Under the supervision of the Volunteer Engagement manager, the Program Coordinator is responsible for the development, integration and ongoing oversight of the parent mentor program. The Program Coordinator will identify resources and strategies necessary to recruit, train, retain and recognize all volunteers involved with the mentor program. The Program Coordinator will assist the Volunteer Engagement Manager in planning, developing and monitoring all program services and finances.
Assists with implementation of Parent Mentor Program
Collaborates with Volunteer Engagement Manager and other key Southwest Human Development staff to design program layout and process
Gathers and implements all resources necessary to support the three components of the program:
Develops all print and electronic recruitment, training, onboarding and retention materials necessary to meet organizational standards and deliver program effectively
Utilizes application and interview processes to assess family and volunteer fitness for program
Recruits and matches volunteers with families subsequent to the onboarding process
Facilitates volunteer training on a regular basis
Plans and oversees group activities on a quarterly basis
Integrates system for ongoing check-in, tracking and retention of volunteers and families
Designs recognition strategies
Conducts ongoing research to integrate best practices for mentor program delivery
Bachelor’s in Social Work, Nonprofit, Child Development or related field preferred.
Experience working or volunteering in a mentoring program preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Organizational skills and ability to work independently are a must.
Ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time and ability lift up to 30 pounds.
Must have valid Arizona driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Must be available some evenings and weekends