Position Title: Corps Futures Coordinator
Department: Corpsmember Development
Reports to: Director, Corpsmember Development
FLSA Status: Full-time / Non-Exempt (hourly)
Compensation: $28.85 to $32.00 per hour
Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:30pm with occasional evenings and weekends as needed
Location: This position is 100% in-person, located at 2650 Senter Road , San Jose, CA 95111. Some presence may be required at our other location at 1560 Berger Drive, San Jose, CA 95112
Travel: Local travel may be required up to 35% of the time.
About the San Jose Conservation Corps (SJCC+CS):
San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School offers an engaging work environment focused on growth, teamwork, and making a positive impact. We value collaboration, respect diverse perspectives, and provide opportunities for employees to contribute their skills to create a hopeful and sustainable community. Whether you're passionate about education and development, environmental conservation, or community engagement, joining our team means embracing a shared commitment to service and the chance to make a meaningful difference. Be a part of our mission to create transformational change and learn more at www.sjcccs.org.
Reporting to the Director of Corpsmember Development, the Corps Future Coordinator is responsible for direct service and case management of job-training Corpsmembers enrolling and completing their service hours with the AmeriCorps Program, developing and implementing a Corps to College / Post-secondary Pathway; data collection, tracking, and reporting; as well as, partnership development (with local post-secondary institutions and internships).
- Recruitment of new program members by attending organization community and department meetings, Charter School and job training orientations to present the AmeriCorps program benefits.
- Once a Corpsmember has submitted their AmeriCorps program application and all eligible requirements have been met (submitted: valid identification, birth certification, or passport / permanent resident document, and signed social security card; and adjudicated Field Print Fingerprinting and Truscreen Criminal Background Check) the Corps Future Coordinator will establish initial files, prepare AmeriCorps Eligibility form and submit to AmeriCorps Manager for review and approval to proceed with enrollment in accordance with grant requirements.
- Conduct a 1-on-1 check-in with newly enrolled AmeriCorps members to review enrollment documentation: contract, service description and enrollment forms and establish AmeriCorps member's official file to submit for review and approval to the AmeriCorps Manager, enroll AmeriCorps member in the E-grants database and distribute service gear and obtain AmeriCorps member signature and place in AmeriCorps member's file.
- Maintain up-to-date tracking of all AmeriCorps program member's enrollment: active, suspended, reinstated, and exit (full, partial, compelling circumstances, or no award) via the E-grants database, printing all E-grant activity and adding in to AmeriCorps member's file to serve as documentation and reporting to the AmeriCorps Manager.
- Prepare for and conduct a monthly 1-on-1 check-in with active members by calculating and completing AmeriCorps Service Time Log to bring and discuss with active AmeriCorps members on their monthly service hours completed and how many hours are left to complete their Education Award, obtain signature of the
- AmeriCorps Service Time Log, file in the AmeriCorps member's folder, and answer any program questions.
- Inform designated job-training programs' AmeriCorps members of volunteer events, attend events and document AmeriCorps member's attendance and nonmember volunteer hours, create certificates and/or recognition items for member volunteer services.
Connection to Internships
- In collaboration with the Director of Corpsmember Development and the Internship Manager, the Corps Future Coordinator will support the development of internship opportunities for our Corpsmembers. By identifying what internship partnerships are of interest to our Corpsmembers and which contract agreements are ideal for a successful internship placement and completion.
- Once internship opportunities become available the Corps Future Coordinator will connect with their designated job-training program managers to present internship opportunities with the Corpsmembers and get a list of interested participants to support with applications, enrollment, and completion.
- As Corpsmembers are placed in an internship program their Corps Future Coordinator will connect with the Corpsmember biweekly to check progress, track internship hours, refer for any support service needs, etc.
- When the internship program starts to wind down or as Corpsmembers begin to transition out of the internship the Corps Future Support post-internship permanent placement and success.
- Data basing of internship hours, continuation, completion, and permanent placement.
