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Volunteer Coordinator

TITLE: Volunteer Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Human Resources Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time / Salaried / Exempt

Bok Tower Gardens is seeking a candidate for a full-time Volunteer Coordinator position to oversee all aspects of the volunteer program at Bok Tower Gardens including, but not limited to, recruiting, screening, assigning, training and recognizing all volunteers; evaluating and refining the volunteer programs; managing volunteer database. This includes work enlisting, providing, arranging, and coordinating the volunteer services of individuals, groups, and/or organizations used to assist with special events or specialized program areas.


  • Bachelor’s degree,
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in volunteer management, customer services, business, public gardens, museums or related field required, and;
  • Minimum of three (3) years proven administrative experience


  • Positive, friendly attitude and demonstrated passion and ability to work with people of all ages
  • Ability to work with and engage staff, volunteers and public audiences
  • Previous experience with Altru by Blackbaud software a plus
  • Previous administrative and/or supervisory experience in a public garden or similar institution
  • Previous experience in volunteer management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, negotiation, analysis and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team effectively
  • Flexibility, creativity, organization and detailed-oriented
  • Ability to represent and promote sales of Bok Tower Gardens at appropriate industry functions
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, some night and weekend days required
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Windows PC and Microsoft Office software

We offer competitive wages and an attractive benefits package. Resumes, accompanied by letters of interest, may be submitted by mail, fax or email until the position is filled. Applications may be picked up at the entrance gate at the street address listed below and may be mailed or returned to the entrance gate for processing:

Human Resources
Bok Tower Gardens
1151 Tower Blvd.
Lake Wales, FL 33853
Secure Fax: 866-462-7162