Volunteer Coordinator

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United Way has a rich history in helping neighborhoods and communities in Central Alabama. It began as a cooperative action to address our city’s human services problems.

Position Summary

Responsible for coordinating the volunteer services in Community Initiatives. Works closely with program directors and coordinators to identify volunteer needs and develop volunteer services. Ensures effective and efficient volunteer management and maintains a professional and cooperative working relationship with other agencies and community stakeholders.


  • Develops volunteer services program for all CI programs
  • Recruits, train and manages volunteer opportunities for the CI department.
  • Maintains volunteer database and ensures data entry is current and timely for program reporting
  • Maintains professional relationships with community partners
  • Develops and maintains community and corporate relationships to expand volunteer services
  • Represents Community Initiatives at committee meetings, agency fairs, speaking engagements and other events as assigned
  • Participates in quarterly CQI meetings as required
  • Other duties assigned


Knowledge & Skills

Volunteer coordinator experience

Ability to prioritize, effectively manage time and multi-task

Excellent program management, organizational skills are essential

Computer experience with Microsoft operations and ability to integrate specialized management databases

Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Be self directed with ability to make judgments and function independently

Proven ability to work in a team based environment



Masters preferred with management and project coordination experience preferred


Minimum 5 years relevant professional work experience preferred


Regular office environment with occasional overtime. Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and proof of automobile insurance.