13 May 2014

Local Service Director Position

Local Service Director
This position is ideal for a committed individual who wants long term full time employment in a flexible, stimulating environment, working with service oriented people.

Organization Overview:
Youthlinc is a Utah based youth service nonprofit whose mission is to create lifetime humanitarians through the local and international service activities we organize for our participants. For more information about Youthlinc, visit our website www.youthlinc.org

Position Overview:
The Local Service Director administers, develops, supports, promotes, and strengthens three of our four local service programs:
Youthlinc Service Year:  200 secondary & college students contribute 16,000 hours annually of local service all over Utah. The Local Service Director works with Assistant Team Leaders on eight teams to ensure quality service placements of our students and successful completion of required service hours.

Youthlinc Utah Local Service Directory: The Local Service Director works with Youthlinc Service Year students, our service partners, Assistant Team Leaders, and our software developer  to revise, update, and add to this selective directory of Utah service sites recommended by students to students.
The Local Service Director is responsible for statewide promotion of and the smooth operation of this online Directory and volunteer hours logging service.

Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award: The Local Service Director administers this annual search for the Utah secondary or college student who most excels at giving back to the community. Utah's Young Humanitarian receives a $5,000 college scholarship. Three runners up receive $1,000 awards. The Local Service Director is also responsible for all promotion associated with this Award, including finding speaking opportunities for the finalists.
Additional responsibilities:

The Local Service Director is responsible for maintaining donor relations for the grants Youthlinc receives for these local service programs, finding additional granting opportunities, writing grant applications and Final Reports for grants received.
The Local Service Director is a key support person in all Youthlinc Benefit events.

Essential Skills:

Experience working with secondary and college students.
Experience with local service activities.
Management skill and project oversight experience.
Excellent social skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Excellent writing skills.
Good public speaking skills.
Competence in all common computer software, and ability to learn new computer skills.
Demonstrated ability to self-start, learn new skills, and work independently.

Preferred Background:
Bachelor's degree in related area
Fundraising, event management, and grant writing experience
Familiarity with social media
Work experience with nonprofits or related field

Salary: $33,000 negotiable depending on experience includes a stipend which may be used to cover health insurance premiums. A SIMPLE IRA with matching contributions is available.

To apply:
Email a one page cover letter stating your qualifications specifically as regards the Required Skills and Preferred Background sections of this job post. Include specific examples.
Attach a resume, and two letters of recommendation which reflect your competence to fulfill the job responsibilities (with phone and email contact information of the recommender) to Youthlinc office@youthlinc.org
All materials must be received by or before Friday May 30.

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