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Date Entered: 10/30/2013Job Title/Location: AmeriCorps NCCC Member/Team Leader Nationwide Company/Employer: AmeriCorps NCCC Job Descriptions:
NCCC Corps Member AMERICORPS NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) is a residential national service program for men and women between the ages of 18 and 24. For 10 months, NCCC members serve on teams to meet urgent community needs in the areas of natural and other disasters, environment, energy conservation, infrastructure improvement and urban and rural development. Teams work on projects throughout the country with non-profit programs, state and local agencies, and other community and faith-based groups. Members are assigned to one of five NCCC campuses, located in Denver, CO; Baltimore, MD; Sacramento, CA; Vicksburg, MS; and Vinton, IA. During the 10 month term of service they will complete a variety of 6-8 week-long projects throughout a multi-state region. NCCC members are provided with housing, food, health benefits, transportation to projects and qualified student loan forbearance. They earn a modest living stipend of about $200 every two weeks, before taxes are withheld. Upon successful completion of the program, they also earn a $5,645 education award that can be applied to future schooling or to pay off existing student loans. For more information, visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/nccc.
NCCC FEMA Corps Member Are you interested in a career in emergency management? Want to leave your mark while learning new skills? FEMA Corps could be the perfect opportunity for you to get experience, while helping others. We are looking for men and women ages 18-24 to join our emergency management team. FEMA Corps is an NCCC track for young adults who want to gain professional skills in emergency management while serving with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) staff on disaster response and recovery efforts. It is a 10 month, full-time, team-based residential service program that was developed in partnership with FEMA and the Corporation for National and Community Service, the agency that oversees AmeriCorps NCCC. As a member, you’ll be assigned to one of five NCCC campuses, located in Denver, CO; Sacramento, CA; Baltimore, MD; Vicksburg, MS; and Vinton, IA. Your focus will solely be on emergency management and long-term recovery activities within FEMA. You’ll provide administrative and logistical support in areas that include: educating communities, assessing needs, and collecting information; developing materials that promote disaster preparation to the public; ordering materials, tracking inventory, loading supplies, and managing IT equipment; updating electronic files, managing data, and compiling reports; working with nonprofits and government agencies to coordinate services for disaster survivors; helping survivors complete applications for disaster assistance; assessing and reporting damage to public facilities; setting up shelter operations and re-unification of families and pets. FEMA Corps members receive a living allowance of approximately $4,000, housing, meals, limited medical benefits, member uniforms and a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful completion of the program. Plus you will receive additional training and experience to prepare you for a career in emergency management and related fields. You’ll learn about working with communities, public speaking, customer service, and office/management skills while giving back and positively impacting the lives of disaster survivors. For more information about FEMA CORPS, visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/nccc.
NCCC Team Leader We’re looking for experienced leaders…this could be you. The AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) Team Leader coordinates the activities of 10-12 Corps Members in service projects that generally last 6-8 weeks in the areas of natural and other disasters, environment, energy conservation, infrastructure improvement and urban and rural development. He/She serves as a role model, facilitator, educator and safety manager while encouraging high standards for 18-24 year old members involved in community-based service learning projects. The Team Leader serves as a liaison between the campus and project sponsor and reports directly to a Unit Leader. In exchange for an 11-month commitment, Team Leaders receive the following: living allowance of $12,500, room and board, limited health and child care benefits, education award of $5,645, student loan forbearance, uniforms, transportation to and from the campus at the beginning and end of the program, and the opportunity to travel and learn new skills. Qualifications: AmeriCorps NCCC seeks applicants who have supervisory experience working with young adults and a high degree of patience, flexibility, and adaptability. The Team Leader position is a demanding job that requires long and intense hours. Applicants must be prepared for many challenges and be willing to make an 11-month commitment. For more information, go to http://www.nationalservice.gov/nccc.
NCCC FEMA Corps Team Leader We’re looking for experienced leaders for FEMA Corps…this could be you. The AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) FEMA Corps Team Leader coordinates the activities of 10-12 Corps Members in service projects that solely focus on emergency management and long-term recovery activities with FEMA. You provide administrative and logistical support in areas that include: educating communities, assessing needs, and collecting information; developing materials that promote disaster preparation to the public; ordering materials, tracking inventory, loading supplies, and managing IT equipment; updating electronic files, managing data, and compiling reports; working with nonprofits and government agencies to coordinate services for disaster survivors; helping survivors complete applications for disaster assistance; assessing and reporting damage to public facilities; and setting up shelter operations. FEMA Corps Team Leaders serves as a role model, facilitator, educator and safety manager while encouraging high standards for 18-24 year old members. In exchange for an 11-month commitment, Team Leaders receive the following: living allowance of $12,500, room and board, limited health care benefits, education award of $5,645, student loan forbearance, uniforms and the opportunity to travel and learn new skills. Job Requirements:18-24 years old and U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident alien *Priority will be given to applicants with knowledge, skills and abilities in leadership, motivation, commitment, flexibility, team building and a strong work ethic. AmeriCorps NCCC seeks applicants who have supervisory experience working with young adults and a high degree of patience, flexibility, and adaptability. The Team Leader position is a demanding job that requires long and intense hours. For more information, go to http://www.nationalservice.gov/nccc. Time Requirements: 10-11 month period Wages/Salary: $4,000-$12,500 stipend
Date Entered: 11/17/2013Job Title: Baxter Greenhouse Intern Company/Employer: Baxter Community Center Job Description:This posting is for an internship position assisting the Greenhouse Program Coordinator and Greenhouse Manager with In the Garden and Around the Table programming. The purpose of this internship is to gain administrative experience assisting our Greenhouse Coordinator with planning In the Garden and Around the Table programming, assisting with greenhouse and garden growing, and assisting with community outreach efforts. Intern will gain a better understanding of program management and planning, record keeping, urban agriculture practices, and community outreach.
