St. Vincent De Paul of San Francisco

Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator

JOB TITLE: Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator 
SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week, occasional weekends for volunteer training 
LOCATION: Community Office, 1175 Howard Street, San Francisco 
SUPERVISOR: Community Office Program Manager 
SALARY/BENEFITS: DOE, medical, dental, vision, 403b 

Summary: The Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator (VOC) is primarily responsible for the recruitment, screening, training and on-going support of Riley Center volunteers. This position is also responsible for the development, coordination and presentation of community education materials and Riley Center program outreach.

Volunteer Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Recruit volunteers for all aspects of Riley Center operations.
  • Screen potential volunteers and monitors participation.
  • Organize and facilitate tri-annual 40-hour training sessions for prospective volunteers in collaboration with WOMAN, Inc.
  • Work with Riley Center program supervisors to coordinate volunteer duties.
  • Act as a liaison between staff and volunteers in order to maintain a mutually helpful and satisfying relationship.
  • Update and develop training curriculum and materials regularly.
  • Develop volunteer opportunities within the Riley Center.
  • Maintain volunteer files and statistics on a quarterly and annual basis.
  • Coordinate volunteer appreciation activities.
  • Participate in Riley Center business meetings, trainings and in-services as appropriate.
  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned.

Outreach Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Assist Director and Community Office Program Manager with annual community domestic violence awareness month in October
  • Coordinate public speaking opportunities: provide educational workshops, train service providers, present program needs.
  • Coordinate citywide purple ribbon outreach effort for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October).
  • Coordinate agency library of resources, books, videos and training manuals.
  • Provide support with client outreach for Riley Center programs.
  • Attend community meetings and represent the Riley Center as needed.
  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned.


  • AA degree or two years equivalent work experience.
  • 2-5 years community organizing or related experience.
  • 2 years working with volunteers.
  • Strong public speaking and training experience/skills.
  • Proven track record with event planning.
  • Experience with domestic violence issues/dynamics (personal, educational, and/or professional).
  • Ability to develop goals, plan, organize and prioritize work and maintain accurate records.
  • Proven administrative and organizational skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability and desire to work with diverse communities.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries with volunteers, clients and staff.
  • Sensitivity & experience with the needs of diverse ethnic and cultural populations.
  • Flexibility and ability to move seamlessly between being a team player and working independently.
  • Commitment to the mission of St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco.

The St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:

Send a resume and cover letter describing your interest to Lois Dutton, HR Director at