Volunteer Coordinator- Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area, Inc.

Volunteer Coordinator – Full Time

The Volunteer Coordinator position will communicate and coordinate with individuals in the community to support the work of Habitat through volunteerism.  The Volunteer Coordinator position recognizes volunteers and further develops the volunteer program.  This position reports to the Development Director.  Work schedule is Tuesday – Saturday 8am-4pm (Occasional evenings)


·         Develop, promote, and maintain a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the organization

·         Survey staff regularly to assess needs for volunteer assistance

·         Maintain volunteer service descriptions for each volunteer assignment

·         Ensure volunteers are staffed to support the various areas of operations, to include construction, ReStores, office and special events.

·         Recommend the most efficient use of volunteers and appropriate volunteer/supervisory mix

·         Conduct and/or arrange for volunteer orientation and training

·         Schedule all volunteer activities across all areas of operation

·         Develop and manage volunteer policies, procedures, and standards of volunteer service

·         Organize and participate in volunteer recognition programs and special events

·         Evaluate all aspects of volunteer programs to ensure effectiveness and to recommend/implement changes as appropriate

·         Maintain accurate records and provide timely statistical and activity reports on volunteer participation

·         Host and attend recruiting events within the community to attract qualified candidates

·         Work with marketing and public relations and professional associations to publicize opportunities for volunteers

·         Develop and maintain relationships with other volunteer organizations within the area


·         Demonstrated capability to conduct one’s self in a calm and professional demeanor when dealing with the public and/or with difficult situations

·         Demonstrated capability to effectively communicate orally and in writing

·         Strong organizational and planning skills

·          Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff and volunteers

·          Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities

·         Ability to work productively in an unstructured environment with frequent interruptions

·         Volunteer recruitment and management experience a plus

·         Proficient in basic computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and internet usage

·         Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job

Resumes accepted through Friday, December 14, via email to office@habichatt.org

This position is located in Chattanooga, TN

No Phone Calls Please

Habitat is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Provides Equal Housing Opportunity