Rosedale Development Association is a neighborhood non-profit that works with residents, businesses and institutions to develop a thriving Rosedale community.
- Participate in regular office community outreach operations, including answering phone calls, following up on resident/business concerns, assisting with mailing the monthly newsletter, and other duties as assigned.
- Support RDA Board development by attending monthly Board meetings, take Board minutes, prepare Board packets, and addressing Board members’ requests as needed.
- Maintain volunteer and community calendars; increase number of volunteers and residents involved.
- Assist with bookkeeping operations including preparing receipts, invoices, and bank deposits with assistance from RDA bookkeeper.
- Support donor and volunteer communications.
- Support development of an earned income stream at RDA through office space rental.
- Manage donor and volunteer database and conduct regular data entry.
- Assist with organizational fundraising efforts, including ask letters, donor mailings, grants, and capital campaigns.
- Assist with youth program enrollments.
- Organize, inventory and order office and program supplies.
- Provide ongoing RDA program support.
Ideal Skills and Abilities
- Strong organizational skills.
- Ability to multi-task, and complete tasks through frequent interruptions.
- Strong written and verbal communication.
- Positive attitude, able to work well with others.
- Ability to speak and write in English and Spanish
- Able to problem solve in a variety of situations.
- Open to lending a hand as needed, completing tasks outside of specific job description.
Office Manager Hours, Benefits and Compensation:
Hours: 20 hours/week, scheduling flexible. Occasional evenings and weekends.
Compensation: $16.00-$17.50/hour, IRA matching after 12 months of employment, generous PTO package.
RDA's Americorps Kansas teaM (Half-Time AmeriCorps Member Service Description)
Rosedale Development Association is a neighborhood non-profit that works with residents, businesses and institutions to develop a thriving Rosedale community. AmeriCorps members help build a neighborhood that supports health through community gardens, healthy cooking classes, youth sports, bicycle repair, urban trail building and neighborhood beautification.
- Be 18 years or older - Have some college or verifiable work history - Be a U.S. citizen, or U.S. national or permanent resident of the United States - Be committed to community service - Be able to serve the complete service term (September through August)
- Teach healthy cooking classes for youth and elders; training will be provided
- Maintain 4-mile natural surface trail system; training will be provided
- Teach youth sports clinics; training will be provided
- Record attendance and administer pre/post assessments for programs
- Connect community to events, programs, and resources through door-to-door flyering, phone calls, and writing on communication platforms
- Participate in extensive training and professional development activities
- Assist with special events (Healthy Halloween, RISE, Bike-In Movie, All-Rosedale Clean-up, Christmas in October, and the Annual Volunteer Celebration)
- Maintain community gardens and neighborhood green spaces. This includes preparing community garden beds, mulching, watering community orchards, pruning, and cleaning out garden beds; training will be provided
- Assist with AmeriCorps recruitment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Effective written and verbal communication skills - Flexibility and openness to changing roles - Ability to work cooperatively on a team - Commitment to working with youth and vulnerable populations - Willingness to learn and attend all AmeriCorps trainings - Ability to work outside in the community - Ability to interface and engage with diverse groups
- Ability to handle multiple tasks - Spanish language skills preferred
Member Hours, Benefits and Compensation:
Half-time (year-round) members are required to accumulate 900 hours within the service period of September through August with frequent Saturday and evening events.
Members receive the following: - Living Stipend: $250 (bi-weekly allowance) - Segal Education Award: after serving 900 hours, all members are eligible for a $3,047.50 scholarship. - Non-monetary benefits: support and professional development from educators and non-profit leaders
- Student loan forbearance