Open Position
Posted 6 months ago

Girls Are Powerful (GRP) is launching its Mentor Program, which will bring together girls ages 8-17 of all races, cultures, and lived experiences to discover and embrace their identities and use their power to positively impact their communities. This program will connect groups of girls with Peer Mentors and Adult Mentors, who will guide participants through a three-year curriculum within a safe environment for sharing and growth. GRP will launch the program virtually in the fall of 2022. 

Role Summary 

The Volunteer Coordinator will partner with Mentor Program Volunteer Coordinators to support volunteer recruiting and coordination for the program. This role will establish connections with potential volunteers as well as onboard and support volunteers committed to the program. Additionally, the coordinator will organize and oversee training of volunteers by adapting program content created by the Mentor Program Content Developer. 

Time Commitment: 12-14 hours per month, 1 Year Commitment* with option to renew Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Recruiting needed volunteers for the Mentor Program 
  • Providing ongoing support to program volunteers once onboarded 
  • Coordinating training of Mentor Program volunteers, including facilitating volunteer training and orientation 
  • Collaborating with Program Manager, Project Manager, and Evaluation Team 
  • Performing other duties that may arise from the Mentor Program that are necessary for program success 

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities 

It is expected that the candidate for this position has all or most of the following: 

  • Passion for people, establishing connections, and growing relationships 
  • Previous experience training and managing people 
  • Knowledge of basic recruiting methods 
  • Ability to work digitally; access to personal laptop/phone 
  • Capacity to work independently 
  • Strong collaboration skills 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Organized (note that role is supported by project manager overseeing timelines and organization of workstreams) 

In addition, all candidates should possess a desire and a commitment to empower and encourage the lives of the next generation of girls. Successful candidates will seek to provide leadership, vision, and direction to Girls Are Powerful to ensure the organization meets the needs of the participants, volunteers, and the community with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion. Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and a passion for improving the lives of women and girls in our community are essential for success in this role. 

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