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Volunteer Coordinator LINKS Americorps Position

Position Title: Volunteer Coordinator (1 position)

Project Sponsor: Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods (www.necoalition.org)

Sponsoring Organization's Mission: To provide an organized citizens participation structure through which citizens can address community needs and maintain and enhance the livability of the inner North and Northeast neighborhoods, through civic engagement, information referral, education, public safety efforts, outreach and economic and community development.

Project Location: 4815 NE 7th Ave., Portland, OR 97211

Transportation Information: Close to bus lines #6, 8,and 72

Position Summary: The Volunteer Coordinator will create a volunteer management system tailored to meet the needs of the Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods. S/he will help to put in place an ongoing system for the assessment of the organization’s volunteer needs, volunteer recruitment, volunteer support and volunteer appreciation. Volunteers play key roles in every aspect of the organization and help us in our critical work of making inner N/NE Portland increasingly livable for all. A Volunteer Management Systems will help us use volunteers more effectively and provide a better experience for both the volunteers and the organization.

Member Benefits Include: • Upon successful completion of a term of service, eligible members receive an education award of $1,800. The education award can be used to repay qualified student loans, for further education in an accredited institution of higher learning, vocational or for trade schools. The education award is taxed in the year that it is used. • Loan forbearance (after successful completion of a term of service, AmeriCorps will pay a portion of the accrued interest on qualified loans, which is taxable). • Mentorship from Staff • Support for attending one appropriate non-profit skill training session (of reasonable cost)

For complete description and instructions to apply, visit our website at www.necoalition.org. For more information contact Shoshana Cohen at 503-823-4570 and [email protected]