Major Responsibilities: • Assist with planning and preparation of In the Garden gardening workshops, including coordinating class needs with volunteer instructors and marketing to recruit participants. • Assist with planning and preparation of Around the Table cooking classes, including coordinating class needs with volunteer instructors and marketing to recruit participants. • Assist with maintaining greenhouse and garden operations, including seeding vegetable starts for neighbors, helping to manage distribution of plants, and helping to maintain Baxter’s on-site garden. • Assist with raised bed backyard gardening program • Assist with community outreach • Complete special projects in a timely and efficient manner Job Requirements: • Creativity, flexibility, organizational skills, & ability to complete tasks in a timely manner • Curiosity, willingness to try new things, and sincere desire to learn • Computer word processing; internet research skills • Attentiveness to detail • Ability to see tasks through processes to completion • Self-motivation/self-starter qualities • Ability to collaborate/work in groups as well as work independently • Cross-cultural skills & experiences • Interest in promoting healthy foods/urban agriculture • Willingness to get dirty! Time Requirements:January-May 2013, at 8-15 hours a week, depending on student availability. Flexible scheduling available! Wages/Salary:Unpaid internship Contact Information: Please send cover letter and resume to Danielle@baxtercommunitycenter.org no later than Friday December 13th. Follow up interviews with final candidates will be conducted Monday December 16th.
Date Entered: 11/27/2013Job Title: Youth Director Company/Employer: First Reformed Church in Grandville, MI Job Description:Purpose: Provide leadership, direction, encouragement and administrative help to the youth ministry program within the membership of FRC and the community with high school, junior high school and 5th and 6th grade students.
Job Responsibilities and Duties: Resource Management: 1. Build quality relationships with FRC youth, leaders and church staff. 2. Work with pastoral staff and appropriate committees and councils in executing the specific responsibilities as listed here (and possibly also as referenced in the Covenant between FRC and Young Life). 3. Cooperate with government bodies of the church (consistory and classis) in the area of youth ministry. 4. Potentially attend Young Life staff events that do not conflict with church youth events. 5. If applicable, will be trained by Young Life bi-monthly. 6. A percentage of work hours shall be devoted to Young Life high school campus outreach, the Young Life Club, church partner training and other functions related to Young Life (if applicable). 7. Supervise the youth ministry program for the senior high, junior high and 5/6th education, spiritual development, discipleship, evangelism, missions, fellowship, affirmation of youth and support of families of youth. 8. Community involvement. 9. Be available to students on a personal basis to develop appropriate friendships and caring relationships and to be available to them and their families in crisis situations. 10. Provide help toward smooth transitions between the various stages of development of adolescence as they impact the youth ministry program. Particular attention will be given to transitions into junior high school, high school and college/world of work responsibilities. 11. Attend and participate in all staff meetings. 12. Recommend and assist in preparing the annual Youth Ministry budget. 13. Oversee the care of equipment that pertains to Youth Ministry. 14. Make expenditures for supplies, materials, equipment and retreats as authorized by appropriate councils and committees. Planning and Coordination: 1. Oversee the planning of youth participation in special worship services such as Youth Sunday and/or any other event that is felt will strengthen and enhance the ministry. 2. Work through the Christian Education Council in securing approval for youth activities and use of curriculum and teaching aids. 3. Consult, advise and assist the Christian Education Council and, through a working relationship with this group, determine and maintain a Christian education program for junior and senior high youth commensurate with the mission of the church. 4. Coordinate with the Senior Pastor and Worship Council for participation of the youth in worship services. 5. Coordinate youth activities with the program staff so that any planned youth events do not conflict with other events already on the church calendar. 6. Oversee the planning and supervise the activities of camps, retreats and mission trips and coordinate these activities with the appropriate groups such as the Mission Council. Leading:1. Implement programs designed to foster helpful social interaction, friendships and the enjoyment of the Christian life among students. 2. Train, encourage and guide volunteers responsible for leadership in Youth Ministry. 3. Communicate regularly with parents about planned activities and opportunities within the Youth Ministry. 4. Provide introductory youth group experiences for 5/6 graders twice each month. Job Requirements: 1. Your direct supervisor is the Senior Pastor. 2. All church staff members are under the authority of the Consistory through the office of the Senior Pastor. 3. You are responsible and answerable to the Consistory through the Personnel Council in all matters related to compensation, staff relationships or other matters beyond the scope of the job description. 4. The Personnel Council is your employee advocate. If you have a matter of concern or need, you can contact the Chairperson of the Personnel Council. Any and all communication will be strictly confidential until you give permission to share it. 5. This position will be filled by a college graduate or the equivalent in years of experience and training in relational youth ministry. The ability to organize and multitask are the keys to success in this position. 6. The ability to work with diverse people, especially young people, within a volunteer organization is essential. This includes seeing this position as a significant spiritual ministry supporting the programs and goals established by the church. Time Requirements: Full-time Wages/Salary: 1. This is a full-time salaried position ($30,000 baseline) with benefits. Your salary is determined by the Personnel Council and will be in keeping with RCA guidelines and standards. 2. An annual performance review will be conducted by the Senior Pastor by the last day of June each year. Additional job counseling may be requested at any time and a meeting with the Personnel Council may be requested by you at any time. Contact Information:Send resumes to email@example.com.