Job Title: Vincentian Mission Renewal Coordinator
Department: Administration Prepared By: Human Resources
Reports To: Executive Director Prepared Date: Nov 2021
Summary: Each of the 50 plus St. Vincent de Paul Conferences (volunteer chapters) in King County needs a strong volunteer base and committed leadership to ensure the long-term sustainability of the critical work they accomplish. The Mission Renewal Coordinator will assist in helping Conferences examine their strengths, weaknesses, challenges and opportunities and recommit themselves to living out our shared mission through service, advocacy and spiritual growth.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- The coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director and Senior Advisor and the Formation Committee from the board to infuse a new understanding of the Spirit of Inclusion as a way of growing our mission while also helping to attract new and diverse members.
- Create and maintain a bilingual formation calendar - conduct and coordinate training opportunities for Spiritual growth and Mission renewal efforts.
- Will work across departments, to create a more effective collaboration and to ensure a more robust respond to the growing needs in the community.
- Provide accompaniment and intensive support to new Conferences including those who are bilingual or multicultural in nature.
- Facilitate sharing of best practices among Conferences. The Mission Renewal Coordinator is expected to be aware of the strategies and solutions that Conferences develop to address current challenges and share those solutions with other Conferences or bring Conference teams together to work on common issues.
- Work with Parishes to raise the visibility and impact of Conferences. Attracting a diverse group of new Vincentians that better reflects both the parish community and the community at large is a key goal of the Mission Renewal process. It is the Mission Renewal Coordinator’s responsibility to envision an intentional and ongoing process of recruitment, not simply a one-time recruitment drive.
- Process incoming Conference volunteer applications to assess volunteer skills and assign volunteers to available positions.
- Assist in all aspects of volunteer management, including contributing to the implementation and ongoing maintenance of volunteer database(s) and data-tracking systems, recruiting and scheduling volunteers, and volunteer retention/appreciation.
- Provide information to volunteers and external organizations through face-to-face, telephone and email contact;
- Work within the framework of the Society’s mission and objectives.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Associate’s Degree required or a minimum five years’ experience working as a Volunteer Coordinator or Social Outreach Coordinator, or a combination of experience and education in a related field. Experience and knowledge of the Catholic community and/or faith; background in theology, pastoral care, organizing, and/or social work preferred.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence of various complexities. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations. Spanish language proficiency preferred.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle confidential information with great sensitivity required.
Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office Professional software, including Word, Excel and Outlook required.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
This position is in a standard office environment with desktop business equipment and frequent telephone calls. Noise level is moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time. The employee must constantly reach with hands and fingers. Employee must be able to work in close contact with small and large groups. Frequent hearing and talking is required. The employee must constantly reach with hands and fingers. Extensive keyboard typing is required.
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