Volunteer Services Coord IV
Company: Texas Health & Human Services Commission
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Volunteer Services Coord IV
Volunteer Services Coord IV: The Director of Community Relations is
to the center director for coordinating and directing an effective
community relations and
volunteer program for the facility. The incumbent performs
administrative functions such
as disseminating volunteer information to the facility and
community, prepares quarterly
and other reports for the State Office and the director, processes
and records all
donations of money, goods and services. This position is
responsible for developing and
directing the facility's total community relations program,
organization of special events
and interpreting volunteer programs and functions to the area
incumbent is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the
utilization and training of
volunteers; serves as the liaison between the facility and all
working on behalf of the facility; provides support to the
Volunteer Council (VSC) as a
non- voting member, coordinating and directing fund raising
activities, grant writing,
overseeing the implementation and proper recording of budgetary
communicating VSC activities to the community. The incumbent is the
Officer for the center and responsibilities include: publishing a
center newsletter, writing
press releases, coordination of interviews and is responsible for
reporting all media
contact to State Office. The position is also responsible for
overseeing recruitment efforts
for the center. Incumbent should be flexible and willing to accept
new duties and
responsibilities when required. Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a
specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule,
extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave
policy and performs other duties as assigned.
Plans, organizes, supervises, directs and publicizes the facility's
total community relations component. Organizes and maintains
specific programs of recruitment, selection, orientation,
assignment, assessment, and recognition for volunteers. Interprets
the Center's philosophy, purpose, plans, and programs to area
communities through personal speaking engagements, media and other
special events. Provides support to the Volunteer Services Council
as a non-voting member. Assists the Center's Director in the
overall planning and management of the facility by serving as a
member of facility executive level administrative committees, whose
purposes are to ensure the efficient and proper running of the
facility. Participate in mandatory training in order to ensure
staff competence. Provide media support to the center for public
service announcements, news stories, press releases for the
recruitment of volunteers, employees, marketing projects, programs
and fundraisers. Develop and oversee Community Relations and
associated policies, publications and other related information
following established guidelines. Publications and/or information
are provided as requested and within designated timeframes. Ensures
Community Relations department adherence to Texas Statutes,
Operational Handbook, Volunteer and Community Engagement Policy and
Procedure Handbook and all applicable facility departmental and
Volunteer Services Council policies.
Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively
participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the
agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or
Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may
require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of community organization and administration and general
principles of public relations.
Ability to plan, promote and implement community service programs
supporting the facility.
Ability to speak and write effectively for newspaper, radio, and/or
Ability to work effectively with professional and non-professional
staff within the facility.
Ability to work effectively with community leaders and
Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision making varied
decisions within broad parameters.
Ability to work with facility mission and service/workplace
Computer skills. Registration or Licensure Requirements:
N/A Initial Selection Criteria:
Bachelor's degree in public relations, communications , journalism,
English, or related field.
Minimum of 2 years Experience in the areas of volunteer management,
non-profit management, fundraising, corporate development, special
events planning and/or public information.
minimum of one year in a managerial capacity preferred.
Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check,
pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the
Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aide,
Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct and HHS OIG List of
Excluded Individuals/ Entities. Males between the ages of 18 - 25
must be registered with the Selective Service.
All new hire candidates will be required to receive COVID-19
medical screening (nasal test) as part of the due diligence
All State Supported Living Center Employees are subject to Random
Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The
position may be required to work overtime and/or extended
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered
for employment at a state-operated facility.
Personal protective equipment required and provided
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
Vaccines available for employees MOS Code:
Note: There may be no military occupation(s) that relate to the
initial selection criteria and registration or licensure
requirements for this position. All active duty military,
reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if
qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas
State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at
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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS
agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring
and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability.
If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact
the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are
contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in
the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the
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