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Program Manager/Director of Recruitment for Public Allies SF/Silicon Valley

Public Allies advances new leadership to strengthen communities, nonprofits and civic participation.

Vision: Public Allies envisions communities where people of different backgrounds, beliefs and experiences work together and share responsibility for improving their own lives and the lives of those around them.

Strategy: Public Allies implements this mission and vision through its signature AmeriCorps program, which provides ongoing leadership training and education, team service initiatives and paid, professional apprenticeships in community based organizations.


Work in conjunction with Program staff, under the direction of the Site Director, to manage and implement a 10-month leadership development program for young adults, in partnership with our community/non-profit agencies. The primary responsibility of the Program Manager/Director of Recruitment is to recruit Partner Organizations and AmeriCorps members and to coach and manage 18-19 Allies. The Program Manager attends weekly Program Team meetings and meets regularly with the Site Director. They will also self-manage a flexible, but demanding schedule, which can include working from home and/or travel to agency sites.

Ally & Partner Recruitment
Lead the implementation of local strategy for Ally/AmeriCorps member and Partner Organization recruitment, selection and management for Public Allies Silicon Valley/San Francisco.
Provide leadership for overall placement, and admissions process of 40 Allies.
Maintain compliant files for all applicants and incoming AmeriCorps members.
Actively participate on the national recruitment team.

Ally Coaching and Management
Manage and Coach 18-19 Allies in their personal and professional development through Individual Developent Plans/coaching sessions.
Manage 18-19 partnerships between Allies and Partner Organizations through regular communication, semi-annually 360 Degree evaluations, and quarterly 3-way meetings.
Complete administrative duties related to Ally management, including approving their time sheets, maintaining Ally files, regular organizational and AmeriCorps reporting, and completing a retention report.
Implement the program using the established baselines and standards of the Public Allies Handbook.
Manage 1 Team Service Project team of 10 Allies, and provide coaching support for a 2nd Year Ally and/or Team Lead.
Serve as a role model to Allies by believing in the ability of each Ally to successfully complete the program and become
nonprofit and/or social justice leaders.
Oversee alumni outreach and programming; work with alumni committee to create alumni newsletters and alumni

Support PA Infrastructure:
Participate in and facilitate components of Public Allies trainings and overnight retreats.
Attend out of state yearly national all-staff gatherings in August and regional gatherings in March.
Actively participate in, when appropriate, the Local Advisory Board and/or Alumni Advisory Board.
Assist PA staff team with fundraising, special events, mailings and other tasks as needed.
Participate in outreach efforts that increase the visibility and capacities of the organization.
Develop and implement special projects as they arise.
Participate in national program efforts.
Create and support program innovations that improve quality, increase impact, decrease costs or encourage growth.

We are seeking a social justice leader, passionate about working within historically disadvantaged or marginalized communities and supporting our members towards accessing their own personal and collective power. Specifically, we are looking for someone with knowledge and awareness of the Bay Area and its communities; someone who models self- reflexive leadership; is detail-oriented; and who can model the core values of Public Allies. The Program Manager/Director of Recruitment should be committed to: leadership development among young adults; the belief that everyone has gifts and talents to contribute to our community; team learning; collaborations among people, organizations and sectors, and serving communities with concentrated disadvantage. Moreover, we are looking for someone who can handle the pressure of an intensive, details driven program and the responsibility of a flexible, yet dynamic workload. An ideal candidate would be committed to doing their own on-going work to examine their social conditioning and the ways it increases or limits their understanding, perspectives, and relationships with others.

We also seek someone who has many of the following traits, behaviors, skills and experience: Required Skills and Experience:

* 2-3 years of supervision experience with either staff or volunteers
* Experience working with or understanding the needs of Transitional Age Youth
* Experience coaching others’ personal or professional goals
* Highly organized and attentive to details
* Able to prioritize and delegate: works well under pressure
* Ability be a self-starter and work in small teams
* Ability to work with various learning styles
* Skilled using Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
* Skilled at using Google apps, particularly Email, Google Hangout, and YouTube
* Excellent public speaking skills/ability to pitch our program to organizations and potential applicants
* Experience working with web-based platforms, including social networking sites (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.),
Survey Monkey, and webinars
* Have reliable transportation
* Flexible and able to adapt to shifts in priorities
* Ability to work evenings, weekends, and 3 overnight retreats during the year, and 2 out-of-state conferences

Salary for this position is commensurate with experience and the position level. Bay Area Community Resources offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health and dental care, vacation and sick days, and a 401(k) program.

To Apply

Please send Cover Letter and Resume to: Holly Lim, Program Director

E-mail: Applications are due August 8, 2017 but the position will remain open until filled.

Bay Area Community Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

• Location: San Francisco

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