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Volunteer Coordinator

MS Stops people from moving. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society exists to make sure it doesn’t. Through our 50 state network of chapters we help each person address the challenges of living with MS. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society founded in 1946, funds more MS research, provide more services to people with MS, offer more professional education and further more advocacy efforts than any other MS organization in the world. The Society is dedicated to achieving a world free of MS. We are people who want to do something about MS now.

The Northern California Chapter in San Francisco, CA is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator.

The position reports directly to the Vice President of Development. The candidate will work with all aspects of Volunteer Development including Recruitment and Volunteer Engagement. The candidate will serve as primary contact for all Chapter volunteers. He/She will promote volunteer opportunities through online listings, Chapter publications, Chapter programs and Chapter Website along with the responsibility for the recruitment and placement of volunteers for major events such as MS Walk and MS Bike. This position will work to develop and staff an advisory committee on volunteers whose strategic initiative includes providing leadership in discerning how volunteer involvement furthers the strategic plan of the chapter and advise the chapter on strategic planning with respect to volunteer engagement. The candidate must adhere to and follow the policies and procedures of both the National Multiple Society and the Northern California Chapter.

Bachelor Degree with three years of professional experience required with two years at a non-profit or working with volunteers preferred. This position requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills, along with demonstrated initiative and motivation. Problem-Solving, Communications skills and a positive and helpful manner are essential. A positive attitude towards the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, persons with multiple sclerosis and other persons with disabilities is a must.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and salary history to: jobs@msconnection.org.