Job Description Are you interested in helping low-income youth get a college degree? Would you like to be part of an organization that gives thousands of dollars each year to deserving students who aspire to improve their lives and community?
Join Education First (educationfirst.org) and be a leader in your local community. For 20 years, Education First has been providing need-based college scholarships to underserved communities and has awarded $700,000 to date. Visit educationfirst.org to learn more about our organization.
Oversees the Regional Directors by sharing successes and resolving challenges across regions, creates a strategy and plan of action targeted at volunteer engagement and retention. Acts as a liaison between national directors and regional directors in tune with upcoming national campaigns and assists with internal communications. Focused on keeping Regional Directors and general volunteers engaged.
Responsibilities: • Oversees 10 direct reports - 2 national direct reports (Corporate Recruiter and Volunteer Coordinator) and 8 regional directors • Partner with the Admin Officer to monitor, improve, and maintain volunteer engagement • Guide the Volunteer Coordinator on administrative activities to upkeep volunteer profiles and send out communications • Support the Corporate Recruiter in setting strategy for procuring partnerships with companies • Ensure that the RD roles are filled and supported on major national initiatives • Work with RDs to make sure their local chairs/roles are filled • Liaison between the RDs and national board o Convey the national board's message and goals to the Regional Directors o Give guidance and advice to RDs on how to achieve their goals o Point person for questions from the RDs and relays info up to the national board
This is a volunteer position and as such, is non-paid. It has a time commitment varying between 0-5 hours per week and averages approximately 1-2 hours per week. This position is designed so it can be held by individuals with other commitments.
About Education First Founded in 1995 by a group of recent college graduates it is our belief that education is an "equalizer" and can help break generational poverty. As professionals, we come together to help low income youth get a college degree by providing scholarships. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and have chapters in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Austin, and Boston.