Job: Volunteer Coordinator

Title Volunteer Coordinator
Categories Boston, Substance Abuse Services, West Roxbury
Location Roxbury, MA
Job Information

Job Summary: 

Reports to Program Manager.  Engages peers in activities that support the agency’s goals and values.   Coordinate the activities and schedules of members and volunteers to ensure effective program implementation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Recruit volunteers and create linkages.
  2. Perform the initial screening process for all volunteers.
  3. Facilitate the orientation of peer members and volunteers and establish a schedule of participation.
  4. Assist in the training of peers to become facilitators of peer groups.
  5. Meet regularly with volunteers to update them about opportunities and resources.
  6. Develop and maintain a up-to-date volunteer database and tracking system.
  7. Conduct a variety of activities that meet the diverse interests and needs of the recovery community

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Ability to interact effectively with peers, their families, visitors, and other staff.
  2. Good telephone skills
  3. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  4. Ability to interface with small or large groups.
  5. Ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
  6. Proficiency in MS Word and ability to use a data file system.


High school diploma or GED and one year of supervised experience in substance abuse, a related human services field, or equivalent. Knowledge and understanding of: addiction as a disease and recovery is highly preferred.

Schedule Mon-Wend, Fri-Sat
Hours TBD
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