Company: Volunteers of America - Texas
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Professional, Management, Houston Disaster Recovery
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $43,000 to $45,000 / Year
Posted: 9/1/2017

The Volunteer Coordinator position is available in our Houston office to coordinate volunteers and recovery efforts from the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey.


This position will be responsible for ensuring the successful participation of volunteers, including recruitment, clearances, scheduling, and training.


This position will also assist in providing direction, coordination and consultation for all volunteer activities.



Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates the recruitment, clearance, scheduling and training of volunteers for the recovery efforts of Hurrican Harvey..
  • Ensure quality of volunteer work by monitoring volunteers, providing feedback, support, and training.
  • Ensure volunteers are adhering to policies and procedures.
  • Submit and track all required clearances, maintain proper volunteer files in accordance with VOATX and jail policy, and develop monthly reports as needed.
  • Nurture volunteer relationships through strong customer service, routine communications, and appreciation efforts.
  • Develops, promotes, and maintains a wide range of volunteer activities within VOATX.
  • Conducts and/or arranges for volunteer orientation and training.
  • Works with marketing and professional associations to publicize opportunities for volunteers.
  • Creates and distributes various communications and publications.
  • Facilitates distribution of information relevant to volunteers



Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement plan. VOA TX also provides some benefits for part-time employees.

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  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, business administration (preferred) or equivalent plus 3 years in volunteer management, nonprofit organization, disaster relief, or church staff experience
  • Valid Texas Drivers License
  • Travel will be required


Proficient in basic computer applications, such as MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and, internet usage.


Establishes and manages priorities and demonstrates timeliness and thoroughness in work product.

Establishes and maintains healthy working relationships, providing leadership, training and delegating as required.

Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff and volunteers.

Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job.

Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities.

Ability to speak effectively before groups of consumers, volunteers or employees of organization.

Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions.

Ability to work independently with little supervision.

Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment and to react with discretion under varying conditions.

Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust, and treats people with respect.

Houston , TX
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