Member Development Associate


This position is with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps, in Vinton, IA. This is a full-time, team based residential program for men and women ages 18 to 26, designed to strengthen communities and develop leaders through direct, team-based national and community service. Corps members are assigned to 1 of 4 campuses located in Vinton, IA; Aurora, CO; Sacramento, CA; and Vicksburg, MS.  Teams of 8-10 Corps members, complete national service projects that address community needs.


The Member Development Associate is a part of a team that assists Corps Members to gain life skills and career development.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • Conducts research to identify learning and developmental resources. For example, workshops, on-line courses, brochures, websites. Maintains and disseminates reference and resource material and information.
  • Serves as a point of contact for reference materials and other resources concerning: college admission, financial aid, college credit exams, career opportunities, resume' writing, and GED, GRE, and SAT requirements.
  • Reviews Corps Member Individual Learning Plans and works with other Campus staff to assist Corps Members in the accomplishment of identified goals.
  • Informs Corps Members on GED State requirements and, as necessary, handles all testing arrangements to include working with Headquarters Resource Managers to make sure adequate funds are available for testing purposes.
  • Presents training on a variety of topics which may include: resume' writing, and interviewing techniques, workplace professionalism, social media awareness.
  • Locates and coordinates external vendors to present life skills training on topics that might include subjects like: public speaking, job searching, diversity, conflict management, and budgeting.
  • Provides logistical support for trainings and events.
  • Offers guidance with career planning and life skills to help ensure that Corps Members have viable post-service goals and plans for accomplishment.
  • Reviews Corps Member draft resume's and suggests editorial or content changes.
  • Provides administrative support activities like: preparing correspondence, maintaining tracking systems, creating spreadsheets, and maintaining files.


Qualification Requirements:

Candidates must have at least one year of specialized experience which must include all of the following: 

  1. Work experience conducting research to identify reference materials and resources for a specific topic(s)
  2. Presenting workshops or seminars to groups (15 or more attendees)
  3. Work experience providing administrative support to an organization that included: preparing correspondence, tracking information, and creating spreadsheets
  4. Experience providing general guidance to others like a camp or school counselor or assistant counselor, a mentor, school or military career placement advisor.

Job ID: 93841

Posted 23 days ago

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