Light Of Life Rescue Mission
  • 31-Oct-2018 to 30-Dec-2019 (EST)
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Since 1952, Light of Life Rescue Mission has been a safe refuge for homeless and hurting people in the Pittsburgh area. We are seeking a full-time Volunteer Coordinator. This individual proactively recruit and effectively connect volunteers to positions, thoroughly understanding Light of Life's volunteer needs. These responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Maintain volunteer information and scheduling
  • Host or attend area networking events to promote Light of Life
  • Train employees on supervising volunteers
  • Oversee meal outreaches to low income high-rise apartments
  • Assist Development team in annual events

Due to the interface with the clients, all jobs at Light of Life require employees to:

  • Walk alongside clients as a disciple of Christ and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with them through actions and words.
  • Establish mutual trust and create a safe, authentic environment so that the clients continue to mature in Christ.
  • Serve the clients in a Christlike manner and practice a self-evaluative lifestyle.
  • Resolve all issues in ways that promote the principles of Light of Life while following the processes described in the LOL staff manual.
  • Exhibit love for Jesus Christ, the staff, and the clients.
  • Study the Christian Bible and apply the knowledge received/revealed to job duties and clients' specific issues.
  • Help the clients make choices that are justifiably in their eternal best interest.
  • Practice Christlike stewardship of all resources.
  • Model personal responsibility, accountability, timely reporting and a self-evaluative lifestyle.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, adept at building relationships with diverse groups of clients and volunteers
  • Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Practices time management and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Education/Experience

  • Associate's degree in business related field and 2-5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience working for a nonprofit organization in ministry or human services preferred
  • Knowledge of donor related databases; specific training or coursework preferred
  • Knowledge of drug and alcohol recovery, homelessness, and mental illness preferred
  • 2-4 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter with their resume and application.

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