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  • 513603
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Dec 12 2022 at 23:55 MST


Delivering results that matter by providing best in class support services.

To conserve Arizona’s diverse wildlife resources and manage for safe, compatible outdoor recreation opportunities for current and future generations.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department manages fish and wildlife in Arizona and under the authority of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission, creates and implements scientific methods and regulations to effectively manage fish and wildlife habitat via conservation, enforcement, hunting, fishing, watercraft and off-highway vehicle recreation, and shooting sports. The Arizona Game and Fish Department dedicates itself to excellence, values its employees and supports a culture of stewardship, teamwork and partnerships.



Job Location:

Address:  5000 West Carefree Highway, Phoenix, Arizona

Posting Details:

Salary: $51,625 - $92,573 

Grade: 23

Closing Date: 12/12/2022

Job Summary:

This position resides in Human Resources and reports directly to the Department’s Workforce Success Program Manager. The Department’s workforce consists of approximately 600 employees and a large number of volunteers. The individual in this position will work to maintain organizational health by ensuring that the workforce receives required training and development opportunities and assisting in the execution of organizational development initiatives.

The Volunteer Success Coordinator will be responsible for the oversight of statewide volunteer operations for all regional and divisional activities.

Job Duties:

Major duties include:

- Provides administrative leadership for statewide volunteer operations in all 6 Regions and diverse programs across the Department.

- Develops criteria for evaluation of Volunteer Program performance.

- Mentors managers and supervisors to develop a high performing and engaged volunteer workforce.

- Provides coordination and oversight as needed for strategic planning of federal grant income.

- Partners with internal and external stakeholders to develop and improve standard practices, policies and procedures for management of volunteers.

- Provided oversight for training and recognition of volunteers.

- Conducts ongoing communication between department and volunteers as needed and assists staff in communication where appropriate.

- Works with the Risk Manager to evaluate the risks associated with volunteer and staff positions and takes appropriate action to control those risks including delivering training to volunteers, staff and volunteer supervisors.

- Maintains accurate record keeping on volunteer hours and produces reports on contribution of volunteer program as needed.

- Assists the Workforce Success Team with other activities as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

The candidate must have knowledge in management principles and evaluation techniques related to programs utilizing volunteers, marketing and program promotion techniques, job description development, adult education principles and training techniques, and data and statistical analysis.
Candidates must be skilled in organization and planning, record keeping, computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and internet usage, collaboration, leadership skills to motivate and encourage others, conflict negotiation and resolution, oral and written communication, development training materials, making presentations, problem solving and public speaking and interpersonal relations.

Selective Preference(s):

The ideal candidate will be able to work well with a diverse group of staff and volunteers, willingness to adjust to hours to accommodate the needs of the job, effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects and responsibilities, maintain confidentiality, work independently, ability conduct self in a calm and professional manner when dealing with the public and/or difficult interpersonal situations and organize and manage a complex and varied workload.

The ideal candidate will have five years of experience in working in any of the following areas: volunteer management, human resources or communication and a degree from an institution of higher learning with major coursework in volunteer management, communication, organizational development, human resources, public administration or similar field.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Position will require a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card. Position requires possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.).

All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification program.

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Retirement plan
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Milani Barron at mbarron@azgfd.gov for assistance.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.