Manager, Lorain County Volunteer Connection

The Lorain County Volunteer Connection Manager oversees the development and management of a suite of volunteer management programs for Lorain County Volunteer Connection, a unique strategic partnership between United Way of Greater Lorain County and HandsOn Northeast Ohio. The Manager leads service programs that connect and engage volunteers with United Way's Community Collaboratives and Impact Initiatives.  The Manager also builds relationships with collaborative and community partners, develops new volunteer opportunities, and recruits and trains volunteers.  In conjunction with HandsOn Northeast Ohio staff, the Manager will plan National Service Days including the annual Week of Caring.  The position also recruits and manages volunteers with the Lorain County Free Tax Prep Coalition. Other duties include managing the website and online database, regular email communication, assisting with fundraising, completion of reporting duties, and more.

Qualifications for this position include: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required | Previous leadership and/or volunteer management experience preferred | Experience with Salesforce CRM or similar database preferred | Passion for the power of volunteerism | Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment | Strong attention to detail including keeping accurate records | Well-organized and able to multi-task | Strong written, verbal and computer skills | Ability to lead volunteers in service | Strong presentation skills | State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License or demonstrable ability to gain access to worksite | Personal and reliable vehicle transportation with valid auto insurance | Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds |

The Manager, Lorain County Volunteer Connection is a full-time position through HandsOn Northeast Ohio. The full job description can be downloaded here. The application deadline for this position is Monday, November 13, 2017. Applicants should send their cover letter and resume to Lauren Penkala, HandsOn Northeast Ohio's Executive Director, at

HandsOn Northeast Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employs a dedicated team of professionals, offering an excellent salary and health benefits.



VITA Site Coordinator

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Site Coordinator provides coordination, organization, and supervision for all aspects of the operation of one or more VITA sites. The Site Coordinator is also responsible for gathering, maintaining and compiling timely statistical reports as required. The VITA Site Coordinator works in collaboration with the Lorain County Volunteer Connection, Enterprise Community Partners, the Community Impact Associate, all other Site Coordinators and their sites, and a team of volunteer tax preparers, to assure compliance with all Internal Revenue Services policies and regulations as they relate to the VITA program.

United Way of Greater Lorain County provides equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants. United Way complies with the Ohio Fair Employment Practice Law, Ohio Equal Pay Law and all other applicable state, federal and civil rights laws and requirements. United Way will not discriminate nor base any personnel decision, in consideration of an individual's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, genetic information or qualified mental or physical disability (except to the extent that physical ability to perform the job is bona fide occupational qualification).

The VITA Site Coordinator is a paid, part-time, and temporary position. The full job description can be downloaded here. We will be accepting applications until the job is filled. Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Emily Rhoad, United Way's Community Impact Associate, at