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Recruitment and Community Outreach Manager

Job Description
Organization: 
Spark the Change Colorado
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Other
Job Description: 

The purpose of the Senior Companion Program is to engage low-income older adults, 55 years and better, in volunteer service to meet critical community needs. Our goal is to provide a high-quality volunteer experience that enriches the lives of the older adults serving and those they serve. Senior Companions provide supportive, individualized services to other older adults. We strive to improve the quality of life for at-risk older adults and help them maintain their dignity and independence. This program serves five counties: Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson.

 

The Senior Companion Program is part of AmeriCorps Seniors sponsored by the AmeriCorps.

Areas of Responsibility

EXPECTATIONS OF THE RECRUITMENT AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH MANAGER DUTIES:

 

 

  1. The Recruitment and Community Outreach Manager’s primary responsible is for the recruitment of volunteers and volunteer stations to meet AmeriCorps contracted goals.
  2. The Recruitment and Community Outreach Manager engages with community partners and stakeholders for the purpose of volunteer and volunteer station recruitment especially partnering with BIPOC, LGBTQ, and veteran communities.
  3. The Recruitment and Community Outreach Manager represents the program at public education forums, health care fairs, volunteer recruitment events, community events and other potential places and spaces, like virtual events, to promote the program.
  4. The Recruitment and Community Outreach Manager works well in a variety of work and community teams.
  5. The Recruitment and Community Outreach Manager refers people who are not eligible or interested in the Senior Companion Program to other appropriate Spark the Change programs or community programs, like RSVP.
  6. The Recruitment and Community Outreach Manager may assist, when requested, in planning and presenting orientation and training programs for volunteers.

 

 

  1. The Recruitment and Community Outreach Manager may assist, when requested, with interviewing and on-boarding volunteers for admission to the program, including initiating criminal background checks.
  2. The Recruitment and Community Outreach Manager may assist, when requested, or with volunteer appreciation and recognition events. 
Requirements/Qualifications
  • Must pass Criminal History Background Check that includes National Sex Offender National Registry through Truescreen, and fingerprint state and FBI checks through Fieldprint.
  • Bilingual, bicultural Spanish, Russian, or other languages and cultures of our diverse communities highly desirable
  • National and State Community Service, such as AmeriCorps Senior, AmeriCorps, AmeriCorpsVISTA, Serve Colorado, highly desirable
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Volunteer Management with proven recruitment success
  • Understanding and willingness to embrace and celebrate older adults in service
  • Commitment to Spark the Change Colorado’s vision of a world with stronger, more resilient, equitable and connected communities through the power of volunteerism
  • Comfortable speaking in front of diverse groups of people
  • Experience collaborating with community organizations/networks
  • Excellent computer skills including knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs and experience using web-based data management systems
  • Ability to work independently while working with staff throughout five counties
  • Ability to work remotely and follow CDC COVID-19 recommendations including, but not limited to social distancing, wearing mask, and communicating by phone, video chat, email and text when possible
  • An understanding and respect for the confidentiality of volunteers
  • Uses creativity and is flexible when circumstances change
Compensation/Benefits
Compensation: 

$40,000 - $43,000

Benefits: 

Medical Insurance, Paid Holidays, PTO

How To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume with Recruitment and Community Outreach Manager in the subject line

to Laura Kinder, Empowering Aging Director, [email protected].  

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