Program Coordinator,Project SHINE
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Summary of Position
The SHINE AmeriCorps Program Coordinator will run a Health Literacy program at the Intergenerational Center, part of the College of Health Professions and Social Work at Temple University. This program builds on
existing modelto increase the health communication skills and healthy aging practices of immigrant and refugee elders and their families. Intergenerational teams of college students, retired health professionals and older immigrants and refugees work together in three cities across the nation through this program.Reporting to the Director of
, the program coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day management of thelocal program in Philadelphia, including recruitment, training, on-going support of intergenerational teams of AmeriCorpsmembers and leveraged volunteers, data collection and record keeping of the volunteers and their activities, andmaintaining partnerships with community organizations. Duties include site visits, program coordination, member supervision and trouble shooting. The Program coordinator will also work in collaboration with SHINE’s staff team(including VISTA volunteers) to support national program operations and develop best practices.
Essential Functions of Position
Recruit, train and ensure effective on-boarding of AmeriCorps volunteers
Conducts outreach to develop/strengthen partnerships with immigrant-serving organizations, health centers and faculty
Manage all logistics related to trainings and follow up
Maintain proper documentation in member files and conduct on-going file reviews based on grant requirements
Provides technical assistance to partners, conducts regular site visits and member training and development
Conduct member observations, develop IDPs and ensure 90+%retention rate of volunteers
Collects, synthesizes and presents data to write reports and evaluate program effectiveness
Oversees the maintenance of information entered into the time-tracking database, tracks, reconciles, and monitors data.
Complete and disseminate weekly indicators, attend weekly meetings with supervisor to review indicators
Supports all project-related activities
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Serves as a member of the SHINE team at The Intergenerational Center. Contributes to program development and overall center-wideevents.
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