The Program Manager ‐‐ East and Admissions ‐‐ manages the adult volunteer service‐year program for Washington DC,and Baltimore MD (East Region); and leads the annual admissions process. The regional volunteer program involvesvolunteer and placement partner recruitment and relationships; volunteer move‐in, welcome, house visits, monitoring, and closings; troubleshooting and resolving house, volunteer, and placement challenges; and building local relationshipswith alumni, supporters, and partners. Admissions involves applicant communications, applicant interviews, applicant and placement tracking, database management, and process reporting; program contract administration; and coordination with team members on recruitment and interviews. This position joins the full team in weekly meetings; participates and leads some monthly program day workshops the first Friday of each month and at national orientation in August; and is the sole paid staff for the East region, supported by the national organization and local network.
DC and Baltimore Volunteers ‐‐
Supervise service year volunteers for the region, including full‐cycle engagement from move‐in to move‐out; regular house community check‐ins and volunteer one‐on‐one meetings; troubleshooting and resolving challenges; and providing resources to connect volunteers to the local community.
Identify and secure new rental houses that meet service year requirements, and close existing houses asnecessary to meet variable enrollment of volunteers. Help volunteers manage rental relationships and housing issues throughout the year.
Communicate with volunteers and region regularly using, email, e‐newsletter, virtual and in‐person visits.
2.Local Support Network (LSN) ‐‐
Initiate strategic local relationships and host occasional meetings to grow the Local Support Network of alumni, host churches, donors, and others.Secure, engage, and supervise community and spirituality mentors for volunteer houses.Identify opportunities to speak about LVC at public events to advocate and further the mission.Research and recruit new social justice nonprofits annually to serve as placements, manage onboarding, andsteward relationships throughout the year.
3.Team Leadership and Engagement ‐‐
Join the LVC national team in creating and leading national orientation workshops; monthly program days (first Friday of each month); admissions interviews; volunteer recruitment; national fundraising activities; and other activities that contribute to the sustainability of the program.