The AmeriCorps Program Coordinator oversees all aspects of running a program of Rebuilding Together, from meeting with clients to developing scopes of work, or from presenting to volunteer groups to managing inventory. This position is a great opportunity for someone who likes every day to be different and seeks experience in nonprofit program coordination. The AmeriCorps Program Coordinator meets with clients, activates community volunteers, organizes logistics, oversees rebuilding projects, collects data and compiles program reports. The AmeriCorps Program Coordinator is involved in all aspects of our organization and work as part of our team to increase our capacity, efficiency, and quality of services.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Volunteer service experience; managing or coordinating other volunteers is a plus Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and use of internet
Ability to function in a fast-paced, collaborative environment where each team member must balance being organized and detail-orientated with being flexible and keeping up with changing scopes of project work
Ability to communicate in clear and encouraging language with a diverse community and staff— in writing, in person, and over the phone
Experience with database systems or willingness to learn
Experience with construction methods, home repair, and housing issues
Comfort with speaking and presenting in front of large groups--experience training or teaching adults/volunteers is a plus
Ability to work equally well on independent projects as well as on collaborative, team projects Description of Physical Demands
Must be able to navigate an active construction site, including: climbing stairs and ladders, standing, lifting, and carrying for extended periods of time over difficult terrain.
Considerable time will be spent in the office; they must be able to use a computer and phone for extended periods of time.
Description of Physical Demands
Must be able to lift 30 pounds on a regular basis as part of their responsibilities to complete direct hands-on repairs and assist with the delivery of tools and materials.
Must be able to lift 20 pounds on a regular basis as part of their responsibilities to bring materials to meetings, such as boxes of pamphlets, screen and projector, etc.
Must be able to travel independently to meetings in the community and in client homes
Will assist with several rebuilding days during the term—as such they must be able to walk, climb stairs, stand, lift, and carry for extended periods of time.
The AmeriCorps Program Coordinator oversees all aspects of running a program of Rebuilding Together, from meeting with clients to developing scopes of work, or from presenting to volunteer groups to managing inventory. This position is a…