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Volunteer Coordinator




The Volunteer Coordinator will recruit and manage volunteers. This individual will be responsible for allocating responsibilities with other key PAALS staff members and retaining the best people. Essential to this position is the ability to train, motivate, and inspire. Must possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds and experience.
Our primary goal is to ensure PAALS is always staffed with the best and most reliable individuals, and that they are correctly utilized for the fulfillment of our mission.


  • Source and recruit volunteers through various platforms (databases, email, social media, etc)

  • Collect information on availabilities and skills

  • Arrange for appropriate training as needed

  • Produce schedules for everyday activities

  • Assign responsibilities to the right people for based on skill sets and interests

  • Coordinate teams of volunteers for large-scale activities

  • Communicate frequently with volunteers to ensure they are satisfied and well-placed

  • Disseminate information for upcoming actions and events

  • Maintain detailed records of volunteers' information and assignments

Requirements and Skills:

  • Proven experience as volunteer coordinator or similar position

  • Experience in recruiting through various channels

  • Working knowledge of databases and Microsoft products

  • Able to communicate effectively with diverse individuals

  • Excellent organizational and team coordinaiton abilities

  • Experience in volunteering

  • Ability to be flexible (and remain composed) when faced with changing needs and schedules

Job Location:

Columbia, SC (Northeast)


Starting at $13.00 per hour/Based on Experience




An average of 20 hours per week

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