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United Way of Greater Nashville

Coordinator – Volunteers & Program Support Part-time

United Way of Greater Nashville


Job Summary

Position Summary:  Support implementation of the Raise Your Hand Tutoring Program.

Responsible for assisting teachers with intervention training, resources, and classroom support. They assess Raise Your Hand models within selected schools plus recruit, train, and manage volunteer tutors and monitor snack inventory. This position works closely with local school district, Community Organizations, teaching staff for out-of-school time tutoring.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions: The following are indicative of the essential functions required to perform this job successfully.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  This profile is not intended to be all inclusive of tasks and responsibilities required; it provides a description of the critical responsibilities associated with this position. This position works Monday -Thursday with a maximum of 20 hours per weeks. Some evening work and travel to program sites are required.

Performance responsibilities include:

  • Work with Principals to coordinate Raise Your Hand tutoring out-of-school time operations, activities, and services.
  • Order student snacks and monitor inventory.  Order student / teacher supplies kits.
  • Serve as liaison with instructional and administrative staff and volunteers.
  • Recruit volunteer tutors and ensure volunteers complete a background check.
  • Create impact reports for community stakeholders and track volunteer service hours.
  • Attend school district meetings, stay abreast of best practices, and advocate for public policy across the elementary and middle grades continuum.
  • Collect program invoices and create teacher/tutor weekly schedules.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and training requirements.

  • Two-year degree or certificate in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience in education programs and systems. Leadership skills and experience, including managing volunteers, or community-based initiatives.
  • Excellent communications skills, including meeting facilitation, public speaking, and presentation skills, and writing skills.
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement and relationship building with community partners.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and the internet.


  • Maintain emotional control under stress. Work with frequent interruptions. Empathy to show compassion towards students who struggle with learning and retaining information. Practice active listening to help every program member feel heard and valued. Problem-solving, the ability to identify a problem and create solutions, contributes to a beneficial tutoring experience for teachers/ volunteers / students. Ability to manage time productively.

Additional Information


United Way of Greater Nashville has competitive benefits and salary.

How to Apply

Please apply at https://www.unitedwaygreaternashville.org/careers/

United Way of Greater Nashville is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



  • Date Posted: December 16, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Other
  • Start Date: 01/23/2023
  • Working Hours: Varies