Develops and markets a Department's/Division's Volunteer Program to attract potential volunteers and to establish volunteer work programs. Interviews, recruits, screens and selects potential volunteers to place within new and existing volunteer positions. Provides orientation and training for new volunteers. Develops and maintains volunteer application records. Cooperates with Department/Division management to identify organizational needs for volunteers and assigns volunteers to meet those needs. Analyzes and resolves issues with volunteers. Requests input and evaluation of volunteers' work performance. Educates the community about the Department/Division and the County and the associated Volunteer Program through a series of speaking engagements, school visits and general public contact. Manages expenses associated with the Department's/Division's Volunteer Program budget. Determines funding allocations to ensure smooth delivery of service. Maintains appropriate administrative records including assignments, hours worked, supervisor, job functions performed, etc. Writes newsletter to publicize the activities of the Volunteer Program. Authors, submits and monitors grant applications associated with the program. Participates as an active member on community boards. Assists advisory board with developing input for the Volunteer Program. Organizes, plans, and implements community special events and volunteer recognition luncheons and other recognition activities. Prepares and issues project, program and financial reports to the Division Director/Department Head and other interested management personnel. Reports on the status of the program, identifies issues and recommends solutions. Evaluates the effectiveness of volunteer operational procedures and program activities. Adds, deletes and modifies procedures and program activities as necessary. Prepares, receives and reviews a variety of forms and documentation including applications, time reports, invoices, training reports, budget reports, etc. Operates a computer, printer, scanner, adding machine, copier, telephone, or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing or other system software.
High school diploma or GED; three to five years of experience coordinating volunteers in a non-profit environment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Fingerprinting required.