Volunteer Program Coordinator (BEST Program) - Instruction Department

Eugene, OR, US
Oct 14, 2020
This is a part-time .75 FTE/6 hours per day position working on the CL-192 (192 days per school year) schedule.

20 hours per week will be devoted to BEST program community partner development and communication; 10 hours per week will be devoted to managing a professional development tracking data base.

This position will be physically present at the worksite and will be required to follow public health protocols.

Provide effective liaison and support services to community-based volunteers and organizations to promote successful community relations programs for the District.

Essential Functions:
  1. Develop volunteer and community support resources, including recruiting volunteers to serve in advisory or support roles on District programs such as Big Brother/Big Sister and Business School Partnerships; contacting business leaders, service organization leaders and individual citizens to explain the District's community-based programs; interviewing and placing volunteers and assisting with their orientation and training.
  2. Monitor and evaluate volunteer and community relations programs. Review periodic reports of program results, analyze budgets and expenses, reallocate budget funds as needed to assist in project success, and provide assistance such as counseling and resource library materials.
  3. Publicize District community relations program through writing or editing periodic newsletters, bulletins, articles and brochures.
  4. Plan and assist with special events and programs including preparation of agendas, organizing participants and arranging facilities and materials.
  5. Maintains regular and prompt attendance.
  6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  1. Knowledge of District community relations policies and programs.
  2. Knowledge of volunteer organizations and programs, public and community relations, and methods of organizing and leading volunteer or public service groups.
  3. Ability to make effective direct personal contacts, presentations and public.
  4. Ability in fundamental business principles including work review and budget oversight.
  5. Ability in written expression suitable for community-based publications and reports.
  6. Experience in differentiating practices for diverse populations.
  7. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse students, staff and community populations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience with non-profit, volunteer or private business agencies in public service or volunteer activities or in teaching, with emphasis on volunteer coordination.

Bilingual proficiency and/or multicultural experience strongly preferred.

To view the complete job description visit: https://www.4j.lane.edu/hr/jobdescriptionsandclassif/classifieddescriptions/

Additional Information:

Complete application in its entirety. Incomplete applications will not be accepted or processed, there are no exceptions.

We do not accept walk-in, faxed, or applications via mail. All applications must be submitted using the GovermentJobs website. It is your responsibility to submit a complete application. Submitting an application does not guarantee any candidate an interview. Candidates are interviewed by appointment only. If you apply to more than one job, an application is required for EACH job posting.

ALL required documentation must be scanned and attached in order to submit an online application.

Upon offer of employment applicants must obtain a fingerprint clearance from the Oregon State Police Department and the FBI through a process authorized by the Eugene School District 4J. Applicants would be responsible for the one-time fingerprint clearance fee.

An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

The Eugene School District 4J does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ancestry, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity in admission or access to the treatment of employment in its programs and activities as required by state and federal law. If you have any complaints, please contact the HR Department at (541) 790-7670.

It is the District's policy to provide qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with applicable law. Applicants wishing to claim veterans' preference must provide the following military documents verifying their eligibility:

Veterans : A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge OR a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs indicating the applicant receives a non-service connected pension.

Disabled Veterans : A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge AND a copy of the applicants veteran's disability preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (unless the information is included on the DD Form 214 or 215).

For veterans' preference to apply, the required military documents must be submitted to the District at the time of application submission.