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Volunteer Activity Coordinator

Recruitment #22-002043-0081


Internal Only: This position is for current Maryland State Employees Only




Washington County
Roxbury Correctional Institution
18701 Roxbury Rd., Hagerstown, MD  21746


To plan, organize and direct a volunteer program at the Roxbury Correctional Institution. Provide administrative support to executive staff as needed. This position differs from the standard VAC position in that security is paramount in a Correctional setting. This position requires extensive technical knowledge in the retrieval and interpretation of criminal history documents. This position also requires completion of the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Academy.

  • Responsible for orientation of all volunteers, student interns and staff. 
  • Recruitment and coordination of student interns including ongoing contact between agencies and college liaison. 
  • Writes institutional directives and policies regarding volunteer programs and the volunteer handbook to provide guidance to new volunteers.
  • Manages, monitors, and evaluates inmate organization activities.
  • Supervises the maintenance of appropriate records required by DOC and institutional policy.

    Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

    Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


    1. Candidates may substitute 30 college credit hours from an accredited college or university for each year of the required experience.

    2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

    3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


    Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

    Experience in planning and executing events and programs for various sized groups of individuals.


    Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

    1. Experience in managing volunteer pool; to include recruitment, applicant processing, training and oversight of volunteer base.

    2. Experience in conducting background checks, utilizing METERS and OCMS. 


    This position is limited to permanent and contractual employees working for the State of Maryland.


    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.


    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.


    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 emailed to or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

    Keri Williams

    If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

    For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.

    If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850.

    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 recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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