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Posted on: September 11, 2019 • Category: Project Coordinator

RSVP Project Coordinator

United Way of Greater Yankton

Apply By: October 02, 2019
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: Starting Wage $17.00/hour - DOE
Education: Bachelor's Degree

Lauren Hanson
Phone 1: (605) 665- 6766
Learn more about United Way of Greater Yankton
United Way of Greater Yankton
610 W. 23rd St., Ste#11
Yankton, SD 57078
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College degree or equivalent experience in communications, social sciences, community organizing or a related field. A minimum of 1-3 years of experience in volunteer services, community relations, project management or related field. Offers of employment contingent upon acceptable criminal background check.


The successful candidate will have knowledge of project and volunteer management, as well as a commitment to the mission of United Way. Candidates must also possess proven track record in office management, event planning, and an ability to communicate effectively. Experience working with adults 55 years and older and/or volunteers is essential.

Ability to take initiative on tasks, anticipate and set priorities, and meet deadlines

Ability to work with others in a caring, honest, responsible and respectful way

Requires high level of integrity, passion for volunteerism, philanthropy and helping people


The RSVP Project Coordinator is responsible for the management of the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). The Project Coordinator works cooperatively with other staff, Community Advisory Group members, volunteer station staff, and officials of the Corporation for National and Community Service to program, plan, and implement the RSVP project. Also responsible for public relations for the project and maintenance of program records.

Highlight of Responsibilities:

Recruit volunteers assessing their interests and abilities for placement at applicable service stations to effectively utilize their talents

Support volunteers and volunteer stations - providing leadership, information, and consultation

Plan annual program goals and objectives that ensure that volunteers are placed in outcome-based assignments with measurable results designed to meet critical community needs while offering meaningful opportunities for the volunteers to serve their community

Ensure compliance with terms and conditions of the federal grant and applicable federal regulations

Prepare newsletters, serve on community councils and host volunteer recognition events

Assist with fund development efforts as needed, including making direct asks

Assist with events and activities related to volunteer programming

Other Information:

RSVP is an organization for individuals age 55 and older who are serving their community by volunteering. RSVP is a coordinating agency that supports non-profit and government agencies and proprietary health care facilities through placement of volunteers.  These agencies universally report that the score and effectiveness of their work is enhanced through volunteers at their organization.


Full Time 

Starting Wage $17.00/hour -  DOE

Health Care Benefits, Retirement, Paid Vacation & Sick

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