The Pennsbury Society—Volunteer and Program Coordinator
This Deadline Expired: Friday, January 11, 2019
The Pennsbury Society (501 C 3) at Pennsbury Manor Historic site seeks qualified applicants for their Volunteer and Special projects Coordinator position. This permanent, full-time position reports to the Historic Site Administrator.
- Maintain the current volunteer program. Work with Museum Educator on Volunteer training. Recruit new volunteers, including interns. Maintain volunteer files. Assure volunteers do appropriate background checks and maintain records thereof. Schedule volunteers for Sundays at Pennsbury Program and general public programs. Publish monthly volunteer newsletter. Coordinate volunteer programs such as recognition dinner, trips, and parties. Oversee volunteer-run programs. Assist School Program Coordinator with scheduling volunteers for school programs as necessary.
- Working with a staff team, oversee or assist in the coordination for large public programs such as Holly Nights, Tricks and Treats, escape rooms and Charter Day.
- Work with the Museum Educator, Curator and other staff for daily operation of the Visitor Center and all major programs and projects at Pennsbury Manor including special projects and initiatives, daily tours, exhibit development, volunteer training, and other duties as assigned. Possible supervisor duties as assigned.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role.
Applicants should have a degree in History, Museum Studies or a related field and three years of experience. Duties involve managing a robust volunteer and program schedule, working with school and daily tours and serving as part of a team at this accredited museum. Please send a resume, letter of interest and three references in one PDF file to Douglas Miller c/o firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading “Volunteer and Program Coordinator.”
Application date closes on January 11, 2019. No phone calls, please.