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Volunteer Program Assistant

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Job Type: Right to Hire
  • Ref No: 18-07104
  • Date: November 08, 2018
  • Job title:

Alethia Barnett

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Job Description - Volunteer Program Assistant

We have a large, well-renowned non-profit organization in the Lower East Side looking for a talented entry level candidate to join their team as a Volunteer Program Assistant. This position is crucial to the success of various organizations and programs the company holds. An opportunity like this would be perfect for a recent graduate or entry level candidate who has strong organization and management skills.


  • Plan, implement and close out volunteer events under supervision of the Volunteer Program Manager
  • Developing project budgets, ordering supplies, coordinating project details with program staff and Henry Street Facilities Department, managing corporate orientations, supervising projects and volunteer groups
  • Collecting and maintaining data in Raiser's Edge, documenting volunteer events with photographs and write-ups for our website
  • Handles acknowledgments
  • Help respond to ongoing inquiries from prospective corporate partners and individual volunteers in a timely manner and follow up appropriately to determine potential fit and onboard new volunteers and partners.  Maintain record of communications and ensure appropriate follow up with numerous prospective volunteers.
  • Help maintain database of Henry Street program needs regarding volunteer events, donations and individual volunteers
  • Assist with corporate reporting requirements
  • Research prospective volunteer partnerships, in-kind donors, and sponsors and consolidate information into clear and concise reports and presentations
  • Support efforts to reach out strategically to build volunteer, in-kind and sponsorship relationships with new and targeted corporate partners, as well as help maintain and expand current relationships
  • Track in-kind program donation needs, soliciting and picking-up goods, evaluating and inventorying goods, managing distribution to programs, documenting goods as received, and writing in-kind donation acknowledgements
  • Coordinate the individual volunteer program, including position postings, recruiting and placements, tracking, and reporting
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


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