Now Hiring: RSVP Outreach Coordinator (part-time position)

About L.A. Works: L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer action center that creates, manages, and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. With 25 years of success, L.A. Works addresses three principal needs: to increase volunteer participation in the community; to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to achieve their missions through access to volunteer labor and other resources; and to educate and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles community.  L.A. Works has more than 30,000 registered volunteers who have contributed over 1,000,000 volunteer hours of service to thousands of nonprofits in the Los Angeles community.

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people age 55 and above. Funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service as a part of the larger Senior Corps initiative, RSVP engages older Americans in volunteer opportunities across the country. These volunteers have been an invaluable resource for nationwide response efforts—in everything from hunger prevention to natural disasters. L.A. Works has received a three year renewable grant to develop a strong Los Angeles RSVP program. Building on the foundation of existing programming and relationships L.A. Works has with nonprofits in the community, this program will more than double the volunteer resources L.A. Works provides to the greater Los Angeles region.

RSVP Outreach Coordinator Position Overview: The RSVP Outreach Coordinator will seek out, engage and recruit new volunteer members to help build this special program providing volunteer and social opportunities for active adults age 55+ in Los Angeles County. This position requires a Coordinator who is passionate about mobilizing baby boomers in service and excited to present to and connect with a broad array of communities throughout Los Angeles. The ideal candidate will need to be out-going, tech-savvy, self-motivated, and highly organized. This individual should be knowledgeable on aging issues and opportunities. In collaboration with the Director of RSVP and RSVP team, this position will help increase RSVP membership, and ensure expected outcomes are achieved. L.A. Works is an equal opportunity employer fully committed to workplace diversity.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit individuals age 55+ for RSVP membership;
  • Engage and connect RSVP members to ongoing volunteer opportunities;
  • Utilize all Corporation for National and Community Service, L.A. Works website, and current and relevant volunteer promotional websites to list volunteer events;
  • Utilize social media to promote RSVP program and volunteer opportunities;
  • Actively conduct outreach to community organizations, continuing education programs, gyms, clubs, libraries, and centers for older adults;
  • Work closely with RSVP team to maximize outreach impact;
  • Maintain clear, current and accurate records in database system;
  • Develop and deliver dynamic and inspiring outreach presentation materials; and
  • Participate in L.A. Works’ large-scale Days of Service and L.A. Works Signature Projects;

Additional requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds;
  • Access to personal cell phone;
  • Support L.A. Works office/programming as needed;
  • Valid driver’s license and access to personal car for regular travel throughout Los Angeles County; and
  • Some evening and weekend commitments.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience;
  • High attention to detail and commitment to high quality, timely work;
  • Ability to prioritize competing tasks and deadlines;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated Mac computer and program skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, salesforce (or equivalent) database management, presentations, mail merge, email, and digital/social media;
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills;
  • Ability to connect with others and forge strong relationships;
  • Highly organized and self-motivated; and
  • Experience with social media promotion preferred.

Reporting: This position reports to the Director of RSVP. This position is a part-time (20 hours/week), hourly paid, flexible position with benefits.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please email a single PDF file that includes a resume and a cover letter outlining your interest and relevant skills to HR@laworks.com.

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Now Hiring: RSVP Outreach Coordinator (part-time position)

RSVP Outreach Coordinator Position Overview: The RSVP Outreach Coordinator will seek out, engage and recruit new volunteer members to help build this special program providing volunteer and social opportunities for active adults age 55+ in Los Angeles County. This position requires a Coordinator who is passionate about mobilizing older adults in service and excited to present to and connect with a broad array of communities throughout Los Angeles. The ideal candidate will need to be entrepreneurial, an excellent communicator, energetic, and highly organized. This individual should be knowledgeable on aging issues and opportunities. In collaboration with the Director of Special Programs and RSVP team, this position will help increase RSVP membership, and ensure expected outcomes are achieved. L.A. Works is an equal opportunity employer fully committed to workplace diversity.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively conduct outreach to community organizations, continuting education programs, gyms, clubs, libraries, and centers for older adults;
  • Register individuals age 55+ for RSVP membership and help connect members to ongoing volunteer opportunities;
  • Utilize all Corporation for National and Community Service and L.A. Works website, collateral and resources;
  • Work closely with RSVP team to maximize outreach impact;
  • Maintain clear, current and accurate records in salesforce;
  • Work within existing budget to develop dynamic and inspiring outreach presentation materials;
  • Participate in L.A. Works’ large-scale Days of Service;
  • Think and act creatively and professionally to build and maintain an enriching volunteer program for the active older adult community throughout Los Angeles County.

Additional requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds;
  • Personal cell phone;
  • Access to personal car for regular travel throughout Los Angeles County;
  • Valid driver’s license; comfortable with driving a van or large vehicle for supply delivery and pick-up;
  • Some evening and weekend commitments; and
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

About L.A. Works: L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer action center that creates, manages, and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. With nearly 25 years of success, L.A. Works addresses three principal needs: to increase volunteer participation in the community; to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to achieve their missions through access to volunteer labor and other resources; and to educate and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles community. L.A. Works has more than 30,000 registered volunteers who have contributed over 1,000,000 volunteer hours of service to thousands of nonprofits in the Los Angeles community.

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people age 55 and above. Funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service as a part of the larger Senior Corps initiative, RSVP engages older Americans in volunteer opportunities across the country. These volunteers have been an invaluable resource for nationwide response efforts—in everything from hunger prevention to natural disasters including Hurricane Sandy. L.A. Works has received a three year renewable grant to develop a strong Los Angeles RSVP program. Building on the foundation of existing programming and relationships L.A. Works has with nonprofits in the community, this new program will more than double the volunteer resources L.A. Works provides to the greater Los Angeles region.

Reporting: This position reports to the Director of Special Programs. This is a 20-hours/week, flexible position.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please email a single PDF file that includes a resume and a cover letter outlining your interest and relevant skills to HR@laworks.com.

L.A. Works Is Hiring

L.A. Works makes volunteering easy and accessible for all Angelenos to make a significant impact in their community!

L.A. Works is excited to announce that we will be hiring two AmeriCorps VISTA members at the beginning of 2013! If you’ve got a passion for service and are looking for a life-changing year, this could be the opportunity for you. We’re now accepting applications. For more information, view the job description and application instructions.

Job Opening! Director of Corporate and Community Partnerships

L.A. Works seeks a savvy, energetic, highly motivated individual who is capable of managing the corporate development aspects of the organization’s high-priority corporate initiatives.  This position will be responsible for developing and executing short and long-term strategic corporate fundraising plans to raise the resources necessary to achieve the organization’s growth objectives. This will require an entrepreneurial attitude, innovative development strategy, and winsome networking talent. Direct sales experience and/or a clear track record of success in cultivating and soliciting major support from corporations is a must! L.A. Works is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

For more information about L.A. Works’ corporate service initiative, visit here.

Details of Director of Corporate and Community Partnerships position responsibilities, required qualifications, and how to apply are included here.

If the link does not work for you, you can also email debbie@laworks.com for the pdf document.