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Class Code: 5707
Salary Schedule: Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule
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Summary Statement: Responsible for planning, developing, organizing and implementing the Department's Volunteer and Internship programs. Exercises supervision over volunteers as assigned. Performs related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions: 1. Acts as a statewide liaison for the volunteer program by coordinating with Department personnel, various law enforcement agencies and the community to provide volunteer resources as needed.

2. Creates marketing plan to increase public awareness of the volunteer program and increase the number of volunteers/interns (sworn and civilian) within the Department.

3. Coordinates with various areas of the Department to create volunteer and internship positions.

4. Recruits, coordinates training and places volunteers in appropriate assignments throughout the Department.

5. Evaluates volunteer or intern performance in order to ensure activities support and facilitate the operations in the area of assignment.

6. Researches, writes and updates volunteer program manual and training material.

7. Instructs and orients volunteers/interns on all relevant Department policies and procedures.

8. Develops and coordinates recognition programs/activities and events for volunteers/interns.

9. Prepares written documents such as newsletters, reports, presentations, public service announcements and policy statements.

10. Maintains records of hours worked by volunteers/interns and other related statistical information.

11. Establishes and maintains a database with volunteer/intern information to help place reserves/interns in the most appropriate positions.

12. Establishes and maintains a liaison with schools/colleges, businesses, and retirement organizations and communities in order to recruit volunteers.

13. Develops and implements fund raising strategies including soliciting donations, grant requests and corporate donations in order to sustain volunteer program.

14. Participates in special events, enforcement details, and other public relations functions.

15. Monitors and reports program expenditures and budget balances.

16. Attends and participates in professional groups and committees.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required: Knowledge of:

1. principles and practices of volunteer management.

2. techniques of volunteer recruitment.

3. principles and practices of administering a budget.

4. recruitment strategies.

5. methods and techniques in fundraising.

6. the principles of proper English sentence structure, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

7. principles and practices of supervision.

Skill in:

1. promoting good public relations.

2. public speaking.

3. the use/operation of personal and mainframe computers and associated software/programs.

Ability to:

1. communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

2. establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the assignment.

3. maintain confidentiality and security of information.

4. exercise independent initiative and judgment.

5. conduct research, gather information, and analyze a variety of data.

6. operate standard office equipment (e.g. typewriter, calculator, facsimile, copiers, etc.).

7. compose written material for a variety of audiences within and outside the agency.

8. set short- or long-range plans or goals for programs or projects and prepare performance reports on program operations and activities.

9. make oral presentations to individuals or groups to provide information.


Office setting.


May be subject to irregular hours including night and weekends.

Must have and maintain a valid Arizona driver license.

Statewide travel may be required.

Minimum Qualifications: Requires 60 college credit hours and five (5) years of experience in a law enforcement setting with a background in supervision, administration, public relations, policy development and training.

Progression to the next pay level/step requires an overall performance rating of at least "Standard" in the last 12 months.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Current as of: 7/22/2014 12:01:40 PM