JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS (JVC) NORTHWEST is hiring an AmeriCorps Program Manager (APM) to begin July/August 2019. The full-time position, based in Milwaukie, OR (Portland metro area), manages all aspects JVC Northwest’s AmeriCorps grant. The APM collaborates with a vibrant and active program staff to manage a robust and integrated program of +/-142 Jesuit Volunteer (JV)/AmeriCorps members living in intentional communities and serving with people who are on the margins of society. The APM must be committed to both compliance and accuracy as well as inclusion and equity in order to better support our richly diverse JV/AmeriCorps members and local communities. This includes: development of AmeriCorps program policies and documentation procedures; training of program staff, Jesuit Volunteer (JV)/Americorps members, and supervisors at the partner agencies; maintenance of complete files that meet regulatory requirements; tracking of performance measure data and support of program evaluation; completion of all AmeriCorps reports and management of data in eGrants; and drafting of federal grant applications. The position is full time and will be assisted by a full-time program assistant.
Undergraduate degree required. Former JVs and National Service Members preferred. The AmeriCorps Program Managers is employed at will. Successful clearance of pre-employment reference checks and criminal history background checks required for final hire. JVC Northwest’s generous benefits package includes full medical/dental/optical coverage for the employee, disability and life insurance, and an employer sponsored retirement plan. There are 12 paid holidays, 15 days of vacation, paid sick leave, and retreat time.
Equity at JVC Northwest: JVC Northwest is grounded in the Jesuit Catholic tradition that propels us to work for equity in our organization and the communities in which our volunteers live and serve. We commit to critically examine our service and presence everywhere, particularly in communities of color, as well as acknowledge and amend the historical injustices of the past.
To be an equitable organization, we must provide meaningful opportunities to those who face the barriers of bias, poverty, and injustice to participate in sharing power. To this end, we intend to create and sustain an organizational culture and structure that welcomes and supports diverse staff, board, volunteers, and partner agencies. We call our constituents into this deep and wide process. This work is core to our mission of social justice. It is the work of grace and reflection of Divine love.
JVC Northwest is committed to continually building a just and equitable workplace in order to work toward our vision of a just and equitable Northwest region. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, JVC Northwest encourages applicants of every ethnicity, origin, age, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender expression, economic status, veteran status, and political affiliation.
To apply, email JVC Northwest with “AmeriCorps Program Manager” in the subject line for job description and application information. We will begin reviewing applications on July 11, 2019 and will accept applications on a rolling basis thereafter.
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