AmeriCorps Program Manager

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

About the position
As an AmeriCorps Program Manager, you will oversee the cornerstone of Hands On Atlanta’s educational portfolio: our AmeriCorps program. From supporting an expanding AmeriCorps cohort currently serving across 17 sites in metro Atlanta and supervising two coordinators overseeing a smaller portfolio of schools to recruiting our next cohort of AmeriCorps members, you will play a meaningful role on Hands On Atlanta’s Education Programs Team. Relationship building, problem-solving, responsiveness, attention to detail, recruitment, and strong communication skills are just a few of the many skills you’ll bring to this role. This is cross-functional position that 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 will work closely with the entire team, but most time will be spent collaborating with the AmeriCorps arm of our Education Programs Team.

Key areas of responsibility include:

AmeriCorps Program Supervision & Evaluation

  • Supervise two dynamic Education Programs Team coordinators
  • Respond to the needs of external and internal stakeholders, including partner schools/agencies, community leaders, volunteers, and AmeriCorps members
  • Conduct site visits with coordinators to check on AmeriCorps members and program operations
  • Share responsibility for overseeing program budget related to program operations
  • Serve as primary point person for site supervisors & participate in site supervisor monthly touchpoints
  • Help coordinate training sessions (Esprit de Corps) and team building activities; coordinate logistics for trainings with Operations Coordinator
  • Facilitate analysis, debrief, internalization, and implementation of program survey & Esprit de Corps results

AmeriCorps Recruitment

  • Support outreach and publicize opportunities (i.e. partner with colleges and universities, tabling, grassroots on-the-ground outreach efforts, etc.)
  • Participate in roadshows with current and potential partner schools to solicit the need for AmeriCorps members & Hands On Atlanta programming
  • Participate in all phases of the AmeriCorps member interview process

Broader Hands On Atlanta Support

  • Create summaries of anecdotal experiences and data for diverse audiences
  • 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 relationship builder and cultivator who loves supporting people and lending a hand. You also appreciate balancing being in the trenches with being on the balcony looking at the big picture. You have a knack for staying organized, responding to emails/texts/calls in a timely manner, and being personable. You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked and you might describe yourself as ambitious, a learner, a jack/jill of all trades, a positive force, a delegator, and someone interested in a career in nonprofit management.

As an ideal candidate, you will have:

  • A minimum of three (3) years of professional experience, ideally at a nonprofit coordinating programs
  • National Service program alum (i.e. AmeriCorps, Teach for America, Peace Corps, etc.) strongly preferred
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Strong attention to detail
  • 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: 3-5 years
  • Valid GA driver’s license required

Additional Information

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