Project Description

Office Coordinator

WAVE, Petersburg |

Job Type: Full-time, Monday – Friday

Pay: $18.50 per hour

Benefits include a flexible schedule and paid time off.


  • Assist in coordinating and inputting client statistics.
  • Assist in the training of volunteers on policies and procedures.
  • Source and recruit volunteers through various techniques (databases, email, social media etc.)
  • Assess volunteer strengths and availability and determine appropriate placement within WAVE.
  • Arrange for appropriate training for volunteers.
  • Produce schedules for volunteer activities.
  • Communicate frequently with volunteers to ensure they are satisfied and well-placed.
  • Maintain volunteer records, including timesheets and training logs
  • Serve as the point person for office duties including: Maintenance, Mailing, Supplies, Equipment, Bills, Errands, Shopping, ect.
  • Compile funder, program and board reports in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide individual advocacy coverage as needed.
  • Meet regularly with supervisor for supervision and support.
  • Perform record-keeping activities.
  • Comply with WAVE Personnel and Administrative Policies.
  • Participate in the performance of other tasks essential to program operation and maintenance.


  • Must pass a background check.
  • Able to occasionally work outside normal work schedule, more than 8 hours, weekends, nights, ect.
  • Must be able to work independently and be self-directed.
  • Must have a high school diploma/GED. College level study or experience in social work, women’s studies, education or related field is desirable.
  • Must complete 40 hours of domestic violence training within 6 months of hire.


  • Experience in volunteering locally and/or internationally
  • Excellent organizational and team coordination abilities
  • Must have a thorough understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault and the needs of victims or the willingness to learn and listen.
  • Must have the ability to remain calm and objective and to perform under stressful conditions.
  • Must have the ability to understand and communicate with people of diverse ethnicity, socio-economic circumstance, religion, culture, genders, and sexual orientation.
  • Must have basic computer skills or the ability to learn.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Must support WAVE’s Philosophy: WAVE believes that violence is an unacceptable way to deal with problems and that everyone has the right to be free from violence in their homes.Our goal is to provide a place where anyone, regardless of sex, age, race, or sexual orientation, can go to be safe and explore their options.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume via Indeed. 


This Job Is:

  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
  • A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply