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LANE COUNTY PARKS: Lane County's parks and open spaces are located in the region's most beautiful natural areas and offer opportunities for year-round recreation. There are abundant trails for hiking and biking, ocean beaches and covered bridges to photograph and explore, and lakes and rivers to fish and float. Visitors and residents come to camp, fish, picnic, and play. Lane County Parks hosts over 3 million visitors per year at 68 recreational sites that total over 4,300 acres. These sites offer reservoir access, river access, marinas, and a variety of camping options.
PARKS VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: This position will assist with the development of the Lane County Parks Volunteer Program, and will implement, manage, and coordinate this program. The position effectively communicates with the public regarding the Volunteer Program, with the goal of developing a network of volunteers and partners to advance the vision, mission, and goals of the Parks Division as stated in the 2018 Lane County Parks and Open Spaces Master Plan. The Parks Volunteer Coordinator works closely with the Parks Natural Areas Coordinator in areas such as recruiting and supervising volunteers and partners, tracking volunteer and partner contributions, forming Friends groups, developing recognition programs, and recruiting and managing interns. This position will also facilitate the formation of an umbrella 501(c)(3) Friends non-profit organization to serve and advocate on behalf of the Parks Division. The Parks Volunteer Coordinator reports directly to the Parks Division Manager. Specific program duties include:
Volunteers and Partners
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Overtime required per operational needs.
*This is an Admin Pro represented position*
In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.
The 2018-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.
The above description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.