UNC Chapel Hill Peace Corps Recruiter STRAT
University Of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University Career Services and The US Peace Corps
About the organization
UCS serves UNC Chapel Hill underclassmen, seniors, graduate students and alumni. Services include individual career advising; internship and employment search assistance; workshops on job-seeking skills; on-campus interviewing; graduate school preparation assistance; online internship and job listings and occupational and employer information including information about the Peace Corps.The Peace Corps Recruiter is housed in UCS and reports to both UCS and the Peace Corps
The Peace Corps Strategic Campus Recruiter will increase awareness of Peace Corps Volunteer opportunities on campus and in the surrounding community through a variety of recruitment activities, including, but not limited to: delivering class or club presentations, tabling in high-traffic areas on campus and/or at career fairs, organizing and facilitating application workshops and retention events, and developing relationships with key stakeholders on campus. Depending on campus activities and recruitment events, evening and weekend hours may be required.
Present class talks or presentations, including presentations to targeted diverse populations on campus
Complete application workshops, which coincide with Peace Corps’ application deadlines
Staff recruitment tables (e.g. university career fairs, other events with similar goals and/or tabling public, high-traffic areas on campus)
Organize and facilitate retention events (e.g. send-off/welcome back volunteer parties, friends and family events, Peace Corps Week celebrations, and/or RPCV panels).
Hold relationship-building meetings (weighted toward early in the fall semester) with different key on-campus and community stakeholders that align with Peace Corps’ six sectors with the intention of gaining access to students
Hold relationship-building meetings with key on-campus diversity departments and leaders (multicultural/diversity offices, student transfer offices, student life offices, scholarship program)
This position requires candidates have strong organizational and communication skills, including the ability to see tasks through to completion with little supervision, as well as demonstrated event planning, public speaking and partnership-building experience.
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills as this position requires a great deal of public speaking
Ability to work independently
Confidence in networking and outreach
$25 pr hr /20 hrs pr wk August-May
Contact email: [email protected]
Email resume,cover letter and 2 references to [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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