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Events & Volunteer Coordinator

 

We are looking for a detail-oriented and focused Events & Volunteer Coordinator to be responsible for organizing outstanding and unforgettable events as well as maintaining our database of volunteers and volunteer opportunities.

Responsibilities:

Events: You will be responsible for every part of event preparations, such as choosing venues, approving menus, developing seating plans, and evaluating success afterward. Including, but not limited to:

  • Identify the expectations for each event with senior staff and the FUNdevelopment committee

  • Liaise with vendors, exhibitors, and stakeholders during the event planning

  • Manage all event set-up, tear down, and follow-up processes

  • Maintain event budgets

  • Book venues, entertainers, photographers, and schedule speakers as appropriate

  • Conduct final inspections on the day of the event

  • Assess each event’s overall success and submit findings

Volunteers: You will be responsible to recruit and train new volunteers, keeping a database of volunteer information and skills, matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skills, keeping volunteers informed, and conveying the organization’s purpose to the public. Including, but not limited to:

  • Recruiting, training, and supervising new volunteers

  • Collecting volunteer information, availability, and skills, and maintaining an up-to-date database

  • Using marketing tools such as outreach programs, emails, and volunteer databases

  • Keeping new and existing volunteers informed about the organization and volunteer opportunities

  • Matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skill sets, and ensuring they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years’ experience as an event and/or volunteer coordinator preferred

  • Well-organized with excellent multi-tasking abilities

  • Working knowledge of databases

  • Outstanding management skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

 

Email resume and cover letter to seth@unitedwaynwmi.org.

Grants & Program Administrator

We are looking for a Grants & Program Administrator to coordinate operations and staff for various grants and programs in our organization. The Grants & Program Administrator is responsible for coordinating the development, administrative management, reporting and closeout of grants and other programmatic investments.  The Grants & Programs Administrator is responsible for a broad range of directorial level duties related to the planning, implementation, supervision, and optimization of programs offered by the organization.

To succeed in this role, you’ll need to have strong organizational and communication skills, as well as experience in financial accountability, people management, along with grant research, writing and management experience.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all operations, activities and budgets for each program

  • Review and improve applied standards and practices

  • Prepare and monitor program calendars

  • Resolve issues to keep programs rolling

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations for each program

  • Prepare reports on the programs’ status or problems

  • Recommend improvements and present ideas for new programs

  • Research questions pertinent to grant due diligence, ongoing review, and close-out analyses

  • Oversee standard terms and conditions for grant award letters and agreements

  • Maintain online nonprofit database and physical grant files ensuring the accuracy and integrity of data as well as grantee relationship history

Requirements and Skills

  • Proven experience as a program administrator or in a similar role

  • Experience with proven results writing successful grants

  • Experience in budgeting and fundraising

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Analytical thinking

  • Problem-solving aptitude

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred or relevant field

Email resume and cover letter to seth@unitedwaynwmi.org.