CC Program Coordinator - BC
Boston Cares

10 City Square 6th Floor, Charlestown, Ma 02129, Usa
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CC Program Coordinator – BC

Status Actively recruiting
Openings 1 Full-Time
Service dates August 22, 2022 - June 24, 2023

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train, and support volunteer tutors serving in ESOL programs around Boston.
  • Support new tutor recruitment efforts bringing in and training new program tutors 2 to 3 times annually.
  • Plan and lead roundtables focused on creating community for tutors to improve tutor retention
  • Assist in the planning and leading of in-service trainings for tutors
  • Support students as a tutor at one or more program sites.
  • Communicate with volunteers via phone, email, and in-person to address questions and support engagement.
  • Engage in community meetings to meet community leaders and ESOL program students, understand community priorities and develop relationships with Allies for Immigrants ESOL Tutor Corps program sites, including monthly site visits and neighborhood roundtables with Allies tutors.
  • Support data entry and management in HandsOn Connect, a Salesforce based system for volunteer management; ensure volunteer opportunities are posted to the system and volunteer tracking is completed in a timely manner.
  • Continue development of the Allies Peer Leadership Program that engages volunteers in regular communication and support between students, programs, and Allies for Immigrants staff.
  • Complete a minimum of 1,500 hours of service, serving through June 24, 2023.
  • Attend a minimum of 6 Commonwealth Corps trainings and service events held by MSA post orientation.
  • Participate in a minimum of 1 hour of MSA-related activities each week. This may include filling out timesheets, completing a bi-monthly reflection or check-in, or other MSA-related tasks or activities.

Marginal Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a full member of the Boston Cares team – attend staff and department meetings
  • Represent Boston Cares and Allies for Immigrants in the community
  • Lead New Volunteer Orientations for general Boston Cares members, promoting Allies as an opportunity
  • Be a part of the greater Commonwealth Corps community, including participating in cross-site learning groups, writing a short profile for the CC newsletter, connecting with other members on our online platforms, and attending optional social/service events.

Boston, MA

Living allowance Stipend of $1100 semi-monthly while in service, up to $23,100 (minus taxes and withholdings);
Benefits What You’ll Get:
  • Stipend of $1100 semi-monthly while in service, up to $23,100 (minus taxes and withholdings);
  • Health insurance (individual coverage only);
  • Member assistance program, including unlimited, confidential, 24/7, phone counseling services and up to three free, in-person counseling sessions, plus a lot more;
  • Completion award of up to $4000 upon successful completion of service, minus taxes and withholdings;
  • Reimbursement for outside training or professional development opportunities relevant to member’s service and/or goals (Up to $100; Dependent on approval from MSA)
  • Subsidized Charlie Card Monthly Pass when regular in-office attendance is required; Valid on all MBTA ferry routes, Subway, Silver Line, Bus, and Commuter Rail Zone 1A; option to opt-in to annual Blue bike membership when regular in-office attendance is required
  • Extensive training from MSA with a diversity, equity and inclusion focus and other professional development opportunities;
  • Limited reimbursement for travel to Corps-wide MSA-sponsored activities;
  • Internet reimbursement up to $50/month while required to complete some service from home;
  • Limited travel reimbursement from their host site for certain service-related travel away from their usual service location, according to that agency's policies;
  • Mental Health/Personal Day once per month counting towards 8hrs
  • The opportunity for at least 10 days of planned absences (may include holidays, does not count towards hours requirement);
Please note that receipt of these stipends/benefits may impact an individual’s eligibility for certain public benefits.
Desired skills, certifications or qualifications

You must be:

  • A Massachusetts resident (see guidelines here) with legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • 18 years of age at minimum (member age range is 18 – 70+ years old)
  • Excited to give back to your community and interested in developing your skills and gaining new professional experiences
  • Able to balance service internship commitments with personal commitments in a sustainable way
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Interested and able to serve as part of a small team in a fast-paced environment
  • Interested and able to take initiative and work independently on projects
  • Passionate for community-based development
  • Able to communicate clearly with diverse groups
  • Able to serve in a shared office environment
  • Able to present Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

It would also be great if you:

  • Have experience working or volunteering in diverse community settings and comfortable learning new neighborhoods and traveling/visiting programs across the Boston area.
  • Have experience speaking in front of a group, serving as a mentor, teacher, or tutor
  • Interested in a career in the nonprofit sector
Other conditions
Weekly Hours Service commitment 40 hours per week during with hours primarily Monday-Friday with a typical day being 9am-5pm (8 hours).
Our mission Boston Cares mobilizes and trains individual and corporate volunteers who strengthen communities and improve the lives of people in need. We partner with schools and nonprofits with needs that can be filled by volunteer teams; then we recruit, train & lead reliable groups of volunteers who get the job done.
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