Job Details

Community Partner Engagement Leader – AmeriCorps Member
Hands On Nashville

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019  

Current Posting Expires: 8/18/2019  
Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:

The Community Partner Engagement Leader (Leader) participates in a yearlong term of service (1,700 hours) supporting the Community Partner Program (CPP) at Hands On Nashville (HON), which builds capacity for individuals and agencies to meet needs through volunteerism. 

The Leader aids the CPP team in providing technical assistance, training, and recruitment support to partnering nonprofits, schools, and civic organizations. 

The candidate should have strong interpersonal and customer-service skills, be comfortable with public speaking, and be able to translate data and feedback into new ideas in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment. 

Duties and Responsibilities
• Creates educational resources for community partners, including short video tutorials, handouts, and presentations.  

• Refines evaluation and feedback tools to align with HON’s strategic plan and support quality improvement.  

• Assists with volunteer-related workshops and training sessions, as well as the development of new training sessions and program initiatives.

• Reviews and approves volunteer opportunity postings on HON’s website.  

• Develops and maintains relationships with current and prospective community partners, including front-line phone communication, site visits, email inquiries, technology support, and participation in programming and special events. 

Preferred Knowledge and Skills
• Computers/Technology 
• Public Speaking 
• Recruitment 
• Writing/Editing 
• Teamwork 
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and/or Google-based office apps 
• Attention to detail
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to operate independently and within a team environment
 
Minimum Qualifications
• Commitment to fulfill a one-year term of service (August 2019 – August 2020) 
•  Bachelor’s Degree 
• U.S. Citizenship
•  Valid driver’s license and reliable access to transportation 
  (Members will be reimbursed for service-related mileage.)
•  National Service Criminal History Check clearance 

Benefits
•  Living allowance of $17,000, paid bi-weekly throughout the term of service 
•  Education award of $6,095, applicable to student loans and/or future education expenses at accredited institution, upon fulfillment of service obligations
•  Healthcare coverage, if elected
•  Child care benefits, if eligible
• Professional development training

Additional Information
• Members serve an average of 35-40 hours per week
• Service activities will take place indoors and outdoors

About the Hands On Nashville AmeriCorps Program
Hands On Nashville's AmeriCorps Program engages civic-minded individuals in yearlong terms of public service. HON AmeriCorps members are part of a 17-person cohort that receives skills training, professional development, and networking opportunities through a partnership between HON and participating AmeriCorps Program agencies.

The HON AmeriCorps Program is made possible through generous support from Volunteer Tennessee and the Dan and Margaret Maddox Charitable Fund.

Hands On Nashville does not discriminate based on age, skin color, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability, or other factors which deny the essential humanity of all people.  

Job Type: VISTA/AmeriCorps
Job Categories:
  • Education
  • Customer Service
  • Information Technology
Contact Information and Procedure:
Deadline to apply is August 1. Create an AmeriCorps profile and apply to serve at my.americorps.gov. 
Jann Seymour Nashville, TN 37210
Email: jann@hon.org
Website: https://www.hon.org/americorps
Phone: (615) 298-1108
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