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Manager, Corporate Relations and Service Events

Part-Time (3 Days/week)


 

Position Description

One of the ways Volunteer New York! promotes volunteerism in our community is by supporting local companies who seek to develop or enhance their employee volunteer program. Reporting to the Deputy Executive Director and part of a three person team, the Corporate Relations and Service Events Manager will be responsible for developing and executing customized corporate service events, supporting the implementation of large-scale, county-wide community volunteer service initiatives, maintaining relationships with existing corporate clients and cultivating relationships with new companies.
 
The successful candidate will have a commitment to volunteerism, the ability to build partnerships and bridges between the for profit and nonprofit communities, a “can do” attitude, and exceptional organizational, project management and event planning skills.
 

 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Working closely with company representatives to identify their volunteer goals and scope potential projects from the Volunteer New York! database and conduct agency site visits that align.
  • Planning, implementing and evaluating well organized, creative and impactful customized volunteer service projects for teams of corporate groups.
  • Ordering and preparing materials needed to execute customized corporate volunteer service projects (includes supplies, lunch, transportation, and day of event schedules).
  • Developing, when needed, detailed project curriculums.
  • Providing onsite day of event project support ensuring a successful volunteer event, troubleshooting as need.
  • Developing and leading corporate project leader training.
  • Cultivating and maintaining collaborative partnerships with nonprofit agencies (senior centers, afterschool programs, nature centers, other local social service agencies).
  • Conducting site visits to new nonprofit agency partners and providing technical assistance for project development.
  • Preparing materials for corporate presentations and proposals.
  • Planning and implementing Volunteer New York! community wide volunteer service days (i.e. MLK and 9/11).
  • Completing data entry, numbers reporting and analysis in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining updated and complete written documentation of important processes and procedures.
  • Assisting, as necessary, with organization-wide “all hands on deck” initiatives such as Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards Breakfast Benefit, Leadership Westchester Graduation etc.
 

 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills; ability to prioritize and manage many projects simultaneously while maintaining event timelines and meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated leadership, customer service and project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team
  • An understanding of corporate timetables and expectations
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Broad-based computer skills, Salesforce experience a plus
  • Experience in nonprofit organizations and event planning
  • Flexible schedule, including the ability to staff evening and weekend projects, as needed
  • Ability to lift/move up to 35 pounds
  • Ability to be flexible, to keep a sense of humor and to solve problems with confidence and creativity
  • Must have own transportation
 

 
Schedule: Part-time position: 21 flexible hours per week; some weekends and evenings required.
 
Salary: $20-22 per hour depending on experience
 

 

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Volunteer New York!, 220 White Plains Road, Tarrytown NY 10591, Attn: Jeanette Gisbert

Or via e-mail at jeanette@volunteernewyork.org or fax to 914-948-3032.
 
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
 
Volunteer New York! is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
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