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NYC Civic Corps - Volunteer Outreach Coordinator at READ 718

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Fecha de inicio
2 de septiembre de 2024
Fecha límite de postulación
24 de junio de 2024

Descripción

READ 718, Volunteer Outreach Coordinator through NYC Civic Corps

About READ 718

READ 718 is a Brooklyn community-based organization providing individualized, evidence-based, one-to-one literacy instruction to children from low-income households in grades 3-8 who have fallen behind in reading. We are committed to closing the literacy gap in Brooklyn and helping to ensure educational access and equity for all Brooklyn children. Our immediate goal is for our participants to leave our program reading at or above grade level; our ultimate goal is to make a substantial impact on our students’ lifelong education and life outcomes by strengthening their fundamental reading skills.

We operate in two centers in Brooklyn (Boerum Hill and Bed-Stuy) as well as remotely.

The Civic Corps Role

READ 718 is accepting applications for an open @AmeriCorps position as a Volunteer Outreach Coordinator. During this year of service, the Volunteer Outreach Coordinator will engage with our community through volunteer recruitment and onboarding to ensure we have the best possible volunteer tutors for our READers. The ultimate goals of this position are  1) to increase our volunteer pool by 30%, particularly in the remote space, 2) Help ensure a diverse pool of volunteers in terms of identity and experience, with a particular emphasis on recruiting BIPOC volunteers 3) Enhance and develop sustainable systems for ongoing volunteer outreach.

Duties and Responsibilities

Projects for this NYC Civic Corps member will include:

  • Familiarizing self with READ 718’s current volunteer outreach practices, systems, and plans
  • Developing a clear, sustainable, and ongoing volunteer recruitment strategy and plan
  • Establishing volunteer partnerships & researching new avenues to engage potential volunteers
  • Creating and implementing social media outreach strategy for increasing volunteer engagement
  • Leading volunteer information sessions and open houses; supporting program staff with volunteer onboarding
  • Learning systems for entering and tracking volunteer applications and data in Salesforce
  • Identifying and researching topics of interest for potential volunteer workshops
  • Attending and representing READ 718 at volunteer outreach events (occasionally on weekends) around Brooklyn and greater NYC
  • Planning and leading volunteer appreciation event(s)
  • Collecting surveys and other volunteer feedback on their experience at the end of each 10-week cycle (Dec, March, June)
  • Analyzing and reporting on the survey data to staff and board
  • Creating a one-pager about READ 718 volunteers including survey info, demographics, recruitment information, retention, testimonials
  • Creating a transition document that details all aspects of the project, including outstanding assignments, main points of contact, and potential next steps to move the project forward

Qualifications

  • Outstanding organizational and communication/interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude and passion for READ 718’s mission
  • Adaptable and flexible with an affinity for problem-solving
  • Experience working with/managing volunteers a plus
  • Experience with Google Drive, Salesforce, Canva, and social media posting

Schedule

September 2024 - June 2025

Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm; occasional evenings and weekends for workshops or events

Stipend and Benefits

Living stipend, student loan forbearance, unlimited MetroCard, healthcare benefits, and more provided through Americorps

Application Instructions

Learn more about the NYC Civic Corps program here and fill out an application for the Volunteer Outreach Coordinator service year at this link! The application closes on June 24, 2024.


READ 718, Volunteer Outreach Coordinator through NYC Civic Corps

About READ 718

READ 718 is a Brooklyn community-based organization providing individualized, evidence-based, one-to-one literacy instruction to children from…

Nivel de Idiomas

English proficiency required, knowledge of Spanish a huge plus

English proficiency required, knowledge of Spanish a huge plus

Ubicación

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New York, NY, USA

Aplicar a esta Vacante de empleo

Instrucciones:

Learn more about the position at nyc.gov/civiccorps

Fill out an application to become the Volunteer Outreach Coordinator here

Please DO NOT contact READ 718 with your resume and cover letter! All applications must be submitted through Americorps.

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