AmeriCorps: Volunteer Services Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: • AmeriCorps National living allowance of $13,732 (paid over the full 46.5 weeks of full-time service)

Published

10/30/2018

Address

100 Charles Street
Hagerstown
MD

United States

Description

HFHWC partners with families, organizations and businesses to build community impact by improving housing conditions in Washington County, MD – whether building a new house, rehabbing an existing home or providing repair assistance with low income homeowner on their current house. . Our affiliate hosts over 500 volunteers annually. We have more than 75 homes built, renovated, or repaired and most importantly,have served more than 75 partner families. Volunteers provide the hearts, hands, and voices to complete our ambitious build schedule. 


The Volunteer Services Coordinator (VSC) will perform three main functions. First, the VSC will ensure there are enough volunteers and supervisors (crew leaders) for each build day. The VSC would help recruit crew leaders, manage their onsite training schedule, and track their service. Second, he or she would help grow the individual and company volunteers using our volunteer database. The VSC will collect detailed information on who is and who is not volunteering. This data is useful for applying for additional grants as well as informing us if we do well, what can be improved and what is no longer effective. The VSC will help HFHWC to effectively train and recognize volunteers and to reach out to those who are not volunteering. These tasks would be managed using our volunteer database. Third, the VSC will be one of the front line faces to advance HFHWC partnerships with the faith community, women build, youth and young adults.


Required Qualifications


• 18 years of age or older

• U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident

• High school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)

• Driver's license and ability to meet host site's insurance requirements 

• Personal vehicle

• Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word/Excel)

• Competent computer skills and willingness to learn new program software.


Helpful Qualifications:


• Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity and AmeriCorps

• Ability to work with a diverse group of people

• Detail oriented and highly organized 

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Public speaking willingness 

• Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group facilitation experience 

• Experience working as a member of a team 

• Project management experience 

Benefits


• Segal Education Award of $5,920 (upon successful completion of service) – lifetime maximum of 2

• Affordable Care Act compliant health care plan (Habitat pays the monthly premiums)

• Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible)

• Child Care Benefits (if eligible)

• 10 personal/sick leave days

• Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location)

• Member Assistance Program (MAP) – offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

jessicascott@habitat-wc.org
http://www.habitat-wc.org

• Resume (tell us about your experience)

• Motivation Statement (express why you want to serve) – input in “Cover Letter” section


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