There is currently one vacancy in the i.d.e.a. Museum that is part-time, non-benefited, and grant-funded; however, this recruitment will be used to create a Citywide list to fill future vacancies and position types that include full-time, as well as part-time, benefited, non-benefited, and/or grant-funded (non-benefited and/or grant-funded positions are considered at-will positions).

A Volunteer Coordinator is a professional classification with responsibility for planning, developing, coordinating, and implementing a large and comprehensive volunteer program or programs (200+ volunteers) for a department or unit of the City. Incumbents in this class manage all aspects of a volunteer program(s). Specific duties performed include: recruiting, selecting, training, and directly and indirectly supervising a large number of volunteers for one or a variety of volunteer programs; ensuring proper placement of volunteers; overseeing and participating in the development of volunteer job descriptions and programs; assigning volunteer work assignments and projects; reviewing work products, methods, and procedures; developing policies and procedures; training other City staff on the supervision and management of volunteers; serving as liaison between volunteers and City staff; developing and maintaining a database of information on volunteer sources, volunteer participation, volunteer skills and performance, and volunteer assignments; tracking volunteer information (example: preparing reports, analyzing data related to volunteer activities, determining effectiveness of the programs, etc.); preparing and monitoring program budget; developing and coordinating recognition activities for volunteers; and serving as liaison to publicize programs and recruit new projects. This class may also supervise paraprofessional and clerical staff by assignment. This class performs related duties as required.

The Volunteer Coordinator class is distinguished from other classifications with elements of volunteer duties by having a full-range of responsibilities for a comprehensive volunteer program(s). Work requires the use of initiative and independent judgment, and is reviewed by a supervisor through written reports and overall results achieved. This class is FLSA exempt-administrative. Part-time employees in this classification are FLSA non-exempt.

Minimum Qualifications Required. Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts, Public Relations, Business or Public Administration, or a related field. A minimum of two years of professional experience in the administration of a volunteer program.

Special Requirements. Must possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License by hire date, and have access to a personal vehicle on a regular basis in order to attend special events and meetings, make site visits, and conduct research in neighborhoods and project sites (AZ Museum of Natural History, Community Services, and i.d.e.a. Museum Assignment).

Substance Abuse Testing. Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures (by assignment).


Organization/Company: City of Mesa
Location: Mesa, AZ
Deadline: 08/08/2019
How to Apply: Interested applicants will need to complete an application on