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AMERICORPS VISTA OPPORTUNITIES

Posted October 7, 2019

 

Visit the AmeriCorps VISTA website to learn more about this national service opportunity.

"For me, AmeriCorps VISTA was God's way of pointing me in the direction I needed to go. The VISTA position at AIM in the Development Office has lead me to build up my knowledge of nonprofits, build social capital, and prepare for the next steps in my life and career. I am blessed for the opportunity given to me to learn under such great leaders, such as Kristi King-Brock. I greatly recommend AmeriCorps VISTA to anyone looking for a next step in life." --Sarah Ann Skelton, 2018-19 AmeriCorps VISTA at AIM for Volunteer/Development

Since 1965, AmeriCorps VISTA members (Volunteers in Service to America) have brought their passion and perseverance where the need is greatest: to organizations like AIM that help alleviate poverty. Today, over 8,000 AmeriCorp VISTA members are serving nationwide as catalysts for change, living and working alongside Anderson community members to advance local solutions. AIM has six VISTA positions.

BENEFITS OF SERVING AS AN AMERICORPS VISTA INCLUDE:

  • Living Allowance - Receive a modest bi-weekly living allowance to cover basic expenses.

  • Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE) - NCE is a unique hiring path which makes it easier for federal agencies to hire you upon successful completion of your service.

  • Relocation Allowance - If you move 50+ miles from your home to a new community, you receive relocation travel assistance and a settling in allowance.

  • Professional Development Training - Attend in-person and virtual professional development opportunities throughout the year.

  • End of Service Award - Choose between a Segal Education Award ($5,920) to pay for a range of education expenses or a cash stipend ($1,800).

  • Child Care - You may be eligible to receive a child care benefit if you have children under the age of 13.

  • Healthcare Benefit - Choose between reimbursement for healthcare or a healthcare plan that also includes dental and vision coverage.

WAREHOUSE DRIVER/ASSOCIATE

Posted July 20th, 2020

 

Supervisor: Director of Hunger Ministries

 

Position Summary:  Responsible for logistics and execution of pickups and deliveries for AIM’s Hunger Ministries.  Will assist in inventory control, intake, processing and receipt of donations.  Establishing and maintaining relationships with AIM’s vendors, partners, and volunteers will be essential to this position.  Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications Required:

 

  • Excellent Customer Service!

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Must have the ability to work well with multiple staff and volunteers.

  • Commitment to AIM’s mission and programs.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time in a professional manner.

  • Ability to prioritize work and complete work in a timely fashion.

  • Ability to be open minded to new work ideas and methods.

  • Forklift operating experience.

  • Ability to regularly lift 50-75 pounds.

  • Ability to operate 14-foot refrigerated truck daily.

  • Flexibility to assist in weekend donation pick-up and AIM special events if needed.

 

Qualifications Desired:

 

  • Experience with dealing with shipping and receiving processes and personnel.

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft excel.

  • Truck driving experience.

  • Experience in non-profit work.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

 

  • Daily carryout of donation pick-ups and deliveries. 

  • Assist with coordination and scheduling of volunteers for weekday and weekend pick-ups. 

  • Assist the Director of Hunger Ministries with prepping for morning food distribution and assistance with daily inventory control.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Hunger Ministries

 

Performance Standards:

 

  • Performance appraisal after introductory period.

  • Annual performance appraisal

  • Attainment of annual goals established between Director of Hunger Ministries and incumbent. 

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@aimcharity.org.

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL STABILITY

Posted August 26, 2020

 

Position Summary: Responsible for the management of AIM and United Way financial stability programs and staff that relate to economic security. These programs include: Financial Education, Pre-Employment Training Classes, Volunteers Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program additional community needs education Classes offered at AIM’s Training Center, and AIM’s X-Factor Soft Skills training program. The Director of Financial Stability and will report directly to AIM’s Vice President of Programs.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Manage Financial Stability, VITA program, AmeriCorps/AmeriCorps VISTA and AIM HIGH X-Factor program, SNAP2 Work program and staff.

  • Establish and manage appropriate training classes for AIM internal programs and external community partners.

  • Monitor and track progress toward goals and contracts

  • Provide regular reports to the Vice President of Programs for financial stability on progress and workforce development programs toward goals and contract outcomes.

  • Develop and guide program staff toward successfully meeting goals and deliverable of programs.

  • Proactively engage team in developing solutions to improve results for direct services to clients and programs.

  • Document staff performance through regular performance reviews and evaluations with the human resources department.

  • Develop goals and objectives, program and curriculum and evaluation (indicators/outcomes) in collaboration with the Vice President of Programs.

  • Serve as a spokesperson for AIM in multiple forums, such as local events, networking opportunities, and other venues.

  • Oversee the development and monitoring of the annual program budget in collaboration with the Vice President of Programs.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Excellent program management skills.

  • Knowledge of organizational development and management principles.

  • Excellent organization and analytical skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Able to help create a strong team environment.

  • Must have the ability to interact effectively, both internally and externally to AIM, with people who are diverse in skills, cultures, and authority levels, interest, backgrounds and economic status, to accomplish tasks.

  • Commitment to AIM’s mission and programs.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Apps.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time in a professional manner.

  • Ability to prioritize work and complete work in a timely fashion.

  • Ability to be open minded to new work ideas and methods.

  • Provides direct supervision to all staff assigned to each program

Qualifications Desired:

  • Experience in program development and evaluation

  • Experience in workforce and/or economic development

  • Experience in program management

  • Experience managing government contracts and producing positive outcomes.

  • Master's degree in nonprofit education, experience in workforce development, economic development or related areas a plus.

AIM is a non-profit, public benefit 501(c)3 corporation and operates as an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

CASE MANAGER

Posted August 21, 2020

 

Reports to: Director of Pivotal Support

Position Summary: This position is responsible for providing case management for clients seeking emergency assistance; these case management sessions will include comprehensive reviews and assessments. The case worker will review client information for accuracy, maintaining comprehensive case files and entering this information into Charity Tracker software. The case worker will collaborate with the Pivotal Support team in order to review assessment information and make determinations regarding assistance. The case worker will make appropriate referrals and follow-up appointments. The case worker will be responsible for providing monthly reports to the Director of Pivotal Support.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Process client applications, review supporting documentation, and verify information in Charity Tracker

  • Conduct case management sessions to identify client needs

  • Assist in making determinations regarding assistance

  • Make appropriate internal and external referrals, tracking them for monthly reporting

  • Maintain detailed case files by inputting data, case notes, and uploading relevant forms into Charity Tracker

  • Train and monitor volunteers on client intake and use of Charity Tracker

  • Assist with follow-up and other duties as assigned

Qualifications Desired:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Strong communication, writing and computer skills

  • Ability to demonstrate empathy & unconditional positive regard for clients

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

AIM is a non-profit, public benefit 501c(3) corporation and operates as an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Part-time

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@aimcharity.org.

 

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