Corporate Project Planner

HandsOn Twin Cities
672 Transfer Road
Saint Paul, MN 55114
United States

Social Services
Listing Start Date
Listing End Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
From $40,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel


Are you detail oriented and a planner by nature? Would you like to use your skills to improve our community through volunteerism? Are you a people person but also able to tackle challenges individually? We are looking for a successful and enthusiastic project planner to produce volunteer events from conception through to completion. Project coordination responsibilities include providing outstanding customer service and organizing impactful volunteer events that meet and exceed our constituents’ expectations. 

 In this role, you will:


  • Manage relationships with multiple existing and potential corporate and nonprofit partners providing exceptional customer service and timely dissemination of information and tracking of project progress.
  • Lead the planning and execution of customized corporate volunteer projects, ranging in size from 10-1200 volunteers for one day and multi-day volunteer initiativesManagement includes project development, supply procurement and distribution to project sites, packing/unpacking supplies, and on-site day of event leadership.


-          Work with nonprofit partners to develop project scope and identify project supplies and tools required. 

-          Provide on-going communication with nonprofit and corporate partners, project evaluation and impact tracking. 

-          Train and manage HOTC staff and corporate project leaders (when applicable) for project support.

-          Provide exceptional onsite day of event management ensuring the project is organized and the volunteers are engaged throughout the project.

-          Provide follow-up support including evaluation and impact reporting.

Find yourself doing things you never imagined yourself doing, like learning how to construct a bird house or use a power tool. You will need to be able to lift and move supplies and equipment and perform work tasks at service projects.

  • ·      Need to own a car and be willing to transport project supplies.
  • ·      Generate suggestions for improving project work flow and ideas for new service projects.
  • ·       Assist in developing corporate proposals and corresponding budgets.
  • ·      Provide volunteer referrals to corporate and community groups.
  • ·      Collaborate with team to organize supply warehouse and manage inventory
  • ·      Be a main point of contact for HandsOn Twin Cities nonprofit affiliate partners conducting outreach for corporate projects and group opportunities.



Other responsibilities (5%):

·         Serve as ambassador at community events, deliver presentations, etc.

·         Assist in the planning and execution of HandsOn Twin Cities’ signature events as necessary

·         Promote affiliation with HandsOn Twin Cities

·         Involve and supervise volunteers and interns as appropriate in job-related activities

·         Assist with HandsOn Twin Cities social media as it relates to program area

·         Willing to occasionally drive a rental truck and/or van

·         Other duties as assigned


This job might be for you if:

·         You have an Associate degree or above and/or minimum 1-2 years planning events and/or comparable experience working with volunteers

·         You have general knowledge and experience working with tools, crafting, painting, gardening and carpentry or willingness to learn.

You have the ability to lift, carry and push objects up to 50 pounds.


·         You have knowledge of the nonprofit community or are really excited about getting to work with nonprofits of all kinds here in our community.

·         You have a valid MN driver’s license, a good driving record, and proof of insurance

·         You enjoy being a team player in a small, fast-paced organization while also completing individual work

·         You have excellent communication skills (written and verbal); focused multi-tasker with excellent workload and time management skills; demonstrated commitment to community service; open to new ideas and capable of generating alternatives when faced with challenges

·         You’re proficient in MS Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher)

·         You’re motivated and driven. You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked. You’re a
self-starter. You’re a team player and willing to take ownership of the time you spend with us and truly
make a difference.


We have:

·         A highly collaborative, fast-pace, flexible environment with a small, mighty team

·         A competitive salary and benefits package (health, dental, vision, and retirement plan with 3% match)

·         A supportive learning environment

·         More than 400 nonprofit partners who serve every facet of our community

·         THE #1 ranked metro area for volunteerism nationwide

·         A 100-year history of serving our community


This role starts at $40,000 annually, with opportunity for growth.


To apply, send your cover letter and resume to

HandsOn Twin Cities is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Tracy Nielsen
672 Transfer Road
Saint Paul MN 55114
United States
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