Date : 2/22/13
Company : AmeriCorps Reading Partners
Street Address : 106 Linden ST
Suite : 102
City : Oakland
State : CA
ZIP Code : 94607
Contact Person : Jeremy Exell
email : email@example.com Website : http://www.readingpartners.org/about-us/americorps
Phone : 202-266-7833
Salary : $17,000-18,500
Days of Week : M-F
Position Title : Outreach Coordinator
Hours per Week : full time
Duties : . Lead Reading Partners' effort to recruit volunteer tutors for schools sites in the region, ensuring that volunteer needs as defined by Reading Partners program staff are met.
. Manage a portfolio of community partners that serve as volunteer hubs for the Reading Partners volunteer recruitment effort.
. Guide volunteers through the orientation and application process
. Schedule volunteers to attend an on-site training with an SC before becoming a tutor
. Oversee volunteer intake process, including training volunteers on the necessary screenings and criminal background checks needed to ensure compliance with the requirements of individual school districts.
. Work cooperatively with statewide and national Reading Partners Outreach Team.
. Identify effective strategies and partnership opportunities for recruiting and retaining volunteer tutors.
. Cultivate new community partnerships to strengthen Reading Partners' outreach efforts.
. Occasionally spend time serving in Reading Centers, assist in school site operations and volunteer satisfaction.
. Develop volunteer appreciation events and strategies to ensure volunteers feel connected to their service commitment.
. Develop and execute strategies focused on tutor retention.
Qualifications / Skills : Required
. Excellent community relations skills (volunteers, teachers, parents), positive attitude
. Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
. Ability to manage multiple projects at once
. Experience and interest in working with elementary school-age children
. Ability to express self clearly, in written and verbal forms
. Working knowledge of and ability to follow structured Reading Partners literacy curriculum.
. Access to reliable transportation (public transportation or personal transport) to travel within a defined geographic region on occasion
. At least 17 years of age and a US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status
. Experience in volunteering or volunteer management
. Experience working with a diverse community
. Experience with data entry, email communications, and computer proficiency
How to Apply : https://www.readingpartners.org/about-us/americorps/324-apply-now
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