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Opportunity Details

Civic & Community
People with Disabilities
Administrative Support & Clerical,Consulting & Professional Services,Public Relations & Marketing

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

AmeriCorps Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator

A Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator is needed for a one-year AmeriCorps and Vista position to serve Mental Health Association of Rockland's Compeer program. The Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator's primary mission will be to create and implement a volunteer recruitment plan; the recruited volunteers will then be matched with mentally ill clients.

Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator duties include:

  • Create a volunteer recruitment plan that will live on after the coordinator's term of service; develop a strategy to attract and recruit volunteers that can be matched 1:1 with a referred client
  • Create an Advisory Board, assess where current volunteers are coming from and the challenges in recruiting them, and identify the skills and experience desired in a volunteer
  • Understand the Compeer model through trainings on mental health and mental illness
  • Set up a volunteer focus group to gain better understanding as to why people volunteer with Compeer
  • Set up outreach systems and build partnerships with community organizations, businesses, churches, and civic groups to create targeted marketing materials and to spread the word about the need for volunteers
  • This position can be performed virtually, with the possibility of visiting the MHA of Rockland location in Valley Cottage
Program benefits through AmeriCorps:
  • Living allowance/salary
  • Relocation allowance/stipend
  • Health coverage
  • Childcare assistance (if eligible)
  • Choice of education award or end-of-service stipend
  • Education award upon successful completion of service
  • Training
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Volunteers needed through 11/16/2021

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