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to become self-reliant and live in
an abuse free future.




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Program Coordinator

Title:  Program Coordinator

Hours: 20 /week

Job Description

The Program Coordinator should be a self starter and enthusiastic about working for a nonprofit organization. The selected applicant must have excellent management and coordination skills including meeting facilitation; leadership skills; confident in making judgments and quick decisions; flexible with a “can-do” attitude on short turn-around. Must be able to tolerate stress and be resilient, be highly organized and attentive to details and have the ability to work under pressure with multiple and shifting priorities. Ability to drive a vehicle and to travel to attend meetings off-site and throughout the DMV area, meet with community groups, visit services recipients, and conduct trainings. Evening and weekend availability, on occasion, will be necessary. A current, valid Driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and a reliable car are essential for this position as some travel may be required.

In addition, the coordinator will be a client advocate within our Domestic Violence program and provide resources and advocacy for women and their children.

The coordinator is responsible for all volunteer related activities not limited to: volunteer recruitment, volunteer retention and managing the volunteers’ assignments with outreach and other events. Responsibilities also include planning, organizing and implementing organization’s volunteer events. The position also includes additional functions as needed and/or assigned by the Executive Director.

Reports to

Board Member in charge of Volunteer Services

Duties and Responsibilities

Primary duties include volunteer recruitment for all ASHA for Women programs and serve as the initial contact for allvolunteers. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Screening and monitoring of volunteer applications
  • Communicating with volunteers and board members in a timely manner
  • Periodic volunteer training:

a)       Organize and Lead Volunteer Orientation for new volunteers

b)       Maintain the ongoing development of training curriculum for training.

c)       Compile training evaluations.  

  • Assigning duties to volunteers and managing volunteers’ expectations.
  • Recognition and retention of Volunteers
  • Provide consultation and support to volunteers.
  • Gather and maintain data on volunteers including volunteer hours and periodically upload and accurately maintain volunteer forms
  • Compile data regarding volunteer satisfaction via check-ins, exit interviews, and surveys.
  • Schedule and organize recognition events

Service Projects

  • Work with volunteers to identify service project needs.
  • Recruit, schedule, and supervise volunteers (individuals or service groups) for service projects and outreach events.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide advocacy services to women in our domestic violence program which includes and not limited to client assessment, advocacy and case coordination.

General Responsibilities  

  • Adhere to agency policies and work rules, including confidentiality and code of ethics.
  • Participate in Board meetings and other team meetings as required 
  • Attend trainings and continuing education activities as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Experience supervising volunteers and demonstrated knowledge of volunteer management.  
  • Knowledge of domestic violence issues. (can provide training)
  • Experience providing training of direct service staff and volunteers.  
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to manage database, email, and other computer functions.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks.

Educational and Other Requirements

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree, A current and valid work permit or US citizenship is required for this position.

Coordinator will be required to take the Domestic Violence training program and attend other trainings when necessary.


Commensurate with experience.