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Community Service Coordinator

Company: La Salle University
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

Department 292000 - Ministry,Service &Supp-Campus Minis Position Type Regular Position Classification Full-Time, 90.4% Work Schedule Grant/Gift Funded (all or a portion)? No If Temporary or Grant Funded, Start Date and End Date Posting Number S0423P Position Summary The Community Service Coordinator provides support for Ministry, Service and Support, a unit within the division of Student Affairs. The Coordinator will bring to bear skills, abilities, and practices that are consonant with our mission and our vision. This individual has the responsibility to oversee all Lasallian Immersion and Volunteer Experience programs as well as some of the weekly service opportunities. --- Oversee the development and execution of the Lasallian Immersion and Volunteer Experience (L.I.V.E.) programs (domestic and international alternative break programs focused on civic engagement.)
o Manage the application and selection process, risk assessment, education, reflection, and reorientation.
o Write and implement the L.I.V.E. Policy and Procedures Handbook, which focuses predominately on minimizing the risks and liabilities associated with alternative break programs.
o Fundraise approximately $200,000 annually and respectively allocate funds to programs.
o Attend domestic and international alternative break programs as needed.
o Complete site visits for potential alternative break locations.
--- Advise and maintain weekly volunteer programs, in order for students to take advantage of local sustainable service opportunities, such as outreach, mentoring/tutoring, and advocacy programs.
o Manage daily logistical operations such as van reservations.
o Manage all required clearances students must obtain in order to volunteer.
o Complete site visits for potential weekly service locations.
--- Develop and empower all student leaders to effectively and responsibly lead student participants during alternative break and weekly programs.
o Conduct weekly meetings to provide guidance and feedback in order to ensure program fulfillment and full student involvement.
o Design and administer student leader training sessions throughout the year on topics such as social justice, cross-cultural interaction, team building, service work sustainability, and crisis response.
--- Maintain constant communication with all partner agencies (domestic and international in relation to alternative break programs, and Philadelphia partners in relation to weekly service programs.)
o Ensure all partner agency protocols are observed in relation to service programs. Secondary Responsibilities o Foster a work environment that encourages knowledge, respect and development of skills to engage with diverse members of the La Salle community.
o Remain competent and current through understanding national trends in Civic Engagement by developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development experiences, and attending training and/or courses required by the Assistant Vice President for Ministry, Service and Support and the Vice President for Student Affairs.
o Contribute to the overall success of the Division of Student Affairs by performing all other duties assigned by the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Ministry, Service and Support. # of Direct Reports 0 Required Qualifications --- Education: Bachelor's degree
--- Experience: 3-5 years' related work experience
--- Specialized knowledge: dynamics of social change/social justice and /or volunteer management
--- Skills: proficient in MS Office
--- Abilities: organized, capable of multi-tasking, clear communication skills
--- Comfort facilitating conversations involving faith, spirituality and social justice
--- Familiarity with University policies and procedures
--- Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of La Salle University Preferred Qualifications --- Previous work experience in higher education, service management, and/or volunteer work
--- Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations in an urban setting
--- Ability to speak Spanish and/or French
--- Experience with social entrepreneurship
--- Master's degree Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours --- Requires some evening and weekend work
--- Willingness and openness to travel Special Instructions to Applicant Application Open Date 03/26/2021 Application Close Date 05/01/2021 Application Open To Internal and External Applicants Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae Optional Documents Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • * What is the highest level of education you have completed (at the time of application)?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate Degree (e.g., PhD, PsyD, JD)
    • None of the above
    • * Do you have previous experience working in higher education?
      • Yes
      • No
      • * How many years of experience do you have working in higher education, volunteer/service management, and/or long-term volunteer work?
        • 0 years
        • 0-3 years
        • 3-5 years
        • 5-7 years
        • 7+ years
        • * How did you first hear about this employment opportunity?
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          • jofdav.com (Job Opportunities for Disabled Veterans)
          • La Salle Website
          • monster.com
          • Referred by a Current or Former Employee
          • Referred by a Friend or Family Member
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          • Other - Academic or Professional Publication
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          • * If your answer to the above question is "Other", please specify the source below. If this questions does not apply, please enter "N/A". (Open Ended Question) 1900 W. Olney Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19141

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