GA, Newnan - Program Coordinator, Volunteerism/Hospitality
Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need.
Habitat for Humanity has an Operational Headquarters in Americus, Georgia and an Administrative Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a global, non-profit ministry where our employees build futures and lives.
Summary: Heighten awareness of NCHFH by developing, managing and sustaining volunteer recruitment, program development, administration, volunteer acknowledgement and volunteer retention programs, church/youth/corporate relations; actively promote Camp Habitat to all facets of the community.
Primary responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Use all media outlets (i.e. NCHFH website, Facebook, Twitter, Constant Contact, Access Coweta) to promote volunteerism.
- Family partner sweat equity – develop, implement, train and promote sweat equity opportunities to staff and partner families.
- Develop, secure sponsorship, implement and manage Annual World Habitat Day, Volunteer Recruitment Event, Annual Volunteer Appreciation Day, National Volunteer Week.
- Develop, implement, manage and promote a Habitat corporate program, i.e.: Camp Habitat.
- Secure and speak with civic clubs, churches, schools, home builders associations and other targeted audiences; develop solid ‘follow-up’ plan; train volunteers and volunteer committee to speak on NCHFH behalf.
- Develop, enhance and manage volunteer orientations and safety training programs.
- Work with construction manager to actively recruit and secure construction volunteers and team leaders for each build site prior to build start date.
- Manage all hospitality needs on each build site with support of hospitality committee (coffee, water, food, sign-in/waivers, name tags, prayer, safety talk).
- Ccoordinate all ground-breakings and house blessings/partner family parties with the family services department.
- Advise construction manager and all staff of volunteer status on a weekly basis.
- Develop, implement and manage a construction volunteer orientation and safety program.
- Habitat ReStore: actively seek groups and individuals to fully staff ReStore every day, both shifts, Tues – Sat., 9-5p.m. Work in cooperation with ReStore manager and designated ReStore associate.
- Administration and committees: Recruit, train and manage volunteer/hospitalitycCommittee in order to delegate responsibilities. Work with each staff member to provide committee recruitment assistance and training, advice staff of potential recruits.
- Develop system to insure communication is maintained with all current and past volunteers.
- Ensure volunteer handbooks/policies are up to date.
- Ensure partner family sweat equity policies are adhered to and all sweat equity hours are up to date weekly.
- Ensure volunteer database is up to date and user friendly – train staff on using system optimally and all communications with volunteers and partner families are logged.
- Weekly staff updates at each Tuesday staff meeting of upcoming build day needs.
- Bachelor’s degree in communications/business or complimentary field preferred.
- Resident of Coweta County a plus with established professional relationships.
- Proactive skill set and team-oriented in a collaborative environment.
- Strong oral and written skills.
- Technically proficient with office software tools and internet communication tools.
- Strong communication skills with colleagues, staff, volunteers and organizations.
- Ability to prioritize and execute tasks on time, within budget, every time, in a fast-paced environment.
- Repeated success in creating, developing projects, systems and events to sustainable, successful completion.
- Other duties as assigned.
Schedule: Non-exempt; 40 hours/week, 8:30 to 5p.m., Tues-Saturday. Some evenings as necessary.
Benefits: Paid vacation and health reimbursement arrangement; AFLAC available
Salary Range: minimum $22,800
Supervisor: Executive director
In order to apply, each applicant must submit all of the following to email@example.com:
- Cover letter (including salary requirements)
Note: only applications sent via email with all the above information included will be considered. No phone calls or in-person visits, please.