SWAP- Job Site Coordinator

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SWAP (Sharing With Appalachian People) provides mission/service/learning opportunities for young people and adults, mainly through the summer months. Primary focus of SWAP is housing repair low-income individuals and families who do not qualify for other low-cost housing programs, and supporting faith-sharing, communication and understanding between volunteers and local residents.SWAP (Sharing With Appalachian People) provides mission/service/learning opportunities for young people and adults, mainly through the summer months. Primary focus of SWAP is housing repair low-income individuals and families who do not qualify for other low-cost housing programs, and supporting faith-sharing, communication and understanding between volunteers and local residents.

This ten week assignment includes a level of interaction with adult and youth groups, youth sponsors and local SWAP clients that provides opportunity to explore new cultures and stretch one's faith and understanding of Christ's call to serve others.
The group of staff will be made up of persons 19 years of age older with willingness and desire to serve and lead others.
Some of your time will be given to visit the client's homes beforehand to meet with the clients. While there, instructions will be given as to what work will be done, how to go about getting work completed along with tools and materials needed for the job. Ongoing oversight will be provided by the location coordinators.

Key Responsibilities Duties:
- Make sure all materials and tools are available daily on site as needed.
- Responsible for requesting any future materials and tools so that they will be available onsite when needed. This will provide smooth work flow for clients and volunteers.
- Maintain daily and open communication with the Location Coordinator, other job sitecoordinators, the volunteer adult group leader along with the homeowner to ensuresmooth delivery of service to the job
- Organize, coordinate and maintain tools and materials used by SWAP to ensureminimum of waste and tool loss/breakage; work with the volunteers to ensure a cleansafe work site; transport all items and materials to and from the job site, including buildingrefuse, all as advised by the location coordinator
- Oversee work projects with the volunteers that come to serve
- Be conscientious and respectful in conduct and communication with client's. co-workersand volunteers
- Facilitate or assist with evening sessions and worship together with the SWAP staff
Compensation:Hourly Wage
Comments:- Desire to learn and lead
- Small community/rural setting
- Some students returning to college may be eligible for internship credit and/or scholarship contribution
- Contact the MCC Appalachia SWAP office at (606) 633-4008 or emailAppalachiaAdmin@mcc.org for exact dates of summer service

Apply online at https://mcc.org/get-involved/serve/openings/swap-job-site-coordinator-1