IRC Volunteer Coordinator Jobs in South Africa

IRC Volunteer Coordinator Jobs in South Africa


Job Overview:

  • The Volunteer Coordinator supports all of IRC’s programs by recruiting and training volunteers and interns, coordinating donations of clothing and goods from community members and their distribution to clients, managing social media and online communications strategies, and implementing community outreach and donor cultivation activities.

    Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    Volunteer Coordination

  • In collaboration with program staff, create and maintain accurate, up-to-date job descriptions for all volunteer and internship opportunities.

  • Recruit, screen, orient, train and match volunteers and interns with appropriate service opportunities, in accordance with IRC national volunteer guidelines.

  • Provide ongoing support to volunteers and interns throughout their service period.

  • Record and report all volunteer time and keep accurate, appropriately documented electronic and paper records of service time.

  • Maintain individual files on all volunteer and intern staff, ensuring required documentation is complete, accurate and on file.

  • Recognize volunteers and their service through events and communications.

  • Serve as the staff contact for the VCU and UR internship programs.

    In-kind Donations

  • Coordinate donation drives and donations from individuals and ensure that all in-kind contributions are properly receipted, inventoried, and stored.

  • Coordinate and record the distribution of in-kind donations.

  • Generate and submit accurate and timely reports of all in-kind donations to the Finance Manager and send acknowledgements to in-kind donors, according to IRC policies and procedures.

  • Oversee donation store ensuring it is a well-stocked, organized, and clean space for clients.

  • Manage IRC Richmond’s car donation program, liaising with potential donors and ensuring that all required documentation requirements are met.

    External Relations

  • Assist in planning and executing special events and outreach activities.

  • Coordinate support of Do-it-Yourself fundraising and other special volunteer and in-kind giving events with community and civic groups.

  • Ensure that IRC Richmond’s webpage is updated, and that there is a consistent presence on social media platforms.

  • Enter donations into Salesforce; generate reports as
    needed to analyze donor data.

  • Represent IRC at volunteer and career fairs and other community outreach opportunities.

  • Assist in the coordination of activities with key groups of community supporters including the Richmond VCCI Community Consultations, AIRVA Community Resource Group among others.

    Team/Office Participation:

  • Manage the activities of volunteers and interns

  • Participate in all program meetings, staff development activities, and fully engage as a member of the team

  • Comply with all policies, procedures and protocols of the agency

  • Other related duties as assigned

    Job Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.

    Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year of demonstrated success in managing volunteer programs strongly preferred. Event planning and coordination experience and/or resource development experience a strong plus.

    Demonstrated Skills & Competencies:

  • Proven, superior organizational skills in a complex, multi-tasking environment and the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.

  • Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with current and prospective donors and volunteers, partner agencies, multi-cultural clients and colleagues on all levels.

  • Superior writing and editing skills, with strong attention to detail.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research, and problem-solving purposes.

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a personal, insured vehicle.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IRC Volunteer Coordinator Jobs in South Africa


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