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Safe Passage seeks a Volunteer Coordinator

May 4, 2023


  • Conduct outreach at community events to recruit a diverse pool of volunteers
  • Respond to all volunteer inquiries for the agency
  • Maintain public listings regarding volunteer opportunities
  • Screen and interview volunteer candidates


  • Develop curriculum and related materials for all volunteer trainings, quarterly
  • Implement initial training and continuing education for volunteers, quarterly
  • Provide training and continuing education for interns


  • Provide follow up and support for all volunteers
  • Implement best practices for volunteer retention


  • Maintain calendar for sexual assault coverage by staff and Volunteer Advocates
  • Schedule all volunteer activities, including life skills at shelter
  • Coordinate volunteers for all agency outreach and community events
  • Serve as liaison to community groups and task forces


  • Supervise all volunteers (Volunteer Advocates, Direct Services Volunteers, Office Volunteers, Interns)
  • Reassign or terminate volunteers as needed
  • Conduct annual performance reviews of volunteers
  • Maintain database for tracking and scheduling volunteers and volunteer opportunities
  • Ensure that the agency receives a sufficient number of volunteer hours to qualify for a full grant match from grant funders
  • Coordinate client life skills and children’s activities at least three (3) times per week


  • Organize volunteer appreciation events and other recognition efforts
  • Provide on-going support and appreciation for all volunteers.


  • Serve walk-in clients on an as-needed basis
  • Serve as the on-call staff back-up one week per month and on an as-needed basis
  • Maintain volunteer page on website and update social media accounts at least every other day with material relevant to recruitment and retention of volunteers
  • Work with staff to coordinate volunteers for specific needs as they arise
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Master’s Degree in human services or related field; relevant work experience equivalent to the degree acceptable. Bachelor’s level required
  • Have a working knowledge of crisis intervention and prevention education
  • Experience with volunteer program coordination
  • Experience and ability to train, support and supervise agency volunteers
  • Ability to work with diverse populations, demonstrating cultural competency and community awareness
  • Strong command and knowledge of Microsoft Office and ease in adaptation to new technology
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Commitment to Safe Passage mission and values: Empower the Survivor | Eliminate the Abuse | Engage the Community | Engender Change

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