Volunteer Florida is a great place to work! We value the unique talents of each of our employees and encourage a positive, fun culture for our team. In addition, as an employer of national service, Volunteer Florida recognizes the unique skills of national service alumni. Accordingly, AmeriCorps alumni, returned Peace Corps volunteers, and other national service participants are encouraged to apply to our job openings.
Volunteer Florida is currently looking for an AmeriCorps Program Manager to join our team! Be part of the people powered solution of AmeriCorps, supporting impactful programming to address Florida’s most pressing challenges. The position is based in Tallahassee, Florida and is not a fully remote position. Please submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for our team.
Volunteer Florida’s AmeriCorps Program Manager will serve as a key team member in the National Service Department. The position is responsible for the grant and contract management of a portfolio of Volunteer Florida’s AmeriCorps Programs. This position will have the primary responsibility for managing the contract deliverables and grant management activities associated with 10 or more AmeriCorps programs. This position requires strong relationship skills.
Desired Skills and Experience
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience or seven years of relevant experience to substitute for the educational degree. Master’s degree in social work, administration, education or in a related field, preferred. The ideal candidate will be internally motivated towards excellence, a team player with grant management experience and will have a passion for service. Service in AmeriCorps or Peace Corps is an additional consideration.
Other knowledge, skills and experience include the following:
- Grant Management — Knowledge of contract management, technical assistance, training and monitoring of subgrantees to ensure high quality performance. Ability to provide technical assistance and monitoring compliance activities to ensure program fidelity. Ability to provide AmeriCorps grant application review, ensuring strong proposals are submitted for funding. Ability to understand and provide guidance on federal regulations related to non-profit and government grants.
- Technical Aptitude – Demonstrated ability to learn and fully utilize technology platforms. Volunteer Florida staff utilize the federal eGrants platform and Blackbaud Grants Management.
- Verbal and Written Communication— Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively.
- Data Management – Skill in data collection procedures and supporting subgrantees with tracking outcome data.
- Financial Aptitude — Skill in sub grantee budget review related to funding applications, budget amendments and in monitoring sub grantee utilization of funds.
- Complex Problem Solving — Demonstrated ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Ability to work independently and as part of a high performing team.
- Planning and Coordination — Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate among members of the team and between other departments or external organizations in support of subgrantee training and other Volunteer Florida projects. Ability to develop training materials and present subgrantee training sessions.
- Organization – Skill in maintaining a high level of organization with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously. Skill in time management.
- Travel – Ability to travel overnight for subgrantee monitoring, training and other events as needed.
Volunteer Florida is the state’s lead agency for volunteerism and national service for Florida. Volunteer Florida administers over $23M in federal and state funding to deliver high-impact national service and volunteer programs in Florida. For more information about our organization, please visit us at: www.volunteerflorida.org.
Volunteer Florida is a great place to work! Benefits include:
- Collaborative and supportive work environment.
- Participation in the Florida Retirement System – Employer paid with the exception of 3% employee contribution
- Employer paid $50,000 life insurance policy.
- Employer paid individual health insurance. Employer supplemented family health insurance (employee pays $180 per month).
- Annual and sick leave accruing at 8.67 hours each, monthly
- Availability of other State of Florida offered benefits at cost of employee
- Hybrid – remote work environment
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Volunteer Florida is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state and local laws.
SALARY RANGE: $50,000 – $56,000 annually
HOW TO APPLY: To apply, send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer Florida is currently looking for a Hurricane Ian Disaster Case Management Program Contractor to handle the management of disaster case management services to support recovery from the 2022 Hurricane Ian (DR-4673-FL). Total funding available from this management is approximately $1,876,631.
Deadline to Apply:
February 3, 2023 by 5:00 p.m. EST
Purpose of Disaster Case Management (DCM) Program:
Disaster Case Management (DCM) as defined in the FEMA 2017 Program Guidance is a time-limited process that involves a partnership between a case manager and a disaster survivor (also known as a “client”) to develop and carry out a Disaster Recovery Plan. This partnership provides the client with a single point of contact to facilitate access to a broad range of resources. The process involves an assessment of the client’s verified disaster-caused unmet needs, development of a goal-oriented plan that outlines the steps necessary to achieve recovery, organization and coordination of information on available resources that match the disaster-caused unmet needs, the monitoring of progress toward reaching the recovery plan goals, and when necessary, client advocacy.
The Disaster Case Management Program (DCMP) funds have been awarded to Volunteer Florida by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide disaster case management services to survivors of DR-4673-FL. The projected number of approved registrants will be determined using the FEMA Disaster Case Management Program Guidance. Federal DCMP provides eligible Hurricane Ian survivors with case management for unmet needs to aid individuals in recovery efforts.
Contractor Detail Summary:
The successful contractor will assist with the State of Florida’s recovery efforts by contracting with Volunteer Florida as the primary point of contact with provider agencies and giving overall leadership to the project. This contractor will coordinate and oversee all aspects of the DCMP, serving survivors of Hurricane Ian. The contractor will manage and build out staff to adequately administer the DCMP. The contractor will be responsible for oversight management of the FEMA Disaster Case Management Program providing administrative, program execution, reporting and closeout activities necessary for the grant program. Contractor will coordinate with FEMA and other Federal/State agencies as required. Further, this contractor will work to identify qualified service providers through an application process. They will provide oversight of Program Managers as well as management of a portfolio of subgrantees, ensuring sub-grantees make affected communities and counties aware of the types of individual assistance available. They will further collect data, analyze, and prepare reports within strict deadlines. Additionally, contractor will develop, support and conduct training and technical assistance to build capacity of sub-grantee organizations.
Desired Skills and Experience:
It is anticipated that the successful contractor will have a working knowledge and prior experience working in coordination or implementation of a similar DCMP program and working with direct grant recipients in the management and administration of the FEMA Individual Assistance Programs and Disaster Case Management Programs. Proposer should have an office location within 1 of the 26 IA declared counties within 10 days of the contract award.
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About Volunteer Florida:
Volunteer Florida is the state’s lead agency for volunteerism and national service for Florida. Volunteer Florida administers over $24M in federal and state funding to deliver high-impact national service and volunteer programs in Florida.
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If you have questions or technical difficulties, please contact:
Shanelle Del Pino
Grants and Contracts Manager
1545 Raymond Diehl Road, Suite 250
Phone: (850) 901-7362