Volunteer Coordinator

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Biz Kid Academy is a 5013c non-profit financial literacy program that prepares kids to be tomorrows business owners. We encourage youth to think as entrepreneurs and business professionals. Our activities help students translate their knowledge to real world authentic experiences. Your child will develop ideas, set goals, make plans and solve problems.

The volunteer coordinator recruits, assists in training, and manages volunteers for
various Biz Kid Academy service projects that address specific program and community
needs. The volunteers recruited by the volunteer coordinator should reflect a balance
of college students, local community service organizations, and others who can
participate in a range of volunteer service projects. Basic volunteer service project
categories include one-day, short-term, and long-term service projects.


Volunteer Recruitment and Training
• Recruit required number of volunteers (varies by site)
• Recruit volunteers to commit to one-day, short-term, and long-term volunteer
projects (details of the size and scope of these projects will be provided by
Biz Kid Academy staff)
• Present Biz Kid Academy to campus and local community organizations, student groups,
faculty, and staff to obtain volunteers, and collaborate on service events
• Co-facilitate and support training of all volunteers. Site staff will work with the
volunteer coordinator to make sure that all volunteer trainings meet Biz Kid Academy
quality standards
Planning and Implementation
• Assist site staff in identifying volunteer projects through needs assessment and
ongoing communication with partner organizations
• Assist site staff in implementation of events and support volunteers for service
days held at partner centers
• Research relevant community organizations to coordinate additional volunteer
opportunities for committee members
• Work with site staff and committee members to plan annual volunteer appreciation
Volunteer Management and Tracking
• Establish and regularly update volunteer schedule and list of events
• Communicate regularly with volunteers through check-in phone calls, e-mails,
and personal appreciations for their efforts
• Document and log volunteer hours in volunteer tracking system and report hours
to Biz Kid Academy Director
Evaluation of Volunteer Activities
• Collect and manage feedback from all parties involved in volunteer activities,
including volunteers, partnering center staff, and community
members through written reports, testimonials, and verbal comments
• Share feedback with site staff to acknowledge strengths, successes and to make
improvements for future volunteer activities



Time Commitment
• Serve 8-12 hours a week during the school year
Dedication to volunteerism and coordinating volunteer activities
• Experience in leadership role
• Experience recruiting, training, managing, and supporting groups of people to
address community needs through service projects
• Ability to build relationships and work with volunteers, Corps members, and
community members
• Track record of planning and implementing events
• Strong language and communication skills (written and oral)
• Ability to give presentations to large groups
• Desire to share the Biz Kid Academy mission with the community
Commitment to service
• Community service experience
• Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
• Ability to fulfill a yearlong community service commitment
• Enthusiastic and positive attitude toward helping others
• Ability to work well independently and on a team
• Maturity and good judgment in relating to Biz Kid Academy peers, partners, and families
• Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
• Availability, dependability, and willingness to be flexible
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems and think strategically
• Enthusiastic and positive attitude toward helping others
Compensation and Benefits
• Invaluable opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children
• Professional training and support to implement volunteer activities and events
• Unique opportunity to join a national network of individuals serving children

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