Weld County Volunteer and Partnership Coordinator
Posted: July 30, 2019
Location: City of Greeley NAT Office, Island Grove Park, Greeley, CO
Time Commitment: Full-time
This position will be an employee of VOC based in Weld County and working closely with locally based land managers and related organizations. This new role supports VOC's efforts to continue building public land stewardship capacity by enhancing partnerships and local volunteerism to benefit public lands within the Weld County vicinity.
This position’s primary responsibilities will include:
1. Management, coordination and administration of volunteer programs in the Weld County vicinity.
2. Coordination and support of land managers and community organizations in the Weld County vicinity to manage their volunteer stewardship needs, projects and trainings.
3. Fostering and development of greater partnerships and regional stewardship collaboration between local agencies, municipalities and community organizations.
4. Pursuit of alternative funding opportunities to support ongoing development of the volunteer and partnership program.
5. Capacity building for volunteer management for City of Greeley NAT and other Weld County-vicinity partners.
Develop and implement a systematic approach for outreach and volunteer recruitment for specific projects and ongoing volunteer opportunities.
-Manage volunteer recruitment outreach and communications for outdoor stewardship projects and for ongoing volunteer opportunities.
-Manage and coordinate volunteer projects with agency/organization representatives and partners.
-Work with locally based partners and VOC to identify volunteer needs and match volunteers to those needs for direct project and ongoing volunteer opportunities.
-Manage volunteer registration and communications processes using VOC’s database and registration systems and volunteer recruitment tools.
-Develop a system for identifying and developing projects and volunteer opportunities internally within the local land management agencies and organizations.
-Serve as primary contact for volunteer program inquiries (staff and public).
-Foster and develop partnerships with agencies, municipalities and organizations in the community – serve as local VOC liaison, attend partner meetings.
-Develop programs to train volunteer leaders using VOC’s Outdoor Stewardship Institute and Stepping Up Stewardship resources.
-Conduct effective marketing and communications about volunteer opportunities/projects through meetings, newsletters and other means.
-Solicit in-kind donations from local businesses for volunteer projects.
Oversee administration of volunteer recordkeeping - volunteer agreements, agreement log, volunteer files, event sign-up sheets.
-Serve as primary administrator of volunteer data in online database (post and manage opportunities).
-Compile fiscal year volunteer data and submit volunteer and partnership report for all VOC projects and programs.
Pursue alternative funding opportunities to support ongoing development of the partnership and volunteer program (grants, etc.).
Serve as Project Lead for all VOC specific projects and staff all other volunteer projects on-site as necessary.
Assist agencies and other partnering organizations with project development, management, and scheduling.
Manage Weld County-based tool and gear cache
-Pursue funds to purchase tools as needed
-Maintain tools and other equipment as needed
-Manage and coordinate tool check-out procedures with local stewardship and stakeholder groups
Attendance at evening meetings and assigned project weekends and site visits (primarily in the Weld County area) are required as part of this job. This is an exempt position with flexible job hours according to the requirements of the schedule.
The following competencies are expected from all team members at VOC:
- Comfort camping and working in variety of settings and in inclement weather.
- Comfort working with basic hand and power tools in support of trail or restoration work
- Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Job duties also include a general office environment, spent sitting and operating a computer and other office machinery. Must be able to read, write, and communicate fluently in English. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive vehicles, including trips to the VOC office in Denver.
VOC offers a competitive total rewards package of compensation and benefits, including 100% employer-paid health insurance, up to a 4% match on 403(b) retirement plan contributions, paid vacation and sick time, and more. This is an exempt position. NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
Email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Weld County Volunteer and Partnership Coordinator” in the subject line.
No Phone Calls.