Job Description Overview
The purpose of the JP Summer Project Coordinator (SPC) is to provide in-camp leadership over several different aspects of the summer work camp operations. The SPC will work closely with the Executive Director (ED) to assist in monitoring and executing day-to-day operations assigned by the ED. The SPC will provide support to the camp leadership team (Camp Director, Assistant Camp Director, Tool/Site Coordinator) as assigned by the ED. Primarily, the SPC will explore requests by potential clients regarding work projects. The SPC is accountable to the ED, but it also under the supervision of the Camp Director.
Specifically, the responsibilities are as follows:
Work Site Procurement and Follow-up
- Visit clients to gather information for potential worksites (This includes an initial visit with the client, educating the client about the mission of the Jeremiah Project, gathering the necessary information on the work requested, taking pictures and measurements as needed, and completing an online work site agreement form).
- Acquiring building permits as needed.
- Arranging for Miss Utility to mark sites before digging occurs.
- Mark properties as needed using an underground line detector.
- Take pictures of sites where ramp construction is occurring each Friday and forward to the ED via email for review if requested.
- Perform “Close-out procedure” for all sites (This includes visiting with each client to ensure they are satisfied with the work JP has performed, taking pictures of the completed site, making sure the site is clean of debris, trash, ladders, etc.).
- Assist the ED in providing support to incoming CDs as they prepare for staff training. This may include collecting needed materials, meeting with the CD, etc.
- Assist the ED with maintaining JP vehicles by arranging repairs, transporting vehicles, taking vehicles to get a state inspection, etc.
- Staff Training: Assist the ED in providing support to incoming CDs as they prepare for staff training. This may include collecting needed materials, meeting with the CD, etc.
- The SPC will be available to assist the camp leadership team by transporting lumber, tools, and other work site materials when possible, dependent on the SPC having a vehicle capable of transporting materials and supplies.
- The SPC will assist with the purchase and delivery of food and supplies needed by the kitchen staff.
- The SPC will be available to provide leadership and or assistance in disposal of work site materials to the landfill or dumpster in camp.
- At a minimum, the SPC is expected to meet with the CD on Sunday, Monday and Friday to ensure open communication.
- The SPC attends no more than three staff meetings during the course of any given week unless it is requested by the Camp Director or the ED that you attend additional meetings.
- The SPC will work the day after camp ends (August 4th) to assist with summer close-out.
- Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned from time to time by the ED.
- The SPC will receive 5 days (Monday-Friday) of paid training prior to the start of his/her work. This training will be provided by the ED. The scheduled dates of training will be determined at a later date. However, the training will take place in the month of May.
- It is expected that the SPC will provide his/her own transportation. JP will provide all fuel expenses when the SPC is using their own vehicle.
The SPC agrees to one week of paid training (training date to be held in May 2019) and 8 additional weeks of paid service for a total of 9 weeks of paid employment.
Dates of summer service for Summer Project Coordinator:
June 9-14 in Romney. Solo work.
June 15-16 home/break, through Sunday afternoon.
June 17-21 in Romney. Solo work.
June 22-23 home/break, through Sunday afternoon.
June 24-28 in Winchester. Solo Work.
June 29-July 5. home/break, through Friday morning.
July 5-August 4. Romney & Winchester.
Regularly scheduled day off: Wednesdays from 9:00am-5:00pm.
- The SPC will receive a stipend of $400.00 per week for a total of $3,600.00 over 9 weeks.
- The Jeremiah Project will also provide meals and lodging for the duration of the internship.
- The SPC will be issued a JP credit card for business use only and is expected to retain and organize all receipts and submit them to the ED by August 4, 2019.