LA Volunteer Coordinator

Position Announcement 

 Volunteer Coordinator

 

The Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE – www.acceaction.org) is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator.

 

About the Position:

Support the fight for racial and economic justice in the state of California! ACCE is seeking a part-time, temporary (Nov 2019-March 2020) Volunteer Coordinator who will recruit, train, and help supervise ACCE volunteer teams and allies to contact voters related to a statewide ballot measure that will reclaim $11 billion every year for schools and local communities. 

 

The candidate will report to the ACCE Office Director and will be responsible for the following areas of work:

  • Outreach and presentations (if needed) to local organizations and groups to recruit volunteers
  • Placing calls to prospective volunteers
  • Scheduling and keeping track of volunteer shifts
  • Confirming volunteer attendance for events and volunteer days
  • Training volunteers on how to properly collect ballot signatures
  • Review petitions that are turned in for any mistakes/ oversights
  • Assist in the coordination of field outreach plans, including determining turf assignments, preparing materials and field technology, and nightly reporting. 
  • Maintaining organized record-keeping of volunteer lists, petitions, and program tracking. 

We seek an individual with a passion for economic and racial justice, and experienced in volunteer engagement or voter outreach methods. Ideally this role is filled by a person who is energetic, can overcome obstacles, and can work in a fast-paced environment.  

 

About ACCE:

ACCE is a multi-issue, membership-based community organization, building the power and voice of poor and working families across the state of California. With offices in 5 cities, ACCE works in local communities and statewide to fight for economic, racial, and social justice. ACCE’s voter engagement work has reached over 100,000 voters in a single year to educate them on issues being decided at the ballot, and inspire them to make their voice count by voting at the polls.  

 

Position Location: 

This position will be based in Los Angeles, CA.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Basic computer literacy (comfortable with Google Docs, Google Sheets, and can learn new computer programs with ease).
  • Self-motivated.
  • Well organized and detail oriented.
  • Comfortable making phone calls throughout the day.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English + Spanish) a plus.
  • Experience in volunteer management or voter outreach campaigns.
  • Experience in training

Compensation:  The Volunteer Coordinator is a non-exempt hourly position. Pay is $18/hr. This is a part-time (25 hours a week), temporary position.

 

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references including at least one former supervisor to losangeles@calorganize.org and cc recruit@calorganize.org. Email Subject should read “Applicant -Los Angeles Volunteer Coordinator”.  

 

ACCE is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. People of color, women, individuals with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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