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Volunteer Coordinator- Americorps VISTA
The CoM Parks Volunteer Program VISTA will develop and implement strategies for volunteer recruitment, training, tracking, retention, and retirement. Coordinating volunteer efforts will allow the City of Memphis Parks Division to expand a variety of services to low-income families in Memphis. The expanded volunteer program will provide new opportunities for low-income young adults to gain valuable work experience via volunteer projects. In the long term, by providing local employers with volunteer opportunities for their employees, we hope to develop goodwill with corporate partners which will create access to corporate philanthropy funding for City of Memphis Parks.

Member Duties : Design and execute an assessment of current volunteer system and needs for City of Memphis Parks Division. Report recommendations based on findings. Interview department heads to assess existing volunteer options and evolving needs. Create comprehensive listing of volunteer roles, both existing and new roles suggested by department heads. Research best practices and create sustainable process and system for volunteer recruitment and management. Develop and implement a minimum of three (3) marketing strategies in partnership with communications. Identify and/or develop a simplified and effective volunteer tracking system and reporting templates. Assist in grant applications for technology as needed. Develop an alternative, zero to low cost tracking system in event of lack of funding availability. Develop reporting templates for multiple stakeholders (Parks staff, City leadership, Funders, etc.)
Position: Volunteer Coordinator- Americorps VISTA
Organization: Memphis Parks & Neighborhoods
Location: Memphis,  TN 
United States
Posting Start Date: 4/19/2021
Date Posted: 4/19/2021
Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Technology ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Environment ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing . 

Apply at: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=101662&fbclid=IwAR1n_UIl1u5MKuaROFUzjZ6P4ymCTjO7NWGVLFmNeklW1SyDpsnKi7V1yt4
Status: This listing expires on: 6/19/2021
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Organization Information
Memphis Parks & Neighborhoods

Memphis,  TN 
United States