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Volunteer Coordinator

Company: Twin Falls County
Location: Twin Falls
Posted on: September 20, 2022

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Job Description

Serve as the Coordinator for the Twin Falls County, Board of Community Guardians. The Volunteer Coordinator will provide technical and responsible administrative assistance to the Board of Community Guardian, with duties including but not limited to: managing, directing and accomplishing the day-to-day clerical operation of the Board; creating agendas, attending and preparing minutes of Board of Community Guardian; assisting in recruiting and training Volunteer Guardians and Board Members; monitoring activities of Volunteer Guardians and Board Members to ensure compliance with established standards of conduct and state law; and ensure that the Board of Community Guardian fulfills its duty in submitting timely annual reports to the Court and to the Board of Twin Falls County Commissioners.

Duties / Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (illustrative only and may vary by assignment)

  • Review all referral applications and provide an initial screening to determine whether or not the application contains sufficient information for the full Board to review the application.
  • Investigate the facts and circumstances as set forth in the referral application.
  • Obtain financial documents and medical records regarding the proposed Ward.
  • Create and forward the case summary to the Board, with relevant information, and recommendations
  • Coordinates and collaborates with community resources to meet client's needs;
  • Develops accurate and complete client records and documentations;
  • Completes all reports required by IDAPA;
  • Monitors Wards and meets face to face a minimum of quarterly;
  • Monitor's Board and Guardian's compliance with standards;
  • Assists Board, Guardian, and Wards to address and solve problems;
  • Researches and maintains current knowledge of community resources;
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Court, community service providers, volunteers and community resources;
  • Maintains regular contact with Guardianship and Conservatorship Coordinator for District 5;
  • Provide training to Board members and Guardians on a quarterly basis;
  • Organizes and participates in resource fairs, community outreach, and program development
  • Seek donations;
  • Responds to Commissioners', elected officials', County employees' and citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner;
  • Performs time management and scheduling functions, meets deadlines, and sets project priorities;
  • Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate co-workers to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all cases;
  • Assists other department and County employees as needed or requested.
  • Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with County policies, procedures, and safety practices. SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Assist other clients with Case Management activities;
    • Provide back-up to other staff as needed;
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


      The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for an individual to satisfactorily perform each essential duty satisfactorily and be successful in the position.

      Knowledge of:
      • Professional case management methods;
      • Community resources and local agencies' services;
      • Accurate documentation and record keeping techniques;
      • IDAPA requirements;
      • Time management skills.Skill and Ability to:
        • Work closely with Supervisor;
        • Work effectively with a diverse population, individually or in groups;
        • Maintain complete and accurate documentation and client records;
        • Speak clearly and communicate accurate information to others.
        • Use English to communicate effectively with others.
        • Proficiently operate computers, software programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or similar office software to create documents and other materials, maintain information, and generate reports.
        • Listen carefully to, understand, and effectively communicate through oral, written, and interpersonal communication channels.
        • Follow verbal and written instructions.
        • Work independently and exercise initiative, with general guidance and supervision.
        • Use good judgment to make sound and reasonable decisions and problem-solving skills to respond to client needs in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations and established policies.
        • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times;
        • Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines;
        • Demonstrate integrity and ingenuity the performance of assigned tasks and solving problems;
        • Perform all duties in accordance with County policies and procedures with regard for personal safety and that of other employees and the public.
        • Maintain confidentiality. ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE:
          • High School Diploma or GED
          • Must successfully pass background investigation relevant to the position and remain in good standing for the duration of employment with the County; and
          • Tuberculosis Test passage; and
          • Be able to become First Aid Certified. PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
            • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Service field, such as: Counseling, Social Work or Education; or
            • Qualified Substance Use Disorder Counselor; and
            • Knowledge and Experience working with community resources and Court system;
            • Knowledge and Experience working with elderly and behavioral health participants PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
              The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

              While performing the duties of this classification, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend, use hands to keyboard or type, handle materials , or manipulate tools used in performing the essential functions of the classification, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this classification include close vision, distance vision, color vision peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing abilities required by this classification includes those which permit the employee to discern verbal instructions and communicate effectively in person, by telephone. While performing the duties of this classification, the employee works in an office setting where the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Keywords: Twin Falls County, Twin Falls , Volunteer Coordinator, Other , Twin Falls, Idaho

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