Position:  Volunteer Engagement Supervisor
Location:  Jacksonville, FL
Job Id:  255
# of Openings:  1

Volunteer Engagement Supervisor
Combine your passion for wildlife, conservation and service with the fun and friendly atmosphere at the award-winning Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.  We are currently seeking a full-time Volunteer Engagement Supervisor who leads a team of 2 full time employees and reports to the Curator of Education.  This position has primary responsibility for attracting and retaining all volunteers.
The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to excellent customer service, solid interpersonal and organizational skills coupled with an ability to communicate our mission and vision.  
Applicants must be available to work special events that may occur outside of regular work schedule, including evenings, weekends or holidays, as needed and have the ability to work independently, exercising independent judgment and discretion.   The typical work week is Sunday through Thursday.  
The ideal candidate will have experience supervising adults and/or children in a group atmosphere. Experience recruiting, coordinating and retaining volunteers preferred. Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.  Able to work flexible hours as necessary to meet deadlines. Must be able to pass Level 2 background check.
Candidates must have the ability to stand for long periods of time, traverse zoo grounds on foot, work in adverse weather conditions, be able to bend and lift, sweep, mop, stoop and be able to lift 50 pounds without difficulty for short distances. You must also possess a valid driver’s license.
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens offers all full-time employees a competitive benefits package including low cost medical, dental and life insurance for the employee, paid time off, 403B Retirement Plan, and discounts at the Zoo.

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