Opportunity Summary:  

Create Impact – do you strive to reach “power user” status in volunteer management platforms, thrive on creating systems and processes to increase efficiency, and enjoy assessing data results?  

Mission Driven in Service – are you seeking to join a mission driven organization that empowers leaders and mobilizes the community in service? 

Valuing the Role of Volunteers – do you value the role and support that volunteers offer nonprofits, strive to streamline efficiency for the volunteer administrator while enhancing the volunteers experience?  


If you read this position description and are filled with a wholehearted, “YES! I’m in!” We would love to hear from you!  


Opportunity Summary 

As a Senior Volunteer Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in empowering our volunteer community. Our Affiliates, who serve as the main contact and administrators for volunteers, rely on your expertise to enhance efficiency, training, education, and retention strategies. If you thrive as a “power user” in software platforms, enjoy analyzing data, and are passionate about supporting Affiliates, this position is tailor-made for you. Join us in mobilizing and retaining our dedicated volunteer base while executing meaningful volunteer appreciation activities. In this role, you will get to support Every Child PDX (EC PDX) and statewide Affiliates.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support Affiliates in planning and executing volunteer appreciation and training activities 

  • Develop reporting processes to track community mobilization activities via volunteer engagement  

  • Develop ECO volunteer management resource hub  

  • Provide accurate and timely volunteer data for funder and volunteer requested reports 


Education and Experience: 

  • Experience in volunteer management and program development is required  

  • Associates or bachelor’s with 5 years’ experience in related fields (nonprofit administration, social science, community development etc.)  

  • Experience building relationships, working with volunteers, recruiting, training, and managing  


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Demonstrates strong data management skills; ability to enter, track, analyze and provide recommendations and learnings on data based on insight    

  • Effective communicator with strong written, verbal, and public speaking skills that is experienced in engaging with diverse audiences  

  • Bilingual/Fluent Spanish speaking required and basic reading/writing level in Spanish  

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), experience   with SharePoint and Microsoft Teams is preferred   


Personal Qualifications: 

  • Commitment to the mission of The Contingent, including Every Child, and The Script   

  • Possess cultural and emotional intelligence and an ability to work with a diverse group of leaders   

  • Demonstrates a passion for operational, technical, and customer experience excellence  

  • Ability to articulate a position on the importance of the faith community engaging vulnerable children, youth, and families 

Employment Terms:  

  • Full Time (40hrs) exempt annual salary offered at a range of $52,000 - $56,000  (estimated total compensation $62,000 - $66,000) doe  

  • Starting placement will not exceed this starting salary range and is based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity  

  • Comprehensive benefits including premium medical, vision, and dental insurance (covered 100% for employee and partially (80%) for spouse and/or dependents) generous paid holiday, vacation, sick, personal, and parental leave 

  • This position is in Portland, Oregon  

  • The Contingent has a flexible work model that supports a blend of in-office, remote and on-the-go workers  

  • We have team members located in multiple time zones. To facilitate collaboration, core hours for this position are 9-2 pm PST (6- 11 pm HST, 10–3pm CST, 12-6pm EST) 

  • This position will be expected to work within The Contingent’s hybrid work policy (2-3 days in the office, 2-3 days from home) 

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States 


Anticipated Start Date: 

Screening of applicant materials will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 


Application Procedure:  

 Those interested in this position must submit the following:  

  1. Letter of interest (Please include how you heard about the position) 

  1. Resume 

  1. Three references including: First and Last name, Role , A brief description of their relationship to you  Contact Information (email + phone number where they may be reached)  



**"Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are  

less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At The Contingent we are 

dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles."  


All employment at The Contingent is “at will” and may be terminated by either the employee or the employer at any time for any reason, with or without cause, with or without prior notice or warning. Equal employment opportunity and having a diverse staff are fundamental principles of The Contingent. Upon hire, the employee agrees to undergo a 90-day probationary period, which provides additional structure, scheduled check in meetings and opportunities to receive and give feedback to and from the employer.  


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