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24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 800-554-4972
A full-service domestic and sexual violence
agency serving the Grand Traverse area


Volunteer & Intern Coordinator Job Opening

Position Summary
The Mission of the Women’s Resource Center for the Grand Traverse Area (WRC) is to protect, shelter, and empower people impacted by domestic and sexual violence. The Vision of the WRC is to do this by: working with other community agencies to create a safe, equitable environment for all individuals. We accomplish this by directly providing services and by collaborating with other providers to educate, support, counsel, house and advocate.

Located in Grand Traverse County, the WRC has been providing services for those impacted by domestic and sexual violence since 1975. The agency serves the four-county region of Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Leelanau Counties and provides emergency shelter to over 200 women and children and more than 6,000 hours of emotional support to survivors of domestic and sexual violence each year.

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Advocacy, recruit, screen and manage agency volunteers. Organizes volunteer training and volunteer services; attends volunteer recruitment fairs. Must be dynamic, outgoing, a self-starter and organized. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Status
This position is 20-32 hours per week - part-time

Position Assignment List

  • Recruit, interview and match volunteers and interns with WRC programs following established criteria
  • Conduct direct service and support service trainings on regular basis
  • Coordinate and supervise volunteer activities and projects
  • Meet with supervisors regularly to understand program/client needs and coordinate volunteers/interns accordingly
  • Engage in public speaking and community education presentations
  • Develop and maintain volunteers for university/college intern fairs
  • Represent tools/events to promote and retain volunteers base
  • Develop and maintain systems to assure the collection of data required by funding sources
  • Coordinate and manage volunteers at various special events as needed
  • Coordinates all aspects of the Holiday Needs program
  • Maintain records, files and electronic data of volunteers/interns
  • Maintain information on college and university requirements and MOU’s
  • Create and distribute various communications and reports
  • Continually update volunteer trainings to reflect best practices
  • Ensure on-going trainings and educational opportunities for volunteers
  • Ensure on-going volunteer recognition
  • Collect volunteer/intern feedback to be used for program development
  • Mediate volunteer conflicts and inform supervisor of high-risk situations
  • Work with staff to ensure necessary volunteer/intern participation
  • Any other tasks as assigned

Position Specifications

Bachelors degree in a relate field. Experience in training/facilitating small and large groups; In-depth and working knowledge of domestic violence and sexual assault. Good public relations skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven record of independent work, problem solving and time management skills. Ability to work effectively with staff, organizational and computer skills. Courteous and professional manner in dealing with people. Experience in volunteer management preferred. Ability to work evenings and weekends for trainings and events as necessary.  Must complete the Women’s Resource Center training program and all required background checks.

Phyical Requirements

  • Normal office environment requirement requiring standing, sitting, keyboarding
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to speak clearly and hear
  • Ability to transfer objects from hand to hand or hand to arm; reach with hands and arms; stoop, or crouch
  • Ability to lift thirty pounds i.e., supplies and donations
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations and attend off-site meetings and events

Pay Range

$11-$13/hour commensurate with experience

Please email the following documents:

  • Resume
  • List of 3 references: name, address, affiliation, title, phone number & email address


Attn: Christina Muhlbach

720 S. Elmwood, Suite 2, Traverse City MI 49684

Phone: (231) 941-1210 X109



Applicants will be accepted through July 3 at 5PM

Do you or someone you know need help?

The mission of the Women's Resource Center is to protect, shelter, and empower people impacted by domestic and sexual violence. We're here 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide individual and group support and emergency shelter.

Call us at 1-800-554-4972

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Women's Resource Center
720 S Elmwood, Ste 2
Traverse City, MI 49684
Ph 231-941-1210
Fax 231-941-1734