Volunteer Coordinator
Job Details
Science Museum Oklahoma - Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time
4 Year Bachelor Degree
$45,000.00 - $50,000.00 Salary/year
No Travel
Weekdays - Monday through Friday
Nonprofit - Social Services
Position Summary

This position will be responsible for managing the SMO Volunteer Program. As Volunteer Program Coordinator this person will be responsible for the organization, recruitment and placement of volunteers. This position will also conduct training, onboarding, coaching and termination of volunteers for the volunteer program at Science Museum Oklahoma.


Essential Functions

  • Manages the Volunteer Program for Science Museum Oklahoma
  • Responsible for the recruitment and placement of volunteers
  • Acts as a liaison between the Museum and community volunteer partners
  • Works with supervisors and Museum leadership to determine volunteer need and plan.
  • Organizes volunteers during events and functions
  • Develops long term strategies for volunteer engagement
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the volunteer handbook
  • Ensures that volunteer records and hours are kept as required
  • Responsible for updating the volunteer information systems database
  • Ensures that volunteers are properly screened according to policy
  • Responsible for training, onboarding, coaching and termination of individual volunteers
  • Responsible for operating the Volunteer Program within current laws and compliance guidelines and staying up-to-date with changing legislation.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • 3 or more years of previous experience as a volunteer coordinator at a non-profit organization.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities


  • Possess excellent writing, editing and presentation skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills, detail oriented
  • Computer literate; proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
  • Outgoing and personable while maintaining a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Have exceptional customer service skills
  • Possess exceptional verbal communication abilities
  • Be kind, approachable, confident and open to correction
  • Must be able to work with a high degree of confidentiality and tact
  • Be an independent worker, able to identify jobs that need to be done, and do them with little direction, but also adapt to working cooperatively with co-workers