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Job Opportunity with NeighborLink Indianapolis

Looking for a great job that helps others? We’re hiring for a Volunteer Coordinator! It’s what it sounds like - recruiting, building relationships with, guiding, and engaging with volunteers for NeighborLink Indianapolis. This is SUCH an important role for us since we’re primarily volunteer run. The ideal candidate will have empathy for and understanding of the community we serve - seniors and individuals with disabilities coping with the effects of poverty.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Liaison between Volunteers, Programs, and Development Department

  • Outreach to recruit new Volunteers

  • Administrative tasks related to record keeping of volunteers

  • Set & lead group meetings with volunteers to share ideas, get feedback and work to continuously improve the volunteer experience.

  • Provide information for communications team about the volunteer experience

  • Background/screening checks as according to State and Federal laws

Duties required:

  • Volunteer recruitment

  • Volunteer support & training

  • Volunteer retention

  • Actively build & maintain relationships with staff, community contacts, and current volunteers

  • Develop and maintain volunteer policies and procedures

  • Develop and maintain volunteer handbook

  • Maintain database of volunteers, volunteer opportunities and services provided

  • Coordinate assignments for volunteers in conjunction with the Programs Manager

  • Keep volunteers informed about their projects

  • Build a volunteer plan for the organization which will include goals, measurable objectives, strategies, timelines, and budget.

  • Respond to volunteer inquiries in a timely manner


  • Bachelor’s degree, a degree in public relation/marketing or social services-related field preferred

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

  • Demonstrated management skills and problem resolution

  • Demonstrated capability to effectively communicate in English orally & in writing

  • Ability to relate professionally with teachers, employers, faith leaders, and groups.

  • Ability to work well with a diverse groups of staff and volunteers

  • Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job.

  • Ability to effectively manage a wide array of task, projects, and responsibilities.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a team

  • Good records keeping skills and attention to detail.

  • Experience in training others.

  • Familiarity with social services resources is a plus.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Familiarity with fundraising software is a plus

  • Have a background in Volunteerism

To apply, send a resume to Dave Withey, Executive Director

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