Volunteer Services Coordinator - 2020 - 21
For one year, you can get paid to build sustainable solutions in a community, gain valuable hands on experience and prepare for your future. This full-time AmeriCorps service position offers a great opportunity to make a real impact in the lives of others while building your own knowledge and skillset.
AmeriCorps National members serve the community in direct service and capacity building activities.
What will you do?
The volunteer services coordinator helps recruit, train, schedule and recognize volunteers while growing the volunteer base and advancing individual and group partnerships. Market within the community to recruit new volunteers. Develop new events and opportunities for volunteers to engage with the mission of Habitat for Humanity.
Typically serve Tuesday Saturday to support work on the build site.
Recruit and schedule volunteers for construction, office, ReStore, deconstruction, family services and special events opportunities.
Assist with all aspects of volunteer management including orientations, maintenance of database, volunteer tracking and follow-up.
Work with construction staff to ensure successful volunteer build days signing volunteers in, providing orientation and safety briefings, helping put away tools with volunteers at the end of the day and ordering necessary volunteer supplies.
Develop and/or revise volunteer recruitment, management and recognition tools.
Where will you serve?
Join our Habitat' family and form lasting relationships, while creating safe, affordable housing solutions with hard-working families in Helena, Montana. Every year at Helena Area Habitat for Humanity we interact with over 1,000 volunteers, homeowner families and community stakeholders. In addition to the living allowance and education award, we also provide subsidized housing in our AmeriCorps house for $300/month, mileage during service hours, and a cellphone reimbursement. Located in central Montana, Helena is a small but vibrant community with easy access to vast exploration and outdoor activities. Hike, bike, fish, camp, ski, snowshoe, and off-road in some of the most beautiful land in the United States. Learn more at www.helenahabitat.org
Benefits of AmeriCorps service
Living allowance $15,850 for approximately 10 months of service.
Segal Education Award of $6,195, upon successful completion of service.
Health care benefits and enrollment in Employee Assistance Plan.
Personal and medical leave approximately 10 days total.
Possible forbearance or deferment of qualified student loans.
Child care benefits, if you qualify.
Worker's compensation insurance.
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident at least 18 or older and have a high school diploma or GED.
Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity International and AmeriCorps.
Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Detail oriented and highly organized.
Experience working with volunteers, teaching or group facilitation
Experience working as a member of a team.
Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
Current valid driver's license, a clean driving record and reliable transportation
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