General Office - Volunteer Coordinator

Position: Volunteer Coordinator (volunteer)


Purpose of Position: This position involves recruiting volunteers for MAVA committees, annual meeting, professional development events and annual state conference.


Accountable To: MAVA Executive Director



  • Post openings on MAVA website, Handson Twin Cities, VolunteerMatch and elsewhere for volunteer position openings on membership, finance, conference, public policy and professional development committees.
  • Post openings as described above for volunteers needed for annual meeting, professional development and the annual conference.
  • Work with MAVA membership manager to post all volunteer openings on social media.
  • Reach out to participants of the events described above to see if they can volunteer at the event.
  • Post volunteer needs on MAVA Voice and in the weekly eblast.
  • Attend 1-2 volunteer fairs on behalf of MAVA.
  • Reach out by phone and email to potential volunteers.
  • Facilitate the volunteer interview in conjunction with the committee chair or staff person.
  • Assure that all volunteers complete the volunteer application process and submit their volunteer hours online.
  • Communicate with all committee heads and staff to determine volunteer needs.
  • Create job descriptions along with committee chair or staff person.


Skills needed:

  • “Can do” approach
  • Proactive and organized
  • Interest in nonprofits or the field of volunteer engagement



  • Build your business development and fundraising portfolio
  • Professional experience; letters of recommendation
  • Use your creativity to promote volunteerism across Minnesota
  • Free MAVA membership while volunteering, including discounts on MAVA-sponsored events. Visit for membership benefits.
  • Transportation stipends may be available
  • Work remotely; some work from MAVA office may be needed


Time commitment: Minimum 5 hours/week