Volunteer Services Coordinator

Recruitment #082918-MDLA01-351201

Summary Statement

The incumbent connects non-profits, government agencies, community-based organizations and Volunteer Delaware 50+ in positive negotiations for volunteer recruitment and placement, and develops senior volunteer activities.  Duties: recruiting volunteers through community events and speaking engagements, placing volunteers with Community Partners, assisting with planning and organizing recognition events and educational workshops for volunteers, scheduling and delivering A Matter of Balance programs to the public, managing the CareWear program, and assisting and supporting volunteer projects.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Recruits, interviews and selects volunteers. Assigns volunteers to a variety of settings.
     
  • Schedules interviews with agencies and completes follow-up. Serves as a liaison between volunteers and agency staff to promote acceptance of volunteers' role.
     
  • Assesses the need for volunteers within an agency through consultation with agency; explains the concepts and potentials for utilization of volunteer resources.
     
  • Develops and implements recruitment plans in the community through group contracts, media and individual contracts; prepares recruitment materials.
     
  • Confers with professional staff from departments or agencies to assign volunteers to specific areas.
     
  • Promotes volunteerism through participation in community-wide events, contact with local media and membership in professional organizations.
     
  • Develops and conducts orientation and training. 
     
  • Develops and implements recognition plans to promote the efforts of volunteers in public and private organizations.
     
  • Maintains records and reports.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Volunteer Services Coordinator
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in volunteer recruitment.
  2. Six months experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  3. Six months experience in narrative report writing.
  4. Knowledge of planning, developing, implementing and evaluating programs.

Conditions of Hire

This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization).  The candidate selected for this position shall be asked to join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, decline joining the labor organization and not pay dues or a fee.  The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at http://ben.omb.delaware.gov/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.