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 South Franklin Community Center Coordinator (part-time)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Americorps VISTA

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South Franklin Community Center Internships

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South Franklin Community Center Coordinator (part-time)

Program Description:

The Volunteer Coordinator supervises, coordinates, and oversees the day-to-day operations and activities of South Franklin Community Center and performs the following duties:

  • Coordinates and leads designated Franklin South special events and programs.
  • Trains, oversees, and schedules interns and volunteers.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

This position is a part-time position (20 hours each week); extended hours may be necessary at the beginning of each semester and in addition to special events and programs that fall close together. This position reports to the South Franklin Community Center Director. Duties and responsibilities are carried out with considerable independence within established policies, procedures, and guidelines, and will be performed along with another volunteer coordinator with similar responsibilities.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various work types that may be performed. The exclusion of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

  • Plans, organizes, supervises, and evaluates the work of assigned interns and volunteers; provides initial and ongoing training to interns and volunteers; develops and coordinates schedules; regularly monitors performance and provides coaching for performance improvement and development; participates in performance planning and provides detailed input on interns' performance evaluations; maintains a positive and productive work environment.
  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates the day-to-day activities and operations of South Franklin Community Center; participates in developing, implementing, and evaluating programs/activities and enforces center policies, processes, systems, and procedures; coordinates and oversees facility scheduling for center programs.
  • Coordinates and supervises the center and equipment maintenance and security to ensure a safe, secure, and clean environment; regularly inspects the facility, keeps all rooms clean, and ensures all equipment is working in proper order; identifies maintenance and safety hazard issues; posts regular volunteer opportunities for building and grounds cleaning and provides a positive experience for volunteers.
  • Plans, organizes, promotes, coordinates, supervises and participates in special events such as music recitals, choir and art performances, health fairs, job fairs, and social, education, or health events.  
  • Develops, reviews, and oversees the distribution of promotional materials, monthly calendars, program brochures, and social media posts; manages data completed by interns and volunteers to check for accuracy; inputs program attendance, volunteer hours, service projects, and event numbers each month; ensures data is accurate and complete.
  • Acts as United Way liaison, advisor, and resource person; provides courteous and prompt customer service and responds to center patrons, interns, volunteers, community partners, and others regarding South Franklin Community Center services, program activities, schedules, and other related matters; participates in forming collaborations with various community agencies to provide the center's educational, social, and cultural/art programs to meet neighborhood needs; responds to complaints and mediates disputes among patrons, facility user groups, etc.; provides community referrals to center program participants as appropriate; provides advisory support to assigned committees.
  • Directs participants, interns, and volunteers to other programs or services offered by United Way of Utah County and community partners using the current referral system (IRIS), including follow up with each family.
  • Other office tasks as necessary.

Knowledge of:

1.      Functions, services, operations, and activities of a community service center.

2.      Arts/cultural, education, social, health activity practices and techniques.

3.      United Way of Utah County's goals and policies of providing educational, health, social, and cultural/art activities and programs to the residents of South Franklin neighborhood.

4.      Office administrative and management practices and procedures, including email, telephone use and customer service.

5.      Basic principles and methods of budgeting and maintenance of center data.

6.      Principles and practices of sound business communication.

7.      Needs and concerns of the served neighborhood.

8.      Essential marketing and public relations practices and techniques.

9.      Safety issues associated with center use; CPR and first aid methods and procedures.

10.  Principles and practices of adequate supervision.

11.  Basic computer and software use, including a working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Canva.

Ability to:

1. Be dependable and flexible with daily tasks yet able to accomplish and prioritize assignments. 

1. Supervise, train, schedule, coordinate, and evaluate center interns and volunteers' work activities.

2. Oversee and administer center programs and services; implement and enforce United Way's policies, procedures, rules, and processes.

3. Develop program operation procedures and assess the effectiveness of daily program activities and operations.

4. Maintain accurate program records; prepare exact, concise, and comprehensive correspondence, reports, and other written materials.

