Area 13 - Central Texas

Area 20 - San Antonio


Job Title: Volunteer Services Manager

Location: South Region

Reports to: Regional Executive Director

FLSA Status: Full-time Exempt 

Date Revised: February 2020 


This full-time exempt position coordinates all volunteer services, including recruitment, training, placement, and managing for state event and competitions as well as assisting regional staff on volunteer management at the area level.


  • Create and manage volunteer recruitment tools, including new software and mobile tools to connect the community with the organization.

  • Manage volunteer training tools including orientations, concussion trainings, coaches training and background checks

  • Facilitate the tracking of all volunteer information

  • Establish and maintain relationships with corporate and civic groups for the purposes of volunteering

  • Assist in establishing Games Management Teams for the regions and state competitions

  • Assist Unified Champions Schools with developing volunteer opportunities for youth

  • Manage all volunteer activities at state competitions

  • Support Development staff with sponsorship fulfillment

  • Develop and implement volunteer appreciation program 

  • Follow strategic plan of Special Olympics Texas to continue to meet goals and objectives while helping to maintain sustainable program structure

  • Prepare all necessary reports and paperwork in timely and legible fashion (i.e. program expenses, PO’s, credit card statements, staff reports, entry forms, annual census, grant reports, In-kind donations, keep public folders- contact list up to date etc.). 


  • Passion for Special Olympics Texas
  • Screening: Must pass Criminal and National Sex Offender Registry background screening (Required for all staff)
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, administration or related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience: Non-profit experience, volunteer management 
  • Knowledge: G Suite, Give Pulse, Database programs

Skills: Strong organizational skill with the ability to manage multiple projects; effective time management, verbal and written skills, public speaking and customer service, bilingual speaking ability a plus

Work Schedule: Full time 40+ hours per week; This position’s work schedule will be determined by the demands of the position and will include evenings, weekends and travel. Flexible time is available with prior approval of the supervisor.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand for extended periods of time; occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 20lbs, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; frequently required to stand, reach with hands and arms through full range of motion.

Transportation: Must have your own reliable transportation with good driving history, valid Texas driver’s license and current insurance.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
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