POSITION TITLE: Program and Recruiting Coordinator
EarthCorps’ mission is to build global community through local environmental service. EarthCorps restores parks and open spaces while providing leadership and community service experiences for young people from the United States and around the world.
•Strong Communities: EarthCorps leads 10,000 volunteers annually and partners with 100+ organizations worldwide.
•Healthy Habitats: EarthCorps' environmental restoration work includes salmon stream restoration, native tree plantings, invasive plant removal, wetland and shoreline restoration and trail construction.
•Young Leaders: In addition to the corps program, EarthCorps delivers programs for young people to learn about the environment, engage in community service and develop leadership skills through hands-on service.
The Program and Recruiting Coordinator is a full-time, exempt position with EarthCorps. The Program and Recruiting Coordinator is responsible for all local corpsmember recruitment and hiring; corpsmember support; international program support; and administrative support to program staff. This position reports to the Corps Program Manager.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
60 % Corpsmember Recruitment/Hiring:
•Responsible for all aspects of recruitment of participants from the United States of America for corps programs.
•Represent EarthCorps at job fairs and other events (tabling and public speaking).
•Develop advertising and informational materials.
•Coordinate screening, interviewing and hiring processes.
•Develop and maintain recruitment relationships with relevant organizations in King County and throughout the USA.
20% Program Administration and Coordination:
•Maintain human resources paperwork, staff and corps handbooks and other files.
•Maintain program attendance.
•Maintain Access database to monitor field work outputs.
•Manage international and local insurance correspondence.
•Provide admin and other support to program staff as needed including recruiting for staff positions as needed.
•Coordinate AmeriCorps reporting with Program Managers.
•Assist with various program retreats.
10 % Corpsmember support (local and international):
•Respond to requests for information, materials or support from program staff and corpsmembers.
•Support corpsmembers with information related to their medical insurance.
•Coordinate with other staff to refer corpsmembers to needed social services such as medical care and food stamps.
•Coordinate ordering, storage and distribution of program-related gear.
•Provide information for incoming corpsmembers about housing and other logistics related to joining the program.
•Ensure compliance with AmeriCorps and Washington Service Corps requirements related to corpsmembers.
•Maintain communications with Alumni on behalf of EarthCorps.
10% International Program Support
Assist Senior International Program Manager with international home stay recruitment:
•Create and distribute home stay recruitment media.
•Research different methods of recruitment.
•Present international program and home stay opportunities at local schools, organizations, neighborhood associations, and businesses.
•Coordinate international participants with home stay recruitment opportunities.
•Perform other work-related duties as assigned; some evening or weekend work may be requested
•College degree or experience in a field related to aspects of the job or EarthCorps’ mission.
•At lease one years administrative work experience, with computer competence (especially Excel, Word, and Access).
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Ability to work independently and manage work priorities.
•Experience and comfort with public speaking.
•Experience with job skills training, career placement, counseling, or youth development.
•Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
•Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
•Interest in community service, environment and youth development.
•Highly motivated, organized, creative, self-directed and flexible.
•Positive attitude and sense of humor.
•At least one year experience in a conservation corps, or outdoor, physical job.
•Experience working or living in a cross-cultural/international setting.
•Commitment to an anti-oppression framework.
Send resume, cover letter and references to:
Program Manager Hiring Committee
6310 NE 74th St, Ste 201E
Seattle, WA 98115