Volunteer Coordinator Position Open September 2019

AmeriCorps Member Wanted!

Know someone looking for something to do this fall after their summer job ends? Consider the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association (WWOA)! We’re searching for our next AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator.

The deadline to apply has been extended, so apply today! Application review will be ongoing. The position is a full-time, 1 year position (September 2019-August 2020).

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
• Contact and encourage members to share their skills and knowledge through volunteering
• Build volunteer capacity by contacting, placing, and training members for rewarding volunteer positions within the organization
• Attend AmeriCorps trainings and complete AmeriCorps required projects
• Promote volunteer opportunities
• Build partnerships with other organizations
• Create and maintain website and social media posts
• Attend board and chapter meetings
• Attend and gain experience from interesting training opportunities

PREFERRED SKILLS:
• Interest in natural resources and working with landowners
• Ability to work independently
• Good people and writing skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Suite and Word Press software
• Prefer technical school or college degree

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Able to serve the duration of 1700 hour term (35-40 hours per week)
• 21 years of age or older
• Possess a high school diploma or GED/HSED
• Agree to criminal background checks and Department of Motor Vehicles check
• Valid Driver’s License

BENEFITS
• $6,015 Segal Education Award for loan repayment or future education
• $538 bi-weekly stipend
• Student loan forbearance and interest accrued paid in full during term
• Health, vision and dental care coverage and childcare help if needed
• Flexible schedule and time off
• Gain valuable experience working with natural resources and nonprofits
• Learn from Wisconsin’s woodland owners and resource professionals
• Serve your community

TO APPLY: send in a resume including 3 references via email to wwoa@uwsp.edu or mail to WWOA | PO Box 285 | Stevens Point, WI 54481.

For questions please call 715-346-4798 or email wwoa@uwsp.edu

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