Volunteer Coordinator (a volunteer position)
Organization: Cherry Hill Seminary, a nonprofit distance educational institution since the early 2000s
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Constituents across the United States, Canada and parts of Europe
Where the role is based: Remote
Seeking a volunteer to recruit and coordinate Cherry Hill Seminary volunteers, The volunteer will be working directly with a computer savvy and motivated Executive Director.
• Review individuals interested in a volunteer position and bring to management for approval.
• Maintain a volunteer schedule (usually flexible) to support both volunteers and the roles they fill for CHS.
• Communicate regularly with each volunteer to provide encouragement, answer questions, assure successful volunteer activity, and engage volunteers with CHS activities.
• Provide or ensure provision of appropriate orientation and training.
• Provide occasional volunteer profile to CHS newsletter editor to recognize service.
• Attend monthly virtual staff meeting.
We are looking for someone who has a desire to help people develop their calling in Pagan/nature-based spirituality. We seek someone who is able to work as part of a team, who is open-minded, and able to engage with diverse groups within the Pagan and Nature-based spirituality communities.
∙ Strong communication and “people” skills
∙ Good organizational ability
∙ Strong work habits and follow-through
∙ Able to self-motivate and work well as part of a team
∙ Awareness and understanding of the broad Pagan community
∙ Comfortable with computer and online environment, with good internet connection
∙ Experience with staffing and/or volunteer management
∙ Commitment to multifaceted diversity and meeting of inclusion challenges
∙ Passion about helping to bring positive change to the spiritual communityDesire to impact the lives of others through education
Impact of this opportunity
Your donated time allows Cherry Hill Seminary to raise its profile and become visible to the broader academic and Pagan community. You will assist Cherry Hill Seminary with meeting key volunteer needs (e.g., newsletter, graphic design, social media, marketing), enabling us to better serve our students, donors and the wider Pagan community.
What’s in it for the volunteer?
You will be volunteering for an academic organization which is well-established and growing. You will be inspired by the depth of our community, and inspired to help us grow in a rapidly evolving world. You will make a significant difference in the lives of spiritually motivated individuals and those who want to pursue their calling of ministry.
4-6 hours per week (dependent on availability, days are open to discussion). Minimum 6 months, 12 months preferable.
Current programs in use: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Canva, Constant Contact, and standard office software.
Additional application instructions
We will respond to your application as soon as reasonably possible. Please be patient with us and thank you for showing an interest. Please provide name (no magical names, please), address, phone, email address, as well as resume, two references we may contact, and any other documents or portfolio materials you feel would be helpful to our consideration.
Holli Emore, Executive Director, CHS@cherryhillseminary.org, 803-862-9088 (leave voice mail)