HCCP: Volunteer Fellow (S9691X)
Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities
The Harward Center Student Volunteer Fellow (SVF) is chosen in winter semester to serve during the next academic year.
The Volunteer Fellow leads a site-based volunteer program in the community and is responsible for recruiting student volunteers, training them, scheduling their work, and following up with them on their experience. Each SVF is expected to participate in their program as well. The SVF meets twice a month with HCCP staff and other SVFs and is expected to attend at least one training per semester. The SVF must also submit a monthly report on the program he or she coordinates. The SVF group reviews and makes decisions on Volunteer Grants.
Department: Harward Center Community Partnerships
Supervisor: Martha Deschaines
Pay Grade: X
Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities
This position is not open to first-year students. The SVF has experience working in the community, preferably in the program the person wishes to lead. The SVF should be enthusiastic about learning leadership skills through trainings and through direct experience.
The SVF reports to Martha Deschaines, Assistant Director of the Harward Center, and works closely with other HCCP staff. The SVF also works closely with the community partner that hosts the program they coordinate. The SVF is responsible for supervising program volunteers and program participants.
Conditions vary, depending on the community site. Most positions require travel to the site.