Part Time Volunteer Coordinator - AmeriCorps

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This position is through the AmeriCorps program; whose mission is to come together to tackle our nation's most pressing challenges. At Housing Forward, the AmeriCorps Member will be part of our Volunteer & Community Outreach program on a part time basis. This role encompasses scheduling daily volunteers across 3 or more service sites.

The Volunteer Coordinator actively promotes volunteer opportunities to target congregations, civic groups, and local companies; assists with implementation of the volunteer management database and provides leadership in developing volunteer recognition opportunities and supporting outreach events. Duties:

  • Work with Volunteer and Community Outreach Manager to developing annual volunteer goals and work plans. Oversee volunteer opportunities for the agency’s programs.
  • Manage the volunteer database and generate monthly reports concerning volunteer activity Coordinate with staff to cultivate and enrich current volunteer opportunities.
  • Assist with volunteer year-end-evaluation Assist in planning of Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and other appreciation events


AmeriCorps Program Benefits
  • Living Allowance: $16,000 annually distributed bi-weekly
  • Education Award: Upon successful completion of 900 hours of service, receive an $4,247.50 education award
  • Student Loan: forbearance during term of service
  • Networking sessions and professional development
  • Leadership development trainings
Volunteers are required to have an Associate's degree or High School Diploma + 1 year relevant experience.
Teaching experience or Bachelor's degree in social service related field preferred.
**Must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination**

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About Housing Forward

Location:

1851 S. 9th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, US

Mission Statement

Housing Forward's mission is to transition people from housing crisis to housing stability.

Description

Since 1992, we have transformed the lives of more than 11,000 people by helping them meet their immediate housing and crisis needs, addressing their health and income needs and transitioning them back to housing stability. Today, we’re having long-term impact on the communities of west suburban Cook County by 1.) preventing the loss of housing before it occurs, 2.) alleviating the need for long-term shelter, 3.) moving people into sustainable permanent housing solutions and 4.) improving housing retention.

To learn how we are responding to the current pandemic and read COVID-19 updates, please go to www.housingforward.org/covid-19-updates

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1851 S. 9th Ave.Maywood, IL 60153

(41.86996,-87.84312)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Office Reception
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Program Management
  • Group Facilitation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 900 hours annually
  • Must officially apply through my.americorps.gov

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