Gateway Domestic Violence Services is searching for an enthusiastic Volunteer Coordinator!


Since 1979, Gateway shelters have provided caring, comprehensive services and safe shelter to adults and dependent children fleeing domestic violence. Our 24/7 shelters offer licensed counseling, emergency and extended-stay care, and court advocacy services for victims of domestic violence and their families, in Arapahoe County, Colorado.

Working with Gateway provides an opportunity to serve the community and support our mission to prevent and eliminate intimate partner violence through counseling, residential care, and empowering people for social change.

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Under the supervision of the Executive Director, this position will be responsible for recruiting, screening, and training new individual volunteers and will work collaboratively with program directors to decide the best opportunities for volunteers within each program. As the Volunteer Coordinator, you will support our organization’s mission and ensure our appreciation is communicated to those who choose to aid us.

This role is anticipated to work 20 hours per week with a hiring pay rate of $21.15 per hour.

As a part-time employee, you are entitled to vacation, sick leave and Gateway recognized holidays on a pro rata basis.


  • Recruiting, training, and supervising new volunteers.
  • Collecting volunteer information, availability, and skills, and maintaining an up-to-date database.
  • Tracking volunteers' hours contributed, as well as managing ongoing communication with and appreciation of all volunteers.
  • Using marketing tools such as outreach programs and social media to increase the awareness of Gateway Domestic Violence Services and the volunteer program.
  • Keeping new and existing volunteers informed about the organization and volunteer opportunities.
  • Matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skill sets, and ensuring they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training.
  • Organize training program include on the job learning.
  • Keep schedules and records of volunteers’ work.
  • Develop and implement operating procedures to uphold Gateway’s values.
  • Manage and participate in community outreach operations.
  • Working with groups of volunteers to support our mission.
  • Represent the organization and the mission professionally and with passion.


  • Associate’s degree in Human Resources, Social Work, or related field preferred, but related work experience will be considered.
  • Understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence helpful.
  • Experience in volunteer management or related experience strongly preferred.

The successful candidate:

  • Inspires passion, innovation, and action through transparency in their work.
  • Values DEI and advances equity throughout the organization.
  • Has a positive attitude and openness to supporting people in crisis.
  • Has the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Works effectively as part of a team to deliver overall services.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organization and team building skills.
  • Strong public speaking skills.
  • Bilingual skills a plus.

Gateway provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gateway complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gateway will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

Gateway will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Gateway expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gateway employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.