- In collaboration with the GTE Coordinators every quarter coordinates a Future Fair that will expose Corpsmembers to local post-secondary opportunities by inviting and hosting partners and local agencies to table during the event, recruit and apply for career and/or post-secondary opportunities.
- Coordinate and facilitate workshops that focus on supporting Corpsmembers with the job readiness skills to apply, enroll, obtain all certifications/ meet all requirements, study for and pass entrance exams, and track placement by obtaining verification (i.e.: unofficial transcript, offer letter, paystub, etc.).
- Database and obtain verification of hours, continuing education (4+ months), and/or completion of career, educational or vocational program.
- Complete 1-year follow up with all designated department job-training Corpsmembers, as needed.
- The Corps Future Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that each of their designated job-training Corpsmembers have a portfolio that includes all of the following training and certifications:
- American Red Cross: First Aid, CPR, AED and Blood borne Pathogens
- OSHA-10 Construction or General Industry *based on department enrollment
- Job Readiness Files: Resume, Cover Letter, 1st job application, and Interview Preparation document
- AmeriCorps Service certificates and Segal Education Award / Service Letter
- Departmental Certifications: 40-HR HAZWOPER, S-212 Chainsaw, California Naturalist, Forklift, etc.
- In addition to ensuring that each Corpsmembers has a completed portfolio the Corps Future Coordinator will support with coordinating any "make-up" training for missing items in a Corpsmembers portfolio - these can range from American Red Cross training, to resume and cover letter workshops - and are as needed.
- Lastly, the Corps Future Coordinator will work closely and support each Corpsmembers to draft a one-page abstract summarizing the work, experience, skills and abilities that they have gained during their time at SJCC+CS in order to finalize and "graduate" with a completed portfolio.
Salary and Benefits:
- Salary: Placement on the compensation scale is determined using a number of factors, including the candidate’s level of experience and education that either meets or significantly exceeds the minimum requirements.
- 403(b) Retirement Benefits with up to 3% employer match after 1 year of service
- Credit Union and Employee Assistance Plan
- Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance
- Holiday, Vacation, and Sick Pay
- Education Assistance Program
- Subsidized annual Eco Pass
Work Environment & Requirements:
Position may require prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, and turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. The incumbent may be required to drive a vehicle up to 35% of the time. The position may require the incumbent to occasionally lift up to 25lbs. Additionally, the position requires far and near vision when driving, reading, and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The nature of the work may require the incumbent to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.
Equipment Used: Desktop computer, laptop computer, keyboard, mouse, cellular phone, handheld (wired) phone, personal vehicle or company vehicle (sedan).
Reasonable Accommodations: The San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, SJCC+CS will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact
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.
SJCC Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
The San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. The Corps and School does not discriminate based on an individual's race, sex, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, hair style, hair texture or any other basis prohibited by law. Working at SJCC+CS means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, and training. SJCC+CS makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.
The San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School is an “At-Will” employer. This means that employment with SJCC+CS is voluntarily entered into and staff members are free to resign at any time. Similarly, SJCC+CS may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause or prior notice, as it deems appropriate. This at-will employment relationship can be changed only in a written agreement signed by the staff member and the Executive Director of
**SJCC+CS IS A MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION EMPLOYER**All new hires will be required to provide proof of vaccination absent an approved medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. If a new hire is in the process of being vaccinated, their start date may be adjusted to a future date after
they have been vaccinated. Fully vaccinated means at it has been at least two weeks since the person has completed the entire recommended initial series of a COVID-19 vaccine.
To apply, please complete an application via the San Jose Conservation Corps’ website at www.sjcccs.org/jobs. The application deadline is 11:59 PM on September 30, 2023. Please allow adequate time to complete the application and submit before the deadline or the system may not save your application. If your online application was successfully submitted, you will receive an automatic confirmation email to the email address you provided. Please contact Hefziba Owens, Recruiter / Onboarding Specialist via email at HOwens@sjcccs.org if you have any questions.