AmeriCorps Operations Coordinator

Hands On Atlanta is hiring!


We're committed to building a dedicated staff that reflects the diverse Atlanta community. We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced individuals who share in our passion for service and our civic pride.

Some more things you should know:

  • Our work matters and has a direct positive impact on our neighbors
  • We provide a competitive salary with generous health benefits
  • Our office is located West Midtown, one of the cities best neighborhoods for lunch, coffee, drinks, and shopping.
  • We enjoy a casual, but focused office atmosphere (we roll up our sleeves and get to work)
  • We provide a ton of opportunities for professional development through hands on experience and access to our expansive network

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who shares our passion for national service, education, and civic pride to join our Education Programs team. We're committed to building a dedicated team that reflects the diverse Atlanta community.

Some things you should know:
• We have a storied, 30+ year history of performing at the forefront of the service sector
• We are a team of fun, high-performing education and service nerds
• Our office is located in West Midtown, one of the city’s best neighborhoods for lunch, coffee, drinks, and shopping (when we aren’t practicing social distancing)
• We enjoy a casual but focused office atmosphere and culture (we roll up our sleeves and get to work)

About the position
As the AmeriCorps Operations Coordinator, you will support Hands On Atlanta’s education-focused programs with the primary focus being our AmeriCorps program. From managing timesheets to systematizing processes and procedures to ensuring operations run smoothly and seamlessly for AmeriCorps members, you will play a meaningful role on Hands On Atlanta’s Education Programs Team. Logistics, relationship building, attention to detail, and data analytics are just a few of the many skills you’ll bring to this role. This is a cross-functional position, which will involve partnering with diverse internal and external stakeholders. In addition, you will support our signature events, including MLK Day and Hands On Atlanta Week. This position reports directly to the Associate Director of AmeriCorps.

Key areas of responsibility include:

• Track AmeriCorps members’ essential documents and other details related to federal grant compliance
• Serve as primary interface with Hands On Atlanta’s Department of Finance & HR to ensure federal grant compliance & timely submission of required documents
• Manage logistics for AmeriCorps trainings & help coordinate training sessions and team building activities
• Update, disseminate, and analyze program surveys; input data into Salesforce and generate reports for diverse audiences
• Conduct site visits to check-on AmeriCorps members and program operations, as needed
• Serve as a Hands On Atlanta ambassador at community events
• Support Hands On Atlanta’s signature days of service and special events

Preferred Experience

You might describe yourself as a detail-oriented, relationship builder who mostly loves working behind the scenes on operations and logistics. You understand that smooth, efficient operations are at the center of any effective program and you pride yourself on being able to operationalize an organization’s mission and vision. You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked, but you only do so when it allows you to maintain a healthy work/life balance and a high level of productivity. You might describe yourself as ambitious, a learner, a jack/jill of all trades, a positive force, and someone interested in a career in nonprofit management.

As an ideal candidate, you will have:
• 2-3 years of professional experience, ideally at a nonprofit coordinating programs
• National Service program experience or familiarity (i.e. AmeriCorps, Teach for America, Peace Corps, etc.)
• The ability to manage logistics and balance multiple projects simultaneously
• Experience collecting and analyzing data; Salesforce experience preferred
• Experience and comfort with Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel)
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); comfortable with public speaking
• The ability to work collaboratively on a team and independently on projects
• An eagerness to learn, contribute and grow (aka, a growth mindset)
• GA driver’s license with reliable transportation and comfort navigating the ATL metro area
• Ability to thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
• Passion for service and civic engagement

The fine print
• FT/PT: Full-Time
• Office Location: 600 Means Street, Atlanta GA 30318
• Education Level: Bachelor's Degree +
• Experience Level: 2-5 years
• Valid GA driver’s license required

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Atlanta, United States (30318)