Volunteer Services Coordinator II

  • Full Time
  • Salt Lake County, UT
  • $21.79 - $25.35 an hour USD / Year
  • Salary: $21.79 - $25.35 an hour

State of Utah

Are you passionate about shooting sports, wildlife-related recreation, and helping people of all ages and backgrounds learn how to safely enjoy those activities, the Volunteer Services Coordinator position at the Lee Kay Public Shooting Range might be right for you. You would be responsible for managing the volunteer services program at the Lee Kay Public Shooting Range, this includes attracting and recruiting new and diverse volunteers, while keeping existing volunteers engaged. A reliable workforce of well-trained volunteers is essential to ensuring the safety of the shooting sports enthusiasts who recreate at Lee Kay.

Principal Duties:
As a volunteer services coordinator, you will:
Develop, conduct and evaluate the volunteer services program at the Lee Kay Public Shooting Range.
Coordinate the schedule for approximately 80+ volunteer services staff.
Coordinate and conduct volunteer staff training.
Develop partnerships with shooting sports organizations, and non-governmental organizations, and wildlife conservations groups.
Help provide front counter customer service and range safety operations, as needed.
Help with facility and grounds maintenance and light housekeeping, as needed.

The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will have:
a firm understanding of the best practices related to volunteer human resource management and volunteer programs
enjoy working with the public and volunteers
the ability to communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, verbally and in writing
strong interpersonal communication abilities, which facilitate building relationships among individuals with diverse backgrounds
the ability to develop creative, pragmatic ways to solve problems and improve processes
be highly organized and detail oriented
interpersonal skills that demonstrate sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
problem solving and deductive reasoning skills
experience in scheduling and supervising volunteers

Why you should join our team:
At the Lee Kay Public Shooting Range, you’ll become part of an incredible team that provides an opportunity to help people enjoy the diverse range of shooting sports recreational activities we offer, work in a challenging profession that has a meaningful impact to the public through volunteer service and shape the future of the next generation of shooting sports participants. We are passionate about our work, enjoy the outdoors, and take pride in serving the public. By joining our team at the Lee Kay Public Shooting Range, you will enjoy year-round employment opportunities that foster personal and professional growth. This position offers a competitive benefits package, including medical and dental coverage, as well as participation in the Utah Retirement System with a pension and retirement savings. In addition, the position offers opportunities to advance your education through UDWR sponsored programs. Click the “benefits” tab above for more information about the benefits the State of Utah has to offer.

The Division: For more information about the Division of Wildlife Resources click here.

Supplemental Information
Working Conditions:

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds
Lee Kay Public Shooting Range is open to the public Wednesdays through Sundays.
Hours of operation fluctuate seasonally.

Bachelors degree in parks, recreation and tourism, outdoor recreation, or a wildlife-related natural resources field, or other related field. Five years professional experience managing volunteer programs and volunteers may be accepted in lieu of degree.
Human Resource Management Certificate and/or five years professional experience managing volunteer programs and volunteers.
Preference may be given to applicants with NRA safety certifications.
Preference may be given to applicants with Trauma/First Aid certifications.
Must be able to pass a background investigation appropriate for employees working with firearms and children.
Requires weekend and evening work.
Ability to conduct work for an extended period of time in a variety of weather conditions (snow/rain in temperatures ranging from below freezing to in excess of 100 F).

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