Job vacancy Volunteer Coordinator

59 Okodan St, Blue Gate district, Osu, Accra near Papaye, Accra
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Job Type
Temporary / Contract
Job Status
Full Time
24 Aug, 2019
Job Title

Volunteer Coordinator

Job Location
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  • Organization: Bryan Acheampong Foundation (BAF)
  • Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term (Renewable)
  • Job Location: Kwahu – Eastern Region

    Job Summary

    We are looking for a competent Volunteer Coordinator to manager volunteers through to their arrival, placements, monitoring of on-going projects and their departure. Candidate will be responsible for allocating responsibilities for volunteers.

     Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate Airport-pick up with other team members
  • Oversee and implement orientation plan for new volunteers by introducing them to the local area and Foundation team members in various program units.
  • Organize bed allocations for new arrivals and introduce new volunteers to their project sites
  • Organize orientation for volunteers at placement sites and help with settling volunteers into the program
  • Prepare monthly volunteer budgets
  • Arrange logistics & transport for volunteers to and from placement site
  • Visit volunteer’s residence daily to ensure volunteers set off to work and check on their welfare
  • Organize weekly meetings with volunteers.
  • Visit all placement sites weekly and assist with any problem that may arise.
  • Coach volunteers on local customs and programs with the organization
  • Prepare monthly detailed report of all volunteer activities
  • Coordinate additional volunteer activities around their fundraised money.
  • Create additional detailed workplan or program activity list for each volunteer
  • Engage with local authorities to keep all volunteer projects in line with local directives
  • Coordinate transport for airport drop off at the of placement
  • Complete full debrief with volunteers upon completion of project
  • Keep details records of volunteers’ information and assignments
  • Keep social media up to date with current projects and placements
  • Requirements
    • Ability to communicate effectively with  people from diverse cultural background
    • Excellent organizational and team coordination abilities
    • A pleasant, outgoing personality
    • Experience in managing volunteers
    • Working knowledge of databases and MS office(especially excel)
    • Qualifications and Experience
    • Must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social work, Business Administration, Human Resources or any relevant field.
    • Must have 1-2 years progressive experience in social work or volunteer management
    • Must have experience working with local communities
    • Prior experience in local or international NGO environment will be an asset
    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
    Valid Till
    27 Aug, 2019

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