About KKFI 90.1 FM

KKFI is an independent, non-commercial, non-profit, 501(c)3, volunteer-based, community radio station. Our vision is to provide a broadcast voice to the voiceless…to those in our community who are otherwise un-represented or under-represented by mainstream media. Our eclectic music programming includes blues, jazz, reggae, rock, hip hop, alternative, Hispanic and world music. Our local and national public affairs programming includes shows dealing with working class, environment, peace, justice, LGBT, and alternative health issues.

KKFI has been on-the-air since 1988 as the Kansas City area’s independent, noncommercial community radio station. The station operates a 100,000-watt transmitter, the most powerful allowed by FCC regulations, broadcasting to a 60-mile radius around Kansas City.



JOB TITLE:                 Part-time Volunteer Coordinator

REPORTS TO:             Development Director

SUPERVISES:               KKFI Special Events and KKFI Volunteers

CONDITIONS:              Part time; 20 hours/week, on and off site to be determined, including some evenings and weekends, particularly during events and pledge drives.

 SALARY/BENEFITS:     $15 per hour on a flexible schedule; paid time off; scheduled health insurance support payments on behalf of employees who are otherwise uninsured.

The part -time Volunteer Coordinator must believe in the mission and core values of KKFI.

KKFI Mission:  KKFI is the Kansas City area’s independent, noncommercial community radio station. We seek to stimulate, educate and entertain our audience, to reflect the diversity of the local and world community, and to provide a channel for individuals and groups, issues and music that have been overlooked, suppressed or under-represented by other media. 

Areas of Responsibility

The part-time Volunteer Coordinator recruits and supervises volunteers for pledge drives, events, and administrative roles; coordinates monthly volunteer recruitment/orientation sessions; and ensures that volunteers are given appropriate training and orientation to KKFI’s mission, history, and day to day operations.

S/he also plans and implements formal and informal volunteer recognition activities; maintains the volunteer application archives and database; creates and maintains a volunteer calendar; and develop a volunteer manual and other training tools as needed.

The part-time Volunteer Coordinator serves as liaison between volunteers and staff and should meet regularly with the Director of Development, Membership Committee, and Communication & Development Committee to review and assess volunteer needs as well as respond to inquiries, phone calls, and email in a timely manner.

 Required skills/experience

The successful candidate will have experience working with volunteers and/or organizing community activities; and should be skilled at computer software including Microsoft Office products, Constant Contact and Salesforce CRM management.

In addition, the successful candidate should have the ability to work with different personalities and competing priorities while managing a wide variety of tasks with a minimum of day-to-day supervision; strong organizational skills; superior one-on-one interpersonal and communication skills.

Knowledge of and connections to diverse community and educational resources in the Kansas City area that can facilitate the development volunteer programs a plus.

To apply for this position

Email a cover letter, three current references and resume to [email protected]  The application deadline is March 29, 2018.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Report

See this link for the EEO report.