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Open Position : Part-time Volunteer and Intern Coordinator

Oklahoma Opportunities AmeriCorps Member

Minimum Time: 300 Hours Total or 25 Hours a week

Service Term: May 26-31st to August 23-31st.

 

Global Gardens is partnering with Red River Community Corps’ Oklahoma Opportunities AmeriCorps

program to expand its capacity to further its mission. For this partnership, Global Gardens seeks an

AmeriCorps Member to serve as a Volunteer and Intern Coordinator at Global Gardens during summer

2020.

The Volunteer and Intern Coordinator will perform a range of activities related to managing and

expanding Global Gardens’ volunteer program and developing an internship program.

This is an AmeriCorps State position. AmeriCorps is a national service volunteer program and

AmeriCorps Members are not traditional employees, staff or volunteers. Applicants must be eligible

to serve as an AmeriCorps State Member.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

• Develop an internship program to support garden education and garden maintenance

• Expand current volunteer program to reach new and existing sites

• Implement system for tracking volunteers and hours on the new website

• Field requests from volunteer groups and match with site needs

• Recruit volunteers and interns

• Orient and support volunteers and interns

• Create/manage volunteer program calendar

• Develop volunteer appreciation methods

• Provide on-site oversight during community workdays

Qualifications

• Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. national or lawful permanent resident alien of the

United States (individuals in the U.S. on student, work or tourist visas are not eligible to become

AmeriCorps members)

• Applicant must be at least 17 years old

• Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED or agree in writing to obtain one while

serving

• Applicant should also possess:

• Excellent organization and communication skills;

• Ability to work independently, take direction, and collaborate with diverse groups and

individuals;

• Commitment to child and family well-being, community empowerment, peaceful

conflict resolution, healthy lifestyle, organic gardening and sustainability; and

• Spanish language skills (preferred).

 

Time Commitment

• All positions begin May 26-31 and end August 23-31, 2020

• Minimum Time Members must provide 300 hours of service (approx. 25 hours per week)

Benefits

• Minimum-time Members receive a living allowance of approximately $478 (bi-weekly)

• Minimum-time Members who successfully complete their required service hours may be eligible for

an Education Award of $1311.11

• Paid training & professional development

 

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to: molly@global-gardens.org

For more information about Americorps in Oklahoma, visit: www.rrccok.org

 

Please check back for new opportunities. In the meantime consider volunteering with us. Many of our current staff members started as volunteers (hint, hint).

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