Gifts in Kind Coordinator Job Description

The United Way of Dunn County is seeking a part-time Gifts in Kind Coordinator.  This position will offer 25-35 hours of work from date of hire and will transition to 15-25 hours of work as winter approaches. Reporting to the Executive Director, the GIK Coordinator will work closely with staff across all departments of United Way.  The GIK Coordinator will be responsible for tracking donations of goods, assisting with supervision of program volunteers, maintaining a program database and representing United Way of Dunn County at community events.  This position will also work closely with the Volunteer Coordinator to plan and implement community donation events.  Compensation for this position is an hourly wage with a starting pay of $10-$12 per hour, depending on experience. 

Physical activities may include, but are not limited to: moving boxes, furniture, clothing and other goods.

Administrative activities may include, but are not limited to: answering telephones, creating spreadsheets for data collection, input of data in a program database and other administrative tasks such as filing, sorting, flyer creation, etc. 

Qualifications

1. High School Diploma

2. Demonstrated interest in the nonprofit sector

3. Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and interpersonal) and comfort in speaking to groups

4. Strong computer experience (Microsoft Office, social media, word processing, etc.)

6. Able to work independently with given instructions and to collaborate effectively as a team member

7. Ability to prioritize while working on multiple tasks

8. Excellent problem solving skills, research skills and ability to follow through with projects

9. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professional demeanor

10.  High level of dependability

11. Must be able to bend, twist, sit, stand and frequently lift up to 25 lbs., occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.

12.  Commitment to United Way of Dunn County’s mission

 

 

Responsibilities

1. Regularly communicate with Executive Director to create streamlined program processes

2. Communicate with staff and volunteer participants to ensure all parties’ satisfaction with the gifts in kind program

3. Conduct partner outreach and represent United Way of Dunn County at community events

4. Maintain program data

5. Meet with other United Way professionals and attend relevant training opportunities

6. Assist with volunteer support for volunteers who have on-going volunteer roles

8. Conduct intake of program participants to ensure eligibility for program participation

9. Assist with supervision of program volunteer activities

10. Provide leadership to enforce program rules and expectations

11. Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

 

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to ademuth@uwaydunn.org.  


Please call 715-235-3800 with any questions regarding this position.      



Volunteer Coordinator Job Description

This employment opportunity is an AmeriCorps position (more information about AmeriCorps below). Reporting to the Executive Director, the Volunteer Coordinator will work closely with staff across all departments of United Way.  The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for tracking volunteer opportunities, volunteer recruitment, coordination of  volunteer activities to deepen their engagement with the organization, maintain volunteer database, develop and document an agency-wide volunteer coordination strategy, and represent United Way of Dunn County at community events.

Qualifications

1. High school Diploma completed

2. Demonstrated interest in the nonprofit sector

3. Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and interpersonal) and comfort in speaking to groups

4. Strong computer experience (Microsoft Office, social media, word processing, etc.)

6. Able to work independently with given instructions and to collaborate effectively as a team member

7. Ability to prioritize while working on multiple tasks

8. Excellent problem solving skills, research skills and ability to follow through with projects

9. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professional demeanor

10.  High level of dependability

11. Must be able to bend, twist, sit, stand and frequently lift up to 25 lbs

12. Commitment to United Way of Dunn County’s mission

 

Responsibilities

1. Regularly communicate with Executive Director to create and maintain volunteer opportunities

2. Coordinate evaluations for volunteers and regularly communicate with staff and volunteer participants to ensure all parties’ satisfaction with the volunteer experience

3. Conduct volunteer outreach and represent United Way of Dunn County at a variety of volunteer fairs and community events to develop a strategy to target Dunn County residents and local Students as volunteers

4. Maintain volunteer data

5. Meet with other volunteer management professionals and attend relevant training opportunities

6. Support volunteers who have on-going volunteer roles

7. Research and implement a formalized volunteer program

8. Plan and implement annual Volunteer Appreciation activities

9. Provide management oversite of program volunteer activities

10. Assist with intake of program participants

11. Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

 

About AmeirCorps Serve Wisconsin

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Marshfield Clinic AmeriCorps Volunteer Wisconsin

National Service Program ~ serving your country

 

AmeriCorps, often referred to as a domestic Peace Corps, places individuals within communities to commit a year to serving others.  Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach is a national service grantee.  Marshfield Clinic Volunteer Wisconsin AmeriCorps places individuals with nonprofits across Wisconsin.

Marshfield Clinic AmeriCorps Volunteer Wisconsin Program Description ~ This program places individuals with nonprofit organizations across Wisconsin to build and strengthen volunteer programs.  Individuals will receive focused training in volunteer management then assist with such tasks as: recruiting, training and supervising volunteers; creating volunteer handbooks, application forms, and brochures; writing position descriptions; updating website content and coordinating social media; and other (non-volunteer) tasks specific to the mission of the nonprofit.

During a typical day of service at United Way of Dunn County, the member will provide oversight for volunteer activities and will be responsible for volunteer recruitment, training, appreciation events and more. 

Period of Service:

Monday, September 11, 2017 – August 31, 2018. (End date is negotiable)

Benefits:

  • $485.77 (gross before taxes) bi-weekly payroll for term of service
  • Health insurance – option to enroll with premium paid in full for member only
  • Childcare assistance (if qualified)
  • $5,815 education award upon successful completion of the term of service
  • Forbearance on qualified student loans and interest accrual payments while serving. (taxable)
  • Service gear
  • Work Experience and the development of highly sought job skills (initiative, interpersonal and intercultural communication, adaptability, collaboration and accountability)
  • Networking for career placement at all levels of the organization served, with partner organizations and throughout the community
  • Build value – in yourself and the position you serve.  Organizations often hire members after their term of service because they know what they’ve invested in the member and what they will be receiving.

Required Orientation & Training (expenses covered):

  • September 11 - 14, 2017
  • January 3-5, 2017                                          

What does it mean to serve?

Applicants must be willing to serve for the duration of the term of service (1700 hours minimum), averaging approximately 35-40 hours a week.  Members must also be able to handle the financial commitment made by accepting the position. Applicants must be 19 years of age by September 11, 2017, possess a high school diploma or GED/HSED, and agree to and pass a criminal and Department of Motor Vehicles background checks. 

How do I apply?

Qualified applicants may contact Ashley DeMuth, Executive Director, by phone at 715-235-3800 or by email a letter of interest and resume to: ademuth@uwaydunn.org.