The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Administrator is responsible for the daily management of the program. The RSVP Administrator functions as a working project manager, actively involved with community organizations, RSVP volunteers, and volunteer sites. This individual will abide by the College's and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) established procedures for internal review and its standard policies and procedures.
This is a grant-funded position.
Plans and develops all phases of RSVP operations.
Coordinates all programs offered through the Senior Corps department.
Assists with hiring, training, and supervising adequate RSVP staff to efficiently carry out, maintain, and develop operations of the Program.
Adheres to and administers personnel policies and procedures for RSVP staff consistent with those of the College and CNCS.
Provides support, information, and materials for RSVP coordinators and appraises staff and volunteer performance, according to the College’s personnel policies and procedures
Guides staff in the recruitment, selection, orientation and placement of RSVP volunteers with volunteer sites.
Develops and maintains appropriate fiscal, personnel, program, and volunteer records and reports.
Enhances the total efforts of RSVP through active involvement with community organizations, and other national service programs, customize as appropriate.
Implements agreed upon performance measures and other RSVP grant requirements.
Identifies and seeks grant-funded opportunities to support the Senior Corp programming.
Creates and submits grant reports in a timely manner.
Manages the implementation, performance, and fiducial responsibilities of grant-funded programs.
Establishes and maintains an Advisory Council.
Works in cooperation with the College’s staff, Advisory Council members, and volunteer station staff to obtain resources for programs.
Plans, develops, and implements ongoing public relations/marketing opportunities, including social media, in cooperation with the College.
Arranges for formal and regular recognition of volunteers, organizations, and individuals who have contributed to the support of RSVP.
Assures volunteer orientation, in conjunction with volunteer work sites and staff.
In conjunction with RSVP staff, develops and maintains close coordination and relationships with volunteer sites, including the development of volunteer assignment plans.
Attends department monthly meetings and training conferences conducted or authorized by the CNC.
Participates in community and county-sponsored events.
Provide ongoing support to volunteers.
Oversees the coordination and the implementation of wellness, Medicare counseling, and friendly visitors programs.
Assess appropriateness and/or performance of volunteer sites.
Minimum of three years of experience working with those over 55 years of age and volunteers
Minimum of three years of volunteer management experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Experience managing and writing grants.
Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary
Ability to attend after-hour and weekend meetings/events
Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff and a commitment to a student-centered environment
If certain conditions exist, this position requires you to have access to personal technological equipment and capabilities to perform your duties.
About Rowan College of South Jersey
Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) is a publicly supported two-year institution, fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Formed July 1, 2019, Rowan College of South Jersey is a new regional college, academically designed to transform higher education in New Jersey.
For more than five decades, Rowan College at Gloucester County and Cumberland County College have provided students with affordable and accessible options to prepare them for careers within their chosen field. On July 1, 2019, these two colleges merged to mark an important milestone in the history of community colleges — the creation of a regional college in southern New Jersey. Together these two campuses offer more than 120 unique degrees and certificates, combining 100 years of experience to provide a variety of degree selections, cost-saving initiatives, and scholarship and internship opportunities, at one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.