AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator

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AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator

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New Posting 6/4/2021

Goodman Community Center is a host site for Marshfield Clinic Health System’s Volunteer Wisconsin AmeriCorps Program. AmeriCorps is often referred to as a domestic Peace Corps, placing individuals within communities to give a year of their life to serving others. The AmeriCorps Community Corps Volunteer Coordinator assist with recruiting, managing and celebrating volunteers to support programs, events and activities throughout the GCC community. This full-time service position will work most closely with our food pantry and older adult program teams as well as support our community-wide Thanksgiving basket give-away effort. 

Please apply through our on-line application and/or email your resume and cover to GCCHR@goodmancenter.org. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. GCC is an EEO/AA/disability/veteran employer and we value a diverse workforce.

Job Description

Term: September 13, 2021 – Aug 31, 2022
Schedule Hours: Monday – Friday, 37 hours/week
Reporting to: Volunteer Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Volunteer Coordination:
    • Maintain current listings of open volunteer positions on the GCC and external websites.
    • Conduct applicant screening process via in person or phone interviews.
    • Conduct background & reference checks.
    • Host volunteer orientations and trainings.
    • Maintain accurate volunteer records.
    • Support volunteers throughout all center programs (early childhood, youth, older adults, food pantry, special events) with emphasis on food pantry and older adult programs.
      Assist with organization of large-scale center-wide events that require multiple volunteers such as Thanksgiving basket drive and International Women’s Day event.
    • Plan and coordinate group volunteer projects for corporate partners and civic and service groups.
    • As part of volunteer team coordinate volunteer appreciation and stewardship events and activities.
    • Conduct volunteer and intern exit and annual surveys and assist with writing annual progress report.
    • Develop partnerships with community groups to establish a more reliable and diverse volunteer pool.
    • Assist with publication of monthly volunteer e-newsletter
  • Administrative duties:
    • Respond to internal and external communication – phone and email – in a timely manner.
    • Generate and maintain volunteer and project schedules.
    • Participate and contribute to team meetings.
  • AmeriCorps duties:
    • Fulfill activities and service identified on the approved Member Service Plan and abide by the Member Participation Agreement.
    • Attend trainings required by MCHS. Ride-share whenever possible.
    • Reply to communication from MCHS staff in a timely manner.
    • Collect and submit data required by MCHS by established due dates.
    • Submit necessary paperwork for benefits and respond to inquiries.
    • Wear their issued AmeriCorps name badge at all times while serving.

Qualifications:

  • Must attend AmeriCorps orientation and midterm training January 13-15, 2021.
  • Must be able to handle the financial commitment made by accepting the position.
  • Must be at least 17 years of age by September 13, 2021.
  • Must have high school diploma or GED/HSED and agree to criminal background checks and Department of Motor Vehicles check.
  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Must be able to serve for the entire term and meet 1700 hrs.
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team setting.

Preferred:

  • Previous volunteer and non-profit experience preferred.
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Strong organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Windows operating system, Microsoft office, and cloud based software.

Benefits:

  • $6,345 education award upon completion of 1700 service hours.
  • Full-time rate of bi-weekly living allowance - $580 (pre-tax)
  • No-cost health, vision and dental insurance (if individual has no other insurance)
  • Low-to no-cost child care assistance
  • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments Free service gear