Green City Force Service Coordinators are essential frontline staff who supervise, lead, coordinate, motivate, teams of 7-14 young adults between the ages of 18-24, all residents of the New York City Public Housing Authority (NYCHA) enrolled as AmeriCorps members.
The Service Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that service delivery, support of Corps Member development goals, and Eco-Hub operations including but not limited to farm production and other hands-on activities are accomplished on a day to day basis. These activities include urban agriculture, composting, and clean energy projects across New York City, and educating NYCHA residents about key sustainability initiatives both at Eco-Hub sites and other NYCHA developments. The Service Coordinator position is based primarily in the field and will be required to use mobile devices and laptops to communicate with other staff and complete requisite documentation and paperwork.
Green City Force (GCF) seeks an experienced professional with a combination of experience in youth development, workforce development, environmental justice, service-learning (AmeriCorps exposure a plus) a track record of excellence, and a desire to make an impact in the lives of young people. Working closely with the Chief Program Officer and the Director of Service Operations and Infrastructure, the Director of Service and Community Partnerships will provide strategic leadership and successful execution of the organization’s mission of training young leaders to power a green and inclusive economy, through service.