The CAC Leader will support the team of College Access Corps AmeriCorps members placed at universities, community colleges, non-profits, and K12 schools throughout the state of Oregon. The CAC Leader will work closely with the CAC Program Manager and assist in training and coaching CAC members to ensure that members have the requisite skills and guidance to be successful at their sites. The CAC Leader will continue to support and collaborate with other Program Leaders to create cross-program resources and trainings.
● Support CAC Members across state
● Create and maintain paperwork for the CAC program
● Assist in recruiting, enrolling, and orientating CAC members
● Track, document, and collect timesheets, reports, and paperwork from CAC members and partners
● Plan, research, and implement professional development trainings and reflection opportunities for the CAC team
● Co-plan and facilitate regular webinars, in-service trainings and other events as necessary with other AmeriCorps Leaders and Campus Compact staff
● Foster a strong support system, team building, and effective communication with CAC members through ongoing and regular contact via email, phone, and in-person team meetings, social opportunities, and events
● Connect and refer members to resources for project improvement and implementation
● Conduct member check-ins on a regular basis
● Participate and assist in the evaluation of program site visits
● Provide support in site recruitment and outreach
● Strategize and help implement program areas of improvement
● Promote CAC program impacts to internal and external stakeholders
● Collaborate with other Program Leaders internally
● Engage in personal reflection
Community Need Addressed
The College Leaders supports a meaningful and substantive national service experience for 15 members in the Campus Compact of Oregon Connect2Complete program as they develop and manage cultural responsive postsecondary access and success programming for low-income students and students of color .
Increase member supports and volunteer capacity for Campus Compact as well as build organizational capacity for recruitment and outreach.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Student loan forbearance, Training
$400 per month housing assistance stipend. Imperfect produce box twice per month.
Skills you will gain
project management, volunteer coordination, racial equity, facilitation
Competencies You Will Develop
Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Lead group discussion, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner
Creativity & Problem Solving
Capable of generating possible solutions
Anticipate the consequences of decisions, Involve people appropriately in decisions that may impact them
Operate tools and equipment in accordance with established operating procedures, safety standards, and ethical guidelines
Create environment of contribution, Demonstrate the effective allocation of time and resources efficiently, Drive decision making
Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the importance of one's role in the functioning of the organization