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AmeriCorps Coordinator

Daniel Webster Council, BSA

It is a very exciting time to be at the Boy Scouts of America! Our program is growing across America and we need exceptionally motivated, capable, and driven people like you.  We offer a fast-paced, collaborative environment where each of us contributes to the success of our movement.  Come join our organization!


Daniel Webster Council AmeriCorps Coordinator

The Daniel Webster Council has an immediate opening for a full-time AmeriCorps Coordinator to join our team. The AmeriCorps Coordinator handles the statewide day-to-day operations of the AmeriCorps program for Daniel Webster Council by fostering a team member-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, goal attainment, and integrity. The Coordinator will lead program implementation and execution of the program to ensure all stakeholders have an exceptional experience. The Coordinator is responsible for implementing a strategy to successfully recruit and retain high-quality AmeriCorps members. The Coordinator is also responsible for developing and maintaining effective relationships with key site contacts and AmeriCorps members, as well as facilitating training and coaching, to ensure successful implementation with high fidelity to the model. Additionally, the Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the program meets all standards and requirements of the AmeriCorps grant.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Hold a four-year college degree, 21 years of age, American citizen (or declare intent), willingness to abide by the policies and standards of the Boy Scouts of America. Successfully complete the interview process;
  • Demonstrated work skills in achieving objectives, directing resources, planning programs and events and setting priorities;
  • Organizational skills and proven ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Possesses excellent communication (verbal and written) skills and is personally appealing in one-on-one situations;
  • Reads, writes, and speaks English fluently.  Multilingual candidates are desirable, but not required;
  • Must be proficient with telephone, email, internet research, learning online systems, and social media;
  • Demonstrated success in team environments and is an effective team player;
  • Ability to discipline himself/herself in terms of time, responsibilities, and organization;
  • Must be generally familiar with the Scouting organization and personally embrace the Vision and Mission of the Daniel Webster Council and the Boy Scouts of America.

 

Desired Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent phone skills
  • Proven ability to learn online systems quickly
  • Work effectively as part of a team towards team goals
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the Scouting program.
  • MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher
  • Video/audio conference software (Zoom/Conference Calling)

Materials and Equipment Used

Computer, telephone, cell phone, fax machine, visual aids and must have valid driver’s license and/or be able to be insurance to operate motor vehicles.

 

Physical Requirements/Activity & Mental Demands

Reaching, Standing, Walking, Lifting, Fingering, Driving, Sitting, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing, Reading, Repetitive Motions, Detailed Work, Record Keeping, Confidentiality, Problem Solving, Language, Stress, Training, Math, Reasoning, Verbal & Written Communication, Public/Customer Contact, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, and Constant Interruptions.

 

Working Conditions

The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions. The worker is subject to environmental conditions - inside and outside.

 

Accountability

Goals are set annually and reviewed quarterly with your Staff Leader.

Responsibilities:

Program Oversight

  • Enthusiastically promote the Vision and Mission of the Daniel Webster Council. Help install a passion for Scouting in others through personal example;
  • Ensure the program is in full compliance with AmeriCorps regulations;
  • Responsible for the strategic planning related to program growth and site promotion;
  • Serve as liaison to Volunteer NH regarding program implementation rules;
  • Supervise AmeriCorps program staff in the performance of their stated duties.

 

AmeriCorps Grant Oversight

  • Maintain sound organizational management and documentation systems and practices compliant with all laws, regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Ensure all performance measures and outcomes are properly collected and recorded;
  • Utilize appropriate data collection to analyze and complete reports on members and program performance as demonstrated by the data;
  • Actively participate in managing the budget of the program; work cooperatively with financial and leadership staff to develop practices that effectively plan for and manage program funds and provide for accurate documentation;
  • Plan and participate in skill and knowledge-building educational opportunities that promote personal and professional growth

 

Site Management and Support

  • Ensure site accountability to the program expectations and requirements as outlines in the AmeriCorps site agreement;
  • Develop strong relationships with site locations and schools to support overall program goals, ensure fidelity to the AmeriCorps program model and promote quality member experiences;
  • Ensure proper training and monitoring of AmeriCorps sites and members;
  • Facilitate structured site visits with key Daniel Webster Council stakeholders to educate interested parties on the program model;
  • Track the processing of all youth registrations in accordance with Daniel Webster Council and AmeriCorps policies and regulations.

 

 

 

Member Management and Support

  • Provide support and guidance to AmeriCorps members to ensure fidelity to the Daniel Webster Council AmeriCorps program model and adherence to federal AmeriCorps regulations through site visits, email, phone calls, and other forms of communication.
  • Utilize sound human resource and inclusion practices and principles to recruit, enroll and retain member positions as detailed in the approved AmeriCorps grant;
  • Oversee administrative tasks such as maintaining member files, conducting criminal history checks, approving

member timesheets and reimbursements, and coordinating logistics for trainings and events

  • Provide members with written service agreements outlining program requirements and expectations;
  • Conduct mid-term and end-of-term performance evaluations with AmeriCorps members to track progress;
  • Ensure compliance of all member and site supervisor handbooks and make updates to policies and procedures as needed.

 

Training

  • Develop and facilitate a comprehensive member training plan, designed to ensure that members receive the federal, state, and program requirement trainings, and maintain appropriate documentation thereof;
  • Collaborate with Daniel Webster Council staff and key stakeholders in establishing additional program trainings to ensure high-quality training on the Scouting program for all AmeriCorps members;
  • Order, organize, and prepare materials for trainings.

 

Special Responsibilities

Other responsibilities as assigned by the Scout Executive & CEO or their designee

How to Apply:

Apply through Indeed at:

https://www.indeed.com/job/americorps-program-coordinator-203e86a681aeb492

Resume can be submitted via email at:

support@nhscouting.org

Attention: Human Rescources - AmeriCorps Coordinator Positon 

Salary Range:

30,000 - 35,000

Job Location:

Statewide

Date Added: September 3, 2021

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