The Volunteer Services Division of the City of Tualatin is offering an excellent opportunity for an experienced volunteer management professional with a passion for the environment and environmental education to make a difference in our community by providing stellar, hands-on leadership in the role of Volunteer Coordinator.
Supporting the Parks Maintenance division in the Operations department, the Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for managing, maintaining, and enhancing current parks and environmental volunteer programs, which include, but is not limited to, Put Down Roots in Tualatin, Dog Park Ambassadors, TEAM Tualatin, Boy Scout Eagle and Girl Scout Gold Award projects, and corporate/group special projects. Additionally, the Volunteer Coordinator is assigned to support other city-wide volunteer program needs throughout all departments and divisions.
Salary: $21.77 – $27.60 Hourly or $45,281.60 – $57,408.00 Annually
Closing: 09/27/16 11:59 PM
The Ideal Candidate
In addition to being able to perform the essential duties of the position, the successful candidate for the Volunteer Coordinator position will be adept at building and maintaining professional relationships with volunteers, but also establishing collaborative relationships with coworkers, other City departments, the school district and other environmental community partners. The successful candidate will be an on-site volunteer manager who is willing to get dirty and put their savvy project management skills to work in organizing and leading smoothly implemented episodic volunteer events.
Ideally, the candidate will have extensive experience working with a diverse volunteer base and enjoys confidently working with and engaging youth. The Volunteer Coordinator will be comfortable and skilled working autonomously within a team environment. The ideal candidate should also possess and demonstrate:
- Outstanding logical, flexible and creative thought processes in program and event development as well as problem solving.
- Sound decision making with respect to the cost-effectiveness, impact and timeliness of projects
- Integrity, ingenuity, and innovation
- Perceptiveness and collaboration with the ability to establish relationships and build bridges while still seeing the big picture
- Approachability, openness and an ability to be candid and tactful
- Appreciation for, and a commitment to, all facets of diversity
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and organizational skills
- Well- developed group interaction and presentation skills
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