The Civic Corps member is responsible for collaborating with IRC staff to determine volunteer needs; recruit, screen, train, and supervise volunteers; provide ongoing support and guidance for volunteers, and enter volunteer information in a central database system. Member must be able to perform all required tasks remotely until the office is fully open for in-person activities.
Connect with all supervising staff to determine volunteer needs.
Train and manage remote working volunteers.
Manage and conduct all virtual volunteer sessions on a weekly basis.
Conduct all manager presentations during virtual sessions.
Continue to expand volunteer recruitment materials electronically and make available to all supervisors.
Conduct information sessions for potential volunteers (in-person and remote as necessary).
Create and manage recruitment documents for distribution.
Recruit and manage volunteers for the annual refugee winter party.
Recruit volunteers from the community, local and national universities/colleges, and corporations.
Attend virtual career fairs.
Conduct recruitment at career fairs.
Conduct orientation/training sessions for all potential and confirmed volunteers.
Supervise all activities of active volunteers, maintain regular communication and act as a liaison between IRC staff and volunteers.
Supervise volunteers on a daily basis and provide open office virtual hours.
Send weekly timesheet reminders and track submissions.
Track hours volunteer information in database system.
Conduct recognition events for volunteers.
Liaise with Education department to recruit summer academy volunteers.
Required Skills for AmeriCorps Members (set for all program members):
Strong commitment to national service and the mission of the host site
Desire to work in the non-profit sector
Desire to serve with diverse communities
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Ability to conduct community outreach and make presentations to community groups
Willingness to take initiative to achieve goals
Strong project management/multi-tasking abilities
A clear plan for living on the AmeriCorps stipend in New York City
Availability to lead and/or attend events during evening and weekend hours (frequency varies by position)
Minimum high school diploma or equivalency
Ability to pass a criminal background check
US Citizen or lawful permanent resident (AmeriCorps regulations)
Preferred Academic or Experience Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: