Application: Volunteers & Recruiting Volunteer

Position Title: Volunteers & Recruiting Volunteer

Organization name: Organization for Transformative Works

Committee: Volunteers & Recruiting

Reports to: Volunteers & Recruiting Chair

Term: 1 year

Time requirements: 5+ hours per week

Role Overview: Volunteers & Recruiting volunteers guide and manage services, policies, recruitment and volunteer management for the entire organization; compose and maintain organization policy and training documentation; and communicate with other committees and workgroups in the Organization for Transformation Works on matters related to organization tools and staffing needs. Volunteers & Recruiting volunteers also serve as a neutral party for personnel-related issues.

Key responsibilities:

  • manage tool assignment and removal
  • plan and manage recruitment of volunteers
  • plan and support new volunteer orientation
  • develop, implement, and review Volunteers & Recruiting policies and procedures
  • advise on confidential personnel related matters and offer support to volunteers in resolving issues
  • review and maintain the volunteer system and database
  • work collaboratively on Volunteers & Recruiting committee projects (e.g., building resource materials, conducting audits, etc.)
  • attend and actively participate in committee meetings on a regular basis
  • complete other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the chairs


Experience related to one or more of the below is desirable:

  • CRM (particularly Salesforce) or database software
  • Word processing and spreadsheet software (e.g. Google Docs/Sheets or equivalents)
  • Human Resource Management or Volunteer Management
  • Negotiation or conflict resolution
  • GDPR/privacy principles compliance
  • Documentation writing and/or training


  • Must hold two or fewer roles within the organization at time of application. Service records can be requested from the Volunteers & Recruiting chair before application.
  • Must not hold a seat on Board of Directors.
  • Must not hold Development & Membership Membership Data Specialist role


  • integrity in upholding the Volunteers & Recruiting Committee Standards Agreement
  • impartiality, adaptability, and a commitment to fostering diversity
  • commitment to team building and task sharing
  • an ability to take initiative, particularly in claiming and completing tasks and carrying out the committee’s work
  • organization and long-term planning skills
  • analysis, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • an ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences
  • an ability to adapt to new software and procedures quickly
  • consistent availability throughout the year

Training requirements: Volunteers & Recruiting volunteers will be trained in all required tools, skills and tasks as detailed on the Volunteers & Recruiting VolunteerTraining Plan