YouthBuild AmeriCorps Program Manager
Job Details
Management
1560 - San Jose, CA
Full Time
Graduate Degree
$62,000.00 - $80,000.00 Salary/year
Up to 25%
Day
Management
Description

POSITION TITLE                 YouthBuild AmeriCorps Program Manager

DEPARTMENT                    YouthBuild AmeriCorps

REPORTS TO                     YouthBuild AmeriCorps Program Director

FLSA STATUS                    Full-time/exempt

CLOSING                           Open until filled              

 

Based on a nationally recognized model for education and training young adults (18 – 27 years of age), the San Jose Conservation Corps (SJCC) is seeking a Manager to help lead its YouthBuild AmeriCorps Department in San Jose, CA.

Position Summary

The YouthBuild AmeriCorps Program Manager is responsible for managing key aspects of San Jose Conservation Corps (SJCC) YouthBuild AmeriCorps Program with focuses in Education Award Success, Community Engagement and Impact, Member Training, Recognition and Data Tracking.  The Program Manager will assist the Program Director in managing the overall operations of the YouthBuild AmeriCorps Program including monitoring program related budgets and seeking grant opportunities. In the absence of the Program Director the Program Manger will be responsible for supervision of Program Staff.

Education Award Success:

  • Responsible for organizing, calculating and completing documents related to members monthly service hour status.
  • Meet monthly with members to review progress towards earning education award, sign required paperwork and address any program related questions.
  • Ensure members official program files are current and in compliance with grant requirements.
  • Utilizes the AmeriCorps Database, Egrants for all activity related to members activity to include suspensions, reinstatements and Exits with or without Awards. 
  • Also ensure that are required paperwork related to members activities are completed and filed.
  • Work with Job Training Departments, Charter School and other Organization Staff to monitor member success and at times to advocate for members.

Community Engagement & Impact:

  • Create partnerships with other nonprofit community organizations to develop opportunities for members to engage in community volunteer services.
  • Inform members of volunteer events and attend events with members.
  • Document and track member volunteer attendance as well as nonmember volunteer involvement.
  • Create certificates and other recognition items for member volunteer services.
  • Responsible for ensuring that events take place of each of the AmeriCorps National Days of Service.(9/11 Day of Reembrace, Veterans Day, MLK Day and Global Youth Day)

Member Training & Recognition:

  • Organize & Coordinate program required training such as CPR/First Aid Certification and Persona/Professional Development.
  • Responsible for recognizing members in areas of attendance, earned education awards and other program related accomplishments as well as ordering and distribution member recognition gifts.
  • Submit nominations for member recognition at the local county, state and national level as well as opportunities to attend conference include the Annual YouthBuild Conference of Young Leaders.
  • Responsible for creating, ordering inventory and distribution of all member related service gear.

Member & Program Related Data Tracking:

  • Ensure documentation and data input requirements are met to substantiate grant performance measures.
  • Participate in Quarterly Reporting requirements within the YouthBuild Database (DYB).
  • Enter program related data as needed or required in organizations Corps IQ Database.
  • Create reports and presentations demonstrating overall program and member performance.

Budget Monitoring & Grant Opportunities:

  • Assist with tracking of program budgets to ensure budget line items are adhered to within funding limits.
  • Coordinate all billing and contracts with Accounting & Finance Department.
  • Oversee vendor payment activities in Bill.com
  • Assist in grant writing and management

Other Related Duties:

  • Meet with program staff to provide updates, achievements, identify challenges review program goals & objectives and allow for team building, professional development to create a productive working environment.
  • Participate in Quarterly Conference Calls with YouthBuild AmeriCorps Portfolio Manager.
  • Participate in Desk Audits of Members Files and Ad hoc Reports as needed and or as requested.
  • Attend Annual AmeriCorps Management Conference (as budget permits) as well as site visits and conferences.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BS or BA) or Associate (AA or AS) degree plus experience.
  • Three years prior program management experience.
  • California Class C Driver’s License and clean driving record.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Must pass state and federal criminal background checks.
  • Commitment to environmental stewardship and working with young adults ages 18-27.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three years of program management experience involving training young adults.
  • Professional track record of writing and securing grants.
  • Demonstrated interest in social justice, education, environmental conservation, and community sustainability.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with people at all levels, and in all settings.
  • Ability to relate to a highly diverse environment including the CEO, Board of Directors, staff, neighborhood and community leaders, and volunteers.
  • Demonstrated success working in multi-cultural teams and a diverse constituency.
  • A self-starter, total team player with strong organizational skills.
  • Diplomacy and patience, along with a sense of humor!

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND REQUIREMENTS

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, and talk or hear.

NOTICE: The statements herein are intended to give a broad description of this job function and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties and/or projects may be assigned.

 

Salary and Benefits:

$62,000 to $80,000 Annual Salary depending on experience

Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, subsidized annual EcoPass.

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, and talk or hear.

 

NOTICE: The statements herein are intended to give a broad description of this job function and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties and/or projects may be assigned.

 

Salary and Benefits:

$62,000 to $80,000 Annual Salary depending on experience

Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, subsidized annual EcoPass.

 

Hiring Process

The position is open until filled.

If you are an excellent fit for this position, please apply online and submit the required documentation

Contact:

Janeth Beltran, Human Resource Manager

San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School

1560 Berger Drive, San Jose, CA 95112

jbeltran@sjcccs.org

Direct line: 408-459-6514

 

Who We Are

Founded in 1987, the SJCC+CS has provided more than 17,000 opportunity young men and women with academic education, hands-on learning, and development of basic skills. These skills include leadership, communication, computer literacy, and employment training, which will help them to advance and excel in their future and careers. The SJCC+CS offers secondary education courses through its on-site charter school and career technical education and job training through its Environmental Projects and Recycling Departments. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.  We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. For more information, please visit: www.sjcccs.org

 

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