Veteran Volunteer Coordinator
The position of Veteran Volunteer Coordinator is created in the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. The responsibilities of the coordinator include, but are not limited to, all of the following:
(1) Developing and establishing a statewide Veterans Volunteer Program and establishing policies and procedures for the program;
(2) Developing and implementing a training program and training materials for the program;
(3) Managing volunteer recruitment and screening and coordinating the services of the veteran volunteers;
(4) Creating electronic records, including but not limited to, records that track volunteer activities and veterans who have been contacted by volunteers; and
(5) Educating and coordinating volunteers and partners, including but not limited to care facilities, veterans’ service officers, the Department of Human Services, offices of the Aging and Disability Resource Connection and others regarding the needs of aging veterans and the needs of the veteran volunteers. [2017 c.665 §1]
Note: 406.076 (Veteran Volunteer Coordinator) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 406 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
Note: Section 2, chapter 665, Oregon Laws 2017, provides:
Sec. 2. No later than September 15, 2020, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs shall prepare and submit a report to the standing and interim committees of the Legislative Assembly that have authority over the subject area of veterans’ affairs regarding the implementation and status of the position of Veteran Volunteer Coordinator and the Veterans Volunteer Program. The report shall include, at a minimum, information regarding the following:
(1) The impact of the program on veterans served;
(2) The type of assistance provided by the coordinator and veteran volunteers;
(3) Data on volunteer activities and volunteer hours;
(4) Recommendations for the improvement and expansion of the services provided by the coordinator; and
(5) Recommendations for legislation. [2017 c.665 §2]
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