Volunteer Coordinator - Krasl Art Center

Position Summary: The Krasl Art Center Volunteer Coordinator collaborates with staff to meet the Krasl Art Center’s volunteer needs through recruitment, placement and retention of volunteers.  They ensure a successful experience for each volunteer encouraging repeat involvement.  This position is primarily responsible for the development of the KAC volunteer program from position descriptions, community outreach, retention and volunteer recognition.  
 
Job Type: Part-Time Hourly, 10-20 hours per week, flexible schedule – 1 weeknight per week and occasional weekends for events with volunteers
Salary: $12.00 per hour
Supervisor: Development & Art Fair Manager
This position also works closely and communicates regularly with the  Marketing & Events Manager 

Organizational Values
Krasl Art Center’s mission is to inspire meaningful change and strengthen community through the visual arts. Staff members provide excellence, collaboration, innovation, creativity, respect and a sense of humor to advance the organization and accomplish this work.  
 
Required Skills:
● Strong relationship manager working with a diverse population (volunteers, staff, community members etc…)
● Good listening and good communication
● Excellent writing skills
● Ability to connect with diverse types of community organizations (businesses, faith-based, community service)
● Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Drive
● Organization and planning skills
● A passion for art and promoting the creative communities of southwest Michigan
 
 General Responsibilities:
● Recruit, schedule and manage volunteers during major events (Exhibitions, Soup’s On, Family Days, etc.…)
● Develop and update volunteer position descriptions ● Community outreach to recruit  volunteers
● Screening (interviews, background checks etc) and matching volunteers to organizational needs and opportunities
● Scheduling and supervision (when appropriate) of volunteers
● Ongoing volunteer recognition in addition to organizing the Volunteer Recognition Party
● Develop, organize and oversee Volunteer Program ● Create volunteer program materials (policies and procedures, applications, volunteer agreements, orientation handbook)
● Database management and tracking (Sign Up Genius and in-house software)
● Manage community service volunteers from the Volunteer Center & United Way
● Reach out to previous volunteers
● Perform additional duties as assigned 

Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff Specific Responsibilities:
2020 Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff:  July 10-12, 2020
● Work closely with Art Fair Manager and Core Committee to identify, recruit and schedule all volunteers for annual Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff
● Use Sign Up Genius to coordinate volunteer schedules
● Reach out to prospective volunteers personally, (telephone, short note) if they are not “on-line”
● Work throughout the KAF weekend to place and manage all volunteers and troubleshoot
● Develop strategies to identify and recruit individuals and groups to volunteer for the KAF throughout the year
● Write post-Art Fair thank you notes
● Review and update Sign Up Genius names and schedules after the event
 
To apply:  
● Submit letter of interest, resume and work availability to artfair@krasl.org.  
● Include last name and Volunteer Coordinator in the subject line (ie: Willis-Volunteer Coordinator).
● Note: applications submitted through Facebook or Indeed will not be reviewed.  
 
No phone calls, please. This position will be filled as soon as possible.  


Posted on 10/1/2019

  
 The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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