Volunteer Manager

Website Christ House

The Volunteer Manager (VM) recruits, orients and nurtures local volunteers & volunteer groups at Christ House, manages in-kind donations and coordinates the holiday gift drive.


  • Recruits and interviews volunteer applicants, determines capabilities and matches skills of volunteers with needs of Christ House for local volunteers.
  • Solicits volunteers to fill specific ongoing needs at Christ House including meal groups and evening/weekend phone volunteers. Works with staff to utilize volunteers properly.
  • Coordinates monthly volunteer meal groups and provides schedule to kitchen at the beginning of each month.
  • Coordinates holiday giving drives with local churches and organizations and oversees distribution of gifts to patients and Kairos residents on Christmas morning.
  • Coordinates activities of short-term volunteer work groups and facilitates work group visits.
  • Provides support and recognition to volunteers.
  • Mediates conflicts if volunteers encounter difficulty in their service.
  • Maintains updated files on volunteers including contact information and volunteer roles served.
  • Maintains electronic record-keeping system of volunteer hours, categories, etc.
  • Oversees the solicitation of in-kind donations.
  • Communicates high-need items in e-newsletters and communication with potential in-kind donors.
  • Keeps regular oversight of Amazon Wish list.
  • Maintains relations with volunteers, donors, external agencies, organizations, and churches.
  • Conducts and schedules tours of Christ House for visitors.
  • Represents Christ House at volunteer fairs, presentations, and various speaking opportunities.
  • Performs other duties as requested.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Two years experience working in volunteer support with some supervisory experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interact with churches, schools, and volunteer associations and ability to work with all Christ House departments to assess needs and coordinate use of volunteers.
  • Experience with Volunteer Hub a plus.

To apply for this job email your details to administration@christhouse.org