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Team UP AmeriCorps Coordinator

Team UP AmeriCorps Coordinator

locationDurango, CO, USA
PublishedPublished: Published 8 months ago
No work experience required
$41,000 to $50,000 per year

POSITION TITLE: Team UP AmeriCorps Coordinator
FLSA: Hourly
PAY RATE: $24.04/hour (20-40 hours per week - negotiable)
REPORTS TO: VP of Strategic Partnerships

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
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.

INTRODUCTION TO Team UP AmeriCorps:
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 fifth 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.

CORE COMPETENCIES FOR ALL UNITED WAY STAFF:
● 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)

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

● Program Planning
○ Lead member recruitment initiatives
· Assist with updating existing and creating 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; speak with potential candidates about service opportunities
· Manage incoming member applications by scheduling and conducting Preliminary Interviews and coordinating with Host Sites
○ Onboard and enroll new members at program start (September) and throughout the program year (rolling enrollment)
· Engage and support new members prior to their Term of Service (housing support, welcome email, regular communication, etc.)
· Assist with enrolling and importing member info into AmeriCorps systems (eGrants & OnCorps)
· Assist with assisting with National Service Criminal History Checks
· Help plan and co-facilitate Team UP AmeriCorps Member Orientation with specific focus on team-building and connection activities
○ As relevant, engage with potential new Host Sites and seek opportunities for program expansion
● Member Management
○ Be responsive to member and site supervisor needs by providing support, promoting professional development, and addressing concerns through problem-solving
○ Learn and manage the OnCorps database system
· Send timesheet reminders to Members and Site Supervisors
· Monitor timesheets for compliance and progress
○ Review Monthly Status Updates from members and site supervisors
· Recognize successes and highlights
· Respond to concerns and needs
○ Perform periodic regional Site Visits to engage with members and ensure program compliance
○ Perform scheduled regional 360° evaluation to provide/receive feedback on the member, host site, and AmeriCorps program
○ Help plan and co-facilitate monthly Cohort Connection Calls with specific focus on connection and team-building
○ Help plan and co-facilitate monthly Team UP AmeriCorps trainings and/or service projects with specific focus on connection, group dynamics, and “life after AmeriCorps”
● 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
● Host Site Support:
○ Assist with Site Supervisor Orientation and as-needed periodic host site trainings
● Data Management/Program Reporting
○ Assist with internal and external reporting efforts

ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
● 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

Required degree level

  • High school

Years of experience

  • No work experience required

Salary range

  • $41,000 to $50,000 per year