Now hiring a Director of Volunteer Engagement

826 Valencia is bidding farewell to a longtime community member, Olivia White Lopez, Director of Volunteer Engagement. Olivia is leaving her post to pursue an amazing opportunity at a nonprofit across the Bay, and is leaving behind big shoes to fill!

Volunteers and interns are the lifeblood of 826 Valencia. The Director of Volunteer Engagement oversees 826 Valencia’s volunteer and internship programs, leveraging a community of caring adults in the San Francisco Bay Area to provide individualized attention to our students and help them build the confidence, pride, skills, and creativity that will lead to future success. The Director of Volunteer Engagement provides strategic leadership and guidance on research-based, data-driven volunteer engagement practices, and manages the work of the Volunteer Engagement Team in order to inspire people to get involved and make a difference.

826 Valencia is a highly collaborative, bustling work environment full of passionate professionals who strive to create programs that transform our students’ relationships to writing, and to build an inclusive community that meets the needs and reflects the diverse backgrounds of our students. If you care about amplifying young peoples’ voices and cultivating wonder as part of the writing process, we’d love to have you as part of the team.

TO APPLY: Please (1) read the full job description and requirements here, then (2) fill out an application, and (3) send your cover letter, resume, and relevant writing sample to and write Director of Volunteer Engagement in the subject line. The deadline to apply is December 23, and the position will be open until filled.

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