AmeriCorps Seniors Program Associate

United Way of Northwest Vermont
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

POSITION TITLE: AmeriCorps Seniors Program Associate
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part-time, non-exempt (20 hours per week)
REPORTS TO: AmeriCorps Seniors Program Managers
Rate of Pay: $19.00/hour

The AmeriCorps Seniors Program Associate provides administrative, communications and event support for the Northwest Vermont RSVP and Foster Grandparent programs at United Way of Northwest Vermont. In addition, this role will assist in maintaining excellent relationships with the 200+ volunteers, nonprofits, community organizations, and businesses we serve.

Key responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

Administrative Support

  • Complete the day-to-day administrative work for the programs.
  • Support program data collection and management, including survey distribution, data entry, and reporting.
  • Assist with financial duties, including expense/income tracking and coordination of in-kind documentation.
  • Maintain digital and physical filing systems in compliance with document retention standards.

Volunteer Coordination

  • Assist with volunteer recruitment efforts.
  • Provide event support for volunteer training and volunteer recognition events.


  • Support the creation and distribution of various written communications, including program newsletters and volunteer recruitment postings.
  • In collaboration with the UWNWVT marketing team, manage the program’s social media pages.

This role has no direct supervisory responsibilities but will work closely with other program staff and volunteers.


  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with administrative and office tasks.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and take the initiative on day-to-day work and projects.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required, and experience with volunteer management databases (or similar relationship management databases) is preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Organized and detail-oriented.

To apply, candidates should send via e-mail a resume and cover letter by May 5, 2023

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

United Way of Northwest Vermont is committed to building an inclusive culture—in our workplace and the community at large—that celebrates the diverse voices of our employees, volunteers, donors, community partners and the individuals and families we serve. We actively make space for ongoing learning, cultural humility and challenging the systems of discrimination, disadvantage and stigma that work against our community members’ well-being. By valuing all community members and acknowledging the intersectionality of age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, citizenship, culture and/or perspective, we strive to create and preserve a universally accessible space to improve our community outcomes. Through these and other efforts, we can do our best work to enhance the quality of life for all of our neighbors.

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