The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Special Events and Volunteer Coordinator for the Bryan/College Station Corps, located in Bryan, Texas.
Maintains and strengthens The Salvation Army image in the community and raises awareness of the Bryan College Station activities through various functions; focuses on internal and external special events in cooperation with committees, ; plans, schedules and coordinates projects, activities, and events related to volunteers for the Bryan College Station corps; recruits, trains, and coordinates the work of volunteers to ensure ample coverage to meet the needs of all areas of the Bryan College Station corps; develops, promotes and maintains a wide range of volunteer opportunities; leads all planning and execution of special events occurring within the corps.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Requires innovative thinking and recognition of current trends plus research to determine plan. Knowledge of volunteer recruitment methods and practices. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects. Ability to work evening and weekends as needed. Ability to follow instructions and work with limited supervision. Ability to evaluate personnel and match them to an appropriate volunteer opportunity. Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, and the community. Ability to work with diverse individuals and motivate them to partner with The Salvation Army. Ability to plan and coordinate special events, and volunteer opportunities. Ability to present programs and opportunities to the community through public speaking events. Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university related in Business Administration, Non-Profit Administration, Marketing, or related field, and with two to three years progressively responsible experience overseeing special events and/or volunteer-related activities or Any equivalent combinations of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Certifications: Valid State Driver’s License
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language effectively. Ability to perform public speaking. Ability and willingness to conduct all duties in accordance with the ministry of the organization and its Christian principles; conducts all communications and job duties with the highest level of professionalism. Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) 5 – 10% of work time. Duties are usually performed seated. Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking. Working Conditions: Work is usually performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like, but not limited to the office environment.
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
This position is 29 hours a week.
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