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Volunteer Coordinator at Catholic Charities in Madison, WI – shared by Jobs That Help as a third partyWe are searching for a volunteer coordinator to coordinates volunteer resources to assist in the delivery of the Catholic Charities programs and services. We are a mission driven organization with hundreds of volunteers who help us keep moving forward! This position will involve recruiting volunteers to work mainly with the Beacon, Madison’s only Homeless Day Shelter. This includes directly managing volunteers and/or providing guidance, support, resources, tools and training to those who volunteer and who supervises volunteers.ResponsibilitiesDevelop and implement goals and objectives for the volunteer program which reflect the mission of the organizationAssess the need for volunteers to enhance program/service deliveryHelp develop a budget for the volunteer program activitiesConduct ongoing evaluation of the programs and services delivered by volunteers and implement improvements as necessaryOrganize the volunteer program/service:Help Develop, administer and review policies and procedures which guide the volunteer programs and services, and reflect the overall values of the organizationDevelop and administer forms and records to document the volunteer activitiesIdentify volunteer assignments that provide meaningful work for volunteers and write the volunteer position description in consultation with staff as appropriateEngage volunteers:Promote the volunteer program to gain community support of the volunteer program and the organizationHelp develop and implement effective strategies to recruit the right volunteers with the right skillsImplement a screening process for potential volunteers according to accepted screening standards and practicesLead the volunteer program/service:Train staff to work effectively and cooperatively with volunteersOrient volunteers to increase their understanding of the organization, its clients, its services and the role and responsibilities of volunteersEnsure that volunteers receive the appropriate training to be successful in their positionEnsure that volunteer check-in procedures are followed and records of volunteer hours are maintained according to established proceduresEnsure that volunteers receive the appropriate level of supervisionPlan and implement formal and informal volunteer recognition activities to recognize their contributionsControl of the volunteer program/service:Ensure that volunteers work in a safe, healthy and supportive environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulationsEvaluate the contribution of each volunteer on an annual basisPrepare an annual report on the contribution of the volunteer program to the organizationAdminister and monitor expenditures for the volunteer program against the approved budgetQualificationsThe Volunteer Coordinator should have the following skills and experience:EducationBachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experienceKnowledge, skills and abilitiesThe ability to communicate with, supervise and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles-experience with volunteers preferredThe ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalitiesKnowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics within the various programs and communities in need of volunteersKnowledge of current trends, resources and information related to volunteerismCommitment to Catholic Charities program’s goals and missionProficiencies in the use of computers forWord processingData base managementChanging Lives. Serving All. Employing All. The heart of our mission is compassionate, caring services for the poor and vulnerable.Catholic Charities was founded in 1946 and is a private, nonprofit organization serving people in an 11 county area in south-central Wisconsin. The agency helps people of all ages deal with mental health issues, face transitions in life, reach for their potential despite special challenges, heal from abuse or addiction and secure emergency services. In 2014, 30,000 people benefited from agency programs provided by 330 employees and 1,000+ volunteers.We serve those in need regardless of religion, race, social or economic status. We serve and employ persons regardless of sexual orientation, religious, ethnic, racial or social background. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply.Employees enjoy a supportive work environment and competitive pay. Full-time employees are eligible for health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement savings plan, health cafeteria plan, sick pay and generous paid vacation time. Retirement plan offered to part-time employees working 20+ hours per week, as well as pro-rated sick and vacation time.Catholic Charities is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion. We want our staff and programming to reflect the rich culture and diversity of our state and actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.