Recruits, supervises, and trains Master Gardener volunteers, 4-H volunteers, and occasional/one-time volunteers. Performs work of moderate difficulty in recruiting and placing volunteers and coordinating volunteer services and activities. Facilitates volunteer orientation and training. Assesses department needs to plan for volunteer projects and assignments. Tracks and maintains volunteer service hours. Identifies and implements ways to recruit new volunteers through community outreach, public relations programs, volunteer agencies and other service organizations. Plans, organizes, and implements volunteer recognition events and activities. Collaborates with volunteer coordinators in other localities and state programs leaders as required. Maintains records and prepares correspondence, reports, and other documents; performs related work as required. Assists with office coverage.
This position will serve Goochland and Powhatan with an office in each locality.
Bachelor's degree in a human services field, business, marketing, or a related field; two years of experience in coordinating a volunteer program or in providing volunteer services preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of volunteerism. Advanced and diverse computer skills (such as Office Suite, Outlook, Chrome and Internet Explorer, Adobe, etc.) and highly motivated, self-starter capable of working independently and working with teams. Excellent oral and written communication skills (such as oral presentations to diverse groups, preparing reports, etc.). Excellent customer service and analytical skills. Good driving record required. Pre-employment criminal background check.
$17.81 - $20
January 4, 2023
Must have a driver's license check.
Must have an acceptable and safe driving record.
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
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