REPORTS TO:    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Understand the purpose and function of the Midland Rape Crisis and Children’s Advocacy Center and be knowledgeable of existing policies and procedures. Maintain confidentiality of all information. Perform duties as outlined herein and as assigned by the CAC Program Director or Executive Director.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Facilitate coordination of volunteer activities including preparation of schedule for hotline and pager shifts, and scheduling of CAC volunteers; scheduling and delivering all volunteer training and maintain proper documentation of work; and maintenance of up-to-date volunteer rosters.

Schedule and participate in volunteer training and activities, training, booths, in-services, parties and special events. Provide updated brochures and other items as part of participation in events held within the community.

Maintain regular contact with each volunteer to facilitate communication and assist with special problems.

Recruit and screen all MRCCAC volunteers. Hold at least 2 new volunteer trainings per year and a minimum of 1 training per year for therapy pets.

Maintain and document monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual statistics on all volunteer activities.

Provide services to victims of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and survivors of homicide, which include but are not limited to: assistance with completion of Victims Compensation Forms; on-call services on a rotation basis with other staff; crisis intervention and support services as necessary; client advocacy; accompaniment; and hotline assistance as dictated by the need.

Hold at least 4 volunteer meetings per year.

Plan, participate in, and coordinate a yearly volunteer appreciation event. The event should be held in April of each year and should only be changed with the approval of the Executive Director.

Sit with children in the absence of a volunteer. If unable to sit, ensure that backup is found to sit with the children.

Assist the CAC Program Director and Board in fund raising efforts as needed.

Provides services to victims of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and incest including but not limited to: assistance with completion of paperwork, on-call services on a rotating basis with other staff, crisis intervention and support services as necessary (including appropriate documentation), and hotline assistance as dictated by the need.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES FOR SAPCS –Federal:

The Volunteer Coordinator will assist with the primary education program in accordance with the guidelines of the Office of the Attorney General. Duties will include but are not limited to assuring that the 25% of time is appropriately spent on this grant. Activities include:

  1. Volunteer training specific to primary prevention activities.
  2. Coordination of volunteer hours specific to primary prevention activities.
  3. Provide community education specific to primary prevention activities.
  4. Preparation of informational materials specific to primary prevention activities.

EDUCATION:

A baccalaureate degree is preferred in an area of emphasis, which relates to the responsibilities defined here. Education may be substituted with 3 years of experience in public awareness, volunteer coordination/experience, and volunteer recruitment in a non-profit setting.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A proven tract record as an individual capable of maintaining confidentiality.

Possess an understanding and appreciation of the vital importance of volunteers in meeting the goals and objectives of MRCCAC.

An ability to work with all victims of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and survivors of homicide without bias or prejudice regarding prostitution, drug abuse, abortion, use of alcohol, difference in abilities, age, race, color, creed, or religious affiliation.

Strong written and oral communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences and groups.

 

Email resumes to Kelli Crouse at kcrouse@mrccac.org or call 432-682-7273.