- Position based in the Phoenix Metro Area and serves Maricopa
County for the Senior Companion Program (SCP).
- Position is funded for 40 hours per week; may need to work on
occasional weekend or evenings due to special events.
- Position is grant funded and subject to the availability of
Overall Program Management:
- Work in collaboration with AmeriCorps Seniors and CSV
leadership to make programmatic decisions and to communicate with
staff. Serves on the CSV Leadership Team.
- Responsible for the overall quality, management, and
coordination of SCP. This includes the preparation, development,
and writing of program grants annually, as well as associated
- Writes grants to new funding sources to supplement federal
- Works with the Financial Oversight Manager to develop and
manage the grant budgets to ensure program expenditures align with
funder and NAU requirements.
- Develops and delivers training for new staff and supports the
development of volunteer and partner agency training including
orientation, in-service, and professional development.
- Develops and writes program performance measures and projected
outcomes for SCP in alignment with federal guidelines.
- Suggests the tools to record and evaluate performance
- Develops, prepares, compiles, and writes
monthly/quarterly/bi-annual reports to funders.
- Develops recruitment materials, strategy, and a recruitment
plan for volunteers and partner agencies.
- Approves the enrollment of program volunteers, program
expenditures in alignment with budget, and other related
- Develops partnerships with community organizations for
placements of volunteers.
- Research and documents community needs.
- Provides training, guidance, and consistency in policy and
procedure to employees and volunteers.
- Networks with local, state, and national agencies for future
program development. Networks with other National Service Programs
in the area, state, and nationally. Represents the CSV Programs at
- Oversees the development of PR, PSAs, and other marketing
materials for SCP in accordance with CSV policies.
- May assist in the development and coordination of fundraising
and recognition events for SCP and CSV.
- May serve as a representative of CSV on committees, in
meetings, and with internal and external organizations.
- Responsible for compliance with applicable state and federal
laws and mandates relevant policies and procedures; holds staff
accountable through various processes.
- Supervise SCP Coordinators including training and daily
- May supervise other Program staff including administrative,
student worker, and part-time or temporary employees.
Local Program Coordination:
- Recruit, interview, train, retain, and recognize age and income
eligible volunteers in accordance with goals.
- Ensure appropriate initial pre-service and monthly in-service
trainings are provided for SCP volunteers.
- Initiate and coordinate agreements with non-profit agencies and
schools serving children that fit within the scope of the programs’
guidelines. Assist partner agencies with on-going program training
to complete all required paperwork.
- Provide initial training and conduct site visits with partner
- Organize special events, including, but not limited to,
volunteer recognition celebrations and fund-raising events.
- Develop strategic partnerships and collaborations that support
the activities of SCP volunteers.
- Perform annual updates for the program, including securing
Memorandum of Understanding agreements and assessment plans.
- Bachelor's degree in education, communications, non-profit
management, social work or related field; and
- 1-2 years of management and supervisory experience; or
- 2-4 years of relevant experience.
- Master’s degree in related field.
- Experience working with National Service programs, particularly
AmeriCorps Seniors programs.
- Experience with non-profit organizations.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Strong skills in multi-tasking.
- Ability to effectively communicate with others whose
backgrounds are different from your own, including working with
diverse cultures, ethnicities, and those of different ages.
- Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, proficiency with the
Internet, Internet reporting and email as well as ability to learn
new volunteer software programs.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Experience recruiting, working with, and retaining
- Experience coordinating and delivering training.
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Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals
with disabilities are encouraged to apply.