Start Volunteer Coordinator Department: Head Start Reports to: Community Partnership Manager FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Class: F Pay Grade: F Prepared Date: January 2007 Approved By: SaltLakeCAP Board of Trustees Original Approval Date: January 2007 Summary: Under
the supervision of the Community Partnership Manager, is responsible for
volunteers as outlined in the Head Start Performance Standards.Must have the physical
ability to lift 40 pounds. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or
without accommodation. The requirements listed below are representative
of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: ·Coordinate
with the Community Partnership Manager to act as an advocate and
spokesperson for Head Start families and help develop a better
understanding of the families served.Must
be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule. ·Serve
as an advisor to and provide training to the Policy Council.Work directly with the
Policy Council to fill community seats. ·Ensure
that the volunteer program is in full compliance with Head Start policy
and performance standards.
Actively recruits volunteers from the community,
colleges and businesses and initiates an inter-agency agreement with
Maintains communications with community agencies,
parent groups, and other component coordinators in the interest of
ongoing volunteer recruitment.
Acts as contact person for volunteers from the
Develop activities to provide volunteers with
both formal and informal recognition on an ongoing basis.
Oversees United Way Day of Caring and other
community volunteer projects and coordinates with essential staff.
Maintains accurate recordkeeping files on Head
Start community volunteers.
Work closely with the Community Partnership
Manager and fiscal representatives to ensure compliance with all
regulations regarding the valuation of donated services and their use
as part of the non-Federal matching funds requirement.
Create and develop new In-Kind opportunities for
use as part of the non-Federal matching funds requirement.
Develops materials and ensures that volunteers
are oriented, and complete their background checks and TB testing.
Conduct appropriate screening, interviewing and
placement of volunteers.
Have the ability to speak and provide
presentations to a variety of groups including professionals and board
Be willing to attend seminars, complete
continuing education courses and read publications for further
education about volunteer management and organizational theory.
Pursue Professional endorsement through the
Association for Volunteer Administration.
Completes other projects as assigned
Knowledge of various computer word processing and
Knowledge of E-mail, Internet and computer
Correct use of English, both verbal and written
Public speaking skills
Ability to network in order to provide a
comprehensive approach to client service
Ability to use good judgment
Ability to work independently as well as part of
Ability to work with a diverse population
Ability to relate to low-income people
Strong organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Knowledge of community resources, agencies and
Ability to work with community professionals
Understanding of the Head Start philosophy
Education AA or BA in a
related field. Experience 2 years of related experience preferred. Employment Standards and Requirements:
Good attendance is a requirement of the job
Professional behavior is a requirement of the job
Cooperation and participation when working with
others is a requirement of the job
Accountability and responsibility for work is a
requirement of the job
Meeting timelines and deadlines are a requirement
of the job
Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds
consistently throughout the day
Must be flexible to meet changing demands and
Must pass background check and drug/alcohol
Must follow SaltLakeCAP personnel policies as
outlined in the employee handbook
This position is required to drive as part of
the job duties? _X__ Yes, this position is required to drive Agency
owned vehicle only as part of the job duties, therefore a valid Utah
drivers license must be maintained at all times while employed in this
position. The Agency liability insurance carrier will, at new hire and
annually, review the driving record of individual to determine
acceptability of driver liability coverage. ___ Yes, this position is required to drive personal
vehicle as part of the job duties, therefore a valid Utah drivers
license and current personal automobile insurance must be maintained at
all times while employed in this position. The Agency liability
insurance carrier will, at new hire and annually, review the driving
record of individual to determine acceptability of driver liability
coverage. ___ No, this position is not required to drive
as part of the job duties. All requirements are subject to possible
modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or
significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other
employees. This job description in no way states or implies
that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying
this position. Employees will be required to follow any other
job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties
requested by their supervisor.