AmeriCorps Program Manager

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AmeriCorps Program Manager
Do you have a passion for helping older Vermonters and their caregivers?

Senior Solutions, Council on Aging for Southeast Vermont, is currently seeking an AmeriCorps Program Manager who will recruit, oversee, manage, and place 20 AmeriCorps members who will provide respite care to older Vermonters in Windsor and Windham counties. For 50 years, Senior Solutions has provided case management, HelpLine services, and volunteer support for older Vermonters making it possible for our clients to age in the place of their choosing.

The AmeriCorps Program Manager will oversee the project in Southeastern Vermont.  This position is an exciting opportunity for a high-performing, detail-oriented individual with outstanding project management skills and a strong sense of initiative to play a critical role in the advancement of Senior Solutions innovative and life-saving work. The ideal candidate must thrive in a fast-paced startup environment, managing multiple projects efficiently and effectively.  Ensuring that the program is in full compliance with AmeriCorps regulations is critical.   In addition to these responsibilities the position will require collaboration within our established infrastructure for placement and providing direct services.

Senior Solutions is seeking a candidate with a bachelor’s degree in human services, liberal arts, public relations or in a related field and a minimum of three years of experience in program management, including experience leading a team, interacting with diverse clients, and collaborating with community partners. Experience with supervising and engaging volunteers, grant administration, or AmeriCorps preferred.  Excellent organizational, administrative, written, and verbal communication, and multi-tasking skills required.  The position may be partially remote after training. The individual should have knowledge of available community resources relating to aging, gerontology, Vermont human services, public relations and problems relating to older Vermonters. The ideal candidate will have strong computer skills (MS Office/database) and be able to prepare regular statistical and AmeriCorps reports, work within a budget, maintain records of hours worked, transportation and other expenses. Position will require travel in Vermont and attendance at workshops and conferences.

Based in Springfield, Vermont, this is a part-time, 30 hour/week position.  Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license are necessary. A background check according to AmeriCorps guidelines and a driver’s license check will be required.

Senior Solutions offers an exceptional benefits package including generous paid time off of 36 days in the first year. Senior Solutions fosters a work environment where collaboration, open-mindedness and resourcefulness are expected. Our team members are compassionate, respectful, and responsive to the needs and wishes of each other and our clients. We promote a culture of diversity, acceptance, and openness. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

If you have a positive outlook, insight, and a desire to be part of our mission to promote the well-being and dignity of older adults, please apply for the AmeriCorps Program Manager position by applying online with a cover letter and resume at Senior Solutions Jobs – Senior Solutions (seniorsolutionsvt.org).  For a copy of the full job description, please email us at [email protected]onsvt.org

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