Job Description

Job Listing: Recruiter and Staffing Volunteer Coordinator

Recruiting and Staffing Volunteer Groups

Nothing beats the power of being at a live event. That's why we're proud to announce the launch of Sodexo Live!, our brand dedicated to the sports, events and hospitality industry. We concentrate all of our skills, insight, and experience into one brand that instinctively knows how to make the most of every moment. Let's go Live! together.

Location: We are seeking an experienced Non-Profit Coordinator for the for the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex, the Protective Football Stadium and the Legacy Arena located in Birmingham, AL.

Salary Range: $25-$28 Per Hour

The Convention Center Complex includes 220,000sqft Exhibition Hall, 100,000sqft in 74 Meeting rooms, 3,000 Seat Concert Hall, 1,000 Seat Theatre, a brand new 45,000 seat Football Stadium that features 36 suites and a 1,200-person club area. This stadium is home to UAB Football as well as other sporting events and concerts. The property also contains the Legacy Arena. The estimated revenue is $10 to $12 million a year.

With over $300M invested into these facilities they host Major Concerts, NCAA Basketball, and the 2022 World Games. Some stadium facts below.

Protective Football Stadium: Type of Events- 5 UAB football games, Birmingham Bowl plus other Events. 36 Suites, 1,700 person club, 47,000 capacity, 17 Concession Stands.

Legacy Arena: Type of Events- G-League Basketball, Concerts, College Basketball. 18,000 seat capacity. 12 suites, 2 Clubs, and 9 Concession Stands.

Principal Function:

Non-Profit Organizations (NPOs) serve as a valuable resource for supplementing the workforce and filling staffing needs, primarily within Sodexo Live!'s sports-related venues. The HR Coordinator - NPO is responsible for attracting and partnering with local 501c3 Non-Profit Organizations to offer fundraising opportunities in exchange for providing workers to man Quick Serve food and beverage stations during games and events.

The HR Coordinator - NPO will make themselves highly visible throughout the local community, as they are responsible for employing creative techniques to continually source and recruit new organizations to partner with. Prior to each season, the HR Coordinator- NPO will build a roster of active Non-Profit Organizations. They will work to develop effective and sustainable relationships with group leaders so that these partnerships are retained throughout the season, mutually benefitting both the Company and the group.

Under the direction of the Human Resources Manager, the HR Coordinator -NPO is additionally responsible for the administration and compliance of non-profit group contracts, scheduling, training, payment, communication and all other matters pertaining to these groups.

The HR Coordinator - NPO will support the HR function by performing other duties within the department, as assigned by the HR Manager, and they will maintain the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality, as they are exposed to sensitive Company and employee information. The HR Coordinator - NPO will act with some independence to ensure fairness and objectivity for all employees while exemplifying and supporting Sodexo Live!'s vision, mission and values.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the recruitment, induction and administration of Non-Profit Organization partners.
  • Facilitate paperwork and associated processes for proper documentation of Non-Profit Organization partnerships.
  • Support, leverage and expand the effectiveness and capabilities of unit-level workforce through focus on positive employee experiences, fostering teamwork, building strong team relationships and sharing information to build team awareness.
  • Participate in special projects related to the development and implementation of district, regional and organizational HR business strategies.
  • Contribute to the goal of making Sodexo Live! #1 in Event Hospitality and the #1 Employer of Choice through personal commitment and leading by example.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management or a related field of study and/or appropriate combination of education and experience to ensure on-the-job success.
  • PHR certification, or willingness to work toward certification.
  • 1-2 years of previous work experience in an HR role, with some knowledge of principles and practices of human resources administration and emphasis on recruitment.
  • Previous work experience in a fast-paced, complex food and beverage service environment.
  • Polished and professional image.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize and work successfully both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Exceptional ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats.
  • Keen ability to connect easily with others and create positive positioning within a particular context or subject matter.
  • Technologically savvy, with high proficiency in all Microsoft Office and HRIS programs.
  • Demonstrated success in interfacing with a variety of organizational functions and divisions to accomplish tasks.

Other Requirements:

  • Able to work effectively and safely while subject to wet floors, temperature extremes and excessive noise; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in weight; must be able to maneuver in an often tightly-quartered environment.

Hours may be extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Thank you for expressing interest in employment with Sodexo Live!. While only those candidates considered for this position will be contacted, your resume will remain on file for 90 days.

Sodexo Live! is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

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