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Junior Achievement of Central Maryland is hiring Volunteer Coordinators to help support and expand or programming to students throughout Central Maryland!

This is an 11-month, full-time (40 hours/week) position as a member of the Volunteer Maryland (VM) AmeriCorps program serving as a Volunteer Coordinator at Junior Achievement of Central Maryland. Volunteer Maryland AmeriCorps Members, ACM’s, are responsible for building capacity and developing and implementing a volunteer program as agreed to in the VM site partnership negotiations that occurred in spring, 2021. The member’s activities will target increasing the Service Site’s effectiveness, efficiencies and/or expand the Service Sites reach or scope. The outcome will be an increase in capacity for the Service Site to serve their identified community. The VM service year will begin on September 15, 2021 and conclude on August 2, 2022; Volunteer Coordinators are expected to complete 1,700 hours of service during the term. Benefits also include professional development training, health care, and make a real difference in your community!

The Volunteer Maryland AmeriCorps Member will aim to recruit individual, community, and corporate volunteers who will be a part of our site-based programs such as JA BizTown, JA Company Program/JA Rising Women, 3DE, and some site-based experiences. In addition, this Volunteer Maryland AmeriCorps members will recruit individuals as volunteers that may be specific content experts needed for projects or mentors for specific groups of students.   

Volunteer Coordinator responsibilities include:

  • Develop a written work plan and timeline for implementation.
  • Develop program materials such as a policy and procedure manual, volunteer position descriptions, promotional fliers or brochures, and screening, training, and evaluation tools.
  • Recruit volunteers through various outreach methods, both in person and online.
  • Screen volunteers as necessary; procedures might include interviews, reference checks, and criminal background checks.
  • Develop and facilitate orientation and training for volunteers.
  • Supervise volunteers; develop and implement recognition activities for volunteers such as special events, awards, gifts, etc.
  • Maintain accurate records of volunteer participation.
  • Evaluate progress made in achieving the program’s goals; report on progress in statistical and narrative reports for Volunteer Maryland.
  • Develop community partnerships to support the volunteer program.
  • Serve as public ambassador for the Service Site, Volunteer Maryland, and AmeriCorps.
  • Participate in VM and AmeriCorps training, service projects, and other activities.

To apply:

To participate in Volunteer Maryland, applicants must submit a written resume to info@jamaryland.org. Staff will review the application, with special emphasis placed on the writing sample, invite the applicant to interview if appropriate, conduct two reference checks, and complete a criminal background investigation. After an applicant has been tentatively matched, the three-part criminal history check will be initiated. Individuals will not be allowed to begin training until all results are received and verified by the program.

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