RSVP Pro Bono Coordinator 

L.A. Works is looking for an entrepreneurial and driven self-starter to provide day-to-day management and oversight of RSVP’s (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) innovative skill-based volunteer program, with an emphasis on high-touch customer service. This program leverages the experience and expertise of volunteers who are age 55+ to offer capacity building support to grassroots nonprofit organizations across LA. 

Essential Job Functions

The list that follows is not intended to be comprehensive; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major responsibilities of the position. Incumbents may not be required to perform all roles listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

Collaborate with RSVP team to:

  • Recruit and track volunteer service for at least 60 RSVP pro bono volunteers each year;
  • Identify and scope pro bono volunteer opportunities appropriate for RSVP members and corporate volunteers, maintaining a database of 15 short-term (approx.. 6 weeks to 3 month) open opportunities at any given point;
  • Conduct and analyze pre- post- surveys with nonprofits to identify and track impact of volunteer participation;
  • Work with RSVP nonprofits and corporate partners to identify and design appropriate pro bono and skill-based projects;
  • Utilize L.A. Works website and current and relevant volunteer promotional websites to list volunteer events
  • Utilize in-person presentations, online platforms, and referral sources to promote pro bono volunteer opportunities;
  • Identify and ensure expectations between nonprofits and volunteers are met by maintaining ongoing contact;
  • Design and implement business plan for future pro bono programming;
  • Design and lead workshops for pro bono volunteers and/or nonprofit partners; 
  • Participate in L.A. Works’ large-scale signature Days of Service.

About You:

  • Good team player, able to work collaboratively with dynamic leadership and staff; 
  • Experience in volunteer recruitment, program coordination/management in the non-profit arena - preferably with volunteer services;    
  • A track record of delivering results while juggling competing priorities; 
  • Professional demeanor in person, in writing, and on the phone;   
  • Comfortable delivering presentations and guiding a room of participants;  
  • Ability to be creative and resourceful to develop new, unique programs and initiatives;   
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented nature; 
  • Open to and excited by the opportunity to inform our strategic thinking and work within an entrepreneurial environment;
  • Interested in learning more about the nonprofit climate of Los Angeles;
  • Able to envision the potential of programming and take action steps to meet that vision;
  • Proficient at creating and maintaining strong relationships;
  • Embraces the flexible nature of a bustling nonprofit;
  • Bilingual or multilingual a plus.

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated Mac computer and program skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce (or equivalent) database management, presentations, mail merge, and digital/social media;
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds;
  • Initiate NSWOP and criminal history check prior to hire;
  • Valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation for regular travel throughout Los Angeles County;
  • Able to work some evenings and weekends.

 

Reporting: This position reports to the RSVP Director

L.A. Works strives to model our vision of a just, vibrant, and inclusive Los Angeles. As an equal opportunity employer, all individuals are encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local laws. 

 

Time expectations and salary: This is a full-time, grant funded position. Targeted Hiring Range $47,000-$49,000. Salary commensurate with experience and internal equity. L.A. Works offers a competitive benefit package including health insurance, professional development opportunities,  a non-match 401k, and generous time-off. The job description doesn't constitute a contract of employment and L.A. Works may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

 

To apply: If this sounds like the kind of job you’d look forward to, please submit a cover letter, resume, and references in a single PDF document to jobs@laworks.com