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City of Dublin Volunteer

Company: City of Dublin, CA
Location: Dublin
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

East Bay

Job Type

Volunteer

Close Date

Continuous or until 9999 applicants

Salary

$0.00-$0.00

Additional Questionnaires

Pre-qualification and Supplemental

About Dublin

Strategically located in the Tri-Valley region of the San Francisco Bay Area at the intersection of I-580 and I-680, the City of Dublin (Calif.) has consistently been one of the fastest growing cities in Alameda County for the past several years. In 2010, the City reported a population of 57,043 within 14.59 square miles with the population projected to exceed 62,000. The City will be served by two BART stations which provide great access from Dublin to other parts of the Bay Area. Since the City's incorporation in 1982, the City's population has progressively increased as both residents and businesses have found the benefit of calling Dublin "home."

The region is known for its mild climate and many amenities, including shopping, restaurants, public and private golf courses, and several wineries. The area is home to some of the largest corporations, and is close to several major universities, including the University of California, Berkeley; University of California, San Francisco; University of San Francisco, as well as many community colleges. Affordable housing, a low crime rate, and award winning schools make Dublin a great community in which to live and work. Recreational amenities abound in Dublin and the surrounding Bay Area and Dublin residents exhibit a high level of interest in the arts and historic preservation.

City Government

The City of Dublin was incorporated in 1982 as a general law city and has a Council/Manager form of government. The City employs approximately 83 full-time Staff and up to 227 part-time and contract employees including Police and Fire Services which are contracted through the County of Alameda. The Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Operating Budget totals $37.6 million, and the capital budget totals $31.1 million. The City of Dublin is continually striving to enhance the services provided to its customers. The City organization is committed to creating a challenging and rewarding environment in which the staff is motivated to respond to the needs of the City's customers.

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Location

100 Civic Plaza Dublin, 94568

Description

The City of Dublin provides many opportunities for volunteerism in our community. Find out where you might best be suited to volunteer:

Junior Warriors Basketball League

* Youth Basketball Coaching (Must be at least 18 years old)-Fun opportunity to work with youth in the community. Individuals who are interested in coaching Junior Warriors Basketball are encouraged to apply now by completing the application here and fill out the Volunteer Coach application.


* Youth Basketball Referee/Scorekeeper (Must be at least 15 years old)-Great opportunity for youth to be a part of a team and to learn about sports operations.

Shannon Community Center & Family Services

Apply for one of the many opportunities where you can learn the ins and outs of the youth recreation and family services divisions within the City of Dublin Parks and Community Services Department. The Shannon Community Center relies on volunteers to help serve the youth and families in the Dublin community.

There are four basic categories of volunteer opportunities:

* Clerical/Office
* Activities/Events
* Camps
* Afterschool Programs

The Wave

* Birthday Parties - Set Up birthday parties and make someone's special day even better
* Memorial Day to Labor Day 11am-6pm 7 Days a week
* Labor Day to Memorial Day 1-4pm Saturday and Sunday


* Bag Check - Perform bag check for rec swim and waterpark operations
* Memorial Day to Labor Day 11am-6pm Monday-Sunday
* Labor Day to Memorial Day 1pm-4pm Saturday and Sunday


* Swim Lesson Check In - help swimmers get to right location for their swim class
* Monday-Thursday 4pm-8pm, Saturdays 9am-1pm and Sundays 4pm-7pm
* Morning hours available in summer



Dublin Pride Week (Every April)

* Senior Projects - Assist elderly citizens in taking care of home maintenance projects such as house cleaning, yard work, washing windows, painting, etc.
* School Projects - Complete designated school improvement and beautification projects.
* Creek and City Park Projects - Complete designated park improvement and beautification projects.

Special Events and Festivals

The City of Dublin produces more than 75 events each year including the St. Patrick's Day Festival, Splatter, Tree Lighting, Summer Concerts, and many more. Volunteer opportunities for special events are generally short-term commitments and good for teens needing school and club community service hours. These opportunities are also good for families and organizations that are looking to be a part of a large community event and give back to the community. A typical volunteer shift is a weeknight, Saturday, or Sunday and requires a three-to-six-hour commitment.

Heritage Park and Museums

Dublin's Heritage Park and Museums is a 10-acre park with historic buildings, lawns, pioneer cemetery, and picnic areas. The park is designed to maintain and tell the history of Dublin. The park is open to the public during daylight hours with varying schedules for the museums and other facilities.

* History Docents and Interpretive Guides - Assist with greeting the public and providing historical information during open museum hours, guided tours, and other events that are integral to the Centers success.

All necessary training and materials are provided. Volunteer opportunities can be for one-time special events, while others can be an ongoing regular commitment. The volunteer program offers the flexibility to match our needs with your schedule, skills, and interest.

Dublin Senior Center

The Dublin Senior Center, located at 7600 Amador Valley Boulevard, relies heavily on volunteers to serve Dublin's 50 and better crowd. We are looking for individuals with friendly and patient personalities to be volunteer greeters, office assistants, or instructors. Help us serve the senior community by "creating rewarding friendships, intriguing activities, and a lifestyle of possibilities."

* Administrative/Clerical - Volunteers will assist with answering phones, greeting customers, checking in visitors and more. These positions typically work 2-4 hour shifts and it requires and ongoing weekly commitment.
* Volunteer Instructor - Have a hobby, passion, or other interest you want to share with others? Join the City as a volunteer instructor and share your interest with other seniors in the community.
* Events and One-Time Opportunities - Several opportunities arise throughout the year including planned special events, special projects, and more. Fill out an application and Staff will contact you to discuss current opportunities.

For more information about year-round volunteer opportunities call (925) 833-6645.

For information on other opportunities in the community, please visit the CityServe of the Tri-Valley

Ideal Candidate

Fingerprinting is required of all volunteer staff 18 years of age or older.

Benefits

There are no benefits for volunteer positions.

Teens can earn volunteer credit toward school and club requirements.

Special Instructions

The City is always accepting volunteer applications, though there may not be a need for volunteers at the time of submission. Please submit your application and someone from the appropriate department will reach out if they're in need of a volunteer.

ABOUT THE CITY

The City of Dublin is located in eastern Alameda County, approximately 35 miles southeast of San Francisco. The City was incorporated in 1982 with a population of 53,462 within 14.59 square miles. Dublin's strategic "crossroad" location at the intersection of Interstate 580 and 680 has made the City freeway close and conveniently accessible to the Bay Area with two BART stations.

COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY SERVICE

The City of Dublin is continually striving to enhance the services provided to our customers. The City organization is committed to creating a challenging and rewarding environment in which all employees representing the City are motivated to respond to the needs of the City's customers. In setting high standards for ourselves, we take pride in:

* Being a responsive and proactive City team, in touch with the changing needs and expectations of the Dublin community.
* Providing the highest level of quality service in all City programs and activities.
* Promoting a "can do" attitude using common sense along with technical/professional knowledge.
* Being committed to high professional standards. A professional attitude encourages an objective approach to analyses of issues.
* Providing information and resources to our customers in a friendly and helpful manner.#06022021

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