Employment TypeJob (Full-time)
The Volunteer Coordinator will recruit, train, evaluate, maintain, and recognize volunteers through a volunteer program to include individual and group volunteers who support Scissortail Park. The position works across all organization departments to identify and match qualified volunteers to opportunities. This is a full-time non-exempt position reporting directly to the Vice President of Programming.
Scissortail Park is a 70-acre innovative new park in downtown Oklahoma City. Opened in 2019, the Park features a variety of engaging experiences for visitors, including ornamental gardens and arboretum, a 3.7-acre lake, walking trails, a children’s playground and nature play area, interactive water fountains, a seasonal roller rink, a dog park, sports courts, a picnic grove, a restaurant, and performance stage and great lawn. Year-round programming ensures the Park is a destination in all seasons. Programs include concerts, a farmer’s market, exercise and sports programs, community and seasonal festivals, boating, fishing and more. It is a Park that welcomes all in our community to enjoy its natural beauty and vibrancy of its cultural, recreational, and educational offerings.
Duties & Responsibilities
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
• Work across the organization to identify volunteer opportunities that align with the Gardens’ mission and values.
• Recruit, train, evaluate, schedule, maintain, and recognize volunteers through a volunteer program.
• Evaluate potential volunteers through an application, screening, background checks, and interview process to assess their abilities and fit for the organization.
• Provide regular written, verbal, and in-person communication with the volunteers to maintain their engagement with the organization.
• Conduct onboarding and regular training opportunities to keep volunteers informed about the organization.
• Organize, plan, and lead volunteer opportunities with corporate, civic, or school groups to ensure a rewarding and meaningful experience.
• Maintain a database of volunteer information to manage communications with volunteers, schedule volunteers, and track volunteer hours.
• Steward volunteers by recognizing birthdays, years of service, and special events to show appreciation for their assistance.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Manages non-paid volunteers, including individuals and groups.
Education and Experience
Education and/or Experience
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• At least three years of experience in a nonprofit volunteer program or relevant experience.
Computer Equipment and Software Requirements
• Intermediate understanding of Microsoft Office products, especially Word and Excel.
• Experience with a database system is preferred.
• Experience with standard office equipment.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
• Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.
Skills and Abilities Required
• Excellent organizational and project management skills; must meet deadlines.
• Demonstrate the ability to recruit, train, retain, and recognize volunteers.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills -written and verbal – with internal and external audiences.
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
• Ability to monitor and assess the performance of the volunteer program and suggest improvements as needed.
• Ability to manage confidential and proprietary information with discretion.
• Strong customer service skills.
• Strong commitment to teamwork.
Must be able to work both indoors and outdoors. Some locations visited while executing job duties may not be wheelchair accessible; some time may be spent outside. Must be able to work occasional nights and weekends.
• Must be able to sit for extended periods.
• Must be able to bend, stoop, and lift on occasion.
• Must be able to climb stairs.
• Must be able to walk from the office building to the Park facility.
Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be contacted only if considered for an initial phone or in-person interview.Application Deadline:
March 29, 2024