Corporate Volunteer Program Coordinator

Development · Boston, Massachusetts
Department Development
Employment Type Part-Time
Compensation $20/hour

POSITION: Corporate Volunteer Program Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Senior Manager of Corporate Partnerships
START DATE: June 20, 2022
DURATION: Part-Time
LOCATION: Thompson Island/Boston, Massachusetts via Ferry Commute/Round-Trip Daily


POSITION SUMMARY
The Corporate Volunteer Program Coordinator is responsible for supporting the robust corporate volunteer program. The position reports to the Development Departments and will have the opportunity to learn about both the fundraising and effective corporate engagement of a non-profit organization. The Corporate Volunteer Program Coordinator will support the planning and execution of our on-island corporate volunteer program, to ensure all corporate volunteer groups have an exceptional experience on the island.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with Operations, Programs, and Events staff to assess projects needed to be fulfilled by volunteers and develop an annual project list
• Prepare for each volunteer group – ensuring that tools, safety items, and worksite are ready
• Greet all volunteer groups, provide immediate instruction for loading/unloading ferry as needed
• Coordinate with the Senior Manager of Corporate Partnerships weekly on upcoming groups to plan projects accordingly
• Provide an overview of organization history and mission as part of welcome activities on the island
• Oversee all volunteer work activities on the island, including providing clear instructions on tools, safety, and expectations
• Be an ambassador for the organization, staying up to date on possible engagement opportunities to share with volunteers, and reporting back to the Senior Manager of Corporate Partnerships of anyone that could be a prospective donor


QUALIFICATIONS
• Time management and project organizational skills to effectively prioritize work
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Must have excellent attendance and punctuality
• Introductory understanding of, and interest in, Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center and its mission
• Able to respond to internal and external email inquiries in a professional and timely manner
• Ability to follow directions and take initiative
• Able to maintain professional communication with volunteers and colleagues
• Ability to anticipate potential problems and communicate effectively
• High School degree required; additional qualification as an Administrative Assistant or Clerk will be a plus
• Working knowledge of office equipment (computers, printers, scanners, etc.) is a plus
• Working knowledge in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word) and Internet applications is a plus
• Able to pass a CORI/SORI


WORK CONDITIONS
The Corporate Volunteer Program requires a commitment of 10 to 20 hours a week. A 25-minute boat ride to and from Thompson Island is part of the daily commute.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• Ability to lift up to 30 pounds. It is the expectation that all employees reporting to the Island assist with the unloading and loading of cargo to/from the ferry
• Sometimes work will include time spent in a fast-paced, hot environment
• Qualified candidates for this position are able to walk distances up to 5 mi. comfortably and traverse varying terrain of the island to get to different event and conference sites


Must be currently vaccinated against COVID-19 up to CDC guidance


COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Compensation for this position is $20 per hour. Flexible scheduling, pursuant to the position. Work that engages a diverse and dynamic community of educators and learners, with the shared vision of shaping a better future for Boston students. Quality work life in Boston’s vibrant Seaport district with frequent access to the natural wonders and positive impacts of Thompson Island.


Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks staff as diverse as the communities it serves. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Department
    Development
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Compensation
    $20/hour