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21 Sep 2022

Full-Time Volunteer Coordinator

ATrujillo – Posted by ATrujillo San Diego, California, United States

Job Description

You have a talent for volunteer engagement, excellent time management skills, and a knack for building strong relationships. You enjoy recruiting mission-aligned volunteers and supporting them to be a part of successful events and programs. You are passionate about recovery from substance use disorder and believe in the power of community. You care about helping to reduce the stigmas around living sober. If this sounds like you, keep reading.

This position will focus on recruiting, training, and retaining a robust network of volunteers who will lead activities such as CrossFit, yoga, kickboxing, art nights, book clubs, and socials. The ideal candidate will have experience with scheduling and calendar organization and will be comfortable with building strong relationships in the community. If you’re excited about working in a dynamic, creative, and fast-paced environment that promotes personal and professional growth, we want to talk to you!


  • Build and maintain a strong volunteer program including recruiting, training, and retaining volunteers
  • Connect with local fitness, arts, and social organizations in the community to support our volunteer programs
  • Help grow our robust sober active community throughout San Diego
  • Commute regularly for events and outreach
  • Work evening and weekend hours as needed
  • Complete other duties as assigned


  • 2+ years of relevant work or volunteer experience (volunteer engagement, sales, event coordination, etc.)
  • Organizational and time management skills, as well as adaptability
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
  • Comfortable with assessing talent and having coaching conversations where needed
  • A self-starter mindset, humility, and integrity


We welcome all great applicants to apply even if you don’t have all these preferred attributes

  • Lived experience as a peer in recovery
  • Spanish-speaking skills
  • Fitness or event management experience


  • 403(b) retirement plan with 4% match
  • Paid time off (vacation/sick days/skill enhancement days)
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans


The Phoenix’s mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live. Through activities such as CrossFit, climbing, hiking, yoga, boxing, and meditation, participants build confidence, self-respect, and community. The Phoenix offers free programs for anyone with 48 hours of sobriety, operating in 129 counties across 36 states and for people around the globe virtually. Since 2006, we have served 104,297 individuals.

At The Phoenix, we welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create a healing-centered environment that allows everyone to bring their authentic selves to the workplace. We seek to create a workplace environment that accurately reflects the diverse communities we serve. We understand that voices of varied experiences and perspectives are central to our mission and our impact. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.



How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 20 days.

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