Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

Part-time (20 hours/week), Hourly, Non-Exempt.
Base Hourly Pay: $26.00 – $28.85
Location: YWCA Golden Gate Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA 95112
Program/Department: Volunteer Engagement; Organizational Initiatives

Join a passionate, dynamic team dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting
peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. For over 100 years, YWCA Golden Gate Silicon Valley has provided programs and services that form a critical continuum of response, healing, and prevention. Our dedication to the people that we serve is unparalleled. We have an exciting future, and the team to deliver on that lasting change for the people we serve. To encourage self-determination, services are delivered through a strengths-based, non-judgmental, and trauma-informed lens that aligns with our mission. Be a key part of shaping this future as our new Volunteer Engagement Coordinator!

Reporting to the Community Resource Manager, the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator provides critical support with recruitment and coordination of day-to-day operations to increase volunteer engagement. By effectively meeting and managing the needs of volunteers, interns, staff, and community members, the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator ultimately supports a high level of service to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, assists the Department in meeting its strategic goals, and YWCA GGSV in achieving its mission: eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

We are seeking a compassionate, organized, and reliable individual with a high level of self-awareness and emotional intelligence. Essential to this role is a demonstrated ability working with culturally and economically diverse individuals and families and the ability to work with those impacted by trauma; a demonstrated ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment and to respond appropriately to unexpected situations.

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills to work independently and as part of a team. You must have an understanding of feminism and a strong commitment to social justice. Additionally, an ideal candidate will possess knowledge of and sensitivity to domestic violence and sexual assault issues,
trauma, gender equity, and client-centered service provision.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience, and at least one year of experience in a professional office environment. Non-profit experience is preferred and excellent interpersonal and customer service skills are a must. Key to success is the ability to be present in a changing work environment; the ability to work independently and as a member of a diverse team with flexibility, initiative, and a sense of humor; and the ability to prioritize effectively and model healthy boundaries with empathy and compassion. Candidates should be competent in using Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) and have experience in confidential data management and record keeping.

The ideal candidate is a warm, self-starter deeply committed to providing services from a strengths-based, social justice and anti-oppression framework. Knowledge of and/or strong commitment to volunteerism is a plus.

Work hours are primarily during Monday through Friday business hours. Some work hours require evenings and weekends for scheduled Trainings, Events, and Small Projects. Work flow ranges between moderate and fast. Work includes lifting up to 30 pounds.

Required: Cleared background check (fingerprinting), valid TB test, valid 3+ years California driver’s
license, and auto insurance. Candidate must be within a drivable distance to Third Street office in San
Jose as that will be their primary location. This is an on-site job with the flexibility to work remote as
determined by the supervisor. Offsite meetings, travel between regional offices, and conferences are
required. This position requires a Covid-19 vaccination due to the in-person interfacing required, and to
promote the health and safety of others in the workplace and our community.


  • A competitive benefits plan: Employer covers employee’s premium for health, dental, vision, and life insurance (depending on the plan you choose)
  • A high deductible medical plan available including employer contributions and optional employee contributions and a limited Flexible Spending Account available
  • 15 paid holidays are made available each year: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Women’s International Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples Day, Veteran Day, Thanksgiving, and the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • 10 days of annual accrued PTO to start
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Talkspace for employees and their household members
  • Immediate Employee contributed 403b, and an Employer Contributed 401a Retirement Plan with optional employee contributions after eligibility is met
  • Parental leave for eligible employees for up to the first eight weeks
  • Annual Retention Bonus
  • Employee Discounts with TicketsAtWork
  • Free Access to the Calm App
  • With access through Kaiser for the Ginger App and Class Pass

TO APPLY: Submit Resume & Cover Letter to hr@yourywca.org with “Volunteer Engagement Coordinator” in subject line. Posting will continue until position is filled. The YWCA Golden Gate Silicon Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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