Brave Step is seeking a volunteer coordinator to assist the nonprofit in its mission to strengthen men and women impacted by sexual abuse.

We seek a personable, organized and motivated professional who is passionate about the cause, has the ability to establish volunteer program fundamentals and can build a good rapport with supporters. A volunteer coordinator needs to be able to establish the essential systems of volunteer management, nonprofit best practices and the associated building blocks. 

Location:                    The greater Charlotte market is desired. Work can be conducted from a home office.

Please note, this is an unpaid, volunteer position.

POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                      

The volunteer coordinator recruits and supervises volunteers; provides direction, coordination and consultation for all volunteer functions; and involves the community to support Brave Step’s mission.  

  • Assessing organizational need and capacity for volunteers.
  • Creating volunteer program materials (policies and procedures, applications, volunteer agreements, training, handbooks and job descriptions).
  • Database management and tracking of volunteer statistics.
  • Evaluate all aspects of volunteer programs to ensure effectiveness and to recommend improvements.
  • Community outreach to find volunteers.
  • Screening (interviews, required background checks, etc.), scheduling and supervision of volunteers.
  • Identify community outreach opportunities to attract qualified candidates.
  • Volunteer recognition.
  • Act as a single point of contact for communications.


  • Good listening and communications (written and oral) skills are vital.
  • Leadership experience, conflict management skills and a strong judge of character.
  • Detail-oriented, organized and has the ability to multi-task.
  • Experience developing and implementing program plans.
  • Ability to work independently and with a diverse group of staff and volunteers.
  • Knowledge of volunteer management principles and evaluation techniques related to programs that involve a cadre of volunteers.
  • Proficient in basic computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets and internet usage.
  • Organization, planning and record-keeping skills.


  1. Submit a resume and explanation of interest to Brave Step at
  2. If your expertise meets the needs of the organization, we will schedule an interview with the screening committee.
  3. Based on the interview, a thorough background check with references will be required due to the nature of our work.

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