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Tohono Chul Park-Volunteer Services Coordinator-Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:48pm

Volunteer Services Coordinator


Tohono Chul Park
TUCSON , AZ 85704-4415

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Job Description 

Position Title: Volunteer Services Coordinator
Reports To: Interpretive Programs Manager
Type of Employment: Part Time (20 hours per week)
Status: Hourly (Non-exempt, eligible for over time)

Position Summary
The Volunteer Services Coordinator is responsible for the advancement of the volunteer program at Tohono Chul through the active recruitment, screening, orientation/training, scheduling and supervision of Tohono Chul’s volunteer corps. The Coordinator also interacts directly and indirectly with the visiting public on a regular basis and plays a key role in ensuring an exceptional visitor experience. The Coordinator’s duties involve leadership, planning, administration, and supervision. The position is part of the Education Department and reports to the Interpretive Programs Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Assess, place, and schedule all volunteers
• Maintain volunteer database and track volunteer hours
• Provide initial orientation and training of all new volunteers
• Ensure effective working relationships and rapport between staff and volunteers
• Provide resource support for volunteers and department heads
• Prepare and maintain volunteer publications and materials
• Coordinate specialized volunteer training with department heads and periodically assess and assist in retraining volunteers through continuing education offerings
• Plan and execute recognition programs and events to honor volunteer achievements, and improve opportunities for volunteers to socialize
• As time permits, reinstitute a volunteer newsletter
• Coordinate scheduling of special events with department heads and participate in said events
• Develop and execute recruitment strategies to build awareness of Tohono Chul’s volunteer program
• Other duties as assigned

The above description reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle function of this job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

Education and Experience 

Education and Experience
• An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
• Two or more years’ experience in coordinating and supervising volunteers
• Proven success in developing innovative volunteer programs
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Strong organizational skills including time management
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with volunteers and the public
• Proficiency with Windows 10 and the Microsoft Office Suite; experience with desktop publishing a plus
• Experience with an off-server maintained volunteer scheduling program such as Volgistics, preferred
• Training experience a plus

Application Instructions 

Submit resume and cover letter via email to:
Human Resources at

Full Name 
Jo Falls