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The Volunteer Program Coordinator is responsible for developing, coordinating, and managing statewide volunteer programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and

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Supervises a medium-sized staff of volunteer program developers and volunteers by interviewing and recommending for hire, training employees, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Develops and assists in the development of statewide volunteer programs by reviewing and evaluating agency needs and available resources, preparing program proposals, and recommending methods of program implementation. Coordinates agency programs and resources by researching existing and alternative volunteer resources and contacting other agency coordinators and/or business, community, or non-profit organization representatives to arrange common services. Identifies and develops program training materials, presents training course, and provides technical assistance to agency coordinators as needed. Develops and manages volunteer demonstration programs by designing program and grant proposals, monitoring and evaluating program usage, and preparing program publicity. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures Knowledge of volunteer program development, recruitment, and interviewing practices and procedures. Knowledge of volunteer services and programs. Knowledge of community and state resources. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to develop, write, and monitor volunteer programs. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a major in sociology, social work, or a related field; plus three years of experience in volunteer program management or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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