Our dear Director of Bell Honors is retiring, and we want you to help find his replacement! This is a full time, compensated position. If you, or someone you know, is a veteran and passionate about serving the veteran community, we'd like to talk to you. Read the full job description below, and contact Michelle.Mallin@honorbell.org to learn more.
Director of Bell Honors
Michelle Mallin, Executive Director. Michelle.Mallin@honorbell.org, 720.282.9182
Is responsible for the oversight of the Funeral Honors Program, the Honor Bell Guard, and the maintenance and security of the Honor Bell and its vehicle. The Director of Bell Honors oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of an ongoing program including staffing, leading, and controlling program activities. Must have a passion for serving veteran community.
$30,000 base with incentives
Minimum one-year commitment required.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The Director of Bell Honors performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:
Ensure veteran Bell Guard volunteers are scheduled for funerals and public events as needed. Attend funerals and public events.
Perform duties alone if no volunteers are available.
Utilize online scheduling system.
Coordinate with Executive Director for any public events or appearances.
Interact with mourners and funeral staff at Fort Logan to coordinate completion of Bell Honors mission and deliverables.
Responsible for maintenance, security, and integrity of the Honor Bell.
Responsible for maintenance, security, and inventory levels of the Bell vehicle.
Coordinate transport of the bell for any events outside of Fort Logan National Cemetery.
Assist with presentations, static displays, and other public events. Must be able to share the foundation’s history with the general public.
Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization.
Recruit, train, and retain volunteers for Bell Guard program. Oversee and maintain uniform program.
Record and report volunteer hours.
Attend meetings and events as required including weekly staff meeting.
Perform additional administrative duties as required.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities
Must be a military veteran. Casualty/Honors experience preferred.
Solid communication and computer skills.
Attention to detail, reliability, punctuality, problem solving skills.
The overwhelming majority of the job is outdoors in all weather conditions. Long periods of standing.
Average work week is 25 hours, but must be available 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday – Friday and occasional evenings and weekends.