Supervise and support Volunteer Program intern(s), office and wishing place volunteers. In collaboration with the Vice President of Mission Delivery, design and implement a plan to recruit new volunteers with special emphasis on bi-lingual (Spanish Speaking) volunteers.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree required with 3-5+ years of volunteer management experience in the social services sector. Bi-lingual, English/Spanish Speaking, preferred. Self -motivated, creative, critical thinking problem-solving team player with excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills required. Possess confident, polished and professional presentation communication skills to both large and small groups; Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks; Proficient computer skills with knowledge of and/or previous experience working with Microsoft Office; Raiser's Edge and Salesforce experience, preferred. Willing and able to work nights and weekends, when necessary.
If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume with “Volunteer Programs Manager” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
**No phone calls please.**