National LCV Job Opening:Volunteer Director

Jun 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Jobs

Title: LCV Volunteer Director
Status: Exempt
Reports To: LCV Campaigns Project Manager

Positions Reporting To This Position: Volunteer Coordinators, outside vendors & consultants as needed

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) seeks to hire a volunteer director to manage its membership volunteer program, to mobilize LCV members across the country. The primary focus is to engage these members to volunteer to help re-elect President Obama. The volunteer director will serve as the lead staffer for this program and will be a key member of the overall leadership team. The position will report to LCV’s campaigns project manager and will work closely with LCV leadership.

General Description:

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is a national non-profit organization that works to turn environmental values into national priorities. To secure the environmental future of our planet, LCV advocates for sound environmental policies, elects pro-environment candidates who will adopt and implement such policies, and provides state LCVs with the resources and tools to accomplish and sustain their mission.

Responsibilities:

· Work closely with LCV staff, outside consultants and candidate campaign(s) to engage LCV members as volunteers across the country, with particular focus on key states.

· Set and track program goals; establish staff and data infrastructure to ensure goals are met.

a.. Hire, train, and manage volunteer coordinators in key states, ensuring they meet daily and weekly volunteer recruitment goals.
b.. Work with program team to develop and test effective messaging around a ladder of engagement for LCV members.
· Analyze metrics and present field progress to LCV leadership.

Qualifications:

a.. 4+ years campaign, field, or volunteer organizing experience (2-4 cycle equivalent)
b.. 2+ years hiring, training, and managing field staff (1-2 cycle equivalent)
c.. Strong written and oral communication skills
d.. Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite, VAN; other field tools a plus
e.. Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks in a fast paced work environment
f.. Required to work beyond standard office hours and travel as needed
g.. Must be willing to relocate to Washington, DC or Chicago, IL
h.. This is a temporary position through December 31st, 2012. Salary based on experience.
To apply: please send your resume and cover letter to hr@lcv.org no later than June 15th with “LCV Volunteer Director” in the subject line. No calls please.

League of Conservation Voters is an equal opportunity employer

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