looking for a recent college grad to work on a nationwide volunteer recruitment
campaign. Please forward the position description below to anyone who may
be interested or to other groups for posting. Many thanks.
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is
largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual
Assault Hotline, which has helped more than one million people since 1994, and
will soon launch the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline, the web’s
first secure web-based hotline, providing live help, 24/7.
In addition to the hotlines, RAINN operates education and outreach programs to
prevent sexual assault, encourage victims to report their attack to police, and
make victims aware of available services. RAINN also leads national efforts to
improve sexual assault laws and the criminal justice process. We work
extensively with the media and with the entertainment industry to provide vital
information about sexual assault to the public.
RAINN was selected as one of " America 's 100 Best
Charities" by Worth magazine and is rated four stars (the highest rating)
by CharityNavigator. com.
The Volunteer Recruiter will work with the VP of Communications to
recruit volunteers across the country to staff the new Online Hotline and will
serve as liaison to RAINN’s 1,100 affiliate rape crisis centers. The
Volunteer Recruiter reports to the VP of Communications.
Ø Work with universities, businesses and non-profits to
recruit volunteers for the Online Hotline
Ø Develop and coordinate events with partners to create awareness
of RAINN’s programs and volunteer opportunities
Ø Research and identify websites, listserves, Yahoo groups and
blogs to post recruitment information
Ø Speak to outside groups about volunteer opportunities
Ø Help create print and online materials for recruitment efforts
Ø Work with participating rape crisis centers to increase volunteer
participation in Online Hotline
Ø Develop and maintain relationships with all affiliate rape crisis
Ø Travel as necessary to recruit volunteers and meet with partners
Ø Two years of experience working with student,
civic, professional or social organizations.
Ø Experience working with or recruiting volunteers is a plus.
Ø Exceptional written and oral communication skills and high
attention to detail.
Ø Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven
environment and a strong team ethic.
Ø Passion for RAINN’s mission to prevent sexual
assault, punish its perpetrators and help its victims.
Ø Bachelor’s degree
Salary based on experience of applicant. Benefits include health
insurance and casual office environment. RAINN is an equal opportunity
Email lynnp@rainn. org.