AmeriCorps VIP - Northern California

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



AmeriCorps VIP - Northern California Essential AmeriCorps Duties • Develop and implement a volunteer program that engages high-value volunteers, particularly specialized/skilled volunteers and volunteers who take on leadership roles in the organization • Develop business partnerships that provide support for the Partner Site's volunteer program • Recruit and train community members as volunteers who support the infrastructure of community benefit programs • Track volunteer program and infrastructure development at the Partner Site, utilizing a defined AmeriCorps Member Service Plan • Serve side-by-side with volunteers to provide guidance, to better understand the clients' needs, and to improve the volunteer experience • Participate in all program-required trainings and development opportunities, including orientation, regular meetings with your local VIP team, a regional training (travel may be required), monthly webinars, and online trainings • Participate in a minimum of 2 National Service Days during the service term, typically in coordination with your local cohort Service Commitment • Full time, eleven month commitment serving a minimum of 1700 hours, may include some evenings and weekends • Hours are generally Monday - Friday from 8:30 - 6:00PM (varies slightly by Partner Site) • Service hours are expected to occur in-person at partner sites. Teleservice may be permitted for members only during unique, extreme situations and/or emergencies, and only with prior approval from the VIP Program Manager, and the completion of a Teleservice Request Form Further help on this page can be found by clicking here. Member Duties : AmeriCorps VIP Fellows: • Develop and implement a volunteer program that engages skills-based and one-time volunteers. • Work with agency staff and leaders to identify needs and design impactful volunteer opportunities that meet the needs of the community's children and families. • Recruit and train community members as volunteers. • Utilize the VIP Work Plan to build systems for tracking, training, managing, and evaluating volunteers. • Serve side-by-side with volunteers to provide guidance, to better understand the clients' needs, and to improve the volunteer experience. • Develop business partnerships that provide voluntary and financial support for the Partner Site (nonprofit or school). • Participate in professional development opportunities, including orientation, Volunteer Management Certificate program, regular meetings and National Day of Service projects with the local VIP cohort, two regional retreats (travel and overnight stay may be required), and online trainings. Program Benefits : Training , Relocation Allowance , Stipend , Education award upon successful completion of service , Health Coverage , Childcare assistance if eligible . Terms : Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Uniforms provided and required , Car recommended . Service Areas : Education , Community and Economic Development , Entrepreneur/Business , Community Outreach , Children/Youth . Skills : Fund raising/Grant Writing , Leadership , Public Speaking , Team Work , Education , Non-Profit Management , Communications , Writing/Editing , Community Organization , Recruitment , General Skills , Youth Development , Social Services .

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