Job is Expired Volunteer Program Coordinator

Jefferson County Public Library / Lakewood Administration Building

Job deadline Apply by May 21st, 2017   Job salary $21.51 to $26.88 per hour   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

We're looking for an energetic person with a passion for service to the community.  If you enjoy sharing your passion with all levels of an organization through active participation, collaboration and excellent communication skills, this may the job you've been dreaming of.   

The person joining our team will coordinate a comprehensive volunteer program for all locations of JCPL.  They will work closely and collaboratively with Library staff, Library Foundation and the Speaker's Bureau, providing support and participating in community activities.  The person in this position also supports fundraising efforts by writing grant proposals and fostering community partnerships.


  • Provide presentations for community agencies as requested.
  • Write articles for community publications to create interest in the JCPL Volunteer program.
  • Support and coordinate the efforts of the Library's Speakers Bureau.
  • Develop community partnerships to support volunteer and fund raising efforts.
  • Support fund raising efforts by writing grant proposals as needed.
  • Plan and coordinate volunteer events.
  • Recruit and onboard new volunteers.
  • Communicate information to active and potential JCPL volunteers regarding volunteer opportunities, training policies and procedures.  
  • Effectively match volunteers with jobs that considers Library needs, volunteer skill sets, availability and geographic locations.
  • Evaluate volunteer performance for recognition and appreciation.
  • Serve as liaison between volunteers, Library staff and Library Foundation.
  • Review the Volunteer Handbook and revise as needed.
  • Maintain volunteer files, records and database.
  • Track overall program statistics to report periodically  to management and the Library Board.

Description of Community

Jefferson County Public Library, formed in 1952, is the largest public library in the state of Colorado and in the Rocky Mountain Region.  Nestled midway between the city of Denver and the nearby Rocky Mountain Region, and spanning 774 square miles, Jefferson County is the second largest county in Colorado.  Jefferson County Public Library is a Department in Jefferson County Government.

Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) will be the essential destination where all generations connect, discover, and create.  We help to build an educated and vibrant community by providing equal access to information and opportunities.  Everyone is welcome at JCPL.  We serve with care, meet patrons where they are, give them our full attention, and strive to exceed their expectations.  Our core values are: Innovation, Accountability, and Excellence.

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - 1
Professional - -
Library - -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

  • 1 to 3 years of demonstrated experience in developing structure, systems and procedures to support volunteers required.
  • 1 to 3 years of experience successfully writing grants required.
  • Excellent communication, writing, editing skills required.
  • Ability to prepare and present information to volunteers, Library leadership, Library Board and community partners is required.

Application Requirements

  • Must be able to work some evenings, some weekends and minor holidays.
  • Offer of employment contingent on criminal history check, education verification and Motor Vehicle Record check.
  • Must have and maintain a Colorado Driver's License.

HR Contact Information

Kim Curtis

Recruitment Coordinator

Jefferson County Public Library


Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not required

Salary Wage Calculator $21.51 to $26.88 per hour

Hours per week







Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

May 16th, 2017

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