Corporate Volunteer Project Manager

Boston, MA
Full-time

Key responsibilities of the Corporate Volunteer Project Manager will include:

-Working closely with members of the Corporate Team and our agency and school partners to identify, develop and implement high-impact service opportunities for large scale days of service, including:

o Sourcing and developing hands-on and impact consulting projects and opportunities at schools and nonprofit agencies, including painting, landscaping, carpentry, and opportunities to directly support students/clients

o Providing project options for partners and adjusting as needed to fit requests while serving the needs of agencies/schools

o Developing comprehensive project task lists, logistical plans, and clear instructions for Project Leaders and volunteers

o Recruiting, scheduling and training on-site Corporate Project Leaders; ensuring leadership is prepared to manage project tasks and has adequate support

o Coordinating logistical plans for delivery of project, including project prep and wrap up, and sourcing & packing of project supplies

o Collecting and reporting on project data using Salesforce based data system; providing narrative reports to Senior Director for distribution to partners

-Serving as a primary point of contact for the per diem Corporate Project Leader corps, including regular recruitment, training, scheduling and processing of time sheets

-Alongside the Senior Director and Director of Corporate and Community Engagement, lead the development & growth of special initiatives and events, including the Bed Project and STEM Fair -

Providing project and logistics expertise for large-scale service events such as MLK Day of Service

-Implementing new processes for efficiency and project success with the Senior Manager

-Supporting organization-wide initiatives as needed

Additionally, the Corporate Volunteer Project Manager will:  

-Be an active member of the Boston Cares staff team 

-Engage with Board and Staff to further Boston Cares’ equity and inclusion goals 

-Represent Boston Cares externally at service projects, with agency and corporate partners, and at other events 

Qualifications

•  1-3 years’ experience working with volunteers and/or non-profit programming

•  Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience 

•  Familiarity with tasks such as painting, landscaping, and carpentry 

      -Passion for volunteering and community engagement 

•  Strong attention to detail and ability to manage many moving projects at once 

•  Ability to learn quickly on the job and thrive in a fast-paced environment 

•  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

•  Occasional evening and weekend availability 

•  Demonstrated ability to manage a project from start to finish 

•  Ability to lift and move project supplies (up to 50 lbs) and be standing throughout the day 

•  Valid driver’s license; comfortable driving cargo vans and 10-14’ trucks

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