Fort Point Arts Community

300 Summer Street,M1
Boston, MA 02210
www.fortpointarts.org

Date Posted:
January 29, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Administrative

Type:
Volunteer

Volunteer Coordinator

Description:

6 hours/week, 1-2 days at 3hrs/day (volunteer position)


The Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC), a non-profit membership organization in Boston’s historic Fort Point neighborhood, seeks an energetic Volunteer Coordinator to identify and promote volunteer opportunities within the organization’s diverse arts and cultural programming. The ideal candidate is passionate about the arts and about their community


The Volunteer Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Marketing and Operations and the Board to promote FPAC volunteer opportunities throughout South Boston. They will identify the volunteer needs at FPAC, create job descriptions, post positions, arrange interviews, and process and manage volunteers. 


Responsibilities: 

- Communicates with staff & committee chairs
- Identifies personnel needs of each committee
- Identifies roles and skills needed
- Identifies commitment hours
- Writes/edits job descriptions and role statements for postings
- Posts volunteer positions in online forums
- Processes volunteers (contacts volunteer candidates, completes volunteer commitment forms and contact info, etc.)
- Organizes candidate interviews with committee chairs
- Manages volunteers (volunteer hour logs, tardiness & absenteeism, substitutions, etc.)
Qualifications:

- Must be a people person with good interpersonal skills
- Must be detail oriented

- Strong writing skills 
- Comfortable communicating by phone and email

- Familiarity with online job sites and forums
- A basic understanding of database management of volunteers

- Familiarity with the Boston Arts Community a plus
How To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to info@fortpointarts.org. Please include "Volunteer Coordinator" in the subject line.

Apply by:
February 28, 2019
Salary:
Volunteer Position
About this Organization:

The Fort Point Arts Community, Inc. was founded in 1980. FPAC builds cultural vibrancy in Boston by cultivating an empowered community of artists, organizations, and supporters. FPAC promotes the work of our artists to a broad and diverse audience, advocates for art opportunities, develops permanent, affordable live-work studio space and ensures that art is an essential part of the life of a creative city.


Fort Point artists generate art year-round and present annual Open Studios events. FPAC advocates for the development and preservation of permanent studio space, provides corporate art lending opportunities, manages galleries and art spaces, sponsors temporary public art, and actively participates in decisions that affect our neighborhood. We encourage new ideas, collaboration, connections that support cultural growth and strengthen the creative economy.