Volunteer Administrator Position Openings


Posted: 3/21/2017

Covenant House Texas


Contact: Brittany Lopez

Email: jobstx@covenanthouse.org 


Department: Volunteers

Location: Houston, TX

Agency Description:
Covenant House Texas (CHT) opened its doors in 1983 to provide shelter for homeless, abused and abandoned youth ages 18 - 20. The mission of Covenant House Texas is to offer homeless and runaway youth a safe haven from the dangers of street life and abuse as well as provide them with the necessary skills, training, and emotional support to choose positive life alternatives and develop into self-sufficient adults.

CHT carries out this mission by offering an array of services including walk-in services, a crisis shelter, free medical care, comprehensive case management, mental health and substance abuse counseling, educational and vocational training, life skills training, a transitional living program, a permanent housing program, spiritual guidance and counseling, street outreach services, a runaway prevention program, and an aftercare program.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops innovative programs for the recruitment and placement of individual, corporate groups, churches and other volunteer organizations.

  • Recruits, schedules, and coordinates family activity groups for Covenant House Texas.

  • Develops, maintains and updates materials for recruitment and retention of volunteers, and prepares volunteer handbooks and information packets for distributions.

  • Orients group volunteers to policies and procedures and ensures compliance.

  • In coordination with programs, develops internship program and oversees placement and follow-up.

  • Works closely with the operations staff to disseminate necessary information regarding family activity groups.

  • Monitors attendance of volunteers and maintains accurate records of volunteer hours worked.

  • Meets with corporate, civic and church volunteer groups and participates in volunteer fairs and conferences to recruit and orient the community on the goals, purpose and need for volunteers at Covenant House Texas.

  • Creates monthly reports based upon the volunteer management information system.



Bachelor’s Degree preferred, with one or more years of experience supervising volunteers. Ability to work a flexible schedule is required. Must have valid Texas Driver’s License and clean driving record.


How to apply:

Please send your resume to jobstx@covenanthouse.org and visit our website to fill out our online application at www.covenanthousetx.org/employment.



Posted: 3/1/2017

Lone Star Veterans Association

We've Been There.

Contact:       Tiffany Brackens

Phone:         281-744-7972

Email:          communications@lonestarveterans.org 



LSVA’s mission is to enhance the community of post-9/11 veterans in Houston, Texas by connecting veterans to resources, opportunities, and other veterans.


POSITION TITLE: Volunteer Director

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

SUPERVISES: Community Leaders and Volunteers


PAY RANGE: $15.00-$20.00/hour



Management & Administration

  • Recruit volunteers in support of LSVA’s mission

  • Develop volunteer goals & objectives consistent with the mission & values of the organization

  • Maintain & administer volunteer polices

  • Support all program events with volunteers to ensure that program’s objectives are met

  • Provide information for evaluation of volunteers

  • Ensure volunteers are vetted appropriately for activities assigned

  • Develop and manager Volunteer Recognition Program



  • Recommend & manage monthly budget

  • Expense budget as approved and follow internal LSVA financial procedures



  • Comply with board approved personnel policies

  • Administer and maintain volunteer program

  • Provide for adequate supervision & evaluation of assigned staff & volunteers

  • Ensure proper enrollment & termination procedures for volunteers

  • Oversee any & all disciplinary actions for volunteers in coordination with Supervisor



  • Volunteers

    • Conduct initial and follow on training for developing a pool of regular volunteers

    • Assist Executive Director in building out the training plan, materials, and online tools for new volunteer program

    • Assist Event Program Manager with staffing and operating events with qualified and trained volunteers

    • Maintain volunteers records

  • Community Leaders

    • Recruit local volunteers to take on a two-year commitment as a Community Leader in their area

    • On board a cohort of five to six community leaders per geographic area every six months

    • Conduct monthly training sessions online and in person with each cohort

  • Ticket Distribution

    • Act as organization’s main point of contact in working with sports teams to solicit, collect, and report ticket distribution

    • Maintain objective distance in distributing tickets evenly across organization with a focus on rewarding volunteers and incentivizing new members to become engaged in the organization

    • Attend most events with members or at least to be on site to distribute tickets at or prior to the event


2017 Goals

  • Total Volunteers (includes active volunteers and community leaders)

