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Title: Volunteer Coordinator for Seattle Musical Theatre
Post by: Tom Ansart on December 27, 2017, 08:10:09 AM
Position Description
Volunteer Coordinator

The Volunteer coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, retention, recognition, and training of front of house, administrative, and board member/advisory council volunteers. 
The Volunteer Coordinator is an hourly employee reporting to the board of directors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.   Recruit, schedule, and train volunteers for front of house positions throughout the season;
2.   Recruit and contract with administrative (long term and task specific) volunteers to assist with ticketing, office work, legal, reception, and fund-raising;
3.   Recruit and contract with artists and designer volunteers to assist with mainstage productions and special event support, dramaturgy, marketing, internal communications, graphic design, and web presence;
4.   Assist the board of directors in recruiting board, committee, advisory council and political advocates;
5.   Devise and implement a system for volunteer recognition and retention;
6.   Schedule a minimum of ten office hours per week to assist with reception, ticketing and coordination of volunteers.


Qualifications:
1.   Formal education in training and development and best practices of volunteer coordination (or equivalent training and experience);
2.   Two years’ experience in volunteer coordination in a community arts organization;
3.   Familiarity with Vendini (or comparable) ticketing system, or willingness to complete their online training;
4.   Experience with cash handling and credit card processing (Square);
5.   Hold a current MAST permit and food handlers card, or agreement to acquire same within 30 days of hire;
6.   Familiarity with Sign-up Genius or comparable recruitment applications, or willingness to learn;
7.   Willing to work weekend evenings and afternoons during performances, and business hours between shows, recruiting and training volunteers and managing office communications.

Compensation - As an hourly employee, working approximately half time, the Volunteer Coordinator is paid $15 per hour (six month probationary period).

Application Process:  Please submit resume and cover letter to: secretary@seattlemusicaltheatre.org by Monday, January 8th. 
Projected start date is Monday, January 22nd to support the opening of “Ain’t Misbehavin’” (February 9th, 2018).