RSVP Volunteer Coordinator (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program)

Division:Senior Services
Open Date:September 15, 2021
Close Date:September 30, 2021
Salary Range:$16.17 - $24.93 / hour
Number of Openings:1
Employment Type:Full Time
Salary commensurate with qualifications/experience

Job Description

General Purpose
Coordinates volunteer recruitment and training, and provides support for the RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer) program.
Example of Duties
(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class). Coordinates volunteer recruitment, training, recognition and retention for the program. Provides program support assisting with volunteers, partner contracts and Memorandums of Understanding (MOU), and internal processes. Interviews prospective volunteers and explains the range of opportunities; considers volunteers’ interests and talents, and assigns them to suitable volunteer stations to provide meaningful experiences and useful services. Maintains a complete file of program volunteer opportunities including job descriptions, necessary qualifications, required time commitments, and available training. Processes the enrollment of volunteers following program and division procedures and applicable local, state and federal rules and regulations. Publicizes volunteer opportunities using media presentations and local publications, making appearances at community organizations and events, posting announcements on bulletin boards, and using other viable forms of advertising. Ensures volunteer files are current and information is updated as needed. Ensures accuracy of information and completion of required documentation based on federal guidelines. Prepares and sends monthly reminders to volunteers regarding participation in program, and requests timesheets and mileage reimbursement forms. Maintains relationships with community agencies; establishes new volunteer stations; assists with the MOU process and ensures accurate information is available for each volunteer station. Works with RSVP Project Manager in developing project operating procedures to ensure compliance with grant requirements. Assists partner agencies in identifying goals and expectations. Oversees collection, input and accuracy of data collection. Manages outcome data collection from partner agencies to meet grant reporting requirements. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience

Graduation from high school (or equivalent), plus two (2) years of directly related full-time employment; an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.


Preference for training and/or experience working with volunteer programs and/or 55+ population.


Preference for fluency in Spanish and English (fluency defined as proficiency level in both languages as evidenced by the ability to verbally interpret from English-to-Spanish and from Spanish-to-English, as well as the ability to translate written documents from English-to-Spanish and from Spanish-to-English).


Special Qualifications

Must pass a criminal history background investigation. Must pass a Sex Offender Registry background check.

Must furnish personal transportation for on-the-job travel. Must possess a valid Utah Driver License. Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Working knowledge of: applicable federal regulations; marketing strategies and techniques; volunteer development and management; community organizations; general supervisory principles. Skill in: using all applicable computer hardware and software programs/applications; office equipment including a multi-line telephone, copier, fax machine, calculator, etc. Ability to: exercise sound judgment; apply critical thinking skills; perform multiple tasks simultaneously; effectively organize and prioritize assignments, and meet deadlines; make public presentations; effectively work with the public and with culturally diverse populations; receive and respond to complaints; efficiently use computer hardware and applicable software; communicate effectively (verbally and in writing); follow written and oral instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other employees and the general public.
Important Information

Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment. Proof of automobile insurance and a current Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) required.