Wisconsin job – Volunteer Management System Specialist

WisconsinUW-Extension is seeking a full-time Volunteer Management System Specialist. 

The Volunteer Management System Specialist is responsible for managing, overseeing, and coordinating UW-Extension’s volunteer management system efforts across the state of Wisconsin.

This newly identified position will provide strong statewide leadership in cultivating formal volunteer management and the holistic development of volunteers within UW-Extension programs to increase the capacity of the organization. From policy to process, this position will create a consistent framework for volunteer management and development, which includes but is not limited to training, technology interface, risk management, and retention.

The Volunteer Management System Specialist will provide administrative leadership for volunteer management and development to support additional capacity across UW-Extension and will be a conduit to volunteer activities in the Division and across UW-Madison on key volunteer initiatives. The specialist will provide overall leadership in the development of UW-Extension policies and is expected to align UW-Extension policies and procedures with UW-Madison.

The Volunteer Management System Specialist will develop strategies to expand initiatives for diverse and underserved populations to volunteer in Extension programs including the development of training modules to create systems and policies, which support a diverse cohort of volunteers.

The Volunteer Management System Specialist provides leadership in the areas of strategic management, organizational development, and management of partnerships, while fostering an environment that is inclusive, trusting, respectful and collegial.

This is for all volunteer programs within UW Extension, including the Master Naturalist Program. Please see the posting listed at http://www.uwex.edu/about/careers/jobs for more information.