DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
FILING START DATE: 6/27/2018
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.EXAM NUMBER:Y2685HOPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITYDEFINITION:
Directs a large volunteer program of a County facility or department.
Essential Job Functions
Recruits, trains, orients, counsels, disciplines, evaluates, and prepares various reports on volunteers and volunteer groups.
Receives requests for volunteers or donated supplies and equipment, and determines priorities, based on greatest need, for the distribution of such donations.
Supervises volunteer assistants or coordinators, clerical personnel, and volunteers engaged in program activities.
Establishes volunteer program policies and procedures and ensures that volunteers comply with such policies and procedures.
Plans, develops, promotes, and carries out new volunteer programs.
Acts as advisor to auxiliary volunteer and community service groups; assists in planning and coordinating their activities, and acts as liaison between such groups and County personnel.
Speaks before community service groups, agencies, colleges, and universities, and prepares articles for the news media and public affairs programs regarding volunteer program activities and the need for volunteers and donations.
Evaluates existing volunteer programs and initiates and implements changes, as necessary.
Prepares the volunteer services budget.
Plans volunteer recognition ceremonies for individual volunteers and service groups.
Attends staff meetings and professional meetings and conferences.
Advises administrative and medical staff on existing volunteer programs and confers with them to determine the need for new programs.
Maintains volunteer attendance records.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Four (4) years of experience in a volunteer program, one year of which must have been in a administrative* or supervisory** capacity.LICENSE:
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.PHYSICAL CLASS II - Light:
Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:*Administrative capacity in the County of Los Angeles is defined as
: Performs work in an administrative branch of an organizational unit, including responsibility for the development of procedures andparticipation in policy formulation.**Supervisory capacity in the County of Los Angeles is defined as:
provides direct supervision to planning, assigning, and reviewing work of staff of the unit, evaluating employee performance, counseling and recommending discipline.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Additional credit will be given to applicants who possess desirable qualifications in excess of the Selection Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Social Science or closely related fields.
- Experience in a hospital volunteer program
In order to receive credit for the degree under the Desirable Qualifications, you must attached a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience and desirable qualifications based upon application information, weighted 100%.Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
Applications will be processed on an "as received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.No person may compete in this exam more than once every twelve (12) months.SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.Available Shift:
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Department of Health Services.APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" button for this posting. You can also track the statusof your application using the website.
All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescissionof appointment.
from Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILLNOT
be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION
AND YOU MAY ALSO BE DISQUALIFIED.
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice.
Fillout your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet theREQUIREMENTS.
Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last date of filing will not be accepted.SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password my erase a candidate's original application record.DEPARTMENT CONTACT
Ani Shaboyan, Exam Analyst
AShaboyan@dhs.lacounty.govADA COORDINATOR PHONE
(323) 914-7111CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE