NAMI San Fernando Valley
Volunteer Recruitment Manager
Company: NAMI San Fernando Valley
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If you are looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity where there's never a dull moment, look no further! NAMI-San Fernando Valley (The National Alliance on Mental Illness) needs an immediate take- charge leader experienced with the ebb and flow of working with a volunteer team in a start-up environment! If you are an EXPERIENCED recruiter and have been in management positions in the past, we'd like to talk you, especially if you have a personal connection to mental illness.

NAMI-SFV has been serving the mental health needs of the community for over 35 years. We offer FREE classes, support groups, referrals, information meetings, resources and training for anyone affected by mental illness. 10M people live in the LA area. At least 1 in 5 may need our help. As a volunteer, you can help us expand our reach and bring hope and better quality lives to so many.

Here's what we offer in the Volunteer Recruitment Manager opportunity:

  • Comprehensive training on our recruitment process with openness to receive innovative ideas that make us better
  • A repository of proven ad samples that get results from people interested in our mission and how we achieve it
  • Recruitment training tools and webinars
  • Closely connected support and guidance from the beginning of your time with us until you can comfortably lead independently
  • Dedication to strong and best practices in volunteer recruitment and management
  • A continuous learning environment
  • A friendly, supportive network of volunteers across the organization
  • Skill building that can lead to a more attractive professional resume and profile
  • An outstanding professional reference that reflects your excellent contributions
You have:
  • A take-charge ease with the start-up environment
  • Experience writing job ads and posting them to volunteer boards
  • Experience recruiting paid and unpaid job opportunites
  • Full command of the English language, both orally and written
  • Have an enthusiastic and charasmatic personality, able to persuade and attract all types of people
  • Patience to work with a team of unpaid workers at varying levels of skill
  • A willingness to learn our organization and be a fearless change agent where needed
  • The ability to self-start and be self-motivated
  • The ability to create, implement and monitor sensible procedures and processes
  • The ability to train new recruiters and recruitment assistants (once you learn, of course)
  • Wonderful conversation
  • A passion for helping others
  • Great leadership and critical thinking skills
We'll give you guidance on what to do stepping in the virtual door and will continue to do that through our Slack workspace which keeps us connected through instant messages, phone calls, video-chats, and document sharing.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation's largest volunteer-led grassroots organizations helping individuals affected by mental illness. At NAMI San Fernando Valley, we are proud to offer free support groups, educational programs, information meetings and outreach presentations to individuals and families affected by mental illness. We tirelessly fight the stigma of mental illness through our advocacy and outreach efforts to spread awareness in our communities. We want to make the world a better place for those with mental illnesses. Click "I want to help!" if you are interested in this incredibly rewarding volunteer opportunity. *Be sure to include your phone number and we will be in contact more quickly.*

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The programs and initiatives of National Alliance on Mental Illness - San Fernando Valley are staffed by talented volunteers who have the passion, drive and expertise necessary to fulfill our mission. NAMI SFV welcomes and appreciates individual differences and invites diversity in its broadest definition. We are devoted to promoting an inclusive organizational environment of transparency, authenticity, creativity, and kindness.

General requirements
  • 10-20 hrs/wk
  • reliable, dedicated, committed, responsive, good follow-through
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