Time Commitment: 1 year
This volunteer position has a one-year term with the possibility of reappointment at the consent of both the volunteer and Girl Scouts of Colorado (GSCO).
Volunteer Management Specialist
The Volunteer Interviewer gathers relevant information about potential volunteer candidates while assessing which positions volunteers are best suited to fill.
The individual who fills this volunteer position will gain a sense of accomplishment, develop transferable skills and connect with the community.
The Volunteer Interviewer receives support, guidance, and encouragement from the regional Volunteer Management Specialist. She or he has access to relevant learning opportunities and materials that prepare for and support this role.
• Remain informed about and comply with the most current policies, procedures, and guidelines of Girl Scouts of Colorado (GSCO) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), . Iincluding but not limited to those found in Volunteer Essentials.
• Complete training appropriate for position.
• Prepare for each interview by reviewing candidate’s application materials, potential position description, and GSCO provided interview questions.
• Gather relevant information about candidates through phone or in-person interviewing.
• Provide candidates with information about Girl Scouting, GSCO, and volunteer opportunities.
• Inform candidates of placement and notification procedures.
• Assist Volunteer Management Specialist in matching volunteers to positions for which they are best suited based on skills, interests, availability, and available options.
• Make referral of candidates and document appropriately.
Qualifications and Core Competencies – Required:
• Accept the Girl Scout Promise and Law and register as a member of GSUSA.
• Be an approved adult volunteer with a volunteer application, cleared background check, and two references on file with GSCO.
• Present a positive image of Girl Scouting to girls, volunteers and community members through effective communication, high personal standards of conduct and knowledge of the Girl Scout program and organization. Promote the benefits of Girl Scouting and the importance of making a personal financial contribution and volunteering time to GSCO.
• Willingness to learn about and work with adults and girls with diverse backgrounds/abilities.
• Ability to express ideas and facts clearly and accurately in written and oral communication.
• Access to e-mail and the Internet.
Additional Competencies, Skills, or Requirements – Preferred:
• Background in human resources, volunteer management, or other related field.
• Bilingual (Spanish / English)