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Volunteer Program Coordinator: Part Time

Boys Town locationTallahassee, FL
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Tallahassee, FL, United States

Description

Business: Boys Town

Job Summary:

In a career as a Volunteer Program Coordinator, you are often the backbone of Boys Towns success when it comes to ensuring our operations are running successfully and smoothly. You will do so my managing all activities required to recruit and train volunteers. No matter the role you play at Boys Town, you contribute to helping us change the future of Americas youth.

Schedule: Flexbility, Part Time (20 hours) between the hours of 8am-8pm

Responsibilities:

  • Recruits, screens and manages potential volunteers.
    • Directs and works with Family Support Services staff on developing strategies and advertisements to implement in recruiting volunteers.
    • 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.
    • Manages the recruitment of potential volunteers.
    • Develops reports and tracking mechanisms to track volunteers.
    • Participates in speaking engagements and gives information on volunteer requirements.
    • Conducts initial interviews and orientations with potential volunteers to assess skills and abilities and alignment with Boys Town philosophy.
    • Requests driving and criminal background checks and reviews references for potential volunteers.
    • Selects volunteers for final approval and submits to Program Director.
  • Trains volunteers.
    • Coordinates, plans, and supervises initial and ongoing education activities for volunteers.
    • Coordinates and conducts educational workshops of potential volunteers to include state specific and Boys Town specific materials.
    • Develops annual education calendar of initial, ongoing, and network meeting topics; develops and collects materials for ongoing education.
    • Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town.
    • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior.
  • Recruits and screens potential families for the volunteer program.
    • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with families and with community service resources, including medical professionals, public welfare personnel, lawyers, therapists, law enforcement staff, school officials, neighbors, and religious and youth organization representatives utilizing referral sources as necessary.
    • Provides screening and assessment to determine program eligibility and identifies areas to address in the service.
    • Maintains appropriate level of direct contact with families per program requirements.
    • Promotes family self-determination by assisting family in identifying and accessing community services and resources.
    • Meets with families and children at various locations; utilizes own vehicle to travel to work destinations.
    • Prepares and submits reports and recommendations concerning case load status, budget requests, changes in service plans, and any unusual incidents that occur in the operation of the program.
    • Reports any critical incidents involving family members or staff according to standard reporting guidelines.
    • Ensures compliance with all contractual, regulatory, program, and accrediting body standards.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Sciences or Human Services is preferred.
  • 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.

About Boys Town North Florida:

Make a difference here at Boys Town North Florida, where our programs and services touch the lives of more than 5,000 people each year. Since our arms opened in 1983, we have been providing hope and healing as a good neighbor in the Tallahassee community by serving our children and families.

The opportunity to shape the future of America's youth is only one of the many perks here in Tallahassee. The city has the wonderful weather Florida is famous for with the additional charm of a nice southern hospitality atmosphere, and there is nothing we believe in more than community. Boys Town North Florida has faith that our employees are our greatest asset, and we work to build a strong team culture at the site through team building activities such as quarterly potlucks, campus celebration, movie screenings and more. Outside of fostering relationships, our leadership initiative called œNext Gen gives staff an opportunity to engage in training and development to prepare for their next career move within the organization.

Date Posted: April 19, 2021

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, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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