About the organization
Reading Partners is changing the education landscape, working to solve the literacy crisis by mobilizing communities to provide students with the individualized reading support they need to master key foundational reading skills.
At Reading Partners Baltimore, AmeriCorps members support and implement the Reading Partners mission while exemplifying the AmeriCorps motto of “getting things done.” Join our stellar team leading the charge to deepen our impact and expand our service.
Interested in outreach, recruiting, and empowering community volunteers to provide 1:1 tutoring to our amazing students? The AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator serves as a representative of Reading Partners within the community, leading the charge in recruiting and onboarding volunteer tutors. Volunteer Coordinators also lead in executing community engagement initiatives in the region. No two days are alike for Volunteer Coordinators!
Volunteer Recruitment & Engagement - Lead Reading Partners’ efforts to recruit volunteer tutors throughout the Baltimore region.
As a face of Reading Partners in the community, Volunteer Coordinators demonstrate an ability to communicate our mission, vision, and volunteer opportunities. Volunteer Coordinators can successfully tailor their recruiting pitches to different audiences and demonstrate a high level of comfort with public speaking.
Identifying and implementing effective recruitment strategies is a significant component of the Volunteer Coordinator role, as are the creation and execution of retention strategies, planning for and hosting volunteer recognition events, and developing ways to appreciate partnerships.
Partnership Cultivation & Management - Cultivate and manage a portfolio of community partners that serve as pipelines for Reading Partners’ tutor recruitment efforts.
We believe volunteers get results; our program can’t run without our volunteer reading partners! A self-starting individual will thrive best in this role.
You’ll be successful in this role if you:
Are dedicated to national and community service
Understand this position is an AmeriCorps service commitment and are dedicated to successfully completing a full term term of service.
Demonstrate a passion for working with children
Possess a natural ability to connect with people
Are eager for a dynamic schedule
Pay strong attention to detail and manage competing priorities effectively
Demonstrate a love for relationship building and public speaking
Have flexibility and adaptability in both work style and work environment
Take initiative in meeting goals and seeking professional growth
Can problem-solve through challenges and failures
Can quickly learn new technology systems like Salesforce, and have a high level of comfort with Microsoft Office and Google Apps
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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