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AmeriCorps VIP - Northern California

Company: Americorps
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

AmeriCorps VIP - Northern California

AmeriCorps VIP is looking for passionate, community-oriented individuals to serve at nonprofits & schools in Sonoma, Napa & Solano Counties in Northern California! VIP Members build volunteer capacity at existing nonprofits, government agencies and schools (Partner Sites) that serve children, youth and families. They do this through: 1) building sustainable systems to track, support, manage, and train virtual or in person volunteers; 2) recruiting one-time and skills-based volunteers; and 3) raising funds to support the development of the volunteer program. Each VIP Member dedicates their service to a single Partner Site, working "behind the scenes" to enable volunteers to take part in meaningful service positions that meet community needs. Partner Sites change annually based on community and agency need, and have included organizations such as Food Banks, Boys & Girls Clubs, Community Health Centers, Environmental Education organizations and more! This position is a valuable opportunity to develop and apply your leadership and community organizing skills to make a lasting difference. Extensive training in volunteer management and nonprofit professional skills is provided. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : Develop and implement a volunteer program that engages skills-based and one-time volunteers. Work with agency staff and leaders to identify needs and design impactful volunteer opportunities Recruit and train community members as volunteers. Utilize the VIP Member Service Plan to build systems for tracking, training, managing, and evaluating volunteers. Serve side-by-side with volunteers to provide guidance, to better understand the clients' needs, and to improve the volunteer experience. Develop business partnerships that provide support for the Partner Site's volunteer program Participate in professional development opportunities, including orientation, Volunteer Management Certificate program, regular meetings with your local VIP team, a regional training (travel may be required), monthly webinars, and online trainings. Participate in all CA Days of Action, and a minimum of 2 National Service Days during the service term.

Program Benefits : Stipend , Health Coverage , Relocation Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service , Training , Childcare assistance if eligible .

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Uniforms provided and required , Car recommended .

Service Areas :

Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach , Disaster Relief , Education , Children/Youth , Entrepreneur/Business .

Skills :

Leadership , Education , Recruitment , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Team Work , Communications , Non-Profit Management , Community Organization , Social Services , Public Speaking , Writing/Editing , Youth Development , General Skills .

Keywords: Americorps, Petaluma , AmeriCorps VIP - Northern California, Other , Petaluma, California

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