Recruitment & Outreach Coordinator

Conservation Corps of American YouthWorks

Austin, Texas

Job Type Paid permanent
Salary Details 35-38k DOE


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and basic tasks.

Under the direction of the Assistant Program Director, the Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator will perform the following functions:

Coordinate the recruitment of Participants for Conservation Corps programs

  • Coordinate program start and end dates, AmeriCorps slot allocations across all operating sites;
  • Develop and maintain recruitment strategies to meet changing needs of applicants;
  • Coordinate attendance of staff at recruitment events for universities, high schools, organizations and develop relationships with recruitment partners in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas;

Support Member Placement Specialist while they communicate with and track all applicants to program;

  • Provide guidance and creation of position goals
  • Track progress of position tasks
  • Promote culture of inclusion, equity and diversity throughout recruitment and member management practices.

Coordinate outreach activities to increase public awareness of program

  • Interact with the public and project partners;
  • Coordinate social media presence for programs;
  • Conduct frequent site visits to ensure understanding of participant activities;

Coordinate member development and civic engagement events;

  • Cultivate a positive member experience through team-building and leadership development;
  • Support positive mental and emotional health of members;
  • Transport members to enrollment and service activities as required by program guidelines;
  • Plan and implement National Days of Service (e.g. MLK Jr. Day of Service, 911 Day of Service, National Trails Day, National Public Lands Day) in coordinator with AYW’s development department;
  • Coordinate with the administrative team to create and implement retention events for members.
  • Develop and implement Alumni retention and participation program, maintain a presence on Alumni Job Board.

Assist with the creation of orientation agendas to ensure quality training.

  • Help advise the transition from potential participants to enrolled participants.
  • Complete and maintain timely paperwork including reporting on recruitment outcomes, requests for purchases, and grant reporting.
  • Work closely with the Development Team to assess any marketing and branding material(s)
  • Manage and maintain the recruitment and outreach budget, and coordinate with the Development Director for outreach expenses;
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Participate in ServeAustin collaborative and coordinate with Program Director and CEO on initiatives.

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When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.