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The Consortium
187 High Street
Suite 202
HOLYOKE, MA 01040
Phone:(413)536-2401
Fax:(413)538-6336
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Company Description:
The Consortium is a learning organization, committed to creating conditions in which people with lived experience pursue their dreams and strengthen our communities through full participation.
Volunteer Coordinator
NORTHAMPTON, MA
Full Time
Human Services
Some High School Coursework
Computer Skills - Preference: Required

Hours: 32 Weekly Hours

The Northampton Recovery Center Volunteer Coordinator works in the peer recovery support center and creates conditions for: a safe space for participants, upholding Code of Ethics and trauma-informed values, oversees all aspects of membership including peer mentoring, and leadership development, recruiting and scheduling volunteers to maintain presence at the front desk, current members about their interests, and connects members with volunteer opportunities. In addition, this person manages volunteer and membership processes including orientation, record keeping, and recognition  among other tasks.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain safe space for NRC participants, upholding Code of Ethics, and trauma-informed values.
  • Oversee all aspects of membership including peer mentoring, and leadership development.
  • Recruit and schedule volunteers to maintain presence at the front desk.
  • Coordinates data collection of new members and biannual surveys as required by the Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS), as well as data for other funders.
  • Provide support and guidance to volunteer activities and organize and support standing committees.
  • Maintain community service records and support projects for fulfilling community service requirements.
  • Coordinate facilitators of All Recovery Meetings
  • Engage current members about their interests, levels of involvement and connects members with volunteer opportunities.
  • Manage volunteer and membership processes including orientation, record keeping, and recognition
  • Support NRC peer coordinator and interns including supervision and professional development.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive understanding of addiction and lived experience in recovery.
  • Knowledge of organization development, community building and strength-based leadership
  • Ability to be a self-starter/take initiative.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred

    Experience:

    • Must have lived experience with substance addiction recovery.
    • People with diverse lived experience and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
    • Experience with volunteer coordination.
    • Experience in program planning and coordination. 

    Travel Requirements: Occasional travel throughout Massachusetts.

    Supervised by: Assistant Program Director

    To apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to jsullivan@wmtcinfo.org

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