The Shoebox Project for Women (Volunteer Local Chapter Coordinator – St. John’s)

Organization Name: The Shoebox Project for Women
Opportunity Title: Volunteer Local Chapter Coordinator – St. John’s
Category: Other Positions
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: June 1, 2023
End Date: December 31, 2024

  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Give Care! Help the Local Chapter in your community continue to support women impacted by homelessness by becoming its Chapter Coordinator   For those seeking a rewarding leadership experience!    The primary role of a Local Chapter Coordinator is to effectively lead a chapter of the Shoebox Project in your community. By creating a fun and supportive environment you will manage and coordinate the efforts of community volunteers and donors to ensure a successful Shoebox drive during the holidays. Duties & Responsibilities: You are an ambassador of The Shoebox Project in your community -Lead the charge and represent with pride! Identify and develop a network of shelters and resource agencies to partner with Recruit and manage volunteers to assist in various support roles Gain local Support. Reach out to your local community to introduce, inform & educate on The Shoebox Project’s mission & vision and gather support for your chapter goals and encourage them to get involved. Manage chapter specific administration (inquiries, tracking, expenses) Initiate fundraising as needed to support chapter related expenses for help in meeting drive goals  Manage social media content for your chapter (Facebook and Instagram), Organize corporate, community and school drives for those interested Coordinate inspections, storage, transportation and delivery of gifts from community drop-off locations toshelters – deliver your shoeboxes and watch the smiles! Qualifications: Strong project management skills or previous experience in a leadership role with ability to recruit and manage a team of volunteers through a committee format or otherwise Ability and desire to reach out to your community with the “ask” of support Excellent communication/administrative skills  Requirements/Screening: Completed Volunteer Application, Resume, Interview, Reference Check Time Commitment: Ability to spend 5-15 hours a week during November and December (varies based on size of gift drive)   Enjoy utilizing your professional skills while supporting a cause you are passionate about, build relationships and have fun!   Thank you for wanting to get involved! We will reach out to you to discuss the role in more detail. In the meantime, please visit our website for full details about our many Chapters across Canada, our impact and why community involvement is so important. If you would like to connect with me directly to discuss, please reach out to me: Thank you for your interest!

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