About the Role
The Emmanuel Ivorgba Center is seeking to engage Volunteer Chapter Coordinators. The Chapter Coordinator position will be responsible for the monitoring and administration of our activities, including events, meetings, and programs. This role is a part time, volunteer position, but may attract some form of compensation, from time to time. Efficiency, attention to detail, flexibility, ability to multitask, and good judgment to ensure smooth operations of Projects are critical in this role. We are looking for dependable, hardworking, well organized and resourceful person that welcomes feedback as a means to personal and professional growth. The Chapter Coordinator will report to the Director of Programs and work closely with all chapter program constituents.
Passion for the Cause: An understanding and passion for the nonprofit's mission and cause are crucial as a volunteer chapter coordinator. This role involves leading and inspiring others, so a genuine dedication to the organization's purpose is essential.
Leadership and Management Skills: As a chapter coordinator, you will be responsible for managing a group of volunteers, so leadership and management skills are essential. This includes the ability to delegate tasks, provide guidance and support, and coordinate volunteers effectively.
Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Strong communication skills are necessary to effectively communicate with volunteers, staff, and other stakeholders. You should be able to convey information clearly, listen actively, and build positive relationships with others.
Organizational Skills: Being organized is crucial for coordinating volunteer efforts. You will need to plan and schedule events, keep track of volunteer assignments and availability, and manage various administrative tasks related to the chapter's activities.
Problem-Solving Abilities: As a chapter coordinator, you may encounter challenges or conflicts that need to be resolved. Having strong problem-solving skills will help you navigate these situations effectively and find solutions that benefit both the organization and the volunteers.
Flexibility and Adaptability: Nonprofit organizations often face changing circumstances and unexpected situations. Being flexible and adaptable to new challenges or adjustments in plans is important as a volunteer chapter coordinator.
Volunteer Management Experience: While not always required, previous experience in managing volunteers can be beneficial. It demonstrates your familiarity with volunteer coordination, recruitment, training, and retention strategies.
Time Commitment: Depending on the size and scope of the chapter, coordinating volunteer activities may require a significant time commitment. Ensure that you have the availability and willingness to dedicate the necessary time to fulfill the role effectively.
Background Check: Some nonprofit organizations may require a background check to ensure the safety and security of volunteers and the community they serve.
About the Company
The Emmanuel Ivorgba Center for Leadership Education and Social Entrepreneurship is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty and hunger through education, health, and youth capacity development. Our mission is to empower individuals and communities around the world to reach their full potential. We believe that education is the key to unlocking opportunities and creating a brighter future for generations to come. The Emmanuel Ivorgba Center has Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)