This job has expired

Manager, Center/Institute - Senior Companion Program (Phoenix Metro Area) #605541

Northern Arizona University
Arizona, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

View more

Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Description

  • 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 funding.

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 reports.
  • Writes grants to new funding sources to supplement federal awards.
  • 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 measures.
  • 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 paperwork.
  • 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 conferences.
  • 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 support.
  • 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 agencies.
  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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 volunteers.
  • Experience coordinating and delivering training.

Please see for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online!  NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert