Career Opportunities

Do you love working on behalf of children, fostering their growth and development? Do you want a job that is challenging, gratifying, and allows you the opportunity to impact tens of thousands of youth each year? Focusing on our three Pillars of Student Success: Entrepreneurship, Work Readiness and Financial Literacy, JA staff enjoy a culture of mutual respect and co-worker camaraderie.

Volunteer Coordinator- Community Groups and Individuals

Title: Volunteer Coordinator- Community Groups and Individuals
Area: Volunteer Recruitment
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Impact

Serve your community, impact lives, and make a difference serving as a Volunteer Coordinator managing volunteers! As a full-time AmeriCorps Member you receive modest living stipend, education award, and opportunities to network with professionals! This is a one year position with Volunteer Maryland in partnership with Junior Achievement of Central Maryland. Benefits also include professional development training, health care, and make a real difference in your community!

Primary Responsibilities:

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 for Community Groups and Individuals 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.

The Volunteer Maryland AmeriCorps Member will aim to recruit at least 500 individuals from corporate groups who will be a part of our site-based programs such as JA Company Program/JA Rising Women, 3DE, and some site-based experiences. This individual will recruit volunteers from community groups like community associations, business association, churches, sororities, and fraternities. 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.

The AmeriCorps Member will also work with staff to create or revise the following volunteer program elements (review the Needs Assessment):

Volunteer Program Vision Statement, Evaluation Process and Evaluation Documents, Volunteer Application, Position Descriptions, Recruitment Materials, Screen Materials, Orientation Agenda and Materials, Recognition Plan and Materials, and Policies and Procedures Manual.

Qualifications (required)

To serve as a Volunteer Maryland AmeriCorps member, an individual must:

-Be at least 17 years of age
-Have a high school diploma or its equivalent
-Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States
-Satisfy the national service criminal history check of the national sex-offender registry, state repository check (Maryland and state of residence), and FBI fingerprint check
-Complete pre-service training requirements
-Must be able to provide document of: (no later than the first day of training) Age, Education, and Citizenship

Criminal history checks will be initiated before the start of service; an individual will be ineligible if s/he is required to register on the National Sex Offender Registry, has been convicted of murder, or fails to disclose any previous conviction. Other convictions or pending charges will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis in accordance with program policy.

Application Process

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.

Volunteer Coordinator for Corporate Groups

Title: Volunteer Coordinator- Corporate Groups
Area:
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Impact

Serve your community, impact lives, and make a difference serving as a Volunteer Coordinator managing volunteers! As a full-time AmeriCorps Member you receive modest living stipend, education award, and opportunities to network with professionals! This is a one year position with Volunteer Maryland in partnership with Junior Achievement of Central Maryland. Benefits also include professional development training, health care, and make a real difference in your community!

Primary Responsibilities:

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 for Corporate Groups 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.

The Volunteer Maryland AmeriCorps Member will aim to recruit at least 2,000 individuals from corporate groups who will be a part of our center-based programs that include JA BizTown and JA Finance Park. The Volunteer Coordinator for Corporate Groups will be focused on securing our existing relationships with corporations/business while recruiting new business and companies to be a part of our volunteer program.

The AmeriCorps Member will also work with staff to create or revise the following volunteer program elements (review the Needs Assessment):

Volunteer Program Vision Statement, Evaluation Process and Evaluation Documents, Volunteer Application, Position Descriptions, Recruitment Materials, Screen Materials, Orientation Agenda and Materials, Recognition Plan and Materials, and Policies and Procedures Manual.

Qualifications (required)

To serve as a Volunteer Maryland AmeriCorps member, an individual must:

-Be at least 17 years of age
-Have a high school diploma or its equivalent
-Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States
-Satisfy the national service criminal history check of the national sex-offender registry, state repository check (Maryland and state of residence), and FBI fingerprint check
-Complete pre-service training requirements
-Must be able to provide document of: (no later than the first day of training) Age, Education, and Citizenship

Criminal history checks will be initiated before the start of service; an individual will be ineligible if s/he is required to register on the National Sex Offender Registry, has been convicted of murder, or fails to disclose any previous conviction. Other convictions or pending charges will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis in accordance with program policy.

Application Process

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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