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Team UP AmeriCorps Coordinator

Durango, CO

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Part time
no work experience required
High School Diploma
$31,000 to $40,000 per year

Published on 13 Jan 2023

Expires on 10 Feb 2023

Team UP AmeriCorps Coordinator

POSITION TITLE: Team UP AmeriCorps Coordinator
FLSA: Exempt
PAY RATE: Part-Time 0.7 FTE, salary
REPORTS TO: AmeriCorps Director

The Team UP AmeriCorps Coordinator, under direct supervision of the AmeriCorps Director, supports all programmatic aspects of Team UP AmeriCorps. This includes program planning, member management, communication/outreach, grant compliance, host site support, and data/program reporting. The AmeriCorps Coordinator will be required to build upon and create positive relationships with all entities involved with the program: members, site supervisors, community partners, funders, host sites, and the communities served.

Led by the United Way of Southwest Colorado (UWSC), Team UP AmeriCorps places AmeriCorps State & National (ASN) members directly at local non-profits, schools, and government agencies to expand or implement new programs and projects. Members serve for a 12-month term of National Service to improve outcomes in Education, Economic Opportunity, and Healthy Futures. Team UP AmeriCorps provides hand-on experience and opportunities for training and professional development to its members while supporting communities in Southwest Colorado. Team UP AmeriCorps is currently in its fourth year of programming with plans to continue and expand in years to come. Members serve within the UWSC’s five-county region: Archuleta, La Plata, Montezuma, Dolores, and San Juan counties.

● Mission-focused: creates real social change that leads to better and healthier communities, and drives performance and professional motivations
● Relationship-oriented: understands that people come before process, and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal
● Collaborator: understands roles and contributions of all sectors of the community, and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement
● Results-driven: dedicated to promoting shared, measurable goals for the common good, as well as creating, resourcing, scaling and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact
● Brand steward: understands role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater United Way network
● Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: committed to furthering United Way’s commitment to removing barriers and providing support for Black, Indigenous, and other Peoples of Color (BIPOC)

● Program Planning
○ Lead recruitment and enrollment initiatives
· Update existing and create new Position Descriptions
· Post Position Descriptions on Team UP Website, eGrants/myAmeriCorps, and other relevant internal and external sites
· Follow, update, and improve recruitment plan
· Attend recruitment events
· Manage incoming member applications by scheduling and conducting Preliminary Interviews and coordinating with Host Sites
· Onboard new members, including complete background checks per National Criminal History Check guidelines and enroll in all AmeriCorps systems
· Engage and support new members prior to their Term of Service (housing support, welcome email, regular communication, etc.)
○ Engage with potential new Host Sites and seek opportunities for program expansion
● Member Management
○ Learn and manage the OnCorps database system
· Send timesheet reminders to Members and Site Supervisors
· Monitor timesheets for compliance and progress
○ Be responsive to member needs by providing support, promoting professional development, and addressing concerns
○ Support with and find new training opportunities for Team UP AmeriCorps Trainings
○ Assist with Team UP AmeriCorps Member Orientation
● Communications/Outreach:
○ Increase Team UP AmeriCorps presence on social media by managing current and creating new accounts
○ Increase local knowledge of Team UP AmeriCorps through community communication
○ Update and possibly create new marketing and recruitment materials keeping in line with the AmeriCorps and Team UP brand guidelines
● Grant Compliance:
○ Learn about and comply with all grant contacts and program policies
○ Assist with Site Visits and Evaluations
● Host Site Support:
○ Assist with Site Supervisor Orientation and periodic trainings
● Data Management/Program Reporting
○ Assist with internal and external reporting efforts

● Represent the AmeriCorps Director at meetings or functions when required
● Coordinate with UWSC’s Team UP Collective Impact Initiative
● Attend applicable AmeriCorps training and conferences
● Provide feedback on and assist with the betterment and expansion of Team UP AmeriCorps
● Be a steward of UWSC and AmeriCorps in our five-county region


For qualifications, please see attached full description