About L.A. Works: L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer action center that creates, manages, and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. With nearly 30 years of success, L.A. Works addresses three principal needs: to increase volunteer participation in the community; to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to achieve their missions through access to volunteer labor and other resources; and to educate and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles community. L.A. Works has more than 30,000 registered volunteers who have contributed over 1,000,000 volunteer hours of service to thousands of nonprofits in the Los Angeles community.
AmeriCorps VISTA: AmeriCorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities.
L.A. Works Volunteer Corps Manager Position Overview: In partnership with the senior staff at L.A. Works, the Volunteer Corps Manager will strategically develop the L.A. Works Volunteer Corps program comprised of AmeriCorps VISTA members and partners. This position will be responsible for recruiting, training, and coordinating the VISTA members and host site supervisors. This individual will manage a VISTA Leader to execute our Volunteer Corps program curriculum. This candidate should be a skilled program manger and be passionate about eliminating poverty through capacity building projects through out the Los Angeles Community. The ideal will candidate will have a working knowledge of AmeriCorps, The Corporation for National Community Service (CNCS), and an exceptional ability to juggling multiple projects/partners while tracking and reporting on their outcomes. Supervisory experience or volunteer management experience is a plus. L.A. Works is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
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