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Volunteer Coordinator Needed for Behavioral Mentoring Program!

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ORGANIZATION: Center for Supportive Communities Inc.

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Center for Supportive Communities (CSC), an innovative organization dedicated to using behavioral science to create equal opportunities and meaningful change, is looking for a skilled Volunteer Coordinator to recruit, engage, and manage volunteers working with SupportED, a community-based diversion program for truant children and youth in Douglas County, Kansas, and a training site for individuals studying behavioral science or a related field. SupportED engages volunteers who use functional mentoring and behavioral interventions and work alongside families and schools in a collaborative effort to divert children from court involvement. We strive to ensure all Douglas County children and youth receive a quality education despite the many impeding hardships. CSC’s supportive and scientific approach cultivates healthy youth development and sustainable behavior change so all young people have equal opportunities to live fulfilling lives. Join our team!

Position Title
Volunteer Coordinator

Position Dates
August 22, 2022 - May 12, 2023

Time Requirements
Part-Time; 20 hr/week

Position Location
Virtual

Position Responsibilities

  • Recruit, screen, and onboard volunteer staff members
  • Coordinate volunteer paperwork and maintain personnel files and records
  • Monitor and record volunteer staff members’ completion of required documents
  • Compile and enter consumer data
  • Facilitate individual meetings with volunteer staff members
  • Attend periodic meetings with the CSC team and contribute to strategic planning
  • Monitor activities and hours worked by volunteer staff members
  • Coordinate professional development and career exploration opportunities
  • Coordinate recognition events
  • Assist in drafting policies and procedures
  • Ensure adherence to policies and procedures
  • Contribute to performance evaluations

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Proven experience in managing a diverse group of individuals
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Team-oriented and mission-driven

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proven experience in supervising volunteers working with children and youth, families, and schools
  • Proven experience in leading professional development activities
  • Proven experience in using volunteer management software, Microsoft Office, and cloud storage and file-sharing platforms

Benefits and Perks

  • Flexible working conditions
  • Work from home/remotely (in-person opportunities available if desired)
  • Scheduled time-off and flexible hours
  • Free training and continuing education
  • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • Opportunity for growth within the organization
  • Microsoft Office 365 subscription
  • Website and social media recognition
  • Opportunity to work with a dedicated (and fun!) team of professionals
  • Quality reference or letter of recommendation

Application Process

  1. Complete our online application here: https://form.jotform.com/222056980716156
  2. Complete an interview with CSC
  3. Pass a background check

Questions? Contact Dr. Kelsey Dachman at info@supportivecommunities.org.

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About Center for Supportive Communities Inc.

Location:

1331 Strong Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66044, US

Mission Statement

We use behavioral science to create equal opportunities and meaningful change for children, families, and communities. Our main program, SupportED, is a truancy diversion program in Douglas County, KS. SupportED advances educational equity by infusing evidence-based interventions in the community at no cost to the family or school. We keep young people out of court and in school engaged in learning. Our vision is to create a world where all children and youth receive the care, support, guidance, and education they need to truly thrive in this world. Join our team!

Description

SupportED has been helping Douglas County students since 1979! We use evidence-based practices to keep students from becoming truant and truant students from becoming delinquent by engaging and re-engaging them in school; pairing them with caring adult mentors; teaching them skills for school, interpersonal, and life success; and providing services based on their individual and family needs. We keep kids and families out of the court system and on a positive pathway toward success. We partner with Criminal Justice Services, the District Court, the District Attorney’s Office, the Department for Children and Families, 32 public schools, the University of Kansas, and we hope to partner with YOU! With the help of dedicated and passionate volunteers, we can empower the youth of today for a better tomorrow.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Performance Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Program Management
  • Professional Development
  • Recruiting
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 20 hr/week; we are flexible and will work with your schedule.
  • Please complete our online application here: https://form.jotform.com/222056980716156

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