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Capacity Building to End Homelessness AmeriCorps VISTA Member

Development | Waterford Township, MI | Full Time

Job Description

Term dates: November 8th, 2021 - November 7th, 2022 (Candidate Submission Due to the Program: Monday, October 4th2022

Full-time: 37.5 hours/week minimum

Member Duties:

As the Volunteer Coordinator VISTA for Lighthouse, you will have the opportunity to help develop a

robust and engaging volunteer program! You will help to expand volunteer work across multiple

programs, create community partnerships, implement volunteer recognition ideas, coordinate and

supervise volunteers, create promotional materials and work with a collaborative and innovative team

committed to helping those in need.

Responsibilities include:

 Engage in community outreach to create new community partnerships and build the volunteer


 Assist Volunteer Manager in maximizing corporate giving through volunteer grants and matches

 Recruit and supervise volunteers

 Help strengthen the relationships of current congregation partnerships who support our

emergency shelters with volunteers and bring new congregation partners

 Create marketing materials aimed at volunteer recognition and recruitment

 Develop a volunteer recognition plan and activities

 Partner with staff to create volunteer surveys to gain feedback

 Assist with the LH Thanksgiving and Adopt a Family Programs

 Work with Volunteer Manager to identify volunteer projects site wide

 Help maintain volunteer database

 Host and participate in community meetings and forums to educate our community on the

needs in our community

 Facilitate/support community giving drives including but not limited to food drives, clothing

drives, school supply drives, and other as needed

 Assist with planning and executing fundraising events

 Assist Volunteer Manager in writing volunteer policy and procedures

 Work with Marketing to provide content for social media