Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 05-Aug-2017 to 04-Sep-2017
  • - Wheeler Mission Ministries
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time
  • generous benefit package, including health, dental and vision insurance. Wheeler also provides employees with paid life insurance, contributes to the employee’s 403(b) retirement plan, and offers paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

The Volunteer Engagement Manager oversees volunteer involvement at multiple Wheeler Mission locations by: communicating with, scheduling, selecting, screening, and building relationships with volunteers; collaborating with staff about volunteer needs, volunteer opportunities as well as volunteer development; and ensuring volunteers are properly equipped and integrated by their Volunteer Supervisor into positions.

We seek to provide freedom from life's bondages and life-changing hope through Jesus Christ.

Founded in 1893 by three women who wanted to help the poor by providing food, shelter, and life-skills training, Wheeler Mission is the oldest continuously operating ministry of its kind in the state of Indiana. We work in Indianapolis and Bloomington and remain true to the purpose for which we were founded: meeting the needs of the homeless and poor in our community through programs designed to equip people for lifelong, independent living. Our holistic services help those in our community who are struggling with homelessness and/or addiction by providing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual support. Giving of your time can positively impact someone's life. Make a difference today!

DUTIES:
a. Recruits, selects, and schedules individual and group volunteers to fill all general volunteer opportunities for various men's services locations
b. Equips, leads, and develops High Impact volunteers (hands-on with personal interaction with guests) through relationship-building, training, and connecting with other staff.
c. Liaison for and oversees High Impact volunteers with Director of Volunteers, whom they also meet with regularly.
d. Develops proficiency in and maintains volunteer database system (called IMPACT)
e. Oversees volunteer schedules, communications, records, and reports using the Samaritan Technologies database, called IMPACT, as well as Outlook.
f. Regularly greets volunteers, especially at their first service date, and orients them to the location, if needed.
g. Co-leads and facilitates Wheeler 101 (informational presentation to anyone interested in learning more about Wheeler).
h. Maintains open lines of communication with all location volunteer supervisors, determines needs, updates volunteer lists, resolves issues & conflicts, and aids Ministry Services by creating, coordinating, and equipping work project volunteers.
i. Actively represents Wheeler Mission to prospective community groups through speaking engagements, tours, and interviews.
j. Works with corporate groups to establish engagement programs.
k. Works with volunteers on transitioning into financial donors for the organization.
l. Attends Development and other necessary staff meetings & trainings.
m. Assists in organizing Volunteer Appreciation and other ministry special events, such as Drumstick Dash and Food Drives.

Position Qualifications:
a. Any combination of education, training, and/or experience equivalent to completion of a bachelor's degree with major coursework in English, communications, people and/or project management, or related field.
b. Extensive experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook software.
c. Three years' experience in development or volunteer management is preferred.
d. Wheeler Mission Ministries considers every position one of ministry and a vital and valued part of our team. Therefore, it is essential that all employees of Wheeler Mission Ministries have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and subscribe to our Statement of Faith and Core Values. Additionally, employees must be willing to lead and/or participate in Bible study, prayer, devotions, and sharing the Gospel.

Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter and resume by 4:00pm Friday, Sept. 8.

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