• Member Mobilization Coordinator  - Opportunity Corps - 2400 Park Office

    Job ID
    2019-25225
    Location Name
    2400 Park Office
    Location
    US-MN-Minneapolis
    Program
    Opportunity Corps
  • Position Summary

    More than 1 in 3 Minnesota employees in the Metro area earn below-living wages. Together we can support this economically disadvantaged community, but we need your help. 

    As a Member Mobilization Coordinator, you understand the importance of access to opportunity and national service. You will build community connections to recruit people to become Opportunity Navigators, and foster peer-to-peer connections that mobilize current/future AmeriCorps members to leverage their local networks to support program recruitment needs.

    We are currently recruiting for the 2019-20 program year with opportunities beginning in November 2019 or January 2020. Your commitment to Opportunity Corps will be 40 hours per week.   

    This is an AmeriCorps member position with the Minnesota Opportunity Corps. Although the earnings are modest, the rewards are great! You’ll join an amazing cohort of Opportunity Navigators from all backgrounds and experiences.

    What to Expect

    • Recruit individuals to perform AmeriCorps service as Opportunity Navigators.
    • Support and coordinate a variety of projects; build professional experience in talent acquisition, volunteer coordination, and communications/ project management. 
    • Develop and lead trainings, events, service projects, and outreach initiatives
    • Develop and maintain tools, systems, webpages, and training resources.
    • Evaluate new initiatives and strategies you develop to determine their effectiveness.
    • Increase organizational capacity to capture and publicize on-the-ground stories.
    • Assist Talent Acquisition/ Recruiter staff with ongoing applicant communication needs.
    • Receive training, professional development, and ongoing support from staff.
    • Be an ambassador of the program by sharing your experience with the wider community.

    Perks Package

    While you help build the capacity of our program, you’ll be rewarded with more than just a sense of satisfaction. Member Mobilization Coordinators receive perks including:

    • Stipend (paid every two weeks) - $608
    • Education Award – $4,266 or $6,095 (depending on start date) for Tuition or Loans* Federal Student Loan Forbearance & Interest Repayment
    • Individual Health Insurance (premium 100% paid)
    • Child Care Assistance (based on family size and income)

     

    *The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ may gift their award to their child, grandchild or foster child.

    What it Takes

    Great members come from all walks of life. No matter your experience and background, the most important qualification is a desire to serve your community. That said, you also need to meet the following minimum qualifications by the time you begin your service.

    • Have successfully completed at least one (but no more than three) term(s) of AmeriCorps service, preferably with the MN Opportunity Corps or MN Recovery Corps.
    • Are dependable and have a history of good attendance
    • Able to understand and follow instructions
    • Can set a pace and maintain a work schedule of 40 hours per week
    • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (like Microsoft Office Suite, database and software use, email, and internet) 
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with English fluency
    • 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent
    • A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States*
    • Agree to and successfully complete a background check

     

    *Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.

    About our Organization

    Minnesota Opportunity Corps is an AmeriCorps program that helps more than 2,000 adults become more economically stable each year. Minnesota Opportunity Corps is administered by Reading & Math, Inc., a national nonprofit based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Reading & Math, Inc. also administers Minnesota Reading Corps, Florida Reading Corps, Wisconsin Reading Corps, Minnesota Math Corps, Georgia Math Corps, and Minnesota Recovery Corps.

    Reading & Math, Inc. will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, age, or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request. This document is available in alternative formats.

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