Volunteer and Youth Programs Manager, National Park Service

Posted by National Park Service on April 21, 2020

This Volunteer and Youth Programs Manager, GS-0301-12 position is located in the National Park Service, Interior Region 1 in Philadelphia, PA with responsibility for developing and implementing strategic actions to advance regional volunteer and youth programs through leadership, guidance, planning, and coordination of volunteer and youth programs for approximately 100 park areas in thirteen states from Maine to Virginia.

As a Volunteer and Youth Program Manager in the National Park Service, Interior Region 1, you will work for a dynamic, geographically-dispersed organization. Your work will help leverage public support for park preservation, facility management, resource and visitor protection, recreation, and public enjoyment as well as help to engage youth and new audiences in the values of public service, conservation, preservation, and public land stewardship.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing technical assistance and advocacy to parks to improve and enhance the region’s overall volunteer program.
  • Evaluating and assessing park/units and regional volunteer programs to make recommendations to increase effectiveness.
  • Diversifying the regional volunteer program to involve youth and people of diverse backgrounds and skills.
  • Ensuring fund disbursement for the volunteer program.
  • Coordinating regional youth-related activities and initiatives in support of youth and community service.
  • Providing technical support and assistance to youth programs.
  • Advising on work activities, reporting requirements, and program administration.
  • Coordinating and tracking funds, and coordinating rating panels to prioritize projects.
  • Promoting partnerships with nonprofit youth organizations such as the Corps Network (TCN), Student Conservation Association (SCA), scouts, Boys and Girls Clubs, and the YMCA.
  • Cooperating with the regional Human Resources staff and l Equal Employment Opportunity manager to report on and help increase workforce diversity through youth hiring.

Learn more and apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/563788400

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