PO Box 1271
The Program & Training Officer will assist the Senior Program & Training Officer with monitoring the ServeWyoming AmeriCorps grants. The Senior Program & Training Officer will train and provide assignments to this position during the first year of probation. After the first year, it will become a team member position. This position is under the direction of the Executive Director.
SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
- Serve as ServeWyoming Program & Training Officer
- Develop Annual Training Plan & Training Calendar for national service participants and other community-based groups
- Assess training needs based upon input from key audiences
- Researches, develops, presents and/or arranges for training courses and recruits trainers, as needed
- Develop and teach training curricula for variety of topics
- Implement adult learning methodologies, advanced instructional approaches, techniques and alternative learning (such as distance learning or computer based training, self study modules)
- Develop contracts with trainers and manages/monitors funding to ensure trainings follow federal requirements
- Develop strategies to grow agency Fee-for-Service Training Program and promote the expansion of training offerings to more audiences
- Conduct evaluations of all trainings; market the training program and the agency mission
- Organize & implement annual AmeriCorps Program Staff Orientation and annual AmeriCorps Member Kick-off & Swearing-In Ceremony
- Provide technical assistance to AmeriCorps Program staff
- Track and develop written records of agency trainings and submits routine periodic program reports
- Manage grant budget and monitors federal fund expenditures
- Responsible for developing and implementing agency Days of Serviceinitiatives in coordination with other ServeWyoming Staff.
- Organize and promote activities to highlight selected Days of Service and pursue funding opportunities
- Assist with Agency Marketing and Public Relations Activities
- Conduct marketing and outreach to identify potential new AmeriCorps sub-grantees
- Research and implement Education Award AmeriCorps programs
- Conduct outreach and AmeriCorps funding workshops
- Assist with AmeriCorps member recruitment and training
- Organize, develop and facilitate training on topics for Program Directors
- Assist grant application review process consulting with the Grants Officer; oversee recruiting & orientation for grant reviewers
- Provide federal rules/regulations, policies/procedures and other technical assistance to AmeriCorps grantees to ensure compliance
- Assess AmeriCorps program goals and accomplishments to determine effectiveness; measure outcomes for federal reporting; compile data and program information for agency and federal reports
- Travel extensively throughout the state to provide technical assistance and complete monitoring site visits; prepare summary reports of progress and corrective actions
Eligible for 3% of salary/month for a matching IRA after 30 days. Eligible for group life insurance after 30 days.
Level of Language Proficiency
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Bachelor's degree, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Federal and/or private grant management a plus
- Demonstrated excellent communications skills, both written and oral
- Requires excellent organization and attention to detail.
- Must be a people person and enjoy bringing people together to achieve a common goal.
- Demonstrated ability to utilize online systems to maneuver and create reports in Excel, and other spreadsheet applications.
- Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and work under tight deadlines.
- Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills, including the ability to work effectively with citizens in all walks of life.
- Self-disciplined, self-starting style though accustomed to work with supervision.
- Must be willing to travel and represent the organization by speaking knowledge about ServeWyoming.
- Compelling commitment to strengthening the volunteer and service corps experience and the impact on Wyoming communities.
- Capacity to assess community issues with patience, open-mindedness, mature judgment, and imagination.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Send your resume, a letter explaining your interest in the position and four names, phone numbers and email addresses as references to: Shelly McAlpin, PO Box 1271, Casper, WY 82602 or email them to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. We hope to hire by November 9th. *In your letter of interest, please explain: why the AmeriCorps program and grant management is of interest to you; how you imagine you will approach the job; and what makes you ideally suited to assist this initiative. Please be sure to include a description of direct experience you have with program management and training while in a team atmosphere.