Job Summary: The Outreach Assistant will assist the Outreach Director in all aspects of our volunteer program including the retention of our current volunteers and the continued growth of our volunteer base.
Conduct intake interviews
Help with Tutor training for volunteers
Process volunteer applications in a timely manner
Maintain accurate volunteer information in our database
Assist with recruitment efforts (tabling, flyers and events)
Supports Outreach Director in facilitating volunteer appreciation events and gifts
Assist in establishing and maintaining contact with area high schools, universities and businesses
High school graduate
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize with limited supervision
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Sensitivity to confidential volunteer information
Experience with or ability to learn Sales Force (Data Management System)
Hours: 15 hours per week during standard M-F 10 a.m. -7 p.m. Specific schedule to be set with applicant. Available some weekends for special events.
To apply, send application (available at newhavenreads.org), resume and cover letter by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
New Haven Reads increases the literacy skills of children by providing individually tailored one-on-one after school tutoring, educational family support, and a community book bank, all at no cost to participants.