The Center for Social Concern (CSC) is home to more than 1,500 student volunteers and over 55 community service groups and also houses an Alternative Break Program, the summer Community Impact Internships Program, the HopkinsCORPS Pre-Orientation Program, the on-campus JHU Tutorial Project, a Community Based Learning Program, and a Community Service Federal Work Study (FWS) Program.
The Program Coordinator, Student Leadership and Development will report to the CSC's Assistant Director, Student Leadership and Development, and serve as a member of the Center's team-oriented programmatic staff. Upholding CSC's core values of leadership, diversity, collaboration, programmatic sustainability, and applied learning, the Program Coordinator's work will be centered in three key areas 1) oversight of an individualized student volunteer program and service challenge (HopServe50) 2) advise and offer training to student organizations that organize large-scale campus-wide philanthropic and community service events 3) support student leaders that plan campus-wide civic engagement conferences and days of service. The Program Coordinator will also play a supporting role in the programmatic initiatives of the emerging Homewood Civic Engagement Experience, the HopkinsCORPS Program, and other student programs that support institutional civic engagement priorities.
The Program Coordinator will recruit and supervise a minimum of four student employees. They will monitor program budgets for CSC-organized large-scale civic engagement conferences and events.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Strategic Planning and Program Development (HopServe50)
Builds and oversees CSC's first formal individualized service program, coordinating with community partners to offer and to promote ongoing individualized opportunities for volunteer service.
Recruit and advise the HopServe50 student coordinating board, charged with helping to coordinate volunteer assignments.
Support the Assistant Director, Operations to refine a marketing plan for the volunteer service program and HopServe50's Service Challenge Program
Works closely with CSC's Risk Assistant to develop an application process, risk policies and procedures for the program.
Develop and implement volunteer best practice trainings and reflection activities
Large-scale Service Volunteer and Philanthropic Programming
Advise and operationalize seasonal, large-scale service events (past events include the 800-person President's Day of Service and the annual CSC Leadership Conference).
Supervise student interns developing large scale civic engagement programming.
Support the Assistant Director, Student Leadership and Development and the Assistant Director, Operations, in coordinating spring volunteer recognition activities.
Work with CSC's Assistant Director, Neighborhood and Community Programs to support and promote neighborhood-based community service opportunities as needed.
Campus-wide Coordination and Communication
Advise student organizations planning large-scale one-time service events and philanthropic events (ex. Relay for Life).
Work with campus partners to develop and train students on best practice standards for student civic engagement philanthropic efforts.
Represent the CSC on the Student Life Programming Grant Committee, Student Activities Fairs, and divisional meetings on program collaborations.
Community and External Relations
Represent the CSC at community partnership meetings sponsored by area community associations and coalitions.
Perform site visits to area community agencies to establish new partnerships and programs.
Meet with area stakeholders interested in forming new program collaborations with the CSC.
Represent the office at regional civic engagement events, such as the MD-DC Campus Compact as needed.
Represent the office at national civic engagement professional development conferences.
High School Diploma/GED required. Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. Five years of related experience require. Should include 2 years of experience in community service programming. Experience in large-scale event planning is a plus. Experience as a community service student leader can count towards years of experience.
Special Knowledge Skills, and Abilities:
A passion for mentoring student leaders. Strong logistics management skills.
Demonstrated ability to work well in a team-based environment.
Excellent oral, written, and verbal communication skills.
A demonstrated enthusiasm for civic engagement, community outreach, and/or volunteerism.
A demonstrated capacity to work effectively with persons of diverse backgrounds and to foster sensitivity in student life and in the community.
Professional experience in student leadership development is a plus.
A willingness to maintain a working knowledge of best practices in civic engagement and leadership development as it relates to their area of focus.
The Program Manager's duties will require several evening and/or weekend hours. It may require in-and-out of state travel.
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