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Volunteer Director Featured

  2019-01-09     Idaho Diabetes Youth Programs (dba Camp Hodia)     5439 W. Kendall St.     $35,000 - $45,000 DOE year  

Posted: December 17, 2018

Salary range: $35,000 – $45,000 + travel and phone stipend

Start date: January 14, 2019 (negotiable)

Job Description: Volunteer Director

The Volunteer Director at Idaho Diabetes Youth Programs (IDYP) manages the recruitment and deployment of volunteers, who play a critical role in IDYP’s camp (Camp Hodia) and other programs for children, teens, and young adults with type 1 diabetes in Idaho. The Volunteer Director recruits and manages volunteers, tracks their performance, and creates and manages special projects. This is a full-time position. We anticipate that 2/3 of the time will be spent in the office during regular business hours and 1/3 during the evenings and weekends. The position reports to the Executive Director. Individuals who meet or exceed the position requirements and have an interest in joining our team should submit a cover letter and resume to Position will remain open until filled. 


Volunteer Recruitment

  • Create and maintain database of volunteers, their qualifications and interests
  • Introduce volunteer registration system on website
  • Recruit all Camp Hodia volunteer positions and assist in their training
  • Recruit volunteers for other (non-camp) programs, events, or office and regional needs
  • Oversee and document training of all volunteers
  • Cultivate potential volunteers among "graduating" campers
  • Maintain volunteer information in a confidential and secure manner

Volunteer Management

  • Create and maintain master schedule for volunteer engagement; schedule volunteers according to IDYP needs and volunteer availability
  • Manage all communication with volunteers or potential volunteers
  • Create and oversee system for tracking and evaluating volunteers' performance and use performance information to determine their potential growth as volunteers
  • Create and manage volunteer appreciation activities
  • Resolve volunteer issues, problems and/or questions in collaboration with the Camp Director, regional representative, or event chairman. Escalate to the Executive Director as needed

Special Projects

  • Develop special projects for volunteers, based upon IDYP’s needs
  • Assist Executive Director in matching IDYP needs with corporate days of service
  • Recruit and oversee volunteers in executing these projects
  • Ensure the organization’s website is updated on a regular basis



  • Understanding and appreciation of the mission of Idaho Diabetes Youth Programs and values of children and youth programming
  • Demonstrated track record of working independently and managing time effectively
  • Experience recruiting or hiring volunteers or employees
  • Experience evaluating volunteer or staff performance
  • Experience managing contacts through a CRM system or other database
  • Effective communication skills with a diverse audience including board members, staff, and volunteers from varied backgrounds
  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of work experience
  • Competent in such applications as Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Gmail, Dropbox, Asana, Constant Contact, and Active Camp & Class Manager
  • Ability to navigate and maneuver independently at least 100 yards on wood, dirt, or gravel trails, or other similar rough terrain, while participating in Hodia’s camp programs
  • Ability to work out of the Boise, Idaho office
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to travel 10% - 20% of the time
  • Must have vehicle and valid driver’s license for work use
  • Must pass a background check
  • Must have cell phone for work use
  • Knowledge of diabetes is preferred

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