Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 08-Apr-2019 to 07-May-2019
  • - Wheeler Mission Ministries
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The Volunteer Engagement Manager, Men's Services oversees volunteer involvement at both Men's Services Wheeler Mission locations (Shelter for Men and Men's Residential Center) by: recruiting, scheduling, selecting, screening, building relationships, and communicating with volunteers, staff, and donors. They collaborate with staff about volunteer needs, volunteer opportunities, and assist in volunteer development in order to ensure volunteers are properly equipped and integrated by their Volunteer Supervisor into positions.

Wheeler Mission (WM) is committed to giving hope that changes lives through transformational relationship with Jesus Christ. Wheeler Mission 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 have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and subscribe to our Mission, Vision, and Core Values. Employees are encouraged and expected to share the Gospel as opportunities arise.
 
EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK:
This is a full-time, 40-hour per week position, generally with some flexibility working, 9AM to 5PM. Occasional evening or weekend overtime work is required as job duties demand. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule and some holidays and weekends.
 
Essential Details and Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:
•  Faith – has a sincere and ever-growing love of Jesus with a spiritual walk evident of bearing fruit. Must be able to sign and adhere to the WM Statement of Faith as well as Core Values and Code of Conduct.
•  Personality – must love people, take initiative, and be outgoing, friendly, organized, thorough, as well as have critical thinking skills.
•  Strengths – able to prioritize, multi-task, pay close attention to detail, recognize volunteer needs and solutions, and manage time wisely and effectively.
•  Interpersonal Skills – must be able to manage, connect with, and lead large volumes of volunteers; thrives in both an independent and team-like atmosphere; maintains confidentiality; remains open to others' ideas, exhibits a willingness to try new things and contributes in meetings.
•  Communication Skills – speaks and writes wisely, clearly, concisely, and kindly, comfortable with and effective at conducting meetings and presentations, writing engaging emails and other materials, leading and educating groups of volunteers, and interacting with other WM employees.
•  Adaptability – adapts well to change, delays, or unexpected events; manages stress and competing demands effectively; able to prioritize work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action plans.
•  Dependability – follows instructions, responds to leadership direction and coaching, solicits feedback to improve personal performance, consistently at work and on time, and willing to work overtime, weekends, and holidays, when required.
•  Must possess a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record acceptable to WM's insurance as well as a dependable vehicle.
 
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION:
•  Recruits, selects, and schedules individual and group volunteers to fill all volunteer opportunities at the Shelter for Men and Men's Residential Center in a timely, engaging, and welcoming fashion.
•  Manage High Impact volunteer program for each Men's Services site, including recruiting, selecting, equipping, developing, and leading individuals called to serve at Wheeler Mission.
•  Manages Men's Residential Center volunteer-driven Medical, Dental, & Legal Clinics.
•  Regularly works alongside other Volunteer Ministry Team members to ensure volunteers are properly communicated with and placed into best-suited volunteer opportunities.
•  Builds relationships with regular volunteers, both General and High Impact (hands-on, Christ-Centered/long-term volunteers that build relationships with guests) with the intention of retaining and maintaining a steadfast commitment to Wheeler Mission.
•  Consistently greets volunteers, especially at their first service date, and orients them to the location, if needed.
•  Collaborates with other WM staff, including Directors and Volunteer Supervisors, to equip, lead, and develop High Impact volunteers through relationship-building, training, appreciation, communication, and connection.
•  Maintains open lines of communication with all location Volunteer Supervisors to: determine volunteer needs and create position descriptions, integrate volunteers into sustainable and meaningful volunteer roles, update active/pending/inactive volunteers, and resolve/prevent issues.
•  Develops proficiency in and oversees volunteer schedules, communications, records, and reports using the Samaritan Technologies database, called IMPACT, as well as Office 360 programs (Word, Outlook, Excel, etc).
•  Liaison for volunteer ministry and programming updates to the Director of Volunteers and Volunteer Ministry Team, with whom they meet regularly.
•  Co-leads and facilitates Wheeler 101 (informational presentation to anyone interested in learning more about Wheeler).
•  Actively represents Wheeler Mission to prospective community groups through speaking engagements, volunteer fairs, tours, and interviews.
•  Works on transitioning episodic volunteers into regular volunteers and financial donors.
•  Attends Development and other necessary staff meetings & trainings for the Shelter for Men and Men's Residential Center.
•  Assists in organizing Volunteer Appreciation and leads volunteers in other ministry special events, such as Drumstick Dash, Strength In Our Streets, and more.
 
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education, training, and/or experience equivalent to completion of a bachelor's degree with major coursework in communications, people and/or project management, or related field. Must have extensive experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook software.
 
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Previous experience in development or volunteer management.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position has no direct staff supervisory responsibilities but will oversee all volunteer activities at each location – including volunteers serving with other departments. This may include regularly connecting with site Volunteer Supervisors to ensure volunteers are being utilized, equipped, led, and developed.
 
TRAVEL:
Travel is primarily local and mainly during the business day and may include traveling to WM facilities in Bloomington, Indiana as well as special event locations as job duties demand.
 
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND DRUG TESTING:
After a "conditional offer of employment" is made, the individual must pass a background investigation which includes a consumer credit investigative report.

Wheeler Mission has a mandatory drug testing policy for all new employees. The successful applicant must submit to and pass a drug and/or alcohol test. This drug and/or alcohol testing may occur any time after the applicant receives a conditional offer of employment. All employees must sign and adhere to WM Drugs and Alcohol policy and remain free from addiction to drugs or alcohol.

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