American Heart Association National Senior Volunteerism Lead in Dallas, Texas
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The American Heart Association has a great opportunity for a National Consultant, Volunteerism based out of our National Center office! This position can be home based.
This individual will be responsible for developing organization-wide volunteerism strategies, resources, and tools. Responsible for researching best practices to produce a robust suite of volunteer opportunities that bring the end-to-end volunteerism initiative recommendations to life, especially those related to youth volunteerism. Responsible for consulting with national and affiliate departments/teams to create a network of meaningful volunteer and staff partnerships and to drive the growth of the organization’s volunteer base including an excellent volunteer experience that meets people where they are. Work in partnership with Volunteerism staff to ensure team is connected and coordinated to ensure key measures are consistent and an excellent partner as we consult with the field and national departments.
Manage key nationwide volunteerism projects and initiatives, working in partnership with volunteer and staff committees and task forces. Create initiatives that will result in building a stronger, future-focused culture of volunteerism
Work with various departments and teams to build new volunteer opportunities that are relevant for a diverse range of people of all ages and backgrounds. Create a continuum of volunteer opportunities to provide something for everyone
Create compelling volunteer opportunities that engage key audiences such as youth, science, companies and workplaces of today and into the future, in a variety of ways such as group/team experiences that are social media “shareable,” micro-volunteering, skills-based and virtual opportunities. Ensure a robust portfolio of community opportunities
Create a process for ongoing development and refresh of engaging volunteer opportunities that are responsive to current external and internal needs. Assess current volunteer communications and develop a holistic plan
Ensure that the Association’s staff and systems support for volunteerism is embedded throughout the organization and used to its fullest capacity, including working with appropriate staff partners on technology solutions and developing needed resources
In partnership with other departments develop training and orientation materials to be used by all staff for various volunteer constituencies Provide advice, consultation and timely strategic planning for volunteerism
Develop goals and key performance indicators. Stay up-to-date on volunteerism trends to ensure the Association remains future focused, share trends to position the Association for success
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
At least seven (7) years of relevant experience
Experience in high level volunteer leadership recruitment, board development and cultivation, volunteer career-pathing
Experience in a non-profit or fundraising role
Successful experience in development, marketing or health impact
Demonstrated passion for volunteerism including successful experience recruiting and managing volunteers
Knowledgeable about current and future volunteerism trends
Ability to travel add 10% local and overnight stay
- Experience in a broad range of volunteer initiatives preferred, including virtual, youth, corporate, skills based and science opportunities
Compensation & Benefits
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Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.
Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.
Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.
Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.
Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.
The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.
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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities
Posted Date 4 months ago (8/17/2022 12:40 PM)
Requisition ID 2019-4096
Job Category Health Strategies
Position Type Full Time