    • >40 total volunteers in first 90 days

    • >400 total volunteers by end of 2017

  • Active Volunteers (those that have volunteered >2 times in a year)

    • >12 active volunteers in first 90 days

    • >50 active volunteers by end of 2017

  • Community Leaders

    • Recruit 5-6 volunteers for cohort 2 to be Community Leaders by June 2017

    • Recruit 5-6 volunteers for cohort 3 to be Community Leaders by December 2017

  • Volunteer Hours

    • >200 volunteer hours in first 90 days

    • >1,500 volunteer hours by end of 2017

  • Volunteer Training (hours per volunteer, not per trainer)

    • >90 hours of training conducted in first 90 days

    • >400 hours of training by end of 2017

    • >5 online training classes approved and in use by volunteers in first 90 days

    • >20 online training classes approved and in use by volunteers by end of 2017

    • Online classes used by >200 volunteers by end of 2017

Volunteer Services Coordinator

Sheltering Arms Senior Services

Department: Senior Care Management

Location: Houston, TX


The Sheltering Arms Senior Services division of Neighborhood Centers Inc. offers a continuum of care to older adults and their caregivers to ensure they have the support needed to live with dignity, independence and quality of life. Seniors value meaningful relationships and are eager to continue making contributions to their communities.  Above all, they wish to age in place within their homes and neighborhoods- in familiar surroundings. Our work throughout 20 senior centers, a dementia-specific day center and throughout the homes of hundreds of older adults is committed to their health and well-being and to giving seniors access to opportunities that support their aspirations. 

Job Summary

Recruits, trains, and coordinates volunteers utilized to provide a wide range of services to clients of the Sheltering Arms Senior Services (SASS) Division.  Coordinates and manages the Telephone Reassurance volunteer program.  Leads volunteer involvement functions associated with SASS special events and projects.


Core Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides overall management of the Telephone Reassurance program.  Recruits, orients and assigns volunteers to older adults requesting a daily call.  Provides problem-solving support to volunteers and clients and/or referrals to other SASS programs, as needed, to address emerging client needs.  Ensures daily calls are made when assigned volunteers are on vacation or unable to make their calls.

  2. Recruits, enrolls, trains and assigns volunteers for all SASS programs and services as requested by program staff.  Develops materials for volunteer training and recruitment presentations/efforts.  Connects volunteers, clients and professional staff for the best possible outcomes for both clients and volunteers. Completes volunteer background checks. 

  3. Tracks and reports comprehensive information about volunteers, projects completed, clients served and specific volunteer activities.  Provides all necessary data, including demographic data, and program information for annual reports and funding applications submitted to United Way and other funders.

  4. Coordinates the complete volunteer involvement functions associated with SASS fund raising events and other special projects.

  5. Coordinates multiple priorities simultaneously.

  6. Ensures support and recognition of SASS volunteers. 

  7. Monitors and controls purchases related to volunteer activities and projects.

  8. Coordinates Community Education efforts within the Division.  Responds to requests from the community for presentations or division participation at health fairs, etc. Recruits staff to conduct presentations or attend fairs.  Serves as primary liaison between “requestor” and SASS.  Prepares and submits required reports.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned. 



  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year university or 5 years of volunteer management experience.  Minimum of 3 years of volunteer management experience.

  • Program management or special events experience, preferably related to older adult

  • Knowledge about the needs of older adult

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Strength in multitasking




Tangible Gifting Coordinator

Harris Health System

About Us

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile

JOB SUMMARY: The Tangible Gifting Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the receipt, storage and distribution of all in-kind donations. In addition, the Tangible Gifting Coordinator is responsible for maintaining accurate records and an inventory database, volunteer activities for Tangible Gifting Initiatives and donor recognition.

1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: B.A. or B.S. degree, preferred
2. Work Experience: Experience in a healthcare environment, preferred

1. Communication Skills:

  • Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

  • Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)

  • Bilingual Skills Required: No

  • Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports)

2. Other Skills:

  • Analytical

  • Design

  • Mathematics

  • Typing - wpm 60

  • PC

  • MS Office Suite

3. Work Schedule: Flexible

4. Other Requirements:

  • Independent means of full-time transportation

  • Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

Application Instructions

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