AmeriCorp Volunteer Coordinator

Jewish Vocational Service

AmeriCorp Volunteer Coordinator

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Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Hours: 35-40 hrs /week for 1 year

    Description: Under the USCRI AmeriCorps program, the Volunteer Coordinator will collect and track volunteer data (hours, activities, and clients served) through a volunteer management data system and will submit quarterly performance reports. They will also engage in outreach to the refugee communities and others such as; schools, churches, businesses, social service providers, etc. In addition, they will coordinate the Refugee Immigrant Forum and analyze agencies capacity, strength and challenges regarding volunteer management.

    Responsibilities: - Recruit and train volunteers - Work with JVS staff in identifying individuals and families needing help - Provide orientation to refugees participating in the volunteer program - Input data in Penelope - Update the excel worksheet to track volunteers duties and hours - Identify appropriate materials volunteers will use for ESL - Engage in outreach effort informing groups about JVS- who we are, what we do and how they can get involved. - Conduct annual winter coat drive, school supplies drive and first aid kits drive. - Assist in awareness programs such film screening, refugee trip to the zoo, refugee trip to the museum and other engagements with stakeholders and refugee communities. - Work with JVS staff to develop volunteer opportunities.

    Skills: - Speak, read and write fluent English - Can work independently with volunteers and refugee clients, with minimal supervision - Good communication skills - Willing to work in a hectic, sometimes unpredictable environment - Flexible, in terms of clients being on time for appointments - Friendly/personable - Outgoing - Has own transportation - Willing to go to refugees' homes and/or monitor volunteer activities - Have a basic understanding of services and programs offered by JVS - Attend the Refugee Immigrant Forum and Refugee Stakeholders meeting

    Please forward your cover letter and resume to vadair@jvskc.org.

    For informatiokn about the AmeriCorp program and application instructions: Applications processed frequently. Interested persons should follow complete AmeriCorps application instructions: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=71790&fromSearch=true.

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