About the Role
Sacred Heart Community Service (SHCS), located in San José, CA, is looking for a community-oriented Volunteer Coordinator to manage the organization’s community outreach and engagement efforts. This position is a member of the team that welcomes, orients, and engages community members into our programs and opportunities for involvement. The position is Sacred Heart’s face to community volunteers. The ideal candidate will be self-directed, flexible, and exhibit strong communication, efficient administrative and excellent customer service skills. Importantly, they must have a passion for our mission – to build a community free from poverty.
The Volunteer Coordinator supports the engagement of hundreds of community members each day. The position supports volunteer programs that inspire community members and organizations to join in the vital work of the organization; and guides volunteers as they engage with other members to ensure everyone is treated with dignity, compassion, and respect. The position interacts frequently with internal programs and provides general support to the Community Resource Development team.
About the Company
For nearly 60 years, SHCS has been one of the leading institutions addressing poverty in Santa Clara County through a strategy that combines meeting basic needs, offering tools for self-sufficiency, and providing opportunities for the wider community to get involved and take action for systemic change.