Times of day
A few hours per week
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE:
The chapter recruitment coordinator’s role is to work with recent alumni and parents to recruit the next cohort of local participants into the chapter. The RC will connect with local educators
to spread awareness of the AMIGOS program and arrange for presentations in their classes.
This opportunity includes a national training with 24 other recruitment coordinators and meaningful hands-on experience in project management, marketing, communications, working with youth, and organization.
- Attend 3 day National Office led training (August 2-5 in Oakland, California) and collaborate with local board to establish recruitment targets, identify key local relationships and develop a recruitment action plan. Many have already been identified.
- Train and manage recent alumni participants to support with presentation coordination and outreach in their schools.
- Contact local educators, who do not have alumni, and make presentations. Reach out to new avenues for recruitment (service clubs, church groups, fairs, etc.)
- Coordinate Lead Management: Make sure all collected leads are entered into Salesforce in a timely manner. Encourage all leads to attend planned information sessions through periodic phone calls, texts and emails to leads and parents coordinated between Headquarters and the recruiting coordinator.
- Work with board to schedule interviews.
- Report progress, plans and goals to chapter board at monthly board meetings and prepare a report and evaluation at the end of the recruiting season.
Overseen and advised locally by chapter board members. Managed and trained by AMIGOS Headquarters professional regional staff and bi-weekly check-ins with regional staff to discuss progress, challenges and upcoming bodies of work.
We are looking for a candidate with an outgoing and engaging personality; leadership and organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with various audiences; sales or marketing skills advantageous; ability to work well with youth and delegate responsibilities to young people, comfortable speaking in public. Knowledge of AMIGOS or other volunteer experiences, experience in local high school system/youth organizations and experience with Salesforce are a plus.
August-December: Chapter Recruitment period (approximately 10-15 hours per week). Some daytime availability is needed to recruit in schools. January: Evaluate recruiting process with chapter document and any proposed changes for the following year.
- Stipend Provided
- Training Provided
- International Volunteers