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Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE), Development Department

Volunteer and Training Coordinator

Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE), Development Department


Job Summary

Nashville International Center for Empowerment, established in 2005, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) ethnic community-based organization dedicated to ensure refugees and immigrants achieve their full potential now and for generations to come. The Volunteer and Training Coordinator will report to the Director of Education and will work closely with education program staff. This is a full time, 40 hour position.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise the onboarding, placement, and training of all volunteers and interns.
  • Manage the volunteer recruitment and retention plan.
  • Utilize marketing techniques to convey NICE’s mission, events, and opportunities to volunteers
  • Establish and maintain communication with volunteers by managing email distribution
  • Work closely with the Development and Outreach team to cultivate long-term volunteer investment in agency success.
  • Recruit volunteers from a variety of communities across Nashville
  • Train and place all NICE volunteers in the Education Department
  • Attend training and professional development events as directed by the Director of Education


Successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • Ability to work with a diverse team. 
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, manage, control and execute tasks on timely matters
  • Ability to present a strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Have high levels of motivation, self-reliance, and independence
  • Ability to troubleshoot/problem solve


  • Excellent written and oral English proficiency
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ESL teaching strategies 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, information databases, internet, Learning Management Systems, and email
  • Commitment to live and work in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Reliable transportation


  • A bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Minimum 1 year relevant work experience with qualification or 4 year’s equivalent work experience. 
  • Experience with volunteer management preferred
  • Qualification to teach English Language Learners preferred.
  • Acceptable qualifications include MEd, MA, or MAT in ESL or TESOL, TESL or TEFL certificate from a qualifying agency, CELTA or DELTA certification. Experience teaching or leading training

Additional Information


Benefits: Paid holidays, vacation and PTO, health care reimbursement and 401k

How to Apply

Contact Information and Procedure:

Send resume to Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No calls. Applications without requested information will not be considered. 


Nashville International Center for Empowerment does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion (creed), gender, gender identity/expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors and vendors.


  • Date Posted: July 9, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Education
  • Start Date: 08/02/2021
  • Salary Range: $36,000-$38,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk M-F 9:00 AM-5:00 PM