Express Employment Professionals – Mohawk Valley, NY | 118 Columbia Street, Suite 103 The Landmarc Building Utica, NY 13502


Volunteer/Internship Coordinator

Our Mission Statement: The Rescue Mission of Utica, Inc. is a Christian Ministry, established to proclaim, in word and deed, the life changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, by unconditionally endeavoring to assess and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those individuals seeking assistance.

 Job Title: Volunteer/Internship Coordinator

 Job Summary: Responsible for management of the recruiting, interviewing, supervising and scheduling of volunteers & interns at the Rescue Mission. Will ensure all Mission volunteers and interns are well guided in all they need to do and know. Coordinate special and holiday projects.

 Essential Job Functions

Volunteers & Interns

  • Evaluate departmental needs for utilizing volunteers/interns in the programs.
  • Recruit, screen, interview, supervise and schedule the volunteers/interns.
  • Provide orientation of volunteers/interns based on program needs.
  • Ensure all volunteer/internship agreements are completed accurately and kept securely.
  • Ensure that all appropriate documents are signed.
  • Seek out community events, speaking opportunities and career fairs in order to recruit volunteers/interns.
  • Partner with outside agencies to provide opportunities for community service workers.
  • Seek out and organize opportunities at the Mission for businesses/church group to volunteer.
  • Reply to volunteer/intern inquiries providing information about the Rescue Mission and matching applicants to specific volunteer/internships needs.
  • Encourage and motivate volunteers/interns to perform their duties well.
  • Promote a positive environment for volunteers, interns and employees.
  • Provide a weekly calendar to all Mission departments notifying of volunteer/intern scheduling.
  • Work with supervisor in updating social media and website with the Mission’s volunteer/internship needs.
  • Maintain and provide quality data of the volunteer and internship program.
  • Provide monthly stats as requested by supervisor.
  • Maintain and prepare reports based upon the program’s goals and objectives.
  • Coordinate events to recognize, reward and thank volunteers/interns.
  • Create and maintain a volunteer and internship resource manual.

Other Duties

  • Assist with volunteer special projects such as the Mission’s Canister Project, Holiday Meals and “Wish List” Christmas Gift Giving Project.
  • Provide back up coverage in the department and at events.
  • Provide tours of the campus.
  • Abide by all Mission, program and safety policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Attend and participate in regular meetings and trainings as requested by your supervisor.
  • All other duties as requested by your supervisor.
  • Minimum Job Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Associates degree in related field preferred.
  • Two (2) years relevant experience preferred.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal, written, listening and presentation communication skills.
  • Confidentiality is of the utmost importance.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Enthusiastic support of our Mission Statement.

 Status/Hours: Part-Time, 30 hours, Monday – Friday / 6 hrs per day

 Pay Rate and Benefits: We offer a competitive pay rate and comprehensive benefit package for eligible employees to include medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holidays and paid training.

 The Rescue Mission and Express Employment Professionals are Equal Opportunity Employers