Onboarding and Training Coordinator

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Not Left, Not Right, Forward

About Forward California:

Forward California is a new political party in formation that envisions the Golden
State at its greatest – a vibrant and harmonious community relentlessly committed
to integrity, justice, and opportunity.
Where the well-being of all people comes first and foremost.
Where our differences are celebrated as opportunities to build trust, rather than
exploited to fuel polarization.
Where we advance society by unlocking people’s creative potential.
Where people have the security to pursue their dreams and the means to attain
Where Californians have a restored belief in their power to make a difference.

Position Overview
Forward California is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to join our
team as the volunteer Onboarding and Training Coordinator. This leadership
position reports directly to the California Co-chairs of the Forward Party. You
should expect to be able to allocate up to 8 hours/week in this position.
This position will play a pivotal role in building a strong and engaged volunteer
base. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing
effective onboarding processes and training programs that empower volunteers to
contribute actively to our mission.

Key Responsibilities:
This position will lead a remote team of volunteers to assist with the following
Develop Onboarding Procedures:
● Design a comprehensive onboarding process for new volunteers,
ensuring a smooth and informative introduction to the organization’s
values, structure, and goals.
● Create welcome materials, guides, and resources to assist volunteers
in understanding their roles and responsibilities.
Training Program Management:
● Establish and execute training programs to enhance volunteers’ skills,
knowledge, and understanding of key issues.
● Collaborate with subject matter experts and party leaders to develop
curriculum content for various roles within the organization.
Coordinate Volunteer Engagement:
● Work closely with leadership and key stakeholders to identify
volunteer needs and align training programs accordingly.
● Maintain regular communication with volunteers to assess their
progress, address concerns, and provide ongoing support.
Technology Integration:
● Utilize technology platforms and tools to facilitate remote training
sessions and track volunteers’ progress.
● Explore innovative ways to incorporate e-learning and virtual
resources into the training process.
Feedback Mechanism:
● Establish feedback loops to gather input from volunteers regarding
the onboarding and training processes, making continuous
improvements based on their insights.
Strategic Planning:
● Contribute to the development of the party’s long-term strategic
plans, ensuring that volunteer onboarding and training objectives are
aligned with broader organizational goals.
● Participate in strategic discussions to shape the party’s overall vision
and direction.


● Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development,
Education, Political Science, Communications, or a related field is preferred.
Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a formal degree.
● Previous experience in volunteer management, onboarding, or training roles
is preferred.
● Strong organizational and project management skills.
● Familiarity with digital learning tools, social media platforms, and human
resource management systems.
● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
● A genuine commitment to Forward values and an understanding of the
unique challenges facing California.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their
relevant experience and motivation for applying to
[email protected] with the subject line “Application: Onboarding
and Training Coordinator – Forward California.”