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5 May 2023

Other Outdoor Volunteer Coordinator

The Phoenix – Sober Active Community – Posted by San Francisco, 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 deeply about eliminating the stigma around addiction and recovery. 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, book clubs, art, dance, and music. The ideal candidate will be extremely detail-oriented, comfortable with public speaking, and an excellent verbal and written communicator. 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!


Recruit motivated, mission-driven volunteers with a diverse array of backgrounds and skillsets
Onboard volunteers and facilitate their programs and passions
Continue to train, lead, encourage, and grow volunteers in their endeavors
Proactively strategize and implement better systems and structures for working with volunteers in the area
Collaborate with the Bay Area program manager and remotely with the larger California-based team to implement volunteer and program best practices
Work independently with primarily remote supervision
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 (sales, volunteer engagement, event planning/execution, etc.)
Organizational and time management skills, as well as adaptability
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Comfortable utilizing technology and leveraging data to gain insight on program efficiency and to guide the decision making process
Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
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
Experience with technology such as Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce, Asana, Canva, etc.
Background in sales
Local knowledge and connections within San Francisco
Personal transportation available


$62,000-$70,000 annually
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 202 counties across 44 states and for people around the globe virtually. Since 2006, we have served 192,697 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 Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Other Outdoor.

Job expires in 31 days.

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