ELEV8 Volunteer Coordinator

Safe Passages

About the organization

About Safe Passages

Safe Passages is an Oakland, CA based nonprofit organization committed to advocating for children, youth, and families- with a special emphasis on vulnerable populations- within the County of Alameda. We are looking for passionate, motivated and dedicated individuals like you to join one of our education focused AmeriCorps programs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

By choosing a year of service with AmeriCorps, you will have the opportunity to help meet critical needs for vulnerable populations in Alameda County, CA. As a member of our AmeriCorps team you will develop professional skills, gain hands-on experiences that will reshape your worldview, and change the way you engage with your community — all while making a difference!


The ELEV8 Youth AmeriCorps Program is a special project of Safe Passages focused on helping youth achieve academic success. The ideal candidate is a dynamic individual who has the ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities, work with a diverse volunteer pool and Safe Passages staff and assist in maintaining the integrity and structure of a strong volunteer program.

Primary Responsibilities

-Coordinate all aspects of the volunteer recruitment and retention to expand the number of students and families served by Safe Passages programs.
-Increase community support for Safe Passages.
-Create opportunities for youth and adults to positively impact the lives of students in their communities.
-Maintain thorough records of volunteer information and work.
-Train classroom tutor volunteers to assist in after school academic programs.
-Recruit volunteers to assist in special events such as family engagement events.


-Interest in working with children (experience in teaching, tutoring or youth development desirable but not required)
-A positive and resilient attitude
-Communication skills necessary to work with children, school staff, and volunteers
-Strong organizational skills and ability to manage a full workload
-Flexibility and poise when dealing with stressful situations
-Experience working with diverse communities
-Demonstrated commitment to community service
-Bilingual desirable but not required

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Service Term: August 2021 - June 2022

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Equal Opportunity Employment

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