Career opportunity at Arizona Museum of Natural History

The City of Mesa is a great place to work! In addition to competitive salaries, the City also has a generous amount of other benefits available.  

Volunteer Coordinator - The current vacancy is at the Arizona Museum of Natural History; however, this recruitment will be used to create a Citywide list to fill future vacancies.

 

A Volunteer Coordinator is a professional classification with responsibility for planning, developing, coordinating, and implementing a large and comprehensive volunteer program or programs (200+ volunteers) for a department or unit of the City. Incumbents in this class manage all aspects of a volunteer program(s).  

City of Mesa offers a competitive benefits package. A CITY OF MESA ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.

Applications will be available as of the opening date of 09/02/16.  Apply by date 09/15/16. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we will review applications as they are received. For complete job description, requirements and online application form, please visit our web site at: www.mesaaz.gov/jobs

The City of Mesa is a great place to work! In addition to competitive salaries, the City also has a generous amount of other benefits available. For more information, please see our website: http://mesaaz.gov/benefits/

 

Volunteer Coordinator

($47,520.21 - $66,081.60 Annually)

 

The current vacancy is at the Arizona Museum of Natural History; however, this recruitment will be used to create a Citywide list to fill future vacancies.

 

A Volunteer Coordinator is a professional classification with responsibility for planning, developing, coordinating, and implementing a large and comprehensive volunteer program or programs (200+ volunteers) for a department or unit of the City. Incumbents in this class manage all aspects of a volunteer program(s).  Specific duties performed include: 

  • Recruiting, selecting, training, and directly and indirectly supervising a large number of volunteers for one or a variety of volunteer programs
  • Ensuring proper placement of volunteers
  • Overseeing and participating in the development of volunteer job descriptions and programs
  • Assigning volunteer work assignments and projects
  • Reviewing work products, methods, and procedures
  • Developing policies and procedures
  • Training other City staff on the supervision and management of volunteers
  • Serving as liaison between volunteers and City staff; developing and maintaining a database of information on volunteer sources, volunteer participation, volunteer skills and performance, and volunteer assignments
  • Tracking volunteer information (e.g.:  preparing reports, analyzing data related to volunteer activities, determining effectiveness of the programs, etc.)
  • Preparing and monitoring program budget
  • Developing and coordinating recognition activities for volunteers
  • Serving as liaison to publicize programs and recruit new projects 
  • This class may also supervise paraprofessional and clerical staff by assignment 
  • This class performs related duties as required

 

In addition, the job duties for the Arizona Museum of Natural History will include: 

  • Assisting with community outreach, special events, marketing/social media, membership recruitment and related activities that support and have synergy with the volunteer program to heighten customer experiences and inspire more visitors, exposure and new revenues for the museum
  • This position will regularly work Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. 
  • Due to the nature of the museum's position, weekend and evening hours are sometimes required

 

Community Services assignment:  A Volunteer Coordinator assigned to support the Neighborhood Outreach and Housing and Community Development divisions in the Community Services Department is responsible for performing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) activities including but not limited to:  coordinating community revitalization projects, providing education and resources to residents, and reporting of outcomes and outputs. This position will be required to work non-traditional work hours based on event needs.

 

Work requires the use of initiative and independent judgment, and is reviewed by a supervisor through written reports and overall results achieved. The classification has been designated as a non-classified, non-merit system, at-will position (Community Services Assignment). 

 

This class is FLSA exempt-administrative.

 

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts, Public Relations, Business or Public Administration, or a related field 
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in the administration of a volunteer program
  • Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license by hire date, and have access to a personal vehicle on a regular basis in order to attend special events and meetings, make site visits, and conduct research in neighborhoods and project sites (Community Services Assignment)

 

Substance Abuse Testing.  Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures (by assignment)

 

City of Mesa offers a competitive benefits package. A CITY OF MESA ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.

Applications will be available as of the opening date of 09/02/16.  Apply by date 09/15/16. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we will review applications as they are received. For complete job description, requirements and online application form, please visit our web site at: www.mesaaz.gov/jobs

 

City of Mesa is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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