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Volunteer Coordinator (AmeriCorps) Position with MIKE Program

  Hours:  Full time (40 hrs/week), 11 mo. contract beginning September 1, 2010 Summary of Position: The Volunteer Coordinator will develop volunteer position descriptions, recruit, screen, monitor, place, support and celebrate success of volunteers including and especially in the integrative aspects of youth programming and community relations.

Essential Responsibilities:

Develop volunteer job descriptions in collaboration with supervisor Recruit Volunteers via internet list serves, web site, and social marketing , word-of-mouth, and speaking presentation in collaboration with supervisor

Research, plan, implement community interest for outreach opportunities Develop speakers bureau:  develop, coordinate and implement training for volunteers, and coordinate outreach Track volunteer information and activities in volunteer database Track youth and adult participation in program activities Develop, coordinate, and supervise volunteer youth service activities in collaboration with supervisor Plan and implement effective, low-cost volunteer recognition in collaboration with supervisor Train and supervise volunteers in episodic jobs in collaboration with supervisor Complete general office duties related to position (mailing, filing, phone, calls, community fairs, and outreach activities that support community activities)

Complete and submit in a timely manner all OSSC/AmeriCorps required reports and time sheets Attend OSSC/AmeriCorps sponsored orientation, trainings, meetings, and disaster response  Marginal Responsibilities:

Ability to lift 40 pounds Transport and manage youth projects materials  Preferred Qualifications:  Independent, creative, self-motivated individual who enjoys working with diverse groups of people

Experience and/or desire to work with teens and young adults Interest in recruiting and supporting volunteers Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills Experience with web, social marketing tools (Facebook, Twitter, Myspace) Experience with common office computer applications Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings, weekends Valid drivers license, good driving record, and own transportation A bachelors degree is preferred Salary and Benefits:  This is an AmeriCorps position.  Benefits include a $5,350 education award upon completion for future tuition or payment on qualified student loans (taxed), a living allowance of $11,800 for 11 months (before taxes), loan forbearance on qualified federal student loans, basic healthcare coverage and childcare assistance (if household income qualifies).

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and three references to [email protected] The successful candidate will be invited for an interview. An invitation for an interview does not constitute promise of hire. Deadline: July 15, 2010. -- Cheryl Neal, MD, PresidentMIKE Program*9155 SW Barnes Rd. Ste. 221Portland, Oregon 97225T: 503-296-7705www.mikeprogram.org *2008 Multnomah County Public Health Hero~