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The Volunteer Coordinator oversses the coordination and administration of all aspects of volunteer participation in AID NW programs, including interviewing, completing necessary paperwork and background checks, hiring, training, and scheduling of volunteer workers and student interns and ensuring that the activities of the volunteer workers meet the needs of the organization in three broad areas:

  1. Improvements to Detention Conditions:  Visitation, Phone Access and Book Drive
  2. Safe Release:  post-detention Welcome Center
  3. Transitional Services:  Post-Detention Accompaniment Network (P-DAN) and Hospitality Housing Network

Primary Duties and Responsiblities

Find and recruit volunteers through various techniques (databases, email, social media, etc)

  • Develop and implement effective strategies to recruit the right volunteers with the skills necessary for AID NW programs.
  • Develop and implement an interview and screening process that ensures a good match between the skills, qaulifications, and interest of the volunteers to be successful in their positions.

Orient and train volunteers to increase their understanding of the organization, its clients, its services, and the role and responsiblities of volunteers to be successful in their positions.

  • Communicate frequently with volunteers to ensure they are satisfied and well placed.
  • Review volunteer activity reports for completeness and compliance with program requirements.

Establish practices to increase the retention of volunteers through formal and informal acknowledgements of their contributions and the difference they are making in the lives of the immigrants that AID NW serves.

Maintain professional rapport and effective communication with AID NW's network of partners, with GEO officers and ICE/DRO officials.

Promote AID NW programs to increase community support of the volunteer programs and the organization.

Engage with other volunteer coordinators operating similar programs in detention centers in other parts of the country to ensure AID NW programs have incorporated best practices.

Prepare monthly reports of volunteer activity


  Metro Area Seattle WA
  Job Location City Tacoma
  Job Location State Washington
  Job Location Zip 98402
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Hourly From: $15.00 To: $18.00
  Job Category Administration
  Prefered Experience 3 year(s)
  Job Type Part time
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Language 2 Spanish ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Nov. 3, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Advocates for Immigrants in Detention Northwest
  Organizational Focus Immigration
  Contact Person AID NW Hiring Committee
  Contact Phone (253) 572-9659
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
  Web Address

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