The Volunteer Recruitment Officer (VRO) ensures that the volunteer journey from recruitment to induction, compliance, rostering, conflict management, and exit are completed with the placement of well-matched, placed and supported volunteers on relevant SCA Inc. project teams. This officer reports to the Society President.
The VRO is responsible for implementing and providing guidance related to volunteer recruitment processes and policies, development and maintenance of a volunteer skill register, and working with other corporate officers and leaders to define resource needs and match appropriate candidates to those needs. The VRO requires applicable experience, solid organizational skills, and sound judgment in order to plan and accomplish its goals.
Essential duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
- Development and maintenance of volunteer recruitment management policies, procedures, and standards as they relate to SCA Inc.
- Consultation with both Officers and the Board of Directors to review project proposals and identify staffing needs in order to produce desired outcomes.
- Recruitment of, and providing support for new volunteers. Collection of volunteer information, including availability and skills, and maintaining an up-to-date database for this information.
- Matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skill sets, while ensuring they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training.
- Working with the Communications and Social Media Officers to keep both new and existing volunteers informed about volunteer opportunities.
- Coordination of volunteer activities for SCA Inc., and consultation with designated partners and/or staff to ensure goals and requirements are met.
- Preparation of project status reports in order to keep all interested parties informed of volunteer resources and related issues.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of officers, Society participants, and the general public. Additionally, the successful applicant will possess strong interpersonal skills, demonstrate a significant capacity to work collaboratively with others, and have the ability to exercise influence in a diversity of contexts.
The candidate must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. The ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals and policy statements is a necessity.
The complete job description can be found here: https://www.sca.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/SCA-VRO-Job-Description2021.pdf
Applicants must have word processing skills as well as access to the internet and basic office equipment. The ability to travel four to eight times a year and participate in weekday evening conference calls is also required.
Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, together with modern and SCA resumes, hard copy, to:
Society for Creative Anachronism
P.O. Box 360789
Milpitas, CA 95036-0789
and via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is June 7, 2021.
Questions about the position may be forwarded to John Fulton at email@example.com.