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OrganizationHabitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJuly 31, 2019
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$27,500
Phone(434) 293-9066


Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville is currently seeking a full-time Volunteer Coordinator to join its team at The Habitat Store. The Volunteer Coordinator is tasked with effectively recruiting, training, supervising, and nurturing a solid volunteer base to support all aspects of store operations.

Job Duties

  • Recruit volunteers to assist in daily store operations
  • Schedule all volunteers at direction of Store Manager and Operations Manager to ensure thorough and consistent coverage at the store and special events
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment with regard to recruitment, acceptance, training, and assignation of volunteers
  • Effectively evaluate incoming volunteers and communicate their skills/interests to appropriate staff
  • Perform all necessary training to ensure success and safety of volunteers
  • Ensure that volunteers adhere to established store policies and procedures
  • Supervise community service workers and volunteer groups as needed
  • Ensure all volunteers are consistently provided with appropriate tasks and held accountable for performing these tasks completely and safely
  • Ensure retention of volunteers through recognition and productive use of their skills/interests/time
  • Provide friendly and personalized customer service on sales floor to drive sales and ensure optimal customer/donor experience
  • Be an expert on all policies, procedures and sales floor activity; Provide retail support as needed at the direction of the Store Manager and Operations Manager
  • Proactively and effectively interact with affiliate Volunteer Manager, sharing resources and strategizing, to advance overall affiliate goals
  • Explore and pursue partnerships with local organizations to enhance volunteer participation
  • Work closely with the Operations Manager to ensure representation at appropriate conferences, fairs, and other community events to promote awareness of the store
  • Take pictures of volunteers and post regularly on social media platforms
  • Be knowledgeable about Habitat’s mission and convey it effectively to customers, donors, and volunteers

Skills Required

  • Professional demeanor and attitude at all times befitting a public representative of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville
  • Experience coordinating volunteers preferred
  • Non-profit experience preferred
  • Ability to multi-task, plan, organize, and execute multiple projects and meet deadlines with high quality work
  • Excellent writing, communication and organization skills
  • Strong discretion and judgment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite and Google Suite
  • Proficient in social media platforms
  • Able to think strategic and creatively
  • Positive, “can do” personality
  • Sensitivity to the needs of people from multiple cultures and backgrounds
  • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s mission of service to others
  • Ability to lift 25-50 lbs. and be on feet for long periods of time in extreme temperatures
  • Driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Flexibility to work occasional nights and weekends

Additional Info

50% on sales floor, 50% off sales floor