Wisconsin AmeriCorps Service Volunteer Coordinator

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Wisconsin AmeriCorps Service Volunteer Coordinator

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Posted: 6/26/2020

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 Volunteer Coordinator will spend the next year serving members of our community, recruiting and supporting volunteers at the Goodman Community Center.  The GCC’s volunteer program engages members of our community to support the mission and programs of the Goodman Community Center.  The center currently engages over 2,000 volunteers a year.  In 2019, volunteers donated over 27,000 hours of service.  During the commitment period, the member will support the volunteer program in recruiting and managing volunteers across all of the center’s programs, as well as, developing tools to support our staff working with and supervising volunteers.  

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

2 Openings: General Programming Volunteer Coordinator and Youth Programming Volunteer Coordinator

Term: Sept. 14 – Aug 31

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Hourly position: 35-40 hours per week

Reports to: Volunteer Manager

Administrative Duties

  • Respond to internal and external communications in a timely manner.
  • Meet bi-weekly with key staff to review progress on project goals.
  • Participate in monthly AmeriCorps training sessions.
  • Attend mandatory quarterly staff meetings.
  • Attend mandatory AmeriCorps orientation, conference, and end of year celebration.
  • Complete all required mid and end of year AmeriCorps evaluations.

Volunteer Coordination: 

  • Maintain current listings of open volunteer positions on the GCC website and external websites. 
  • Host volunteer orientation.
  • Process volunteer applications and assist staff in screening and placing volunteer applicants.
  • Maintain accurate volunteer records.
  • Provide timely and appropriate recognition to volunteers for their service.
  • Develop and implement system to increase the diversity of GCC’s volunteer force.
  • Plan and coordinate group volunteer projects and special events.
  • Support volunteer management throughout all center programs.
  • Engage corporate and other volunteer groups.
  • Special event support (ex: Thanksgiving Baskets, International Women’s Day, Hunger Heroes)
  • Other projects as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be 19 years of age by September11, 2019
  • High school diploma or GED/HSED. (or have completed prior to end of service year)
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to serve for the entire term
  • Must be able to attend required orientation from September 14 – 18th in Rosholt, WI
  • Some evening and weekend availability required.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Benefits:

  • $538.15(gross before taxes) bi-weekly payroll
  • $6,195 education award upon successful completion of 1700 hours service
  • Health insurance (medical, vision, and dental) – premium paid in full (if individual has no other insurance)
  • Childcare reimbursement (if qualified)
  • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments
  • Free service gear
  • Members will have a unique opportunity to build their personal portfolio, develop their skills and serve their community through a year of service.
  • Access to fitness center
  • Access to community meals during work hours