Community Engagement Specialist

  • Reframe Association
  • Anderson,SC,United States
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description

Community Engagement Specialist - RSVP Project Director

Overall Nature and Scope of Position

The AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) Project Director is an organized, detail-oriented, hospitable, outgoing, and integral part of our community engagement team. The Project Director has full-time responsibility for the development and operation of the AmeriCorps Seniors Retired and Senior Volunteer Programs (RSVP) in Anderson County, SC, in coordination with Rebuild Upstate and AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP Advisory Council. In addition, this person will work in cooperation with Rebuild Upstate staff and Advisory Council members to obtain resources for the program.

The Project Director’s primary responsibilities include developing all phases of the AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP operations, recruiting RSVP individuals and groups, planning successful projects with our project management team, ensuring a quality experience on-site, completing post-project follow-ups with Rebuild Upstate, and completing all reporting requirements for the Corporation for National and Community Service. This person is responsible for assisting with volunteer appreciation campaigns such as the annual Because of You BBQ. This individual will also assist in planning Rebuild Anderson, and Wake Up with Rebuild, our annual awareness breakfast with the assistance of the community engagement team and leadership volunteers.

Success in this role includes a thorough understanding of the organization’s processes, making sure all volunteer groups have a great volunteer experience, and meeting all RSVP Grant requirements. This position will report to Dayle Stewart, Community Engagement Director.

If you would enjoy working with a small team of professionals to accomplish the mission of Rebuild Upstate through the AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP Program Director role, we encourage you to apply.

Mission:Rebuild Upstate repairs the houses of our low-income neighbors to make homes safer, healthier and more livable. We envision an Upstate where everyone has the opportunity to live a life of dignity in a safe home environment in order to maintain and foster strong, sustainable communities.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree

Experience working with volunteers and seniors

Computer literacy; experience with Google Apps/G Suite a plus

Reliable personal transportation

Must have excellent written and oral communication skills necessary for preparing grants, written reports and giving oral presentations and trainings

Ability to attend after hours and weekend meetings/events is required

Regional travel

Desired Qualifications

Strong community connections in Anderson County, SC

1-3 years of customer service experience

Experience with federal grant reporting

Strong listening skills

Hours & Compensation

Salary: $31,000.00 to $34,000.00 /year based on experience