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Volunteer Services Assistant

  • Classified

Salary range: 25

Reports to: School Principal


Bachelor's Degree or eqvuivalent combination of training and experience, plus multi-discipline subject training, including group work.

Knowledge of secondary school curriculum and procedures, with a strong background in PTA and volunteer work.

  • Serve as liaison between the volunteer staff and the school staff
  • Serve as liaison between the school and the community
  • Determine need for volunteers from school staff
  • Recruit and interview volunteers from a wide variety of channels, including other organizations, business, university sources
  • Orient and train volunteer staff, and orient professional staff
  • Develop forms and maintain necessary records
  • Develop adequate guidelines
  • Maintain liaison with community service groups that help supply volunteers
  • Determine known volunteer needs from school staff
  • Participate in related workshops and programs
  • Develop a community resource file to enrich and supplement the curriculum
  • Maintain volunteer morale
  • With appropriate training, may be called upon to give First Aid or CPR
  • Periodically, interpret statistics and performance evaluation of the program, with awareness of budgetary, space, and facilities requirements.
  • Ability to work successfully with a wide variety of people and relate positively to persons of varied racial, religious, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  • Communicate orally and in writing, including speaking and listening to people individually and in groups;
  • Maintain the flexibility to respond appropriately to varying situations and diverse people and be genuinely sensitive to what is appropriate, based on the situation and people involved;
  • Must possess clerical skills as needed;
  • Demonstrate an emotionally mature, stable and responsive attitude.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit and occasionally required stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed in an office environment, school environment, and/or community environment. The job may entail working directly with students. The job entails potential for exposure to adverse weather conditions and temperature extremes; exposure to blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases; and for interaction with disruptive and/or unruly individuals. The employee may occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Year: 10 months

Revision Date: 05/21/1999

Initial date: 05/21/1999

Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws.