Part-time Neighborhood Associations Training Coordinator

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organization:Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods
position summary:

The Neighborhood Associations Training Coordinator will work with neighborhood program staff to improve and formalize the leadership development training system for the people who live and work in inner North and NE Portland, with a specific focus on Neighborhood Association Board Development. The training system will increase community members’ leadership skills through professional development and leadership training, and effectively engage them to affect change by advocating for their communities and helping to improve their neighborhoods.

General Responsibilities (to include, but not limited to): 1. Review and assess existing Board Training Manual Drafts and Board Orientation Materials. 2. Research best practices in board manuals/trainings from other Neighborhood Coalitions. 3. Create a detailed Neighborhood Association Board Training Manual including best practices, personal stories and a toolbox of resources. 4. Create a board orientation that is based upon the board manual and determine appropriate frequency for offering to the neighborhoods. 5. Assess other training needs in the neighborhood associations and community. 6. Assess available training resources (through other organizations, the Office of Neighborhoods Involvement, etc.) to meet training needs and make recommendations for the possible creation of new training programs. 7. Assist staff with leadership development training as time allows. 8. Complete and submit all necessary LINKS AmeriCorps Program paperwork and reports in a timely manner. 9. Attend and complete LINKS AmeriCorps Program orientation and enrollment session. 10. Wear an appropriate LINKS identifier and required safety gear while performing service or attending official events.

Salary / Pay Rate:$1800 educational award and $100 per month stipend
Required Skills and Abilities:Requirements: 1. LINKS members must be at least 17 years of age at the time of enrollment in the program. 2. U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident. 3. Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent, or commit to earning one prior to receiving an education award. 4. Ability to commit to the full term of service for which they are applying. 5. Submit to a criminal history background check and National Sex Offender Registry search. 6. Regular and reliable attendance.
Qualifications:Preferred Qualifications: 1. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. 2. Research experience. 3. Experience creating newsletters, manuals or other documents for a wide audience. 4. Time management and organizational skills. 5. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks. 6. Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups. 7. Public speaking skills. 8. Leadership experience. 9. Work well in a team. 10. Excellent customer service and phone skills. 11. Familiarity with office environments, phone and computer systems. How to apply: Step 1 - Email your résumé to [email protected] and to [email protected] Step 2 - Complete your application online at the AmeriCorps website. AmeriCorps Application 1. If you do not already have a username and password, you must create a profile. Create A Profile 2. Once you have created a profile, log in and complete an application by clicking “Applications” under the “My AmeriCorps” menu. 3. To apply to this specific position, click “Search Listings” under the “My AmeriCorps” menu and search for program name LINKS. 4. Select the position listing and click “Apply Now” at the bottom of the page. Questions about the project? Contact: Shoshana, Neighborhoods Program Manager, at 503-823-4570 or [email protected]
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer