Paid and Volunteer Work at the Latah Recovery Center

This special notice is to inform you of several volunteer opportunities and one paid opportunity available.  Come help your recovery community!

VOLUNTEER JOBS

We need volunteers to round out our fundraising, event and publicity committees.  We also need some volunteers to help Thursday and Friday evenings in The Center.

Our fundraising committee is responsible for putting on our major Spring and Fall fundraisers.  This committee is committed to raising $40k this year.

Event committee:  This group works on a few major social events for our peers in recovery each year.  For instance, the Latah Recovery Celebration this September, during National Recovery Month.

Publicity committee:  This committee helps get the word out about all we do.  Monthly calendar, special events, general info, you name it!

Center Volunteer:  Help us keep the doors open by covering all or part of our Thursday and Friday night 4-8 shifts.

PAID JOB

Apply by sending resume and cover letter to Latah Recovery Center, 531 S Main #B, Moscow, ID 83843.  Or email LatahRecoveryCenter@gmail.com.  Applicants may also email for additional information.

Pay starts at $11/hr.

Applications due by 7/28/17.

Sojourners’ Alliance Latah Recovery Center

Volunteer Coordinator

Job Description

 

General Information:         This is an exempt position that reports directly to the Latah Recovery Center Program Director.

Summary:                 The Volunteer Coordinator is an exempt position working 10-15 hours per week.  The longevity of this position depends upon the continued availability of funding.  The primary focus of this position is to recruit and coordinate volunteers providing direct services to Latah Recovery Center consumers.  This includes group and single person recruitment efforts.  The coordinator will take the lead in identifying needed volunteer duties, recruiting volunteers to perform them and scheduling volunteers for regular duties.  This person will also take a leadership position in conjunction with the Recovery Peer Volunteer Coordinator in organizing The Centers work with such potential upcoming grants as the Idaho Response to the Opioid Crisis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Volunteer Coordinator shall be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

1)    Identify needed volunteer positions.

2)    Write job descriptions for volunteers needed.

3)    Target and recruit volunteers from throughout the community.

4)    Assess and document the Latah Recovery Center’s needs for volunteer efforts on an on-going basis.

5)    Work with the Executive Director, Program Director, and Recovery Peer Volunteer Coordinator on the development of programs related to the Idaho Response to the Opioid Crisis (IROC) grant.

6)    Fill-in for Program Director as needed to maintain regular hours at The Center and on the Telephone Recovery Program.

7)    Pursue ongoing personal training in the areas of mental health and substance use disorders.

8)    Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

Supervisory Responsibilities:    The Latah Recovery Center Volunteer Coordinator shall be responsible for the recruitment and scheduling of volunteers and interns.  This effort may involve the supervision of student interns working with Latah Recovery Center consumers, or other volunteers related to the Latah Recovery Center.

Job Relationships: The Latah Recovery Center Volunteer Coordinator shall attend all regular staff meetings, committee meetings of the board as assigned, and meetings of the board of directors as assigned.  Regular contact with the Program Director, board committee chairs, and staff shall be required to maintain a current awareness of agency-wide issues.

Qualification Requirements:       The ideal candidate for the Latah Recovery Center Volunteer Coordinator position shall have excellent public speaking skills, ability to regularly deal with stressful situations, ability to think “out-of-the-box” and be resourceful, be a trained Recovery Coach, type at least forty words per minute, be able to work independently and provide assertive input into the regular operations of the agency.

Education and/or Experience:    At least one year experience supervising, recruiting and training volunteers for a nonprofit agency, or related social/community experience is required.  Additionally, a bachelor’s degree in human or social services or a related field is preferred.

Language Skills:    Excellent written and verbal English is required.

Mathematical and Computer Skills:      Excellent computer skills including a proficiency using Microsoft Office are required.  Additionally, a familiarity with Excel Spreadsheets.

Reasoning Ability: The Latah Recovery Center Volunteer Coordinator should be able to support the policies, goals and mission of Sojourners’ Alliance at all times.  This might involve maintaining confidentiality regarding consumer information and internal agency information.  Additionally, the position necessitates a degree of political and social awareness required by the unique circumstances of a membership and volunteer organization.

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