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AmeriCorps Education Services Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Metropolitan Ministries, Inc.

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) is a national service program designed to alleviate poverty in communities across the country. Metropolitan Ministries’ VISTA project, Tampa Bay Homeless Outreach, aims to generate resources that enhance and expand housing programs and supportive services for people experiencing poverty and homelessness.

This is not a salaried position; this is a year-long service position that receives a bi-weekly stipend, education award, health insurance, and other benefits.

VISTA members serving at Metropolitan Ministries will receive orientation and ongoing professional development, trauma-informed care training, free meals daily (when serving on-site), and assistance with locating affordable housing (upon request). Members will expand the operations of a non-profit organization serving 100,000 people annually with food, clothing, emergency shelter, affordable housing, childcare, and elementary school, counseling and case management, employment and adult education services, health and wellness services, and access to community resources.

The Education Services Coordinator VISTA will expand the capacity of the Education department by streamlining outcome requirements and creating data tracking systems.

Service Term: 365 days

Days/Hours: Full time; this position is 40 hours/week.

Member Duties:

  • Create a database that tracks all grant outcomes and requirements. Develop a written process for using and updating the database.
  • Work with Education department teams to document all current data tracking processes and create new data tracking processes when needed
  • Create an Outcomes Manual for each team in the Education department
  • Train program staff on the tracking processes and manual; Provide ongoing technical assistance to ensure all processes are being followed

Skill Requirements:

  • Strong mathematical skills to help collect, measure, organize and analyze data 
  • Technical proficiency regarding database design development, data models, techniques for data mining and segmentation.
  • Knowledge of how to create and apply the most accurate algorithms to datasets in order to find solutions 
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Adept at queries, writing reports, and making presentations
  • Team-working skills
  • Verbal and Written communication skills
  • Proven working experience in data analysis
  • Requires understanding of poverty, a high degree of maturity, strong inter-personal skills and the ability to work and communicate with people in a professional and diplomatic manner
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively provide guidance, support, and feedback to others
  • Organized and detail-oriented, with ability to prioritize, plan and manage time efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Position Requirements and Specifications:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability for critical thinking
  • Creativity
  • Having a systematic and logical approach to problem-solving
  • Team working skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Reliable transportation required.
  • Must be a US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card status), or someone legally residing within a state. Examples of persons legally residing within a state may include those holding the following classifications: refugee, asylee, temporary protected status throughout VISTA service, and holding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status.
  • Be able to successfully pass a criminal background check
  • Must be available for full-time working hours for 1 full year.
  • VISTA members must be able to pass a Level 2 Background Check

Benefits:

  • Stipend of $675.08 (gross before taxes) paid bi-weekly for term of service
  • Healthcare Benefit and Telehealth
  • Choice of Education Award or Stipend ($6,345 for Education Award or $1,800 for Stipend)
  • Forbearance on qualified student loans and interest accrual payments while serving (taxable)
  • Three meals are offered daily at no cost to the member
  • Relocation and Settling In Allowance for those moving more than 50 miles for service
  • Non-Competitive Eligibility Status
  • Access to daily meals at no cost to member
  • Childcare assistance (if qualified)
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • 20 days for Personal/Sick Leave

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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CAUSE AREAS

Employment
Homeless & Housing
Employment, Homeless & Housing

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WHERE

2002 North Florida AvenueTampa, FL 33602

(27.96339,-82.45969)
 

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