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Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc.

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 3, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Application Window

April 28, 2019 - October 31, 2019

Location

  • Lawrence, MA

Contact Information

SCI AmeriCorps Program
(508) 887-5701
americorps@socialcapitalinc.org

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Volunteer Outreach Coordinators

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Description

Basic Responsibilities:
- Design a volunteer outreach plan aiming to increase the capacity of volunteers for the host-site agency
- Create a system for screening and matching volunteers to appropriate roles that meet educational needs.
- Coordinate projects that engage families in school and community life such as resource fairs, family arts and cultural events, academic enrichment projects and family service days.
- Utilize technology and in-person outreach to recruit residents to volunteer and participate in other civic activities.
- Manage contact information of volunteers, website and eblast subscribers and other contacts.
- Create marketing materials to promote the community website, volunteer opportunities and community events.
- Collaborate with other SCI staff, volunteers and partners on other projects to promote civic engagement, with an emphasis on integrating youth into activities of SCI and community partners.
- VOCs will have a strong online presence. At certain host sites, VOCs will serve as the primary webmaster for one of the SCI community websites. These members will also be the primary editors for the local civic eBlast. Some of the responsibilities of these roles will be to update content on SCI community portal websites, weekly civic eBlasts, community partner sites and other websites in order to recruit residents to participate in volunteerism and other civic activities.

Volunteer Outreach Coordinator Objectives:
- Recruit and coordinate at least 200 volunteers
- Have at least 200 additional members participate in community activities
- 10% increase in traffic to the SCI community web tools and/or host partner websites

Basic Responsibilities:
- Design a volunteer outreach plan aiming to increase the capacity of volunteers for the host-site agency
- Create a system for screening and matching volunteers to appropriate roles that meet educational needs.
- Coordinate projects that engage families in school and community life such as resource fairs, family arts and cultural events, academic enrichment projects and family service days.
- Utilize technology and in-person outreach to recruit residents to volunteer and participate in other civic activities.
- Manage contact information of volunteers, website and eblast subscribers and other contacts.
- Create marketing materials to promote the community website, volunteer opportunities and community events.
- Collaborate with other SCI staff, volunteers and partners on other projects to promote civic engagement, with an emphasis on integrating youth into activities of SCI and community partners.
- VOCs will have a strong online presence. At certain host sites, VOCs will serve as the primary webmaster for one of the SCI community websites. These members will also be the primary editors for the local civic eBlast. Some of the responsibilities of these roles will be to update content on SCI community portal websites, weekly civic eBlasts, community partner sites and other websites in order to recruit residents to participate in volunteerism and other civic activities.

Volunteer Outreach Coordinator Objectives:
- Recruit and coordinate at least 200 volunteers
- Have at least 200 additional members participate in community activities
- 10% increase in traffic to the SCI community web tools and/or host partner websites
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Living Allowance

$1300 - $1300 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Benefits Members receive a modest living allowance during their service Post-service educational award Health insurance coverage available Excellent experience for future professional and educational opportunities. Additional local benefits may be available. Pre-service orientation and on-site training provided by SCI; ongoing training opportunities and workshops. Matching institutions for the ed award: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/segal-americorps-education-award/matching-institutions

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 100

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

43

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Foundation, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, Higher Education Institution, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Local Government Agency, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Recreation or Youth Center, Religious Organization, Social Enterprise (nonprofit), Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

SCI AmeriCorps Program
(508) 887-5701
americorps@socialcapitalinc.org

Hosted By

Position Details

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Volunteer Outreach Coordinators

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