JOB SUMMARY: Supports facility operations through recruiting, recordkeeping and coordination of volunteers. Works to find appropriate and meaningful volunteer opportunities that benefit both Wagner Farm and the volunteer.
JOB DUTIES TO INCLUDE: Recruits volunteers for programs, horticulture, animal care, restoration, special events and other areas of operation as requested by staff. Recruits volunteers and supports special volunteer projects such as the Wagner Teamster program, etc. Develops and coordinates projects for local businesses, schools, community service groups, churches, scout troops, and business organizations as requested. Develops and conducts new volunteer orientation, interpretive material and general training. Leads and participates with volunteers in the work they are performing. Schedules volunteers and assigns tasks for regular farm work and events. Assists in matching volunteers with appropriate areas of interest. Assists in designing promotional pieces on volunteer opportunities. Assists in the development and implementation of volunteer recognition and professional development programs. Develops and initiates regular communication with volunteers, both individuals and groups through email, social media and other means.
QUALIFICATIONS - The best applicants will have: High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree strongly preferred. Prior experience coordinating a volunteer labor force desirable. Experience working at a non-profit or community based organization preferred. Licenses: Valid IL Driver’s License required with the ability to qualify to drive Glenview Park District vehicles. Ability to perform medium duty work.
This is a year-round position working a varied part-time schedule. Schedule will include week days, evenings, and weekends as required. Number of hours / week will vary based on season and business need. Pay $10-$14/hour (dependent on qualifications).
BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO Prescription Coverage Life Insurance Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) Opportunity to Earn Paid Time Off Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefit
APPLY ONLINE Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page.