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Volunteer Resources Coordinator Position Open

Family Promise of Greater Roanoke has an opening for a part-time Volunteer Resources Coordinator.  Family Promise provides emergency housing and case management for families with children experiencing homelessness.

 

Primary responsibilities:

This position requires volunteer management skills, knowledge of community resources, and ability to work as a team.  Responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting, training and managing volunteers

  • Engage congregations and other organizations for volunteering

  • Assist Executive Director in recruitment of new congregations

  • Lead volunteer appreciation efforts

  • Manage schedule and standards for in-kind donations

  • Coordinate group volunteers for one-time or repeat projects

  • Recordkeeping and communications related to volunteer management

 

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent and previous volunteer relationship experience is required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Must have excellent communication, including writing, proofreading, and interpersonal skills. Must be detail oriented.  Ability to complete projects with limited supervision.  Proficient using Microsoft Office products. Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license and be able to pass a criminal background check.  Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

 

Accountability:

The Volunteer Resources Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and works closely with all chapter staff members.

 

Compensation:  This is a part-time position of 25 hours.  Compensation is $16.00/hour.

 

Please send your resume to Marie Muddiman Beebe, Executive Director at mmuddiman@familypromiseroanoke.org or mail to Family Promise of Greater Roanoke, 37 E. Clay Street, Salem, VA 24153. 

 

Please visit the website at www.familypromiseroanoke.org for more information about Family Promise of Greater Roanoke, and to see the full job description.

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Weekend Monitor Position Open

Job Summary & Requirements:

Under the supervision of the Executive Director and Shelter Program Manager, the Weekend Monitor drives FPGR vans to and from the Host Congregations to the Family Center.  On occasion, the Weekend Monitor may be requested to transport guests to appointments or the store.  The Weekend Monitor also oversees the guests at the Family Center during the day. A valid driver’s license and good driving history are required. A criminal background check will be performed.  Weekend Monitor must be at least 21 years of age. Some knowledge of homelessness, poverty, and related issues would be helpful. The Weekend Monitor MUST be reliable & consistent.  Weekend Monitor must be able to drive a 15-passenger van.  At times, he/she will be asked to fill in at other times during the week, if available.

 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Arrives at the Host Congregation 15-20 minutes before the departure time to assure the guests are getting ready to leave Host Congregation facilities.  (Typically, the departure time on Saturdays is 8:00am and on Sundays it is 7:00am.  Shelter Program Manager will communicate with the Weekend Monitor each week to advise of any schedule changes.)

  2. Checks in with the overnight host each morning and assures the guest families are out of the congregational facility on time.

  3.  Opens the Family Center when he/she arrives with the guests and may perform COVID screenings.

  4. Transports the guest families back to the Host Congregations in the evening so that the families arrive by 5:45pm.  Go inside with families to check-in with the volunteers.

  5. In the evening, the Driver will make sure the Family Center is clean, doors and windows locked, and lights off.

  6. Supervises the families in the Family Center on weekends.

  7. Checks the overall cleanliness of the Family Center and makes sure the guests do their chores.

  8. Takes stock of toiletries and cleaning supplies and reports any needs to the Shelter Program Manager.

  9. Makes sure the van has a full tank of gas to start the week.  Check air pressure and oil level weekly and address any irregularities.

  10. Monitors guest compliance with FPGR Guest Guidelines.

  11. Reports to the Shelter Program Manager when any service concerns of the vans arise.

  12. Reports immediately to the Shelter Program Manager or Executive Director if any traffic violations or accidents occur.

  13. Maintains respectful communication with the guest families while monitoring guest compliance with FPGR Guest Guidelines (i.e. timely departures, no eating while in van, the wearing of seatbelts, no spanking, etc.)

