We’re Recruiting: (Elementary) Program Development Coordinator

In partnership with Serve Louisiana, Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation (UREC) is currently recruiting one AmeriCorps Member position to serve in its Youth Programs division for their elementary school site. The Serve Louisiana AmeriCorps Member will contribute to UREC’s elementary afterschool and summer programs by building capacity in the areas of effective academic and enrichment programming. S/he will serve 40 hours a week from September 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020.

Visit http://www.servelouisiana.org/commit-to-serve/apply-to-serve to learn more about the program and to download, complete, and submit your application and supplemental materials. DO NOT APPLY THROUGH INDEED. Applications submitted through Indeed will not be reviewed or considered.

About Serve Louisiana:
Serve Louisiana partners young leaders with nonprofits for a paid year, helping local organizations improve lives and build stronger communities.

About UREC:
UREC is a non-profit community development organization that serves the Greater Baton Rouge Area with the purpose of Building Today’s Communities for Tomorrow. UREC realizes this purpose by fulfilling its mission— “Transforming communities by investing in people and restoring neighborhoods.”

– A full time workload
– Major Medical Insurance
– 5 personal days and federal holidays off
– In-depth personal and professional development
– $6,095 education award upon graduation, which may be applied to student loans or additional education
– $14,000 annual living allowance, paid twice monthly
– Student loan forbearance
– Child care reimbursement
– Valuable networking opportunities

-Ensure effective implementation of academic and enrichment programming, and where applicable, update programming efforts based on evaluation data from prior years
-Support student recruitment efforts for the program and the creation of corresponding recruitment materials and collateral
-Support the cultivation of relationships with potential community partners/volunteers/guest speakers and maintain existing ones

  • recruit and manage volunteers
  • create volunteer position descriptions
  • create volunteer training curriculum
  • train volunteers
  • set up (design, implement) systems to track and manage volunteers and volunteer hours
  • supervise and communicate timely with volunteers
  • organize reward celebrations of volunteers

-Provide day-to-day program operations support for the elementary school programs

  • ensure safe arrival/dismissal of and overall learning environment for students
  • ensure materials/supplies/rooms necessary for program are ready and available
  • ensure all necessary documentation for students and staff is recorded, collected and submitted appropriately
  • work collaboratively with all site personnel to address day to day situations that come up and inform supervisor and site coordinator of any problem

-Support the evaluation of the pilot programs’ effectiveness (e.g., surveys, focus groups, advisory board) and identify areas for improvement

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $14,000.00 /year