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Volunteer Program Coordinator - part time

Boys Town Tallahassee, FL

Job Description

CLOSING DATE: Posted until September 7th, 2017 or until filled

Do you want a career with a company that makes a difference every day? Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. As one of the countrys largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year.

Part time hours will include working EVENING hours Monday through Friday from 2pm until 7pm. May work some weekends for special events.
Recruits, screens and manages potential volunteers.

The Volunteer Program Coordinator manages all activities required to recruit and train volunteers.
o Directs and works with Family Support Services staff on developing strategies and advertisements to implement in recruiting volunteers.
o Meets with volunteers on a regular basis to assess continuing training needs and to assist them in their assignment and projects; monitors hours and activities of volunteers to determine if additional recruitment efforts are needed.
o Manages the recruitment of potential volunteers.
o Develops reports and tracking mechanisms to track volunteers.
o Participates in speaking engagements and gives information on volunteer requirements.
o Conducts initial interviews and orientations with potential volunteers to assess skills and abilities and alignment with Boys Town philosophy.
o Requests driving and criminal background checks and reviews references for potential volunteers.
o Selects volunteers for final approval and submits to Program Director.
Trains volunteers.
o Coordinates, plans, and supervises initial and ongoing education activities for volunteers.
o Coordinates and conducts educational workshops of potential volunteers to include state specific and Boys Town specific materials.
o Develops annual education calendar of initial, ongoing, and network meeting topics; develops and collects materials for ongoing education.
o Provides screening and assessment to determine program eligibility and identifies areas to address in the service.
o Meets with families and children at various locations; utilizes own vehicle to travel to work destinations.
o Prepares and submits reports and recommendations concerning case load status, budget requests, and any unusual incidents that occur in the operation of the program.
o Reports any critical incidents involving family members or staff according to standard reporting guidelines.
o Ensures compliance with all contractual, regulatory, program, and accrediting body standards.


1 to 2 years of previous experience including administrative; experience recruiting and training volunteers is preferred.
Must provide own transportation (mileage reimbursed) to complete travel requirements of the job.
Bachelors degree in Behavioral Sciences or Human Services is preferred.
Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred.

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Knowledge of and experience with training or recruitment and selection.
Advanced critical-thinking and problem-solving, including ability to make assessments, and use sound judgment.
Ability to plan and carry out an effective community recruitment program.
Ability to research, plan, organize, and conduct training programs with adult learners; ability to comfortably utilize a collaborative approach to teaching and learning.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain complex material.
Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and multi-task while maintaining quality standards.
Knowledge of community resources and service providers available in the geographical area; knowledge of the functions and services of the community organizations and related human services.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Job Details

Date Posted September 2, 2017
Date Closes October 2, 2017
Requisition 11034
Located In Tallahassee, FL
Job Type Part-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00