Volunteer Management

Responsibility #1 – Volunteer Recruitment

* Develop volunteer recruitment and retention plan
* Identified and implemented new methods to attract more volunteers
* Conducted regular website updates for volunteer opportunities
* Utilize third party recruitment platforms as needed (Idealist, Volunteer Match)
* Filter all volunteer questions and concerns
* Recruited and worked with a diverse pool of volunteers

Responsibility #2 – Volunteer Training

* Coordinate and run volunteer orientation meetings
* Develop materials and sessions to insure that new volunteers are welcomed
* Revise and maintain all volunteer forms and training materials as needed
* Confirm all volunteers via telephone and/or email
* Collect and document best practices for volunteer management
* Provide orientation, ongoing training, and skill development  as needed

Responsibility #3 – Volunteer Scheduling

* Create and manage complete volunteer schedule
* Filter all volunteer schedule changes, both early and last-minute
* Maintain up-to-date information to all volunteers
* Record and manage volunteer data, profiles, and track volunteer hours
* Matching volunteers to opportunities that best suit their abilities

Responsibility #4 – Volunteer Monitoring and Appreciation

* Motivated and evaluated the performance of volunteers for all events
* Plan and execute annual volunteer recognition events

Professional Experience

Organizational Recruitment/Coordination
* Organizational Volunteer Coordinator, The Cherry Fund
* Organizational Volunteer Coordinator, DC Independent Film Festival
* Organizational Volunteer Coordinator, DC Film Alliance
* Organizational Volunteer Coordinator, One In Ten
* Organizational Volunteer Coordinator, Youth Pride Alliance

Event Volunteers
* 250 Volunteers / Eleven Day Festival / DC Shorts Film Festival
* 250 Volunteers / Eleven Day Festival / Reel Affirmations 
* 150 Volunteers / Weekend Series of Events / Atlantic States Gay Rodeo Association
* 150 Volunteers / Eleven Day Festival / Filmfest DC
* 150 Volunteers / Weekend Series of Events / DC Black Pride
* 150 Volunteers / Weekend Series of Events / Capital Pride
* 100 Volunteers / 4 Day Festival / Double Exposure Film Festival

Volunteer Group Recruitment Experience
* Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, Burgundy Crescent Volunteers, Delta Lambda Phi Social Fraternity, Guardian Angels, Single Volunteers of DC, Washington Renegades Rugby Football Club

Software (Volunteer Management) Experience
* Sign Up Schedule, Schedule Fly, Shift Board, Time Counts, Volgistics