Volunteer Coordinator

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Classification:Temporary Technical
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 73
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:School of Nat Res & Extension
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Other

Position Summary: The Georgeson Botanical Garden is accepting applications for a part-time temporary position of Volunteer Coordinator to assist with the daily activities across the grounds.

This is a temporary position at the School of Natural Resources and Extension/Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station/Georgeson Botanical Garden.  The individual hired will focus on coordinating volunteers to assist with maintenance of the Georgeson Botanical Garden.  This person will serve as the main point of contact for current and potential volunteers.  Duties include recruitment, orientation, organizing and working directly with volunteers.  This person will coordinate with the Garden Manager.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Pursuant to Board of Regents' Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:  http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus.  For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/


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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time


100Coordinate volunteers to assist with maintenance of the Garden including working directly with them or monitoring their progress on assignments made by the Coordinator; Recruit, orient and correspond with volunteers and potential volunteers; Work with GBG Garden Manager and a liaison from the Georgeson Botanical Garden Society (GBGS) Board of Directors to approve periodic scopes of work which meet the seasonal care needs of the Garden; Provide monthly reports to the GBG Garden Manager and GBGS Board on volunteers, volunteer hours, volunteer needs and other issues; Provide monthly reports on the number of volunteers, volunteer hours and projects accomplished. Be responsible for the Garden phone and email, take calls and emails and refer them to the appropriate people; Assist with tours and other special events; Coordinate volunteer work parties. Attend all special events. Attend board meetingsEssential

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