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AmeriCorps Program Coordinator

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Colorado Youth for a Change


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Published 20 days ago

November 23, 2020
Up to $40,000

Position Summary:  The AmeriCorps Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Director of AmeriCorps Programs in fully integrating all AmeriCorps programs into CYC’s culture and identity. The Coordinator helps guide the direction of alternative service activities due to the Covid 19 pandemic, while ensuring the detailed nuances of AmeriCorps funding regulations are met with thoroughness and integrity at every step. This position is also responsible for assisting the Director of AmeriCorps Programs with program reporting; ensuring CYC/AmeriCorps mission alignment; coordinating and facilitating monthly member meetings; and providing bi-weekly supervision to members. This position is full-time and temporary; ending July 31, 2020.

Essential Functions

·        Assist the Director of AmeriCorps Programs with ensuring that all program goals are on-track and that contracted goals are met 

·        Support the development of tools and the data systems to ensure effective implementation of program strategies

·        Assist program staff and Recruiter with managing member recruitment, site placement, and onboarding

·        Attend AmeriCorps trainings/events

·        Conduct bi-weekly member site supervision meetings for an assigned group of members

·        Assist in developing, planning, and facilitating monthly day long team meetings

·        Ensure AmeriCorps branding and gear is visible across all sites

·        Work collaboratively with other Program Managers, Site Supervisors, and school staff to provide cohesive services among the programs

·        With the assistance of Human Resources and agency Leadership, carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws

·        Plan and lead service projects throughout the service term for, but not limited to, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 9/11 Day of Remembrance, and Cesar Chavez Day          

Other Duties

·        Attend and participate in staff and AmeriCorps-related meetings as required

·        Speak on behalf of the organization when appropriate

·        Run errands as needed using personal transportation

·        Perform other duties, responsibilities, and special projects as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

·        Computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel with an emphasis on the ability to create spreadsheets and tables in order to capture data in a useful and intelligible manner

·        Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

·        Ability to work independently and remain organized in multiple settings, while simultaneously keeping track of the results achieved

·        Ability to contribute to a positive morale

·        Experience and comfort working with staff and students from diverse backgrounds as well as their families and support networks as it relates to education

·        An ability to “change gears” and work collaboratively with internal staff and external partners

·        Advocacy skills, which encourage and promote education and returning to school as the best option for youth

·        An ability to find and stay informed about beneficial resources for youth and AmeriCorps members throughout the state of Colorado

·        Appreciation of clear and appropriate boundaries with youth and AmeriCorps members

·        A passionate and committed belief that youth can rise above seemingly insurmountable obstacles and return to school, graduate, and enter into post-secondary education  

·        Dependable transportation and being insurable as a driver on the auto liability policy of Colorado Youth for a Change

·        Commitment to supporting and being a part of CYC’s effort to continually strive toward inclusivity and growth and appreciation of the organization and each individual’s unique strengths and perspective, including a commitment to self-development identity work

·        Dedication to engage staff and students across social identities

Minimum Qualifications

·        Two years of experience working with high risk, adolescent populations

·        Facilitation and supervision experience preferred

·        Experience working with AmeriCorps programs preferred

Position Summary:  The AmeriCorps Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Director of AmeriCorps Programs in fully integrating all AmeriCorps programs into CYC’s culture and identity. The Coordinator helps guide the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

We also offer a medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, company paid short and long term disability and a life insurance policy. Vacation and sick time hours available. We also give paid spring break and winter break. Visit us at: www.facebook.com/COYouthforachange

We also offer a medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, company paid short and long term disability and a life insurance policy. Vacation and sick time hours available. We also give…

Location

2490 West 26th Avenue, 110A, Denver, CO 80211

How to Apply

Submit resume, cover letter and three references

Submit resume, cover letter and three references

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