Job Opening-Volunteer Coordinator

Position: Volunteer Coordinator

Organization: Chatham County Literacy Council

Reports to: Executive Director

Basic Function:  To manage the recruitment, orientation, training, ongoing support, in-service training opportunities, and retention of tutors and volunteers.

Responsibilities of the Volunteer Coordinator include:

  • Recruiting, training, and providing ongoing support to volunteers.
  • Providing guidance to tutors regarding best practice in adult literacy,
  • Working with the Student Coordinator to determine tutoring adult learner/volunteer matches
  • Coordinating literacy programs,
  • Maintaining adult literacy library of educational and instructional materials, to include ordering,
  • Entering and maintaining tutor-related data in organizational database,
  • Producing monthly tracking reports and volunteer newsletters,
  • Developing and conducting tutor-related surveys,
  • Organizing volunteers to participate in community outreach events, and
  • Identifying volunteers to work with Chatham Literacy in other capacities to support the agency.
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms, i.e.: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linked-in.
  • Navigating skills and comprehension of virtual platforms.


Full-time (40 hours/week). Hours worked in the Siler City office, with some travel to
meetings. Some work is currently being done from home due to the pandemic.


Bachelor of Arts Degree or Associate Degree with three years of experience in volunteer coordination, the field of adult literacy, and community outreach. Must have computer skills in Word, Excel, Power Point, and database entry. Must possess an attention to detail, an ability to work independently, and good organizational, writing, and communication skills. Ability to communicate in Spanish, preferred.

To Apply: 

By 5 p.m. on February 22, 2021, please mail a letter of interest and resume to: Vicki Newell, Chatham Literacy, P.O. Box 1696, Pittsboro, NC 27312 or email a letter of interest and resume to Vicki Newell at

Chatham County Literacy Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No phone calls please.                  

Siler City Office: 1002 West Third Street, Siler City, NC 27344

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