City of Mesa job announcement for Citywide Volunteer Program Coordinator

CITY OF MESA
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Citywide Volunteer Program Coordinator

SALARY:

$49,154.29 - $69,388.80 Annually

OPENING DATE: 02/24/17

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION/DUTIES:

_THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN UNTIL SUFFICIENT WITH A FIRST REVIEW OF 
APPLICATIONS ON THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017._

A Citywide Volunteer Program Coordinator is a professional 
classification located in Neighborhood Outreach, and is responsible 
for overseeing the coordination of the Citywide volunteer management 
team, promoting and recognizing volunteer programs Citywide, and 
serving as the City's first point of contact for employees and 
residents regarding the City of Mesa volunteer programs.  

The Citywide Volunteer Program Coordinator is responsible for planning, 

developing, coordinating, and implementing a large and comprehensive 
volunteer program and/or special events.  The volunteer events are 
based on department and/or Mayor and Council needs, and can include 
the coordination of 200+ volunteers for one single day event.
Incumbents in this class manage all aspects of a volunteer 
program(s).  Specific duties performed include:  coordinating large, 
high profile, and other events that include the use of internet, 
Facebook, social media, and press releases; coordinating bi-monthly 
meetings with team on topics relevant to volunteer management; 
ensuring staff is trained and is complying with volunteer policies 
and procedures; tracking, measuring, and reporting Citywide volunteer 
program metrics; promoting utilization of volunteers to all City 
departments; overseeing the creation of a monthly Citywide volunteer 
e-newsletter; ensuring the City has a presence in the National Days 
of Service (i.e., Mayor's Day of Recognition, Make a Difference Day, 
Global Youth Service Day, etc.); ensuring the City has a presence at 
local service-related events (i.e., volunteer recruitment fairs, 
meetings, workshops, local colleges, governor's office, etc.); 
overseeing the coordination of Citywide recognition of volunteers 
involving Mayor and Council, and keeping the Mayor and Council 
up-to-date on Citywide volunteerism as needed; researching volunteer 
grant opportunities and submitting applications; and assisting other 
Neighborhood Outreach Coordinators and the Community Services 
Director within a team environment with various tasks, when needed, 
to ensure the success of the City and the office.  This class may 
supervise paraprofessional and clerical staff.  This class performs 
related duties as required.

This assignment requires lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally, 20 
pounds frequently, or negligible weights constantly.  Additionally, 
this position will require the ability to sit, stand, stoop, bend, 
squat, climb ladders and step stools, push, and pull.  This work is 
predominately conducted outdoors, and is subject to inclement 
weather.  Exposure to large crowds at events is likely.  This 
position will be required to work frequent non-traditional work hours 
based on event needs.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES:  This Citywide Volunteer Program Coordinator 
class is distinguished from other Volunteer Coordinator 
classifications by having responsibility for coordinating tasks and 
assignments on a Citywide level in addition to having the full-range 
of responsibilities for a comprehensive volunteer program(s) and 
special events.  General direction is received from the Community 
Services Director who evaluates work through conferences, meetings, 
written reports, and results achieved.  This class is FLSA 
exempt-administrative.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

EMPLOYEE VALUES [7]:  All employees of the City of Mesa are expected 
to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, 
Respect, and Integrity.

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, Social Work, or 
a related field.  Considerable (3 - 5 years) progressively 
responsible experience in the administration of volunteer programs 
and/or events.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS.  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.

PREFERRED/DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) 
skills are highly desirable.

LINK TO JOB DESCRIPTION:


http://apps.mesaaz.gov/jobdescriptions/Documents/JobDescriptions/cs466
3.pdf



The City of Mesa supports the following Council Strategic
Initiatives: Economic Development, Quality Of Life, Community 
Engagement, Financial Stability and Regional Leadership. The City of 
Mesa respects, values, and welcomes diversity in our workforce. To 
this end, we encourage all interested people to apply. Human 
Resources reserves the right to close positions without prior 
notification.

APPLY ONLINE AT:
http://mesaaz.gov/Jobs/

PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211-1466
480-644-2758
480-644-3240

jobs.info@mesaaz.gov

Tina Coleman

Human Resources Analyst

City of Mesa

20 E. Main St. Ste. 130

Mesa, AZ 85201

Work: 480-644-2572

tina.coleman@mesaaz.gov

 

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