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Greenhouse Scholars Lead Volunteer Position

Greenhouse Scholars Application: Lead Volunteer

Greenhouse Scholars
Job Posting: Lead Volunteer - Events
Location: Remote from home with occasional meetings in Boulder, CO

This position is currently open as of March 2019.

Greenhouse Scholars cultivates leaders to change low-income families and communities.  

Our vision is to create a community of leaders who will evolve the communities of the world. Our values are leadership, accountability, community, and relentlessness.  We support high-performing, under-resourced students during and after college with a Whole Person program that includes 8 components: mentorship, peer support, internships, professional networking, Summer Symposium, financial support, skills modules, and impact.  Greenhouse Scholars has an innovative, hard-working, results-driven culture with a high-performing team. Together with our 200+ Scholars, we are effecting generational change for thousands of individuals, families, and communities locally and across the globe.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate volunteer to recruit, communicate, and manage volunteers for our Colorado events. This is an unpaid, volunteer role estimated at around 3 hours per week from March through May, and approximately 5 hours per week June through September. This role will work remotely but will occasionally require meetings at the Greenhouse Scholars office in Boulder.

Responsibilities may include:
  • Recruitment of volunteers for events like Venus de Miles (in Colorado and in Illinois) and Glass Half Full (Colorado)
  • Pre-event communications with volunteers including
    • Confirmation of sign up
    • Assignment of roles
    • Description of expectations
    • Creation and distribution of training materials
  • Event Day Volunteer Coordination including
    • Volunteer check-in
    • Communication with volunteers during event
  • Post-Event Volunteer Follow up
    • Thank you email including volunteer experience survey

Greenhouse Scholars will provide:
  • Volunteer recruitment collateral including posters, flyers, and digital marketing communications
  • Access to and training on our existing volunteer management software
  • Access to current and past volunteer database
  • Complimentary event entry for Lead Volunteer and a guest to Glass Half Full Colorado (tickets valued at $150 each)
  • Complimentary lunch and cocktail tickets at Venus de Miles Colorado (valued at $15 each)
  • Complimentary volunteer t-shirt
  • Additional Greenhouse Scholars/Venus de Miles “swag”
  • Our undying gratitude for a job well done
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