Under the supervision of the Volunteer Services Manager, this position is responsible for recruiting, orienting, training, and scheduling individual and group volunteers, and for establishing and maintaining good volunteer relations. This position through MVS will require someone passionate about serving diverse communities, and especially engaging diverse populations in service and volunteerism with the Community Food Bank. CFB has volunteers serving in every area of our organization, which has many different programs designed to create healthier, hunger-free communities in southern Arizona. Volunteers assist with everything from packing emergency food boxes, to distributing produce from small local farmers, to teaching families and children about nutrition and cooking, to more advocacy and community organizing.
The MVS Volunteer in this role will help with several specific projects as well over the course of this term: assist Volunteer Services, CFB staff, and volunteers with transition to a new volunteer database; train volunteers on use and features of new database; identify and coordinate meaningful volunteer opportunities for special populations; assist in facilitating our internship program; and help lead volunteer onboarding and ongoing volunteer engagement activities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The Community Food Bank is a drug and tobacco free work environment.