Job Title: Regional Coach

Location: Regional Coach (must be within the Central United States region of Circles USA: Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, or Texas)

About Circles USA:

Circles USA is a national non-profit organization dedicated to ending poverty and supporting communities through sustainable solutions and inclusive practices. Our mission is to build community to end poverty through intentional friendships, personal transformation, and systemic change led by those closest to the challenge.

Position Overview:

Circles USA is seeking a passionate and dedicated individual to serve as a regional ambassador, focusing on community engagement in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Texas. As a Regional Coach, you will play a pivotal role in fostering relationships, facilitating collaboration, and supporting the growth and sustainability of Circles chapters within the designated region. This is a part-time contract position, requiring approximately 3-5 hours per month.

Responsibilities:

    • Regional Community of Practice Calls:
      Host monthly Regional Community of Practice calls to facilitate collaboration, knowledge sharing, and relationship-building among Circles chapters in the region.
    • Wellness Calls:
      Facilitate annual Wellness calls with chapters in the region, ensuring the well-being and support of community members and volunteers.
    • Planning Calls for New Chapters:
      Facilitate planning calls for newly signed chapters in the region during the second half of their startup phase, providing guidance, support, and resources to ensure a successful launch.
    • Coaching Calls:
      Provide coaching support to regional chapters throughout the year, addressing specific needs and challenges as requested by the chapters.
    • Communication and Documentation:
      Regularly communicate with regional chapters to foster connections and encourage participation in community events and opportunities.
      Maintain detailed records of monthly regional meetings and individual chapter interactions.
      Utilize the Circles USA database to record information for individual chapter calls, ensuring accurate documentation and information sharing.
    • Financial Reporting:
      Submit monthly invoices to Circles USA for services rendered, including dates, hours, and detailed tasks completed.

Qualifications:

    • Must be currently residing in one of the following states: Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, or Texas.
    • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) principles and practices.
    • A firm understanding of the Circles model and demonstrated experience in its implementation and support of a Circles chapter.
    • Skilled in virtual communication tools for effective remote collaboration.
    • Strong virtual interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and foster collaboration among diverse stakeholders.
    • Excellent virtual communication skills, both verbal and written, with attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Experience in virtual community engagement, facilitation, or program coordination preferred, with openness to further development in virtual capacities.
    • Ability to work independently and remotely, with a proactive and self-motivated approach to tasks and responsibilities.
    • Able to manage own schedule and prioritize tasks efficiently while working remotely.
    • Familiarity with database management is a plus

Application Process:

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the position. In your cover letter, please include examples of your experience working with diverse communities and promoting inclusion. Additionally, we encourage you to provide specific details about your previous work with Circles USA, highlighting any relevant achievements or contributions to the organization’s mission and goals.

Circles USA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and empowered to contribute to our mission.

Application Deadline: June 14, 2024

Contact Information:

For inquiries or to submit your application, please contact Gena Atcher (gena@circlesusa.org).

Join us in working towards our shared vision where all individuals live in equitable, thriving communities where poverty no longer exists.