Boulder County Parks & Open Space Department (POS) has one opening for a Seasonal Volunteer Work Project Coordinator. The position will perform a variety of duties in the area of volunteer project management. Duties will include assisting crew leaders with projects, leading outdoor volunteer work projects, scouting for invasive weeds and trail maintenance needs, site prep for volunteer projects, and tool maintenance. This position regularly interacts with youth and requires wearing a uniform.
This is a hourly non-benefited position. The schedule will be Tuesdays-Saturdays, 40 hours weekly, with an anticipated start date of April 18th. This position will work out of POS headquarters, located at 5201 St. Vrain Road, Longmont, CO 80503. Under FLSA guidelines, this position is non-exempt (eligible for overtime).
Examples of Duties
Drive volunteers in 12-passenger vans and trailers (training provided) to help lead forestry, seed collection, planting, trail maintenance, and other open space work projects
Lead groups of volunteers on trail maintenance, invasive weed removal, native seed collection, slash pile building, using hand saw to cut back regenerative growth, and re-seeding slash pile burn scars
Help coordinate volunteers’ work at the Peck Garden in Longmont
Scout properties and trails for maintenance needs that could be volunteer work projects
Maintain hand tools and tool storage area
Performs related work as required and other duties as assigned
May be reassigned in emergency situations
About Boulder County Parks and Open Space
Boulder County is a forward-thinking community with over 2,000 employees serving the needs of more than 300,000 residents. From the peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the thriving agricultural lands and urban centers on the plains, Boulder County's 740 square miles include some of the most diverse, natural landscapes and smart-growth development along the Front Range.
Our county's leaders and employees have long held a commitment to being stewards of our land, environment, and community. From visionary open space, land use, and sustainability policies to award-winning wellness and public service programs, our county government helps foster a vibrant, healthy, and active community. As individuals and an organization, we value and respect diversity, striving for a high quality of life for all employees and residents. Our policies and practices reflect our dedication to providing the very best in public service.