Garfield County Public Library District (GCPLD) is an organization full of interesting and engaging volunteer opportunities. We greatly appreciate the effort and time our volunteers dedicate to the communities our libraries serve. GCPLD volunteers have supported our six library branches for over twenty years.
We are currently recruiting for a Volunteer Coordinator to lead our volunteers. The Volunteer Coordinator performs administrative work in the selection and hiring of volunteer for the libraries. The role is responsible for recruiting, onboarding, training, and supervising all volunteer functions. A liaison between branch staff and volunteers, the Volunteer Coordinator identifies volunteer needs at each branch and coordinates volunteer staff to meet such needs. This position responds to all six branches of the district and may work from multiple locations including administrative offices, and branch locations. The Volunteer Coordinator promotes volunteer opportunities, manages volunteer-driven programs, and develops and maintains an accurate database of all GCPLD volunteers.
The Volunteer Coordinator strives to provide outstanding customer service to Library District staff and volunteers, maintains an excellent rapport with community members and volunteers, and treats all individuals within and outside the District with courtesy and respect at all times
The ideal candidate will be affable and energetic with strong leadership and interpersonal skills. We are looking for a strong relationship builder. A Bachelor's degree in non-profit administration, human resources management, communications, or other similar field and two or more years of experience coordinating the work of volunteers, or equivalent experience related to project management or direct supervisory management of a large number of people is required.
This is a full-time, 40hrs/week, non-exempt position. The pay range for this position is $17.00-$21.50 per hour. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and employer contribution to retirement fund; paid vacation, sick, and holidays.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
The town of Carbondale is nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at an altitude of 6,171 feet. World class ski resorts, including Aspen, Snowmass and Sunlight, are located within 45 miles of this charming community. Carbondale residents enjoy a lively arts and music community, great dining, community gatherings and a wide range of economic, social and philosophical viewpoints.
Denver, the Mile High City, is 170 miles to the east of Carbondale and offers a wide variety of entertainment & sporting events, restaurants, shopping and is home to Denver International Airport.
Garfield County encompasses a geographical area of almost 3,000 square miles of which approximately 60% is federal public lands, and the furthest towns are 60 miles apart from each other. The population density is 19 people per square mile.
Our communities are located in beautiful valleys surrounded by high mountain desert, snowy Rocky Mountains, and several amazing tributaries of the Colorado River. A big reason people choose to live in Garfield County is the abundance of outdoor activities, including biking, skiing, soaking in hot springs, fishing, camping, and more.
Kim Owens, Human Resources Manager