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Programs Associate, Mohonk Reserve – New York

Organization: Mohonk Preserve

Position Title: Volunteer Programs Associate

Location: New Paltz, New York

Dates and compensation: Excellent work environment and access privileges to the lands of the Mohonk Preserve and the Mohonk Mountain House resort. Salary: Hourly $13-$15 per hour based on experience, 18-25 hours per week.

Application Deadline: January 14

Description: Mohonk Preserve is seeking an energetic people person as our Volunteer Programs Associate to work collaboratively within the Development Department, which includes Membership, Individual Giving, Special Events, and Volunteers. This position reports directly to the Associate Director of Special Events.

The successful candidate will have 2 years of work experience preferably working with volunteers or within a non-profit organization and understands the importance of building and stewarding good relationships with volunteers and community members. A critical attribute is the ability to work closely with and express a positive attitude and appreciation toward people giving their time, resources and energy as volunteers.


* Candidates should exhibit the following competencies: communication proficiency, collaboration skills, leadership, organizational skills, presentation skills, teamwork orientation, technical capacity, and time management.

* Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, and desktop publishing software preferred.

* Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Access and/or other database software required.

* Ability to work irregular hours, including weekends, evenings, and/or holidays.

* The ability to work independently and as a team member.

* Comfort with a high level of social interaction with a wide range of individuals and groups.

* A driver’s license.

* The ability to manage multiple projects & clerical duties.

* Working Saturday or Sunday will be a weekly schedule requirement with some flexibility.

Experience in a nonprofit setting is desired. Candidates with experience in volunteer management, development/fundraising, alumni relations and event management are preferred. A knowledge and appreciation of the mission of the Mohonk Preserve is imperative.

How to Apply: Please submit hard copy cover letter and resume by January 14 to:

Associate Director of Special Events, Mohonk Preserve, P.O. Box 715, New Paltz, NY 12561 .

Applications also accepted via e-mail to [email protected] (Word 97 & above or Adobe PDF only).

No phone calls please.

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