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YWCA Lewiston,ID-Clarkston,WA
300 Main St.
Lewiston, ID 83501

phone: 208.743.1535
fax: 208.746.1510

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Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator


POSITION SUMMARY

Promote community understanding and positive public relations of YWCA program activities through special events, volunteer recruitment, and coordinated outreach activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Areas of Primary Responsibility   

  • Recruit, schedule, and train volunteers. Keep staff informed of opportunities for volunteer assistance.
  • Develop and coordinate special events as directed.
  • Assist in updating and maintaining website and social media as directed.
  • Work with the media to publicize events and donation needs.
    • Maintain and organize donation storage
  • Enter donors, volunteers, and members in Fundraiser database in a timely manner.
  • Provide outreach to inform the community of how to access YWCA services
    • Staff tabling events, information fairs
    • Maintain and organize display materials

    Program

  • Responsible for compliance with all grant standards and reporting requirements related to this position.
  • Maintain records required for grant compliance, statistical record keeping, and as needed to measure program success.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor regarding weekly activities, roadblocks and successes.
  • Participate on staff committees for events (annual meeting, conference) and activities (awareness   months, community events) as needed/determined.
  • Attend all required staff meetings and trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned to ensure program success.

    Organization

  • Commitment to the mission, values, and goals of the YWCA.
  • Promote positive public relations and community understanding of program services and activities. 
  • Research and submit information to the grant team on pertinent funding sources.
  • Other duties as assigned to ensure agency success.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Outgoing, enthusiastic, creative thinker.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of social media.
  • Ability to work effectively with the public, volunteers, and staff.
  • Ability to be self-directed and work as part of a team.
  • High school diploma or equivalent plus two years relevant work experience.
  • Willing to work night and weekend events.
  • Hold valid driver’s license and insurance.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

This position is for 30 hours per week and is supervised by the Community Engagement Manager.