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YouthBuild Community Partnership and Volunteer Coordinator
 
 
 
Community Partnership and Volunteer Coordination AmeriCorps Members are responsible for developing and strengthening community partnerships for their YouthBuild program, including identifying partnerships for potential service projects and service learning initiatives This includes developing appropriate materials, recruiting and managing volunteers, and training the site’s staff as appropriate so that the site can sustain the program after the member’s term of service is completed. DUTIES: • Assess the community and YouthBuild program’s need for the proposed volunteer program and strategize improvements for existing programming. • Develop a written program plan, to include specific measurable objectives for the program, how the program will be implemented and evaluated, and the timeline for implementation. • Develop program materials such as a policy and procedure manual; volunteer position descriptions; promotional fliers or brochures; and screening, training, and evaluation tools. • Recruit volunteers. Outreach methods include: extensive networking; presentations to faith, business, and/or community groups; staffing information booths at community events; and utilizing the media. • Screen volunteers as necessary • Develop and facilitate orientation and training for volunteers. • Supervise non-AmeriCorps volunteers; develop and implement recognition activities for volunteers such as special events, awards, gifts, etc. • Maintain accurate records of volunteer participation. • Evaluate progress made in achieving the program’s goals. • Develop or expand community partnerships to support the volunteer or service-learning program. • Serve as public ambassador for CCS/YouthBuild Rockford, YouthBuild USA., and AmeriCorps. • Participate in agency, YouthBuild USA, and AmeriCorps training, service projects, and other activities.
 
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Member Duties : Assess the community and YouthBuild program’s need for the proposed volunteer program and strategize improvements for existing programming; Develop program materials such as a policy and procedure manual; volunteer position descriptions; promotional fliers or brochures; and screening, training, and evaluation tools; Recruit volunteers; Develop and facilitate orientation and training for volunteers; Supervise non-AmeriCorps volunteers; develop and implement recognition activities for volunteers such as special events, awards, gifts, etc.; Maintain accurate records of volunteer participation; Evaluate progress made in achieving the program’s goals; Develop or expand community partnerships to support the volunteer or service-learning program; Serve as public ambassador for CCS/YouthBuild Rockford, YouthBuild USA., and AmeriCorps; Participate in agency, YouthBuild USA, and AmeriCorps training, service projects, and other activities.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
YouthBuild Community Partnership and Volunteer Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
01/05/2015  -   01/04/2016

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  10/01/2014  To  12/26/2014 

Contact Kerry Knodle
917 S Main St
Rockford   IL   61101
8159636236
kknodle@youthbuildrockford.org
www.youthbuildrockford.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 57665


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