Job Opening: Rainbow Room Coordinator

Company
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Location
MCALLEN, TX
Posted on
November 9, 2023

Job/Position DescriptionRainbow Room CoordinatorGeneral DescriptionPerforms complex (journey level) volunteer services work. Work involves planning, organizing, promoting and managing local and/or regional volunteer services programs for rainbow rooms. Manages local and/or regional rainbow rooms including identifying resources, tracking inventory in and out, and communicating with program and community boards about needs. Conducts a community relations program through media outlets and personal speaking engagements. Prepares educational and training materials and programs. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.Processes staff requests for donated items, funds, and services. Manages and maintains local and/or regional rainbow rooms including identifying resources, tracking inventory in and out, and communicating with DFPS program and community boards about needs. Coordinates and assists with the pick-up and transportation of donations, sometimes in large quantities. Employee may be required to drive large rental vehicles such as minivans. Ensures that contributions and donations are acknowledged in a proper manner. (30%)Plans, organizes and serves as the lead contact for regional volunteer programs for rainbow rooms. Matches clientsand#146; needs with volunteersand#146; skills. Manages DFPS volunteer opportunities in on-line volunteer management platform. Monitors volunteersand#146; performance and effectiveness. Processes volunteer applications and background checks. (25%)Conducts a community relations program through media outlets and personal speaking engagements. Prepares the presentation of educational and training materials and programs (15%)May provide guidance to the community, volunteers and agency staff on rainbow room policies and procedures. (15%)Support local community boards with awareness. (10%)Prepares monthly and annual reports. (5%)Performs related work as assigned. Registrations, Licensure Requirements or CertificationsKnowledge Skills AbilitiesKnowledge of community organizations and administration. Skilled in public speaking.Skilled in dealing with the general public both virtually and in person.Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the public and community organizations.Skilled in the use of a computer and applicable software such as Microsoft suite. Ability to develop, coordinate, and promote volunteer programs.Ability to develop training.Ability to identify resources conducive to volunteer programs.Ability to explain policies and procedures.Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verballyAbility to manage time effectively.Initial Screening CriteriaExperience in volunteer services work preferred. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university preferred. Additional Information https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job_profile.cfm?szOrderID=587581 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

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