Volunteer Services Assistant




Organization: Museum of Science (AZA Member)
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Volunteer Services Assistant

Museum of Science, Boston

www.mos.org

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.

SUMMARY STATEMENT:

The Volunteer Services Assistant proactively provides general administrative assistance to Human Resources' Volunteer Services department while utilizing databases and reporting software on a daily basis and serving as a positive, welcoming Museum representative for all staff, volunteers and interns. This position also supports the volunteer recruitment process by managing all applications, maintaining an ongoing recruiting database, onboarding all new volunteers, processing background checks, and leading new volunteer and intern orientations. The Volunteer Services Assistant also sustains the efforts of special projects and events volunteers, ensuring all volunteers are fully engaged in the life of the Museum.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide daily assistance to ~600-700 volunteers and help recruit and onboard ~250-300 new volunteers a year

• Process ~350 criminal background checks for staff, volunteers and interns a year

• Assist with the placement of more than 200 volunteers in ~50-70 special events a year

WORK SCHEDULE:

This position is full-time, 35 hours/week, Monday-Friday but will require at least six Saturdays/year for orientations.

REPORTS TO:

Manager, Human Resources

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Post high school course work, technical degree, associate's degree or business certificate preferred.

• More than 1 year of administrative experience.

STARTING SALARY:

Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience.

BENEFITS:

Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical and dental insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY IN OUR DIVERSE AND DYNAMIC WORK ENVIRONMENT, SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:

Human Resources Department

Museum of Science

Science Park

Boston, MA 02114

Fax: (617) 589-0362

Email: jobs@mos.org

Visit www.mos.org/jobs for our most up-to-date employment listings. No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application. The Museum of Science is an Equal Opportunity Employer.