Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator Department: Museum Services Supervisor: Executive Director Employment Status: Half-time Salary Structure/Range: $15,600 - $17,680
Job Summary: Following Board-approved policies and guidelines, the Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for recruitment, training, and scheduling of volunteers to serve in the Museum Shop and Museum Campus. NOTE: Volunteers serving in the Archives are provided specialized training and are scheduled separately by Archives and Collections staff.
Primary Departmental Duties & Responsibilities: Communications (Includes volunteers serving at the Archives) Ensures all volunteers receive timely information about organizational activities and events as well as identifying opportunities for additional participation; Coordinates volunteer appreciation activities, for example, social gatherings and educational field trips. Training and Coordination (May include an overview for volunteers at the Archives.) Trains all staff and volunteers for duties associated with Museum Campus facilities, customer service expectations, and other operational procedures; With staff assistance, develops and updates a training manual as reference for volunteers, staff, and the Board; Schedules trained volunteers so that Museum Campus facilities are adequately attended during all hours of operation; Develops recruitment strategies to encourage volunteering; Serves in the Museum Shop and/or as docent when necessary. Organizational Duties and Responsibilities Provides regular reports of services performed and other data required for use by the department, organization, and funding entities; Contributes to preparation and tracking of grants submitted by LAHS; Participates in, serves on, or assists with organizational trainings, meetings, committees, retreats, etc. in support of a department and/or LAHS; Performs occasional other duties as determined by the Executive Director.
Performance expectations: All LAHS staff are expected to: Perform satisfactorily according to annual organizational, departmental, and individual goals; Contribute to a customer-friendly, collaborative, and professional environment for staff and the public, e.g., by assisting as needed with any aspect of departmental – and occasionally organizational – activities; Adhere to schedules; Adhere to applicable state and federal laws and organizational policy, in particular, the elements of the LAHS Employee Handbook. Physical working environment: Position is part-time; Workplace may be an office or retail setting at various multiple-storied locations, and/or outdoors as needed; Work requires evening and/or weekend hours. Qualifications and Key Competencies: Required: Any combination of education, training, skills, experience, or technical abilities equivalent to: Two (2) years experience in successfully organizing, training, scheduling, and leading a work team; Appreciation for the importance and value of volunteers to the Society; Strong interpersonal and customer service skills; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Computer skills including competence in the use of Microsoft Word & Excel; Willingness and ability to work a varied schedule; ***Possession or acquisition within 6 months of a valid U.S. state driver’s license, preferably from New Mexico; ***The ability to lift and move materials up to 25 lbs. from one location to another; ***The ability to climb stairs. *** These are considered essential functions of the job.
Preferred: : Any combination of education, training, skills, experience, or technical abilities equivalent to: An AA in Hospitality Management or related field; Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover every duty required or working situation and can be changed or updated at any time.
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