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PENCIL Foundation

Volunteer Recruiter

PENCIL Foundation


Job Summary

The Volunteer Recruiter proactively researches and calls on potential PENCIL Partners (businesses, congregations, and universities/colleges) to recruit new tutors for MNPS tutoring programs (including individual volunteers) each month. The Recruiter works both independently yet as an integral part of various teams.

The goal of this position is to continually attract and onboard new tutors who can be of meaningful service to MNPS students. The secondary goal is to capture data on the new partner organizations so they can remain engaged beyond a one-time commitment. The Recruiter will attract not only high numbers of individual volunteers but also attract high profile Partners who can aid in further recruitment. This position will be expected to hit weekly and monthly recruitment targets.

Job Responsibilities

  • Recruits community volunteers and paid tutors for MNPS tutoring programs; secures enough paid and volunteer tutors by the beginning of respective programs to effectively serve the targeted amount of students
  • Attends community events and recruiting fairs to create awareness for MNPS tutoring programs
  • Actively sends recruitment correspondence to various stakeholders
  • Successfully and consistently hits weekly and monthly recruitment targets
  • Contacts local colleges, universities, and other groups to raise awareness for MNPS tutoring programs, and to promote tutoring opportunities for those respective groups
  • Develop recruitment presentations and present regularly to various stakeholder groups
  • Perform various administrative tasks related to MNPS tutoring programs
  • Maintain up-to-date record of communications for each recruitment contact
  • Partner with PENCIL Partnership team to develop clear communication strategies and targets
  • Document volunteer recruitment systems and procedures
  • Perform other as needed, related duties pertaining to volunteer recruitment


  • EDUCATION – Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in marketing, communications, business, or related field
    • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, partners and schools with a compelling vision and enthusiasm; always seeking continuous improvement
    • Creative with proven ability to problem solve, set, and accomplish goals and meet deadlines
    • Organized, self-driven and able to keep accurate and detailed documentation
    • Basic computer skills are essential, including a working knowledge of Salesforce (or other CRM system), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and proactively without daily instruction is critical but must display teamwork and conflict resolution skills

EXPERIENCE – Must have a minimum of two years of previous experience in sales and/or customer service; proven track record of success in generating revenue and/or engagement

Additional Information



How to Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to by Friday, July 22 at 1 PM. You can learn more about the role by visiting: Careers – PENCIL (


  • Date Posted: July 6, 2022
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Education
  • Start Date: 08/01/2022
  • Salary Range: 27/hr
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/week, M-F, 8:00am - 5:00pm