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Director of Field Operations

The Director of Field Operations position is part of the Ministries Department, and is responsible for managing all field operations of Regional Coordinators, Program Managers and Year Round facilities and staff. The Director of Field Operations is involved in networking within communities to establish center facilities and families to serve; training staff; assessing volunteer and staff experiences; and overall management of the Summer and Year Round programs. The position’s specific duties will be discussed during the interview process. The Director of Field Operations will report to the Executive Vice President/Chief Ministries Officer. This position is based in Johnson City, and extensive travel and occasional overnights will be required. Vehicle is provided for work-related travel.

Complete Position Description

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to the Ministries Administrative Assistant at: mcoffman@asphome.org.

Current Opening for a Jonesville Construction Fellow

There is an immediate opening for a construction fellow position at the Jonesville, VA center. The start date would be immediate (or as soon as possible) and would run through May 28th (flexible). Compensation includes a monthly stipend as well as a partial completion award (exact amount depends on the start date). 

Construction Fellow job description 

Requirements:

  • You must want to live and work in an ecumenical Christian environment.
  • Desire to live simply as part of an intentional community
  • You must have a satisfactory background check and driving record check.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The desire to participate in a vocational discernment program and supports others as they discern their call.
  • A willingness to engage discernment materials and an open-mind toward the other Lilly Fellows’ thoughts and the opinions within the curriculum

To apply, send a resume to Tom Kendall, Director of Field Operations at tkendall@asphome.org

Summer Program Manager

The Summer Program Manager is part of the Ministries Department, and is responsible for supervising the summer Youth Program within an identified geographic area.  The Summer Program Manager is involved in summer staff training and is responsible for supervising summer staff.

This is a temporary position based in Johnson City, Tennessee that requires extensive travel. The Summer Program Manager is scheduled to work forty hours per week. Irregular hours will be required and scheduled in advance and will be discussed with the prospective employee prior to hiring. Dates of employment are May 4th – August 7th, 2015.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of one years of experience on ASP summer staff; One year as a Center Director is preferable
  • Responsible work habits as outlined in ASP’s Interpersonal Standards Agreement (provided upon request)
  • Valid driver’s license and driving record that is acceptable to ASP’s insurer
  • Flexibility to work unusual hours
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, creative, problem-solver

Desirable

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to play guitar

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Nicole Intagliata, Director of Staff Resources at nicole.intagliata@asphome.org

Summer Staff 2015

Want to make a difference? Up for a real challenge? Then you might have what it takes to join ASPs summer staff.

You’ll work with a team of three (3) other summer staff members, running the volunteer program at your location. Every week, you’ll welcome a new group of volunteers and make sure that they provide quality home repairs to Appalachian families. You will help them develop meaningful relationships with those families, while making sure the volunteers’ needs—from food and water to rest and encouragement—are being met. You will also manage construction projects, and perform logistical problem-solving on a daily basis. Other responsibilities include leading spiritual programming, and working in a rural community; building relationships with local businesses.  ASP provides 2 weeks of training on all of these (and additional) responsibilities.  You will gain skills in leadership, communication, personnel, budget, and project management and more!  

Summer staff employment runs from May 14th through July 31st. ASP provides housing food, company vehicles, gas and more. 

How to apply: Visit Apply for 2015 Summer Staff  to begin your application.  Applicants need to submit their resume, two references, and complete a Profiles Assessment that lets ASP cater our summer program to each individual applicant. Upon completion, candidates will be contacted to set up a Skype interview. the final step of the process, if invited, is to attend a Staff Applicant Workshop (SAW) which are day-long events held on Saturdays between December and March that allow the hiring team to get to know candidates in person as well as give applicants a change to get to know more about the summer staff job. Dates and locations are listed below. Please keep in mind these are subject to change (we will contact and work with applicants to find alternate arrangements if this is the case). 

  • Dec. 6  – High Point, NC
  • Dec. 13  – Washington D.C. area
  • Jan. 10 – Chicago, IL
  • Jan. 17 – Atlanta, GA
  • Jan. 24 – Cincinnati, OH
  • Feb. 7 – Boston, MA
  • Feb. 21 – Madison, WI
  • Feb. 28 – Chattanooga, TN
  • Mar. 7 – Connecticut area
  • Mar. 21 – Cleveland, OH
  • Mar. 28 – Raleigh, NC

We take applications on a ROLLING BASIS through early March 2015 and the deadline to apply is one week before the SAW you would like to attend! Contact Nicole Intagliata with questions. You can reach her at hiring@asphome.org.

2015-2016 ASP Fellowship

We are currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 year-long ASP Fellowship program. ASP Fellows work throughout the year to manage construction projects, provide a great experience for volunteers, build community within their staffs and more all while focusing on the vocational discernment aspect of the program. To find out more about this position, head to www.asphome.org/fellows and download the job description.

We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

TO APPLY: e-mail resume and cover letter to hiring@asphome.org

Staffer in Training (SIT)

ASP's Staffer in Training (SIT) program allows those interested in applying for 2015 summer staff to see first hand what a week in the life of the staff looks like. Being a SIT means an individual is applying for 2015 summer staff and will find out by August if they have been hired. SITs go through a week as a temporary member of the staff which means they will do site visits, eat meals with volunteers, sit in on nightly staff meetings, and more. Going through the SIT program is a great way to solidify summer plans early and get a real picture of the responsibilities of a summer staffer. To be eligible to be a SIT, individuals must be 18 (or turning 18 over the summer) and have graduated from high school. Unfortunately at this time, we are no longer accepting applications for our Staffer in Training program. If you are interested in being on 2015 Summer staff, please check back in August for the updated application.

Summer Support Staff

ASP Ministries Department is looking to hire qualified individuals for multiple temporary, full-time support staff positions beginning in mid-May and ending in early August. The positions include: Staff Counselor, Staff Chaplain, Dump Truck Driver, Construction Consultant and Staff Liaison. Applicants for any of the aforementioned positions should possesses strong professional skills, drive to take initiative and ability communicate effectively. All of the positions require an extensive amount of driving and applicants should have a valid driver’s license. Click on the link below to learn more about each support staff position and how to apply.

 

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»Volunteer Opportunities

»Helping Hands Program

 

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