  14. Ensures that every passenger is wearing a seatbelt or properly secured in an appropriate child seat.

  15. On occasion, the Weekend Monitor may be asked to conduct a drug or alcohol screening (i.e. if he/she suspects a guest has been using, if a guest is arriving to the Family Center after an overnight pass, if the Shelter Program Manager or Executive Director requests a screening be given, etc.)

  16. Reports any issues, questions, or concerns that occur with guests or volunteers to the Shelter Program Manager while handling any disputes through conflict resolution and mediation.

  17. In coordination with Shelter Program Manager and/or Executive Director, arranges and supervises recreation and activities for families during the weekend.

  18. On occasion, FPGR has volunteer groups at the Family Center on weekends to do service projects.  The Weekend Monitor greets volunteer groups, tells them a little about Family Promise, and helps them get acquainted with where they will be working.

  19. Provides a weekend summary for Shelter Program Manager at conclusion of weekend responsibilities.

  20. Follows all policies and procedures as provided by FPGR.

  21.  Perform other light duties as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license and be able to pass a criminal background check.  Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

 

Accountability:

The Driver reports to the Shelter Program Manager

 

Compensation:  This is a part-time position.  Compensation is $14.00/hour.

Please call Tina Moore, Shelter Program Manager at 540-444-7374, ext. 1 if interested. 

Driver Position Open

Hourly

 

Job Summary & Requirements:

Under the supervision of the Executive Director and Shelter Program Manager, the Driver drives FPGR vans to and from the Host Congregations to the Family Center.  The Driver will also drop children off at school/childcare in the morning, and possibly adults to work. On occasion, the Driver may be requested to transport guests to appointments.  A valid driver’s license and good driving history are required. A criminal background check will be performed.  Driver must be at least 21 years of age. Some knowledge of homelessness, poverty, and related issues would be helpful. The Driver MUST be reliable & consistent.  Driver must be able to drive a 15-passenger van.  At times, he/she will be asked to fill in at other times during the week, if available.

 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Arrives at the Host Congregation at 6:45 a.m. to assure the guests are getting ready to leave the Host Congregation facilities.  Checks in with volunteers about any issues from the previous evening.

  2. Assures the guest families are out of the Host Congregation by 7:00 a.m. and transports them to the Family Center, school, and work (with the exception of Saturdays, which has varying departure times, depending on the Host Congregation).

  3. Opens the Family Center when he/she arrives with the guests and may perform COVID screenings.

  4. Transports the guest families back to the Host Congregation in the evening.  This begins when the driver opens the van for the guests to load themselves and their belongings from the Day Center at 5:00 p.m. and transports them to the hosting congregation for a 5:45 p.m. arrival.  Driver must go in to check-in with evening volunteers.

  5. In the evening, the Driver will make sure the Family Center is clean, doors and windows locked, and lights off.

  6. When a new family arrives, the Driver will introduce them to the volunteers at the Host Congregation and make sure they find their room on their first night in the program.

  7. Maintains accurate mileage and records of driving.

  8. Assures the van is clean at all times.

  9. Reports to the Shelter Program Manager when any service concerns of the vans arise.

  10. Reports immediately to the Shelter Program Manager or Executive Director if any traffic violations or accidents occur.

  11. Maintains respectful communication with the guest families while monitoring guest compliance with FPGR Guest Guidelines (i.e. timely departures, no eating while in van, the wearing of seatbelts, no spanking, etc.)

  12. Ensures that every passenger is wearing a seatbelt or properly secured in an appropriate child seat.

  13. Reports any issues, questions, or concerns that occur with guests or volunteers to the Shelter Program Manager while handling any disputes through conflict resolution and mediation.

  14.  Follows all policies and procedures as provided by FPGR.

  15.  Performs other light duties as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license and be able to pass a criminal background check.  Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

 

Accountability:

The Driver reports to the Shelter Program Manager

 

Compensation:  This is a part-time position.  Compensation is $14.00/hour.

Please call Tina Moore, Shelter Program Manager at 540-444-7374, ext. 1 if interested.