Community Engagement Coordinator

Reports to:
Director of Resource Development and Communications

Job Classification:
Exempt / Salary

Pay Rate:
$39,000 – $42,000/year

Work schedule varies depending on volunteer event activities. Some early mornings and weekend days are required.

Position Location:
Las Vegas, NV

Job Type:

Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Simple IRA Savings Plan

Two volunteers work with wood

Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas helps families build better lives through affordable housing. Our vision is to build a world where everyone has a decent place to live, which is the essence of the American dream. We do this through homeownership, by building single-family homes throughout Clark County for hard working families earning less than 80% of Area Median Income. Together we build homes, settle families and grow a community of neighbors. Visit our website at: for more details.

The Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas’ (HFHLV) volunteer and community outreach program. This includes the recruitment, retention, processing, and coordination of all HFHLV’s volunteers, including construction volunteers, ReStore volunteers, convention volunteers, special events and any other supportive volunteers. This position is responsible for developing and implementing volunteer engagement strategies to enhance and grow the volunteer program and assist in transitioning volunteers into donors.  This person serves as a front-line employee who regularly interacts directly with donors and volunteers and represents Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas in the community and works to ensure that they receive a positive, safe and rewarding experience.

Job Details

  • In conjunction with the Director of Resource Development & Communications, develop the annual community involvement plan and establish steps to achieve goals that inform, connect and engage volunteers with our mission.
  • Responsible for the coordination and execution of all events and volunteer activities, including recruitment, orientation, support, recognition, and deployment of volunteers.
  • Assume lead role for coordination and communication with sponsors, corporations, community groups and individuals to schedule, recruit and organize volunteers for construction sites, A Brush With Kindness renovation projects, ReStore, conventions, special events, booths, fairs, and other volunteers as needed.
  • Recruit, schedule and maintain Red Shirts crew leaders for construction activities and ensure they complete specialized training required for this role.
  • Responsible for scheduling and maintaining volunteer hours for Habitat homeowners under sweat equity requirements when volunteering for Construction sites or ReStore.
  • Responsible for ensuring all volunteers adhere to Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas’ volunteer code of conduct.
  • Responsible for ensuring all volunteers understand, comply, and submit liability waivers and completion of any safety orientations.
  • Responsible for administrative functions related to maintaining all organizational volunteer records, communications, and internal tracking processes to ensure information is accurate and quality database records are maintained.
  • Request donations for events and programs for our mission as needed.
  • Interact, in a professional manner, by telephone, email and in person with volunteers and donors.
  • Research and identify businesses who can partner with HFHLV through volunteerism, engagement activities, and events.
  • Contribute content for all communications methods which includes digital or print material, monthly newsletters, website, and social media sites.
  • Update and maintain monthly community involvement reports and updates as needed for meetings, grants, annual plans, etc.
  • Greet and orient sponsors and volunteers at the construction site, ReStore, conventions, administrative office, special events, etc.
  • Assist in designing and implementing a formalized volunteer engagement and training program to ensure volunteers are matched and educated appropriately.
  • Create and maintain required office systems to support the volunteer projects and operations.
  • Coordinate and plan annual volunteer appreciation events and recognition activities.
  • Represent HFHLV at community meetings, general meetings, and special event meetings, as needed.
  • Work in conjunction with the Resource Development team to plan and execute fundraising special events.
  • Respond to telephone and email requests for information.
  • Arrange, set up and lead meetings on a regular basis to familiarize the public with HFHLV’s goals, programs and guidelines.
  • Network with volunteers for special assignments (outside meetings, resource fairs, luncheons, club meetings, etc.).
  • Maintain and create benchmark and statistical reports that illustrate the impact of assigned activities and areas.
  • Collaborate with program and development staff on special projects.
  • Other projects, tasks and duties as assigned by the Director of Resource Development & Communications or Executive Director.
  • High School Degree required; Associates Degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience required.
  • Experience working in the non-profit sector and/or community engagement is highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office application (Word, Excel, Power Point) required.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience with database management. Experience with CRM and Email Marketing databases a plus. (Razors Edge, Donor Perfect, Constant Contact, or other)
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under pressure without losing productivity or attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of event planning, coordination and execution a plus.
  • Ability to work well not only as part of a small, dynamic team, but also independently.
  • Demonstrates strong judgment skills and attention to detail while meeting targeted deadlines.
  • Assesses the urgency and importance of situations and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters, is discrete and maintains a high level of professionalism.
  • Ability to use all office machines. (fax, copy, cameras, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving and time-management skills.
  • Engage in a professional manner and with individuals at all levels.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable.
  • Exhibit and abide by Habitat for Humanity’s values, policies and procedures including integrity, collaboration, adaptability, accountability, punctuality, superior customer service and delivering excellence.
  • A management philosophy that respects the intrinsic value of people and seeks to maximize their potential in the workplace.
  • Passion for the vision and mission of Habitat for Humanity.
  • Must possess a valid Nevada driver license, clean DMV record, reliable personal vehicle and liability insurance.
  • Must pass a criminal background check and drug screening.
  • Must be able to perform essential functions with or without accommodation.
  • Must be able to continuously (67%-100% of the workday) and repeatedly use fingering/fine dexterity, wrist motion, flex wrist, grasp/squeeze, handling/gross dexterity, reach at shoulder or below, hear, talk, and sit.
  • Must be able to frequently (34% – 66% of the workday) reach above shoulder, stoop, kneel, balance, bend, twist body, walk and stand.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift, carry push, or pull a minimum of 20lbs.
  • Occasionally (1-33% of the workday) required environmental conditions, dust, exposure to weather, extreme cold, extreme heat, and loud noises.

To apply, submit a completed job application or your resume to [email protected]

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.