READ USA-AmeriCorps Program Director

Posted May 07, 2024 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires May 31, 2024


The AmeriCorps Program Director (APD) will work in close partnership with the Chief Programs Officer (CPO) to ensure the overall success of the READ USA AmeriCorps programs. Reporting to the CPO, the APD will be responsible for administering and leading the READ USA AmeriCorps VISTA and AmeriCorps State and National programs. Specifically, the position will recruit, train, develop, and supervise AmeriCorps Members and act as a liaison between READ USA, its AmeriCorps host sites, and AmeriCorps funders. This position is in-person at the READ USA, Inc. offices and at various sites where programming or other related business occurs. This position requires some evening and weekend work.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Responsibilities Program Operational Management and Leadership: • Conduct a recruitment campaign to find AmeriCorps members for both AmeriCorps programs. • Maintain host site relations and recruit new host sites as needed. • Ensure proper enrollment and orientation for all members. • Provide day-to-day supervision and support to all members. • Facilitate regular training for host sites, AmeriCorps members, and READ USA staff. • Develop and maintain, with other READ USA staff, AmeriCorps member assignments and volunteer activity descriptions. • Provide regular programmatic reporting to AmeriCorps and Volunteer Florida. • Serve as the liaison and primary point of contact for READ USA with AmeriCorps funders. • Assist READ USA staff with grant amendments and renewals for all AmeriCorps programs. • Support these and other READ USA needs as directed by the CPO. Key Performance Indicators • % of AmeriCorps members fully onboarded prior to their start date. • % of AmeriCorps members who successfully complete their term of service. • % of AmeriCorps members exited within 30 days of the last day of service.


This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with AmeriCorps program implementation experience and a commitment to the READ USA mission. Specific requirements include: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Must be highly detail oriented. • Experience with volunteer, AmeriCorps, or staff supervision. • Experience with project management.

Education and Experience

BA/BS degree required, master’s degree preferred. At least 5 years of current experience with AmeriCorps.

Salary/Salary Range

$60,000 - $65,000 annually plus benefits

How to Apply




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