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AmeriCorps Consultant Needed On AmeriCorps Planning Grant!

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ORGANIZATION: Center for Supportive Communities Inc.

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Center for Supportive Communities (CSC), an organization dedicated to using behavioral science to create equal opportunities and meaningful change, is looking for a skilled AmeriCorps Consultant to help us build capacity and prepare to support AmeriCorps members within our organization. CSC received a planning grant through AmeriCorps Kansas for the 2022-2023 year to help fund our planning efforts, but we desperately need an AmeriCorps Consultant's guidance and help in planning and executing tasks.

Position Dates
August 22, 2022 - July 31, 2023

Time Requirements
We hope to engage an AmeriCorps Consultant for 10 hours/week. We will work with the AmeriCorps Consultant's schedule and availability.

Responsibilities:
The AmeriCorps Consultant will assist CSC in the following:

  • Program design, structure, and practices
  • Curriculum development
  • Policies and procedures
  • Staffing models
  • Program evaluation
  • Strategic planning
  • Sustainability planning
  • Networking
  • Accessing resources to support the development and launch of an AmeriCorps program
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience with AmeriCorps program management
  • Experience managing AmeriCorps grants
  • Experience in program development, program evaluation, and member or volunteer management
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Application Process
Please send your resume to Dr. Kelsey Dachman at: kelsey@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

  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Technical Writing
  • Organization Design
  • Strategic Planning
  • Capacity Planning
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 10 hours/week

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