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Community Response Team Program Director

Job Responsibilities: 

• Recruitment:  Build a volunteer team of canvassers to collect information regarding residents in historically and predominately black communities for purposes of identifying people in need. 

• Volunteer Management:  Train volunteer canvassers and work with volunteers in both individual and group settings. Create a welcoming and motivating atmosphere.

• Plan, organize and execute canvassing events in historically black neighborhoods. This includes preparing training materials, volunteer waiver forms, and ordering food and gift cards for volunteers. 

• Carefully Collect data from volunteer canvassers and track and enter data collected into FTS’s electronic database. Ensure data entry and quality control is executed in an accurate and timely manner.

• Facilitate the completion of services rendered to communities we serve.

• Communicates with other team members regarding the status of data entered into database in a timely manner; 

• Respects applicant dignity and confidentiality; and 

• Performs any other tasks necessary to advance the South Carolina Community Response Team.   

 

Qualifications:

Strong communication and organizational skills, self-motivated and great work ethic, and a demonstrated commitment to fighting for racial and social justice.  Candidates must be able to work within a team, have proven leadership ability and an orientation towards handling a lot of responsibility. Strong self-direction and the ability to take initiative are also necessary qualifications. Access to reliable transportation is a must. Previous field and community engagement experience are a plus.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

• Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to execute a large project with little oversight or management 

• Must have access to a working phone; 

• Must have access to electronic mail; 

• Must have reliable transportation 

• Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel

 

Competencies: 

• Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical and maintain confidentiality

• Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. 

• Concern for others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. 

• Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. 

• Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.

 

Expectations:

Position is part-time. You will be expected to work weekdays, weekends and evenings as needed.

 

Salary/Benefits:

$20.00 per hour

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Alesha Brown at abrown@ftsinc.org with “Community Response Team Program Director- SC” in the subject line. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this position, please contact Alesha S. Brown at abrown@ftsinc.orgor 704-709-0135.

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