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AmeriCorps Program Coordinator

AmeriCorps Program Coordinator

$58,500 - $62,000


The mission of the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) is to champion community-centered primary care in New York State through leadership, advocacy, and support of Community Health Centers. To do this, CHCANYS serves as the voice of community health centers, working to ensure that every New York State community has primary care that encompasses all aspects of each patient’s health and well-being. CHCANYS is a dynamic, team-oriented, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and as New York State’s Primary Care Association (PCA), advocates on behalf of and provides technical assistance to federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) throughout New York State. New York’s nearly 800 FQHCs sites provide comprehensive, community-based primary and preventative care services to 2.2 million New Yorkers annually, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. CHCANYS is nationally recognized for its programs in health policy, performance improvement, health information technology, health system planning, and training and technical assistance (T/TA).


Under the direction of the Director of Workforce Development - AmeriCorps Programs, the AmeriCorps Program Coordinator (APC) will be responsible for providing state-wide CHCANYS Public Health AmeriCorps.

This position will also support CHCANYS in its unique and essential role, along with member FQHCs, in addressing health disparities and our DEI efforts and policies across CHCANYS. This is a grant-funded position.


RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:

o Coordinate AmeriCorps member recruitment process, including screening applications, scheduling and conducting interviews, maintaining recruitment tracker database, and working with sites to identify member placement for CHCANYS AmeriCorps.

o Coordinate program marketing and recruitment strategy, including development of recruitment materials, maintaining the CHCANYS AmeriCorps website, participating in university and college career fairs, and posting service listings in Handshake and other job search websites.

o Maintain member database, documentation charts, and timesheets on the Smartsheet 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 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 setting up training space, making travel arrangements, catering orders, and other training-related needs.

o Track AmeriCorps member benefits, such as enrolling eligible members in The Corps Network health insurance, reviewing and approving reimbursement requests, enrolling members in training opportunities, and other program benefits as needed.

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 Monitor eGrants portal, OnCorps Reports, and other systems that support members and program reporting requirements.

o Provide support and technical assistance to program host sites, members, and other stakeholders to ensure that project requirements and objectives are met on a timely basis.

o Work with the CHCANYS communications team on developing the program’s social media strategy, including highlighting member stories, the host site experience, and participating in NYS and AmeriCorps led social media campaigns.

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



· Bachelor’s degree and at least one-year 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 and 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. Our organization continues to comply with federal, state, and city Covid guidelines to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees and clients during this pandemic. All employees of CHCANYS must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.

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

Salary Range: $58,500 to $62,000

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