Group Projects & Homeworker Coordinator

RSVP of Dane County   Madison, WI   Part-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on June 3, 2024


Under the supervision of the Assistant Director
1. Coordinates RSVP’s Group Projects/Homeworkers program: (Projects by volunteers include sewing,
knitting, quilt-making, crocheting, and innovating special request items.)
2. Maintains and enhances relationships with Group Projects and Homeworker volunteers through visiting
groups and homeworkers, delivering materials as needed and picking up finished handmade items (and
designating lead volunteers/Liaisons, to assist with this task), emailing and calling volunteers routinely
both for the function of communicating program needs and reducing the potential for social isolation
among seniors. Searches out and recruits new Group Projects/Homeworker volunteers.
3. Supervises volunteers who help execute the program tasks including group lead volunteers, liaisons and
storeroom volunteers.
4. Serves as liaison to Recipient Agencies including maintaining relationships, recruiting new recipient
agencies and/or projects; and coordinating pick up or delivery of handmade items.
5. Solicits resources including donations of materials and in-kind contributions, and assists with grant
writing for Group Projects. Sends thank you letters to donors.
6. Organizes storeroom for in-coming and out-going handmade items and materials.
7. Maintains and updates records on handmade items, groups, homeworkers and lead volunteers. Prepares
reports and statistics for quarterly and annual reporting and composes articles for quarterly newsletter.
General Agency Assistance:
1. Provides support to agency activities, such as committee, recognition events, public relations, and fundraising.
2. Assists with general agency recruitment, enrollment, and referral of volunteers.
Qualifications: A combination of:
✓ Experience in recruiting, supervising and coordinating volunteers.
✓ Demonstrated interest in older adults
✓ High School Diploma required; Post High School education preferred.
✓ Excellent organizational skills; attention to detail
✓ Sewing/craft knowledge/skills preferred
✓ Computer skills in word processing/spreadsheets
✓ Good communication skills, both oral and written
✓ Access to automobile necessary with valid WI driver license
✓ Flexible schedule necessary
✓ Requires walking, kneeling or squatting, bending, lifting 25 pounds or more
✓ Successful Completion of required Criminal and History Background Check: NSOPW, State, FBI
✓ Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination
Hours: 20 hours a week (.53 FTE)
Salary: 22,500 – 23,000/yr
Benefits: Fringe benefit package equal to 12% of salary contributed into a cafeteria plan plus LTD & Life
available after 90 days. Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plan. 50% of scheduled work can be remote. The other 50% must be
in the office. Vacation & Sick leave. Equal Opportunity Employer with an Affirmative Action Plan.
Deadline for External Posting: Applications and Resumes: Tuesday June 18, 2024

The application form is available on RSVP’s website or by calling 238-7787.