SitStayRead’s literacy programs help K-3rd grade students gain confidence and accomplishment in reading and writing through weekly visits in their classroom, with the help of dedicated volunteers and Certified Reading Assistance Dogs. Staff direct the classroom experience by delivering our grade-specific curricula along with a team of trained volunteers (and dogs!). In addition to forging and maintaining connections with the community at large, the Community Liaison manages volunteer recruitment at SitStayRead and is responsible for recruiting volunteers from the community who will be able to volunteer for all SitStayRead programs and events according to SitStayRead’s mission, vision, and values.
Oversees recruitment of new volunteers.
Cultivates and maintains relationships within the community to grow the volunteer base.
Coordinates a wide variety of volunteer recruitment events in collaboration with SitStayRead Staff to recruit volunteers and build community partnerships.
Manages online volunteer recruitment posts.
Partners with SitStayRead staff to publicize volunteer needs in e-newsletters, volunteer websites, community boards, community fairs, and at SitStayRead events.
Utilizes Salesforce CRM to accurately track volunteer recruitment and prepare reports on volunteer activities as requested.
Acts as an ambassador of SitStayRead to the larger community.
Communicates and collaborates regularly with SitStayRead staff.
Other duties as assigned.
Must love reading, writing, kids, and dogs!
Access to a car and/or ability to travel throughout the city and surrounding suburbs a couple of days per week
Ability to communicate effectively with varying audiences
Advanced multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
Ability to pass a background check
Part-time: 20-30 hours per week
Salary $17 an hour
Must have daytime availability, at least 3 days per week (weekdays only)
Must be able to attend occasional evening and weekend events
To Apply: SitStayRead is an equal opportunity employer. SitStayRead is committed to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic team. We strongly encourage applicants from underrepresented communities in the education and nonprofit sectors to apply. SitStayRead does not discriminate in hiring. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for this and all posted positions. To apply, send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.