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First 3! Parent Seminar Coordinator – AmeriCorps Member

Hands On Nashville


Job Summary

The First 3! Parent Seminar (Coordinator) participates in a yearlong term of AmeriCorps service (1,700 hours) supporting The Family Center’s (TFC) mission to break multigenerational cycles of child abuse, neglect, and trauma. The Coordinator will organize volunteer efforts to facilitate the First 3! curriculum and engage with stakeholders to increase access to TFC’s programs. 

The ideal candidate has demonstrated an ability to effectively and compellingly articulate a program vision to diverse audiences and garner support to execute the vision. She/he must possess the ability to look at program execution globally while also paying attention to the important granular details and be able to utilize technology and databases accurately and effectively.   

The Coordinator serves as part of a 23-person cohort of civic-minded individuals who receive skills training, professional development, and networking opportunities as part of the HON AmeriCorps Program. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with TFC team to create a comprehensive plan to staff, market, and implement the First 3! Parent Seminar  
  • Develop a strategy to recruit and engage medical professional volunteers to facilitate the First 3! curriculum 
  • Identify potential partner organizations to host and/or recruit participants for the First 3! Parent Seminar 
  • Track data regarding volunteer engagement and client access and participation in the First 3! Parent Seminar 

HON builds capacity for individuals and agencies to meet needs through volunteerism. The HON AmeriCorps Program is made possible through support from the Dan and Margaret Maddox Fund, Volunteer Tennessee, and participating AmeriCorps host organizations.   

About Community Resource Center 

CRC is the supply line to the front lines of poverty.  CRC serves more than 100 nonprofit agencies, providing them with new household goods, bedding, kitchenware, cleaning supplies, clothing and personal hygiene items for their clients in need.  

About AmeriCorps 

AmeriCorps is a voluntary public service program where members commit their time to address critical community needs. Learn more about AmeriCorps here. 


Preferred Knowledge & Skills: 

  • Program management experience  
  • Able to carry out tasks independently as well as thrive as part of a team 
  • Energized by learning and problem solving 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Commitment to fulfill a one-year term of service (August 17, 2020-August 8, 2021) 
  • Bachelor’s Degree  
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to transportation (Members will be reimbursed for service-related mileage.)  
  • U.S. Citizenship  
  • National Service Criminal History Check clearance 

HON does not discriminate based on age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, or other factors which deny the essential humanity of all people.  

Additional Information


  • Living allowance of $17,000, paid bi-weekly throughout the term of service   
  • Education award of $6,095, applicable to student loans and/or future education expenses at an accredited institution, upon fulfillment of service obligations  
  • Healthcare coverage, if elected  
  • Childcare benefits, if eligible  
  • Professional development training and ample networking opportunities 

How to Apply

Apply online at by July 30. For more information, please contact: 

Nicki Avila  



  • Date Posted: June 16, 2020
  • Type: VISTA / AmeriCorps
  • Job Function: Analytics / Evaluation
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 08/17/2020
  • Working Hours: 35-40 hrs/wk; M-F, 8:00am - 4:30pm