5. Organize, set priorities, and exercise sound independent judgment within areas of responsibility.

6. Conduct practical community outreach activities and promote participation in center programs.

7. Work with community groups and other outside organizations to stay current with community issues and program needs.

8. Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive and complex issues and situations. 

9. Respond tactfully, clearly, concisely, and appropriately to inquiries from the public, city staff, or other agencies. 

10. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

11. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with center patrons, other United Way staff, community agency representatives, the general public, and others encountered in the course of work.

12. Maintain proper phone etiquette, including active listening and assessment skills.

 Minimum Requirements:

 Education, Training, and Experience:

  • A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined above is graduation with an Associate's degree in recreation, social science, or a closely related field OR previous work in volunteer services. Additional training will be provided and must be completed within three months of hire.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing this job's duties, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands and fingers, handle and feel computers and standard business equipment; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, lift 50 pounds, and move, set up and take down center equipment and supplies.  
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Benefits and Compensation: $13-15 per hour, depending on experience.  This is a part-time position. United Way is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Schedule: 20 hours weekly, late afternoon to early evenings, some weekends and evenings required.

To apply:  Please email resume to .  Position open until filled.

 

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Americorps VISTA

Become an AmeriCorps VISTA at United Way of Utah County. AmeriCorps VISTA is a national program where community members have the opportunity to serve in local nonprofits serve full time (~40 hours/week) for one full year on projects helping to eliminate poverty.

In return for service, members receive a living allowance, health insurance and other benefits. An AmeriCorps VISTA position is open in Provo to help local families find peace of mind and financial stability through expanding the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program’s reach to low-income community members. The VITA AmeriCorps VISTA will revitalize volunteer training and recruitment for the program, will reach out to new partners to increase the scope of the program’s impact, and explore new ways to help clients use tax time to lay the foundation for year-round financial stability.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Will be a self-starter, who works well in group settings as well as unsupervised environments
  • Possesses creativity and flexibility to the changing needs of the position
  • Tackles challenges with excitement and creativity

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Managing large groups of volunteers
  • Building relationships with local companies, schools, and agencies
  • Running and Updating Volunteer databases
  • Recruiting and maintaining volunteers
  • Marketing the VITA program and the Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Assisting the VITA Regional Coordinator

AmeirCorps VISTA Benefits:

  • Living Allowance ($1,116 a month pre-taxes), plus $300 monthly rental assistance
  • At the end of year of service, the VISTA can choose an Education Award ($6,195) or End of Service Cash Stipend ($1,800)
  • 10 vacation and 10 sick days
  • Health Coverage (Choose between reimbursement for healthcare or a healthcare plan. Dental and vision are also included.)
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Childcare assistance if eligible
  • Can count what hours you need of the position towards an internship

Minimum Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite with the ability to learn new software applications
  • Proficient English and Spanish verbal and written skills preferred
  • Valid Utah Driver’s License
  • Access to a personal vehicle for use during work hours

How to Apply: Please email cover letter & resume to Abby Perkins at   by December 14th.

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 Welcome Baby Utah County Internship

A free service designed to promote a healthy, secure and enjoyable beginning for parents, new babies and their family members. Interns play a crucial role in the success of this program Some responsibilities include: assisting with playgroups, home visitation, weekly parenting class throughout Utah County, recruiting and matching volunteers with families, and more!

 Welcome Baby is looking for 4 interns for the Summer semester. A 15 hr/week minimum commitment is required. Must be willing to do home visits. 

To apply, please visit:  https://welcomebabyuc.org/volunteer

South Franklin Community Center Internship

The South Franklin Community Center works to increase the quality of life in the South Franklin neighborhood by providing access to programs that promote individual growth and achievement, encouraging community participation and leadership, and offering opportunities for residents to become more invested and connected.

 South Franklin Community Center is looking for 6 interns for the Summer semester. A 15 hr/week minimum commitment is required. Morning, afternoon and evening positions available.  

To apply, please visit:  https://southfranklincc.org/component/rsform/form/4-internship-application

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