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Nurture the Next

Volunteer Relations Coordinator

Nurture the Next


Job Summary


The Volunteer and Intern Coordinator is responsible for developing and strengthening the agency’s volunteers and helping cultivate the pipeline for supporters and past program recipients to actively engage in Nurture the Next’s mission, vision, and strategic imperatives.


Job Responsibilities


  • Recruit, train/orient, and develop Nurture the Next’s volunteers, including the following groups:
    • Statewide Parent Leadership Team
    • Nurture TN Mentors
    • Agency Interns
    • Volunteer groups for events, administrative tasks, fundraising, and ad hoc projects
  • Manage CBCAP’s contract for the Statewide Parent Leadership Team:
    • In partnership with staff, develop and present workshops or trainings on the Strengthening Families model and parent engagement
    • Prepare conference proposals and develop training materials for trainings and workshops
    • Ensure that all agency written materials are parent friendly
    • Coordinate monthly Technical Assistance calls and/or webinars to the CBCAP network
    • Participate in external and intra agency opportunities to promote parent leadership
    • Communicate with CBCAP-funded agencies regarding Parent Leadership
    • Coordinate all social media posts related to parent leadership and help to design and maintain website for parent leadership
  • Manage Nurture the Next’s Internship Program:
    • Interview potential interns
    • Coordinate with program managers and leadership to determine needs for each semester/year
    • Provide support and administrative oversight for all interns
    • Ensure interns are properly onboarded to the agency and trained in respective programs when appropriate
  • Plan events to recruit volunteers and provide opportunities for them to connect
  • Assist with data collection and reports required by funders, including participating in Salesforce development
  • Participate in major fundraising and development events benefitting Nurture the Next, community awareness events that promote the agency and programs, and program activities of the organization no matter the individual role
  • Attend quarterly site visits in appropriate region
  • Follow organizational policies
  • Participate in agency ad-hoc committees as appropriate and needed
  • Respect and maintain confidential information in all situations
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Experience in working with a child abuse prevention agency
  • Willingness to participate in panels or committees
  • Desire to be an advocate
  • Experience in family support programs, parent education or home visiting program
  • Ability to self-direct daily work tasks and practice effective time management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Microsoft Office, email, internet


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field; 2-3 years experience in managing volunteers



The physical demands and work environment described is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to keyboard and do data entry at a computer. The employee is frequently required to drive, walk and climb stairs in the office and in a variety of community-based settings. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee must have access to reliable transportation. The work environment includes indoor office environments or comparable spaces, and community spaces, with frequent exposure to outdoor weather when traveling. The noise level varies by sites, events, and meetings.

Additional Information


What’s in it for you: 

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield or Cigna medical and dental benefits paid 100% for the employee
  • Voluntary short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Voluntary health and wellness program
  • Retirement Savings with matching contributions
  • Paid Parental Leave – Four weeks of paid parental leave (beyond short-term disability) at the birth or adoption of a child during that critical first year!
  • Employee Health and Wellness Program that provides a health tracker opportunities to earn incentives through meeting wellness goals
  • Access to financial planning services and additional life insurance
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Work hard/play hard! We make sure there’s ample opportunity for fun, engagement and celebrations while you work, such as networking events, small group outings, and seasonal celebrations
  • Paid internships for current employees who are pursuing advanced degrees such as an MSW
  • Trauma-informed and resiliency work culture – we make every effort to provide a supportive environment where employees feel empowered to make and impact in the communities we serve.

How to Apply

Qualified Applicants  should apply by visiting our website at


  • Date Posted: February 16, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth