Volunteer Program Coordinator (Paid Position)

Fitzroy Legal Service

ABOUT FITZROY LEGAL SERVICE

Fitzroy Legal Service is a community-based organisation, independent of government, dedicated to assisting the most marginalised members of the community with legal information, advice and representation, as well as championing law reform and conducting public interest litigation. Our services are offered across the Cities of Darebin and Yarra, and the inner north of Melbourne. For further information please visit our website https://fls.org.au

We work towards a fairer and more just Victorian community, one in which the legal and broader social system supports equality and justice. Our services are offered across the Cities of Darebin and Yarra, and the inner north of Melbourne.

Our Values: Integrity | Courage & Passion | Empowerment & Advocacy | Connected to Community.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The position objective is to assist in the administration of a successful volunteer program, inclusive of recruitment, induction, training, support and recognition.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Undertake organisation of volunteer rosters for the Generalist Night Service (Fitzroy and Reservoir) and appointment-based clinics (Family Law, Animal Law, LGBTIQ);
  • Undertake organisation of volunteer rosters for the Day Service at the Fitzroy and Reservoir premises and the Neighbourhood Justice Centre;
  • Experience with the Better Impact Volunteer Management software preferable.
  • Maintain the Better Impact volunteer database of approximately 300 volunteers.
  • Maintaining and updating all Volunteer Position Descriptions as necessary
  • Maintaining and updating category and activity schedules and rosters
  • Maintaining and updating Processes and Procedures for the volunteer program
  • Undertake regular volunteer attendance reviews; and
  • Regularly communicate with volunteers, including operational and policy updates.
  • Fielding expressions of interest and enquiries from potential volunteers, interns, student placements, work experience students, educational facilities, pro bono departments of legal firms

Further details and how to apply can be found here:

http://fls.org.au/app/uploads/2022/05/Volunteer-Coordinator-PD-May-2022.pdf

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