Volunteer Coordinator, Greater Phila. Coalition Against Hunger

Posted by on February 20, 2004

Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Job Description

The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger announces a part-time position opening! We are seeking a dynamic individual, with excellent interpersonal skills, who would be responsible for coordinating a team of approximately 60 student interns and faith-based/community volunteers working on the Coalition?s Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign. The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating site placements for volunteers and maintaining relationships with food stamp screening sites, which include supermarkets, health centers, and Career Link centers. Ideally, we are seeking a candidate who is interested in growing into a full-time position with added responsibilities, including client advocacy, community organizing, and/or additional volunteer recruitment and training.

The ideal candidate will posses the following skills:
? Ability to network and build relationships with diverse constituencies.
? Strong written and verbal communication skills
? Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
? Volunteer management experience.
? Energy and enthusiasm for assisting Philadelphia families to meet their food and nutrition needs through the Food Stamp Program.
? Critical thinking skills to contribute to next stages of the Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign
? Ability to understand the struggles of both clients and county assistance office employees and the ability to work toward mutually agreed upon goals.
? Car, preferred but not essential
Please send resumes to: Tanya Sen, Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger, 2901 W. Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19129 or email to tsen@hungercoalition.org or fax to 215-223-3073

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