Volunteer Program Assistant

Henry Street Settlement


Henry Street Settlement
265 Henry Street
New York, NY, 10002



Job Type:



Full Time

Last Day to Apply:




Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Maximum Hours/Week:

35 hours/week

Public Transportation:

Bus, Train

Job Description:

• Plan, implement and close out volunteer events under supervision of the Volunteer Program Manager • Developing project budgets, ordering supplies, coordinating project details with program staff and Henry Street Facilities Department, managing corporate orientations, supervising projects and volunteer groups • Collecting and maintaining data in Raiser’s Edge, documenting volunteer events with photographs and write-ups for our website • Handles acknowledgments • Help respond to ongoing inquiries from prospective corporate partners and individual volunteers in a timely manner and follow up appropriately to determine potential fit and onboard new volunteers and partners. Maintain record of communications and ensure appropriate follow up with numerous prospective volunteers. • Help maintain database of Henry Street program needs regarding volunteer events, donations and individual volunteers • Assist with corporate reporting requirements • Research prospective volunteer partnerships, in-kind donors, and sponsors and consolidate information into clear and concise reports and presentations • Support efforts to reach out strategically to build volunteer, in-kind and sponsorship relationships with new and targeted corporate partners, as well as help maintain and expand current relationships • Track in-kind program donation needs, soliciting and picking-up goods, evaluating and inventorying goods, managing distribution to programs, documenting goods as received, and writing in-kind donation acknowledgements • Help coordinate the individual volunteer program, including position postings, recruiting and placements, tracking, and reporting • Other duties as assigned by supervisor • Other related duties as needed

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: jobs@henrystreet.org.

To the Attention of:

Cassandra Walker

Required Skills/Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree required • One (1) year experience in a not-for-profit organization either as a staff member or volunteer • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. Experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus. • Strong ability and desire to take initiative to help expand and develop Henry Street Settlement’s volunteer and funding partnerships • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact well with and understand the needs of diverse client base, including women, children, homeless and seniors. Ability to communicate in a professional and timely manner with various corporate partners and Henry Street program staff. • Experience in event planning and/or project management • Experience working with volunteers or serving as a volunteer a plus • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Comfort with public speaking. • Overall flexibility and ability to work under pressure • Familiarity with data entry • Available to work evenings and flexible hours as needed • Must be able to lift 15 to 25 lbs