Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum


Volunteer Services Coordinator
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

VOLUNTEER SERVICES COORDINATOR I
An Equal Opportunity Employer
BID ID #: ALP19003 
JOB TYPE: Full-Time
NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1 
PLAN/BU: RC062
SALARY
   $3,498.00 - $5,063.00 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 01/17/19
CLOSING DATE: 02/01/19 11:59 PM
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under general supervision performs professional functions assisting the Guest Services Division Manager and Lead Worker in implementing volunteer program strategies and services; identifies the need for volunteer services; assists in developing and maintaining records; participates in recruitment. selection, interviewing and training of potential volunteers; assists in the supervision of volunteers and coordination of the volunteers continued education programs; establishes and maintains continuous working relationships.

1. Supports the Volunteer Program Lead Worker and Division Manager to develop and implement volunteer program strategies and services for the ALPLM; identifies the need for volunteer services; informs management and staff of the concept and potentials for utilizing volunteer resources and implements their services.
2. Assists in developing and maintaining records, reports, schedules, and other administrative aids to monitor the Volunteer Program and activities; assists in the development of volunteer manuals and Station Cards that outline the volunteer positions, work rules, and rules of conduct for volunteers.
3. Participates in the recruitment, selection and training of all potential volunteers; assists in coordinating the placement of the volunteers according to their knowledge, experience, and interests; assists new volunteer orientations, interviews, and training sessions and ongoing continued education programming.
4. Assists in the supervision of volunteers' responsibilities in relation to evaluation of volunteer work performance; ensures each volunteer is fulfilling their assigned duties.
5. Establishes and maintains continuous working relationships with other ALPLM staff and volunteers; builds strong rapport with the volunteers and provides them any necessary direction or assistance to aid them in completing their volunteer tasks with the intent of improving the quality of the work assigned to the volunteer program.
6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education and Experience: Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of four years of college, with courses in behavioral sciences. Requires six months professional experience with volunteer program management, community organization or social science, or completion of the six months training course.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Requires working knowledge of principles and procedures in the development and utilization of community services in a volunteer services program; of methods of supervision, organization and administration; of the principles and practices of personnel management and the learning process as they relate to planning and organizing programs for utilizing volunteer workers.  Requires the ability to participate in the recruitment, selection, placement, training, and retention of volunteers; to carry out an informational program for securing public support of volunteer services; to provide effective leadership to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff personnel, community leaders, and the general public; to present ideas accurately and effectively, orally and in writing.

WORK HOURS & LOCATION/AGENCY CONTACT
Agency Contact:

Melissa Coultas, Director of Human Resources
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
212 North Sixth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701
217-557-5875
[email protected]
This position's regular schedule is Wednesday through Sunday, 8 am – 4:30 pm with a 1-hour unpaid lunch.  Regular days off are Monday and Tuesday.
HOW TO APPLY 

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This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at [email protected] or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).

Additional Documentation for Volunteer Services Coordinator I:
Class Specification
Additional Title and Exam Information

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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:
http://work.illinois.gov 
OR
212 North Sixth Street 
Springfield, IL 62701
Job #ALP19003 
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