Employment Opportunity: Volunteer Coordinator

The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania
Doylestown, PA

The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for implementation of the volunteer program for the Philadelphia Recovery Training Center.


1. Identify the volunteer needs for PRTC in coordination with the Volunteer Coordinator for the Philadelphia Recovery Community Center (PRCC) as well as with the other Volunteer Coordinators in other counties. Coordination with Philadelphia Recovery Community Center’s Senior Peer Service Coordinator for the Center’s volunteer needs.

2. Recruit, interview, screen, train, provide orientation and place volunteers for Philadelphia recovery support programs. Nurture volunteers to improve their connection to the organization.

3. Provide communications, training, and coordination and support to mobilized membership.

4. Manage PRO-ACT database with all incoming and outgoing information; data collection and reporting.

5. Community engagement and mobilization: must coincide with goals and objectives of Pro-Act, The Council, and The City of Philadelphia. Work should build on voluntary health organizational model.

6. Assure proper supervision of volunteers which also includes ensuring that each volunteer has a recovery plan and a job description as well as maintain volunteer records and schedules.

7. Uphold and model compliance with Council policies and procedures; continually review and maintain volunteer compliance and understanding of volunteer rules, roles and boundaries with regard to Council policies and procedures.

8. Coordinate/organize community events and volunteer activities, including Recovery Walks!, MLK day, ASD Alcohol Screening Day, Voter Registration, etc.

9. Maintain project logs, reports and records.

10. Assist with community awareness campaigns. Coach and provide technical assistance to campaign committees, correspondence and mailings for Philadelphia PRO-ACT committees.

11. Assist with coordination and implementation of regional and local leadership trainings.

12. Work with other staff to implement member educational series and meetings.

13. Provide training and technical assistance to established local groups.

14. Other related duties as determined and approved by Project Director.

15. Ensure that quarterly and board reports are completed and submitted to the Director.

16. Have an awareness of PRTC’s annual budget and ensure that spending needs do not exceed budget requirements.

17. Must participate in supervision with your immediate supervisor.

18. Assume the lead for the PRTC’s vision team ensuring that there is proper membership and monthly meetings.

19. Assist with other duties as decided and approved by the Director.


Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience. Good communication skills, knowledge of Chemical dependence field, good computer skills, understanding of recovery issues, ability to coordinate several activities at once, work well with people and be comfortable with public speaking. Current valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, insurance and vehicle.

Contact Info: 

Resumes/applications can be forwarded to: jobs@councilsepa.org

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