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Recruitment #19-004330-0002



Main Purpose of Job

Volunteer Activities Coordinator Supervisor is the supervisory level of work directing a comprehensive volunteer services program in a State Facility. Employees in this classification supervise lower level volunteer Activities Coordinators and may supervise support staff, students and volunteers assigned to the volunteer activities program.


. Overall management of comprehensive volunteer program. Supervision of 1 Volunteer Activities Coordinator and 1 Designee
. Manages and maintains database of over 300 volunteers.  
. Recruits, orientates and assigns volunteers.  
. Manages correspondence, evaluation, discipline and termination of volunteers.
. Works closely with other departments on volunteer needs.
. Coordinates student intern program.
. Works with Administrative Chaplain to plan annual volunteer appreciation breakfast.
. Monitors staff/volunteer relationships.
. Makes presentations to community groups to promote volunteer activities.
. Coordinates the acceptance and distribution of donated materials and supplies.
. Produces departmental annual report and departmental goals.
. Conducts additional volunteer training.
. Produces and distributes Institutional Volunteer Rosters.
. Produces Institutional entries for volunteer programs.
. Ensure compliance with all department policies, to include sexual harassment and its specific requirement for management’s prompt and effective attention, reporting and response to such complaints.

Manages inmate organizations and programs (16 groups).
. Coordinates special population shows and events.
. Coordinates population fund raising walkathons and sports festivals.
. Purchases supplies and materials for specialized inmate activities.
. Manages waiting lists for all inmate programming
. Handles discipline for matters concerning inmate organizations.
. Coordinates release planning for non-special needs inmates.


Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university to include 30 credit hours in social sciences, journalism, or public relations or a related field.

Experience: Four years of experience involving planning, coordinating and evaluating volunteer activities in a state facility, institution or community-based program.


1. Additional experience as defined may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Graduate level education in social sciences, journalism, public relations or related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for experience at a rate of 30 college credits for one year of the required experience.


- Two years of Supervisory experience

- One year of experience conducting presentations to community groups


1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

2. Persons appointed to positions in this classification may be required to successfully complete cardiopulmonary resuscitation training and maintain current certification.


Persons appointed to positions in this classification will be required to provide the facility with a telephone number at which they can be reached.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation will be required prior to hire. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: 

Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston St. Rm. 608

Baltimore, MD 21201 

Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact K.Waugh:

Phone: 410-767-4933

MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.