Hi RPCVs: Three breaking stories to share from the Peace Corps SF Recruitment Office!
1. Peace Corps Deputy Director Visit Nov. 15
2. Recruiter Position! (must live in Sacramento area)
3. Temporary Recruiter Position - based out of Oakland
Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet is in the Bay Area on Monday, Nov. 15, and she will be joining our RPCV phone bank and RPCV/Applicant mixer in Oakland.
If you'd like to join the Phone Bank calling prospective volunteers, I have room for eight more callers (starts at 5:30PM at our Oakland Office). Email halesargent@...
to sign up and for details.
The mixer is at 7:30PM at Arsimona Lounge in Old Oakland. This is a no-host gathering for RPCVs, applicants, staff and prospective volunteers. Details including the link to RSVP on Facebook here: http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=meet.regrec.event&eventid=95385
We are developing a Field-Based Recruiter position for the Sacramento Valley. Candidates must already reside in Sacramento, and non-competitive eligibility is a plus. The position should be posted within the next two weeks to USAJOBS and www.peacecorps.gov/jobs and will close shortly after with an expected start date in January. (This will be a separate vacancy announcement from the standing recruiter vacancy announcement for Oakland. You must apply separately.)
Job Announcement: Temporary Recruiter Position
The Peace Corps San Francisco Regional Recruitment Office is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Returned Peace Corps Volunteer to join us as a temporary recruiter for the Winter/Spring 2011 recruiting season.
This Recruiter will plan, organize, manage, and execute Peace Corps recruiting events in the greater Bay Area focusing on recruiting in the community, at campuses of smaller colleges, and as a back-up for some campus events at larger universities. The Recruiter will track participants and follow up with prospective applicants. The Recruiter will also make contacts with, arrange for, and present to civic organizations, clubs, and other associations in which membership includes individuals with skills in high demand in Peace Corps countries. The Recruiter will assist with events commemorating Peace Corps' 50th anniversary.
The successful candidate:
Will bring creative ideas for reaching out to individuals with skills in high demand and representing the diversity of the Bay Area;
Will be comfortable speaking to large groups about Peace Corps service;
Will effectively communicate, excite and encourage prospects and applicants; and
Will have organizational skills to plan and carry out successful recruiting events.
Relevant contacts/connections to agriculture/environmental or TEFL community(s) in the SF Bay/Sacramento area
Knowledge/familiarity with SF Bay/Sacramento area
Recent PC experience
Available to start in early January
Job duration: Position authority extends through May 2011
Hours per week: 40+ hours per week - including evenings and some weekends and local travel
Salary: this 5-month position pays at the rate of $45,433 - 51,135 per year
This position is not eligible for health or retirement benefits. The position will accrue annual and sick leave.
Peace Corps "5-year" and "in and out" rules apply.
Successful applicant must complete a security and background investigation before starting employment.
If you are interested in this position, please submit a statement of interest with resume to Janet Allen by 5 pm Pacific Standard Time, Thursday, November 18 via e-mail: janetallen@...
Must be available to interview in person in Oakland on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
Nathan "Hale" Sargent
Peace Corps Volunteer: Armenia 1998-2000
Public Affairs Specialist
San Francisco Regional Recruitment Office