AmeriCorps Youth Services Information Systems Coordinator


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1530 Madison Ave SEGrand Rapids, MI 49507

About

AmeriCorps VISTA Member position for one year of service, 2/27/17 - 2/26/18. Member will serve within Bethany Christian Services' Grand Rapids Center for Community Transformation (GRCCT), which provides holistic youth development services to at-risk youth ages 14-24, including GED completion, vocational training, trauma-informed healthy relationship classes, case management, paid work experiences, and employment through youth-operated social enterprises (business/nonprofit hybrids).

The VISTA Member will primarily support GRCCT's program evaluation and volunteer coordination efforts. Duties will include: 1) Working with Evaluation Team staff to gather and track data on client outcomes, demographics, and other information relevant to program performance; 2) Supporting efforts to create new systems for tracking client information and data; 3) Creating and keeping track of survey instruments and other tools for data-gathering.; 4) Refining systems volunteer recruitment and coordinating; 5) Supporting client recruitment efforts for GRCCT's programming; 6) Supporting GRCCT programs and social enterprises in other ways as needed.

Qualifications:

- B.S. or B.A. preferred

- Strong organizational and administrative skills

- Strong verbal and written communication skills

- Ability to develop, implement, and effectively communicate about new systems/procedures

- Self-motivated worker who takes initiative in developing new projects/tasks/responding to emerging needs and challenges

- Detail-oriented

- Strong time management skills

- Interest in data, program evaluation, and/or research preferred

Skills

  • IT Management
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Database Administration
  • Organization Design
  • IT Strategy
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours per week
  • To apply: Interested candidates must send a resume and cover letter to nslauer@bethany.org.

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