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Volunteer and Development Coordinator

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  • Full Time
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  • $20.35 - $22.84/hr USD / Year
  • Salary: $20.35 - $22.84/hr

Website Judi's House

Our vision is that no child should be alone in grief.

Judi’s House/JAG Institute (JH/JAG) is the only free-standing organization in Metro Denver devoted solely to supporting grieving youth and families through comprehensive care, research, education, and advocacy. Since 2002, JH/JAG has supported nearly 12,000 individuals, and educated many thousands more, toward the vision that no child should be alone in grief. Join our team on our mission to help children and families grieving a death find connection and healing.

Volunteers are a critical benefit to the bereavement services provided at Judi’s House and having a a self-motivated, high-energy individual lead, develop, maintain and supervise our volunteer program is paramount to our ongoing services.

Our Volunteer and Development Coordinator organizes and supports the volunteer program, including recruitment, orientation, training, scheduling, and evaluation/performance. Supports fundraising efforts and Judi’s House (JH) events.

Judi’s House Core Values:

Judi’s House aims to achieve our vision by adhering to four core values: Compassion, Accountability, Courage, and Respect. Nothing is more important than having a team of people that incorporates these values and holds each other accountable for living this culture every day at Judi’s House.

Key responsibilities:

Development, Recruitment, and Training

  • Under the Directors supervision, develops, implements, and evaluates Judi’s House Volunteer program to ensure its constant improvement and effectiveness.
  • Ensures JH’s Volunteer program is inclusive, diverse, and is led with respect, integrity, and compassion.
  • Develops and implements retention, appreciation, and engagement strategies for volunteers.
  • Collaboratively assesses the needs of the organization’s different departments and recruits’ volunteers to support JH’s services and mission.
  • Conducts orientation and coordinates appropriate training/mentoring for all volunteers.
  • Works to develop and maintain volunteer training materials.
  • Builds and maintains the volunteer schedule, resolves absence/coverage needs.

Supervision, Performance Appraisal, and Safety

  • Ensures volunteer supervision, performance appraisal, feedback, and termination; consults with Director to address complaints and mediates conflicts related to volunteers/interns/staff.
  • Reviews and collects all injury and accident reports regarding volunteers; identify ways to reduce risks/improve training, facility safety, or remedy non-compliance with protocols.
  • Maintains and enforces JH’s policies/protocols pertaining to the Volunteer program.

Communication and Administration

  • Promotes JH’s volunteer opportunities through internal and external communications, outreach events, social media posts, and other news media.
  • Maintains volunteer database records.
    Updates information pertaining to Volunteers department on JH’s website.
  • Prepares and submits Volunteer budget in collaboration with Program and Development leadership.

 Development & Fundraising

  • Communicates with existing and potential business partners to organize collaborative events that support fundraising goals and/or strategic objectives.
  • Develops and supports relationships with individual donors, small businesses, and corporations.
  • Seeks sponsorship and donations for existing and new fundraising activities.
  • Supports fundraising efforts and JH events by recruiting volunteers as needed.
  • Shares responsibility of administrative functions including gift processing, acknowledgement letters, correspondence, and data integrity for JH’s database of record.

Requirements, skills, and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of supervisory experience working with volunteers/human resources/public services/non-profit organization or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in fundraising, development, and event management required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Experience with Outlook, Google Suite, and other databases/software programs
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to handle difficult situations involving the interns/volunteers/staff with tact, compassion, and good judgment.
  • Ability to multitask, show initiative, and work conscientiously with outstanding attention to detail.
  • Ability to positively lead, mentor, assign volunteers to meet the organization’s needs.
  • Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with other supervisors and departments.

The candidate selected for this position will work primarily in our Aurora location but is eligible to work remotely up to one day per week at the manager’s discretion.

Regularly scheduled for five eight-hour shifts, Monday through Friday. Holiday, evening, and weekend hours may be required to ensure coverage and support/attend JH’s fundraising meetings and events.

Compensation and Benefits

Judi’s House offers a generous benefits package that includes 100% employer paid health premiums, dental, and vision coverage in addition to long-term disability, life insurance and 401k. Judi’s House promotes work-life balance with our Paid Time Off program along with other leave policies. The hourly range for this position is $20.35 – $22.84.

Applicants are subject to a background check. We are an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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