TITLE: Front Desk Volunteer
REPORTS TO: Membership & Volunteer Coordinator
STATUS: Volunteer; 3hrs/week,
UPDATED: October 4th, 2020
WHAT IS GENERATOR? Generator is a combination of business incubator, artist studio, and classroom at the intersection of art, science, and technology. We provide the tools, expertise, education, and opportunity to enable all members of our community to create, collaborate, and bring ideas to fruition. Generator has over 400 maker-members and our programs engage over 2,000 individuals per year in Burlington, Chittenden County and beyond.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR IN A FRONT DESK VOLUNTEER? Front Desk Volunteers cultivate a warm and welcoming environment at Generator by greeting members and guests with a positive and energetic attitude. They help members and guests navigate systems, policies, and procedures at Generator. They also perform cleaning, organizing, and administrative tasks to support Generator’s safe and efficient operation.
Starting in July 2020, Generator is specifically seeking Front Desk Volunteers to oversee a new check-in process that will occur at the front desk. Front Desk Volunteers will ensure that every person entering Generator has their temperature taken with a contactless thermometer, makes an entry into our check-in logbook, and is wearing the required PPE. Front Desk Volunteers will be trained and supported in this process, which will likely be adjusted regularly as Generator moves through the multiple reopening phases.
This position requires one 3-hours shift each week for a total of 12 hours of volunteering each month. Front Desk Volunteer Shifts occur during Generator’s open hours; see the application for specific shift options.
WHAT ARE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS POSITION?
WHAT ARE THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES THAT WOULD HELP SOMEONE SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE?
HOW ARE VOLUNTEERS SELECTED?
Volunteers are selected by a panel of Generator staff based on:
Volunteers are also Generator members. In exchange for their commitment to serving Generator’s community, volunteers receive a subsidized membership of $40 per month, which is a $55 savings on General Membership. Volunteer Membership is required to be a volunteer at Generator.
For folks who are not interested in membership but who want to support Generator: keep an eye on our website, social channels, and newsletter for other volunteer events and opportunities!
Generator is committed to fostering an inclusive community that represents a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication styles, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply.