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AmeriCorps Program Coordinator

AmeriCorps Program Coordinator


Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Health Center Support - AmeriCorps Programs, the AmeriCorps Program Coordinator (APC) will be responsible for providing state-wide assistance in the implementation and monitoring of CHCANYS’ Healthy Futures Corps and Opioids Response Corps programs funded by the New York Commission on National and Community Service, and supporting its key components and projects. The APC must be self-motivated, be able to manage multiple projects, enjoy working in a collaborative/team environment, display sound judgment, relate well to the public and staff, have a professional demeanor, prioritize customer satisfaction, and be well-organized. In addition to working with a diverse group of people, the APC will be required to travel state-wide.

RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

o Coordinate AmeriCorps member recruitment process, including scheduling and conducting interviews and working with sites to identify member placement for Healthy Futures Corps and Opioid Corps

o Provide support to program host sites to ensure that project requirements and objectives are met on a timely basis. Assist sites in developing program objectives and evaluation tools.

o Facilitate meetings and training activities, including full participation of CHCANYS’ AmeriCorps members in the members‘ pre-service and site supervisor orientations, monthly AmeriCorps trainings, Service Projects, National Days of Service, and other program and team events.

o Coordinate logistics for member trainings and events, including making travel arrangements and hotel reservations for upstate members.

o Process member reimbursement requests and other member benefits, such as enrolling eligible members in The Corps Network health insurance.

o Assist with the design and development of program evaluation tools to assess the impact of training and activities on members’ service year.

o Maintain member database, documentation charts, and timesheets on the Smartsheets and OnCorps Reporting system for the CHCANYS’ AmeriCorps program. Set up authorized users, monitor data entry, and provide technical assistance to members and program sites as needed.

o Responsible for the collection of program performance measures data, great stories, and other program information for program progress reports.

o Assist with compliance and risk assessment monitoring of CHCANYS’ AmeriCorps host sites by participating in regularly scheduled compliance and monitoring host site visits.

o Provide technical assistance to program site supervisors, members, and other stakeholders.

o Monitor eGrants portal, OnCorps Reports, and other systems for adequacy to support members and program reporting requirements.

o Maintain the CHCANYS AmeriCorps website and assist with the development of program marketing and promotional materials in a variety of media.

REPORTS TO: Assistant Director, Health Center Support – AmeriCorps

SUPERVISES: AmeriCorps members (approximately 25-32 members per year)


· Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of professional experience in related field

· Ability to organize, coordinate and multi-task various activities in support of a comprehensive program

· Knowledge and experience in the areas of workforce development, at both the programmatic and policy level. Experience in      program budgeting and control Experience in human resources is useful.

· Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills

· Proficient computer skills: MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and Outlook

· Ability to work independently

· Demonstrated ability to work with customer/client groups and/or experience in membership organizations

· A hands-on management style and the ability to address and solve problems or issues as they arise

· Demonstrated awareness of and value of cultural competence

The Community Health Care Association of New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of CHCANYS to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment, compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (including "gender identity" - which refers to a person's actual or perceived sex, and includes self-image, appearance, behavior, or expression, whether or not different from that traditionally associated with the legal sex assigned to the person at birth), disability, age (18 and over), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction, marital status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status, sexual orientation, or status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking. CHCANYS complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting employment discrimination. We encourage applications from people of all gender identities and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC).

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions unless such accommodation causes an undue hardship. Generally, the working conditions are good with little or no exposure to extremes in health, safety hazards and/or hazardous materials. While work is normally performed in an office setting, the individual must have the ability to travel, depending on assignments/projects.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter, indicating salary requirements, to