Virginia State Government Office Services Specialist - Volunteer Services in Williamsburg, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to provide administrative support to the Office of Volunteer Services.

This is a wage position limited to 1500 hours per year (which equates to about 29 hours or less a week) with no state benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

Excellent word processing, computer and record-keeping skills. Highly effective oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of office practices and procedures. Able to plan and organize projects and events, deal effectively and cooperatively with others and with all levels of management, staff and public. Ability to work independently and make independent judgments. Ability to lead groups of volunteers in assigned indoor and outdoor work projects, assist in executing a variety of special events, and provide support for daily operations. Background in administrative support. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint. High school graduate or equivalent and possess a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Some college preferred. Background in non-profit or museum field and/or volunteer administration preferred.

Special Requirements

All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. These documents require an employee to certify that they have never been convicted for any type of violation. This is above and beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C which states “that (i) he has not been convicted of a felony or any offense involving the sexual molestation or physical or sexual abuse or rape of a child; and (ii) whether he has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude.” In addition, the Foundation completes both name and sex registry background checks through Virginia State Police on all paid and core volunteer staff and the Contractor will (i) maintain all employee certifications on file, (ii) require an employee to update the employee’s certification if the employee later is convicted of any reportable offense, and (iii) will make these certifications available to FCPS for inspection upon request.” Foundation staff must also be eligible to work using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Special Instructions to Applicants

A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line at for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA

Contact Information

Susan Lau


Working Title: Office Services Specialist - Volunteer Services

Role Title: Admin and Office Spec II - 19012

Job Open Date: 07/14/2017

Job Close Date: 07/28/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $10.30 per hour; Max. 1500 hours in a year

Agency: Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (425)

Agency Website:

Location: Williamsburg - 830

Position Number: SS003

Job Posting Number: 1026947

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Hourly/Wage

Job Type Detail: Wage Non-Faculty- W-1

Pay Band: 02