Volunteer Program Coordinator

Website City of Albuquerque Open Space Division

Position Summary

Coordinate, monitor and manage volunteer and program activities within an assigned department; monitor and evaluate program performance; recommend and implement modifications to systems and procedures; recruit, train and supervise volunteer staff; perform a variety of administrative tasks in support of assigned area of responsibility.

Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements

Education and experience directly related to the minimum requirements below may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, public relations, or marketing; and

Five (5) years of experience in public relations; and 

To include one (1) year of supervisory or lead experience.


Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain by date of hire.

Possession of a City Operator’s Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire.

May work flexible hours, including evening, weekends, and holidays as required.

Preferred Knowledge

  • Operations, services and activities of a volunteer services program
  • Principles and practices of volunteer services program development and implementation
  • Principles and procedures of recruiting, training and monitoring the work of volunteer staff
  • Office equipment including computers
  • Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and safety regulations

Preferred Skills & Abilities

  • Coordinate and direct volunteer and public outreach programs and services
  • Recommend and implement goals and objectives for providing volunteer and public outreach services
  • Plan, coordinate and promote events/activities within assigned area
  • Elicit community and organizational support for volunteer programs
  • Interpret and explain City policies and procedures
  • Allocate limited resources in a cost effective manner
  • Communicate clearly and concisely
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

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