Volunteer Maryland/AmeriCorps Opportunity in Carroll County
Westminster, MD
07/05/2018 10:57 AM

Carroll County Bureau of Aging & Disabilities is currently seeking an individual interested in becoming a Volunteer Maryland AmeriCorps Member with a service site opportunity in Carroll County Senior and Community Centers. The member would work closely with the senior center managers and assistant managers to serve as the volunteer coordinator throughout all five centers.   The Centers are located in Westminster, Hampstead, Taneytown, Mt. Airy, and Eldersburg. Volunteer Maryland, an AmeriCorps Program of the Governor’s Office, mobilizes volunteers to serve critical community needs across the state.

The selected Volunteer Maryland/AmeriCorps member will serve in the capacity of volunteer coordinator and provide the following support:

  • Create volunteer position descriptions
  • Develop volunteer recruitment materials
  • Develop a Volunteer Policy and Procedure Manual
  • Develop volunteer screening tools
  • Work with senior center  staff to create volunteer orientation agendas and materials
  • Assist with volunteer recognition's

This is an 11-month, 40 hours per week commitment as a member of AmeriCorps (the “domestic Peace Corps”).  The service year offers extensive training, a $13,732 living allowance, and a $5,920 post-service education award.  This program is a partnership between the Carroll County Bureau of Aging & Disabilities and Volunteer Maryland, a program of the Governor’s Office.  The service year begins on September 5th, 2018.

Volunteer Maryland AmeriCorps Members must possess and demonstrate excellence in the following areas: verbal and written communication, computer skills, problem solving, conflict resolution, leadership, public speaking, and show commitment to national and community service.  In addition, applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency, age (at least 17 years old), and high school graduation in order to enroll in AmeriCorps.

Call 410-386-3809 for more information and an application or apply online at http://volunteer.maryland.gov/ACM/

Applications must be received by July 20, 2018

Celene Steckel
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