A Nonprofit Community Enterprise

AmeriCorps Community Partnership Coordinator

  • Careers
  • Burlington
  • ReSOURCE is an innovative non-profit with the three part mission of waste reduction, job skill training and poverty relief.  ReSOURCE’s YouthBuild program is affiliated with YouthBuild USA and provides youth between the ages of 16 and 24 with job skills, leadership training, and an opportunity to complete their secondary education.  The Community Partnership AmeriCorps Member will work as part of the ReSOURCE YouthBuild team to develop and strengthen community partnerships for ReSOURCE and the YouthBuild program and be a resource for YouthBuild students.  This full time position reports to the YouthBuild Program Manager.

    BENEFITS:
    The AmeriCorps member will receive an education award in the amount of $5,730 upon satisfactory completion of the YouthBuild AmeriCorps program.

    Skill Development in the areas of

    • Community Strengthening
    • Employment and career choices
    • Networking for future opportunities

     

    GOALS:
    Develop and implement a sustainable volunteer or service-learning program involving community members consistent with the mission of ReSOURCE and in conjunction with the current volunteer program at ReSOURCE.  This includes developing appropriate materials, recruiting and managing volunteers, and training ReSOURCE staff in volunteer management. Train and support YouthBuild students in the area service learning and leadership development. Collaborate with Academic Instructor to develop and implement a quality service learning program.

    DUTIES:

    • Develop community partnerships to support the volunteer or service-learning program.
    • Coordinate weekly community service opportunities for YouthBuild students.
    • Plan and lead up to eight hours of direct community service each week (direct service should be related to the program being developed).
    • Develop and help facilitate weekly service learning lessons with Academic Instructor.
    • Recruit community partners.  Outreach methods include: extensive networking; presentations to faith, social service and/or community groups, and local high schools; staffing information booths at community events; and utilizing the media.
    • Serve as public ambassador for ReSOURCE  YouthBuild and YouthBuild USA., and AmeriCorps.
    • Participate in ReSOURCE YouthBuild, YouthBuild USA, and AmeriCorps training, service projects, and other activities.
    • Participate in YouthBuild weekly staff and case management meetings and YouthBuild team decision-making.

     

    Member’s direct supervisor is the YouthBuild Program Manager.

    How to Apply:
    Stop in to our store to apply, or email a resume AND cover letter (only complete applications will be accepted) to:jobs@resourcevt.org. Please specify interest is in the AmeriCorps Community Partnership Coordinator position. 

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer.  Services to individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

    To apply for this job email your details to bjohnson@resourcevt.org

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