This position will serve as the Chemung Volunteer Action Corps (CVAC) Volunteer Coordinator for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Chemung County and will provide program coordination and support to the CVAC Program. This position will organize and coordinate volunteer activities in accordance with Cornell Cooperative Extension's Volunteer Involvement Policy and Procedures. Will provide volunteer training and/or community education in support of CVAC programs including, but not limited it: Save Energy Save Dollars, A Matter of Balance, and others as assigned. This position will work with the CVAC Director to develop and maintain a CVAC Advisory Committee and work as a team member in support of CVAC program issues and activities. This position will provide support and guidance for CVAC volunteers, to include, but not limited to: volunteer orientation and on-going support and follow-up to ensure initial and continued success. This position will also act as CCE Receptionist.
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All applicants must apply online by close of day on March 9, 2020 to be considered for this position. All applicants must complete an application packet, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.
All External Applicants (including applicants currently employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Associations other than the Association advertising this career opportunity) must submit his/her application materials via the "APPLY" button located within this job posting.
All Internal Applicants (current employees working for the Association advertising this career opportunity) must apply online via his/her Workday account, which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/.
Please contact Ethel Stroman, Human Resources Manager at 607-734-4453 with questions.
This position is a part-time non-exempt position - 30 hours per week. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation, sick and personal leave.
Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Education (Associate's Degree and 2 years transferrable program/functional experience).
Experience relevant to the role of the position.
Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Five (5) years' experience in health education and/or volunteer management.
Experience in fundraising.
Experience in program coordination/management and/or leadership.
Demonstrated ability to initiate, plan and organize informational educational programs.
Demonstrated ability to participate in professional team efforts.
Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual means using traditional educational tools and methods.
Demonstrated ability to utilize technology (i.e. computers, internet, social media) effectively.
Delivery - 5%
Teach existing CVAC educational programs as needed to program volunteers and/or community leaders as defined in the CVAC plan of work.
Foster acceptance of the CVAC program, methods and policies to address community and youth needs and consider diverse audiences.
Provide CVAC educational program efforts via mass media.
Serve as subject matter resource in CVAC programming for staff and participants and provide standard responses.
Utilize established program resources and materials in providing information and resources to program participants in established CVAC programming.
Serve as a team member and cooperate with the entire Association and CVAC program staff to achieve Association program delivery goals.
Direction - 10%
Provide input to the CVAC Director to assist in planning the delivery of established CVAC educational program goals.
Provide input to the CVAC Director in planning the structure of educational program delivery via various delivery methods.
Provide input to budget development based on established financial guidelines or procedures and assist in allocating established program budget amounts.
Develop and enhance networks of volunteers to extend program implementation efforts to achieve local community ownership.
Assist with the development of fundraising efforts to maintain/expand programming initiatives.
Management - 10%
Solve problems and resolve conflicts that arise in the CVAC program utilizing appropriate policies and procedures.
Provide administrative support in guiding the implementation of overall program and communication strategies for the CVAC program.
Give guidance to staff and volunteers, including those performing similar work when necessary.
Assist in the review of financial records and monitoring expenses for programs, working closely with the CVAC Director
Monitor volunteer fundraising activities in support of CVAC programming.
Recruit, provide orientation, guidance and oversight to volunteers, and provide leadership development opportunities.
Coordination/Operation - 70%
Coordinate, compile and organize existing program resources and program materials.
Coordinate program correspondence and communications in support of programming efforts.
Collect evaluation data from program participants based on existing evaluation framework and guidelines.
Assist in maintaining program participation records.
Provide training for volunteers in the CVAC program.
Coordinate the CVAC implementation efforts, planning and activities, including fundraisers and/events, as assigned.
Assist in the coordination of effective marketing strategies in the promotion of programming efforts to include, but not limited to: print media, news media, social media, and multi-media efforts.
Perform record keeping, data management and program reports as required by the Association and contract requirements.
Assist in maintaining the CVAC Advisory Committee and provide coordination and administrative support for meetings as needed.
Draft standard and non-standard communications, requiring only occasional guidance from Supervisor.
Assist in implementing a shared Association vision, building understanding around the mission and the advancement of the mission.
Answer telephones and assist or direct calls to appropriate person.
Receipt program fees.
Greet and direct visitors.
Maintain/coordinate US mail regulations.
Assist with organizing storage and supply areas as assigned.
Effectively maintain professional relationships with other agencies, organizations and businesses that promote effective communication and facilitate continued programming efforts.
This position may require the transport of program participants, and/or program materials and resources in performing position responsibilities.
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned - 5%
In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes and Association priorities.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension and perform other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the Association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar with and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, Association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Chemung County policies, procedures and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely and accurate manner.
Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
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