Stand By Me (SBM) is a nonprofit organization that provides emotional and physical support to local Israeli-American cancer patients and their families in Los Angeles.
SBM provides all its services free of charge and in Hebrew in order to address the cultural needs of the community we serve.
SBM’s services are based on the individual needs of each family and are given by volunteers who are directed by our professional staff. SBM is focused on improving and enhancing the daily quality of life of the patients their spouses, parents, and children.
For more information about the organization visit our website: www.standbymela.org or call (818) 812-4321
Stand By Me is seeking a full-time Volunteer Coordinator and Office Manager for our Encino office. This position may require work on evenings and/or weekends.
o Recruiting new volunteers; including proactive outreach to potential volunteers
o Conducting one-on-one assessments and background checks of new volunteers
o Maintaining volunteer relations; including tracking performance and attendance, and assigning tasks
o Coordinating and organizing volunteer meetings, events, and orientations; including content creation, attendance tracking, coordination of speakers and catering services, creation of flyers, electronic invitations, etc.
o Keeping accurate records of volunteer services and engagement
o Providing weekly reports on all volunteer communication and activities
Business Development & Outreach
o Outreach to restaurants for food and beverage donations
o Outreach to potential sponsors and businesses that can provide goods
o Outreach to Jewish organizations to promote SBM’s brand
o Managing SBM’s social media accounts; including Facebook and Instagram
o Keeping track of office supplies, inventory, and maintaining office organization and cleanliness
o Communicating with building management
o Curating content for SBM’s newsletters
o Maintaining and updating contact lists
o Drafting correspondence to donors and volunteers
o Keeping track of attendance at all SBM events
o Performance of other relevant administrative duties
o Fluent in English and Hebrew – required
o 1-2 years of office management experience – required
o Bachelors degree – preferred
o Prior non-profit volunteer coordination experience –preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills
o Outstanding interpersonal skills
o Strong computer skills; including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Constant Contact, MailChimp, Dropbox
o Good command of social media outreach and communication
o Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction and supervision
o Ability to keep accurate records
o Ability to work under emotional circumstances
o Great sense of responsibility and high ethical standards