Job Description
Volunteer Coordinator – Part-Time


The City Rescue Mission is a Christian ministry that provides feeding, shelter, and spiritual services to people in need and is seeking a person of Christian faith to be responsible for the recruitment and placement of volunteers, the solicitation of material gifts (gifts-in-kind), and assisting the Director of Development with projects as assigned. This part-time position will be approximately 15-25 hours per week with weekday office hours, and on occasion evening and weekend hours.

Reporting Relationships:

The Volunteer Coordinator reports to the Director of Development.

Volunteer Recruitment, Placement and Recognition Duties:

  • Communicates regularly with Ministry staff to identify volunteer needs and potential candidates.
  • Pre-screens inquiries from potential volunteers to determine viability for placement in a one-time or long-term assignment and must be able to articulate the spiritual/Christian nature of our organization to potential volunteers.
  • Interviews prospective volunteers and coordinates interviews with Ministry staff if needed.
  • Assigns volunteers to the appropriate ministry and coordinates service times and projects for volunteer groups based on experience and spiritual maturity.
  • Distributes and updates volunteer applications, policy manuals and welcome kits as needed.
  • Conducts tours of Mission ministries for prospective volunteers or others as needed. Shares about the faith aspect of the Mission's programming.
  • Trains or supervises volunteers for specific events and projects.
  • Plans and implements volunteer recognition events.
  • Maintain volunteer database to include demographic and service hour information. Prepares reports for Business Manager and Director of Development on a monthly basis.
  • Prepares weekly update and project status reports for the Director of Development
  • Places and removes holiday decorations, or supervises volunteers to do same.
  • Takes photographs of Mission and volunteer activities.
  • Coordinates drives of material goods and solicits volunteers to do the same.
  • All other duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred or at least two years of volunteer recruitment experience required.
  • One year of professional experience required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate in a concise and persuasive manner.
  • Must have great attention to detail.
  • Intermediate computer skills in database management, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher required.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills with ability to multi-task.
  • Christian testimony exemplifying Jesus Christ and the ability to share the Gospel as opportunities arise is required. Acceptance of the City Rescue Mission Doctrinal Statement required.

To Apply Submit the Following:

1. Cover Letter stating why you are qualified for this job and your hourly wage requirement.

2. Resume

3. Written Statement of Christian Testimony. Visit our How To Write Your Christian Testimony" Page for instructions.

Submit to:

USPS Mail:
Development Director
City Rescue Mission
PO Box 965
New Castle, PA 16103-0965

E-Mail in PDF Format: with Volunteer Coordinator in subject line.