MOVES Coordinator – a part-time NC LiteracyCorps service year

Published

04/27/2018

Start Date

08/06/2018

End Date

07/31/2019

Times of day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Raleigh
North Carolina
United States

Description

The Helps Education Fund connects research with practice and engages teachers, parents, and volunteers to improve student learning. We are driven by principles of equity; authentic collaboration; evidence for effectiveness; and access. By providing free or very low-cost research supported materials, trainings, and services to schools and teachers – we are able to address challenges often noted with educational equity. One of our most impactful services, MOVES, places highly-trained volunteers into schools to work one-on-one with students using programs proven to be effective.


The MOVES Coordinator will coordinate volunteers who provide the HELPS literacy program to elementary school students. They will administer surveys and assessments for evaluation of the MOVES program. They are also responsible for on-line communication and marketing as it relates to the MOVES program.  


Duties:

  • Work closely with Executive Director to ensure duties are carried out efficiently and effectively
  • Become certified in the HELPS program, reaching 100% fidelity
  • Provide HELPS program to students as scheduled
  • Oversee the MOVES Volunteer Management System - recruiting and supervising volunteers working with students in the schools
  • Provide MOVES orientation and HELPS training as requested  
  • Provide on-site and web-based coaching to MOVES volunteers to ensure program is effective  
  • Develop and maintain a spreadsheet of volunteer contact information
  • Develop and maintain a scheduling system of volunteers working in school or after-school sites
  • Communicate regularly with volunteers to ensure needs are met, materials are in place, and program is provided as scheduled   
  • Communicate regularly with key stakeholders at school sites for feedback and to ensure program is running effectively
  • Oversee the administration and collection of surveys and evaluation materials, data collection and data entry  
  • Oversee and coordinate with school sites to ensure student consent forms are collected for participation in the MOVES program
  • Monitor student progress in MOVES, providing updates and recommendations to HEF on a weekly basis
  • Assist with mid-year and end-of-year program evaluation for MOVES (volunteer program) and the HELPS intervention
  • Establish content for e-newsletters, communications and marketing for MOVES
  • Communicate immediately and regularly with Executive Director on implementation challenges so solutions can be addressed as quickly as possible
  • Assist with and coordinate volunteer events for HEF, including volunteer recruitment and recognition events
  • Participate in professional staff development, board meetings, and other HEF opportunities to ensure high quality program delivery and organizational development.  
  • Perform other duties necessary for the successful operation of programs as assigned



The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion and commitment to students and volunteer engagement. They will have a proactive approach to the work, with leadership skills that are necessary for volunteer recruitment and coordination. They will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and must be able to work independently, handling multiple tasks and completing assignments in a thorough, accurate and timely manner.  We actively encourage diverse candidates to apply. HEF provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, genetic information, or veteran status.


Interested candidates will need to complete the online application on the NC LiteracyCorps website under the part-time section (under join NCLC).  http://nclc.web.unc.edu/join-nclc/americorps-member/


Requirements to become an AmeriCorps member include:

  • 17 or older
  • US Citizen, US national or lawful permanent citizen
  • GED or HS graduate, or working to obtain
  • Not convicted of murder or required to register on sex offender public registry



We encourage you to also submit a cover letter and resume to elizabeth@helpseducationfund.org.  This helps us communicate with NCLC on who is interested in working for our organization. Questions are welcomed! Please reach out to us if you are interested.   


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Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

How To Apply

elizabeth@helpseducationfund.org
http://elizabeth@helpseducationfund.org


We encourage you to also submit a cover letter and resume to elizabeth@helpseducationfund.org.  This helps us communicate with NCLC on who is interested in working for our organization. Questions are welcomed! Please reach out to us if you are interested.   


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