Volunteer Coordinator

Job Description

This is administrative work involving the coordination of the volunteer program for all service areas of the Department and City.

Essential Job Functions:
  1. Develops and coordinates systems for recruitment, training, placement, supervision, evaluation and retention of volunteers.
  2. Develops and maintains a Volunteer Management Manual.
  3. Maintains background screening procedures in accordance with City policy.
  4. Coordinates volunteer job descriptions related to levels of responsibilities.
  5. Evaluates risk management concerns related to volunteers.
  6. Coordinates and assigns community volunteers to open positions.
  7. Develops community partnerships to increase volunteerism with the Department; serves as liaison with United Way Volunteer Engagement Program and Corporate Volunteer Programs.
  8. Supervises and evaluates volunteers and volunteer projects as assigned.
  9. Coordinates the Adopt-A-Park program in conjunction with WPRF Friends Group; serves as liaison to WPRF Friends Group.
  10. Facilitates the promotion and marketing of volunteer opportunities and completed events to increase public awareness and participation.
  11. Develops a formal plan and procedures for volunteer recognition.
  12. Prepares and presents annual Volunteer Program Report.
  13. Performs weekend On-Call duties as scheduled.

This position works 20 hours per week. Hours generally worked during normal business hours Mon. - Fri., 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with some evenings and weekends required.


Typical Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor's Degree from a four (4) year accredited college or university in Recreation/Parks Management, Public Administration, Communications or other related Liberal Arts Field.
  2. Four (4) years of progressive responsible experience in the management of volunteers; parks/recreation/forestry setting preferred or any equivalent combination of training and experience related to the essential job functions.
  3. Ability to pass a drug screen.
  4. Valid dirver's license with excellent driving record; obtain First Aid and CPR certification within six (6) months of employment.

Salary/Salary Range

$27.41 per hour

How to Apply

Applications may be filed online at: http://www.waukesha-wi.gov/314/Employment-Openings or mailed to: 201 Delafield St., Room 205, Waukesha, WI 53188, Phone: 262-524-3744

Closing Date

November 17, 2017


October 26, 2017