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11 Apr 2013

Full-Time Director, volunteer engagement

The Jewish Social Service Agency – Posted by Jewish Jobs Rockville, Maryland, United States

Job Description

JSSA’s Community Outreach team has an immediate opening for a full-time Director, Volunteer Engagement to join our growing team. Our Community Outreach team connects volunteers with meaningful activities and projects that make a lasting difference in people’s lives. Our volunteer opportunities currently include connecting with seniors in their homes and in the community, employment and career support, hospice and transitions, resettlement, seasonal projects and office support. With the goal of establishing an exemplary volunteer program, the Director, Volunteer Engagement is responsible for growing existing programs and developing innovative approaches to engaging new segments of the community with JSSA’s mission. The candidate will develop strong relationships within the community to foster a positive image such that a wide array of organizations and volunteers will make JSSA their volunteer organization of choice.

Position Qualifications:

Qualified candidates possess a passion for community-focused work and have a minimum of 5 years of experience post bachelor’s degree in implementing volunteer programs rooted in a “Service Learning”

methodology. Successful candidates have demonstrated leadership abilities, strategic thinking, and organizational skills as well as prior experience managing programs and supervising others. S/he is committed to working in a fast-paced team environment with an emphasis on collaboration and maintaining positive relationships with colleagues and clients.

Location: Rockville, MD

About JSSA:

The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) has been helping people across the Washington metropolitan area meet emotional, social, and physical challenges for more than 120 years. A nonsectarian provider, we serve people of all religious backgrounds, races and ethnicities, helping the youngest child to the most fragile senior, from individuals to entire families. JSSA provides services and support to nearly 37,000 individuals a year through our wide range of counseling, educational, employment, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services.

We are a growing Agency and strive to be an Employer of Choice. As such we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a healthy work-life balance, collaborative team environment and many opportunities for personal growth and professional development. We pride ourselves on our mission to be the first place for the Jewish community, as well as the community at large, to turn for clinical and social services of the highest quality that sustain and nurture all who seek assistance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Learn more about us at www.jssa.org.

How to Apply

Please submit the following application materials to hr@jssa.org : Cover letter with salary requirements; and Resume; and Contact information for 3 supervisory references. Email for applying: hr@jssa.org

Job Categories: Business/Management, Non-Profit, and Other. Job Types: Full-Time.

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