AmeriCorps Program Officer
About the organization
ServeNebraska is the Volunteer Commission for the state of Nebraska. We coordinate community involvement by fellow Nebraskans to address the needs of our communities, and support community members in their volunteer efforts. ServeNebraska coordinates AmeriCorps programming, celebrates volunteer achievements through annual awards, provides training and technical assistance for AmeriCorps programming, and works to ensure that those with disabilities have the opportunity to be fully involved.
Oversee reporting and evaluation of sub grantees to assess the impact and effectiveness of AmeriCorps programs.
Conduct monitoring activities including desk audits and on-site visits and provide required feedback to sub grantees.
Ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules and regulations through monitoring of programs and ensuring program follows through with correcting compliance issues.
Monitor member enrollment, exits and early exits.
Identify, develop and Implement policies and procedures for the AmeriCorps Program.
Review and provide recommendations on individual sub grantee Program Operating Procedures.
Stay up-to-date on sub grantees performance.
Coordinate with ServeNebraska staff on oversight of periodic expense reports for programs and report budget variances to programs throughout the program year.
Coordinate with ServeNebraska staff to adjust member service year, budget and grant modifications for program success.
Be proficient and provide technical assistance to ServeNebraska Staff and sub-grantees with online systems.
Stay up to date with State and federal regulations, policy changes that could affect AmeriCorps programing.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree, or equivalent coursework/training, in public administration, social/behavioral sciences, healthcare, human services or other program related field. Professional experience working in a human/social service or health care agency with responsibility for planning or evaluation services, programs or operational policies and practices may substitute in lieu of the educational requirement.
OTHER: Valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation for work-related travel.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A successful candidate would have
Needs to be detail oriented, a level of understanding of evaluation and performance measures, ability to understand grant budgets, ability to read and comprehend federal regulations and policies for monitoring purposes and provides guidance to sub-grantees. Compliance and quality focused, willingness and eager to learn and implement best practices. Customer friendly, strong communication skills, professional, serves as a role model demonstrating ethical conduct and respect for others. Acts in accordance with federal rules and regulations, policies, and procedures.
Contact email: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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