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Volunteer Coordinator
BOISE ID 83708
Category: Other
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Volunteer Coordinator
Requisition Number
10010 CN51VCON 060518

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Volunteer Coordinator

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Location: Boise Idaho

Department: Development

Position Title: Coordinator of Volunteers and Community Center Programming

Status: Full Time Non - exempt

Posted Wage: $14.00 per hour

JOB CLOSES: 06.09.2018

Upload resume and complete the job application provided. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please note: Resume and complete job application are required. Please be aware a job application is not considered complete unless it is dated and signed by the applicant. Incomplete job applications cannot be accepted.

To apply in person go to The Salvation Army Boise Corps, 1617 N 24th St, Boise Idaho 83702. Complete the application provided to you. Incomplete job applications cannot be accepted.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 503.794.3206 or email Ms. Gende will
coordinate your accommodation request with personnel at the local address specified in paragraph two above.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Amber Young at or call 208.343.5420. Ms. Young is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-

EOE of Females/Minorities/Vets/Disability

Benefits offered

o Posted Wage: $14.00 per hour

o Full time hours

o Excellent medical benefits

o Dental

o Vision

o Life Insurance

o Disability Insurance

o Retirement plan

o Paid holidays

o Paid sick leave

o Paid vacation leave

Job Requisition Number: 10010 CN51VCON 060518

Position Description

The Salvation Army

Boise Corps

Department: Development

Position Title: Coordinator of Volunteers and Community Center Programming

Status: Non-Exempt

The Salvation Army Mission Statement:

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs
in His name without discrimination.

Education and Work Experience:

1. A minimum of two years of volunteer management experience.

2. Formal education that includes a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Scope of Position:

This position is responsible to provide direction, coordination, and consultation for all volunteer functions and the development of logistics for new quality programing for The Salvation Army Boise Corps. These responsibilities will serve to strengthen existing
programs and make recommendations for new programs that target the demographic of Horizon Elementary School and the constituency of The Salvation Army's new Emerald Campus. This position has no direct staff supervisory responsibilities, but does supervise
the entire volunteer force and requires strong communication with partners.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to make effective presentations to groups of people.

Strong interpersonal skills and a proven ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and community members.

Highly organized and detail oriented with the ability to visualize, plan and/or supervise the implementation of multiple projects and events simultaneously to meet established deadlines and goals.

Adheres to and holistically supports The Salvation Army Mission and Vision in programming.

Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access (or other donor management system).

Possess a valid driver's license, pass Salvation Army Drivers Test, and have reliable transportation.

Participates as a team player - works to ensure team, as well as department, goals are met or exceeded.

Carries out position duties and responsibilities in conjunction with Corps Officers, Program Committee and Director of Development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


1. Organizes, coordinates and manages the recruitment of volunteers for the annual Christmas Kettles fundraiser, seasonal programs, year-round programs and department needs and events.

2. Works with social, civic, schools, churches and local organizations to develop partnerships to increase volunteerism.

3. Develops and implements volunteer position descriptions and training programs for all volunteer assignments.

4. Maintains accurate records and provides timely statistical acna activity reports on volunteer participation.

5. Assesses the volunteer experience to ensure volunteer retention.

6. Employs a system to recognize volunteer service.

7. Surveys staff regularly to assess the needs for volunteer assistance.

8. Writes and disseminates a monthly volunteer newsletter for Boise, Nampa, and Caldwell Corps.


1. Serves as liaison to Corps Officers to develop and maintain a strong partnership with the staff of Horizon Elementary School to determine and address needs of students and parents.

2. Establishes a presence at the school prior to completion of new campus to build trust with potential clients.

3. Prepares and analyzes surveys to recommend daily and seasonal programs for Horizon Elementary School constituency in coordination with Corps Officers and Program Committee.

4. Presents program options to the Program Committee, identifying program constituency, vision, goals, desired outcomes.

5. Joins Corps Officers in meeting with potential collaborating organizations and presents options for outsourcing programs vs in-house management to Program Committee.

6. Develops and recommends program structures regarding number of participants, times of day, facility usage, required staff numbers, government regulations, licenses, inventory requirements, and cost structure (up-front inventory, on-going income and expense).

7. For each program approved, creates an on-line notebook that lists staff responsibilities and structure, budget detail, enrollment documents, enhancement activities, rules, safety procedures, reporting procedures, program goals and other appropriate details.

8. Creates communication strategies with constituents and engages interpreters when necessary.

9. Devises marketing plan and materials appropriate for the demographic and prepares program sign-up procedures to present to Corps Officers and Program Committee.

Physical Requirements:

Requires the ability to frequently lift, move, or carry materials up to 40 pounds.

Continual sitting at a desk using a personal computer and telephone.

Working Conditions:

Requires daily involvement in personal and professionally sensitive matters which require maintaining absolute confidentiality.

Works in an office environment with frequent interruptions, multiple deadlines, and competing priorities.

May require working a flexible schedule including some Saturdays and evenings.

Will require travel between The Salvation Army administrative office and Horizon Elementary School and for potential partner and vendor meetings.


The Salvation Army does have a dress code. This will be shared with you at the time of employment.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.

Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements
of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.

Supervisor: Director of Annual Gifts

+ Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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+ The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure
is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41
CFR 60-1.35(c)

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