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About California Volunteers:

California Volunteers, Office of the Governor is the state office tasked with engaging Californians in service, volunteering and civic action to tackle our state’s most pressing challenges while lifting up all communities.

From the California Climate Action Corps, the country’s first statewide climate corps program, to the #CaliforniansForAll service initiative launched in response to COVID-19 to establish a volunteer corps to support the state’s response to emergencies and disasters, California Volunteers plays an integral role in tackling the state’s problems.

Led by the state’s Chief Service Officer, Josh Fryday, California Volunteers is supported by a bipartisan 25-member Commission and a team of experts driven by a mission to empower and mobilize all Californians to volunteer and serve in their communities.

Position Description:

The Operation Feed California (OFC) VISTA Manager will oversee the AmeriCorps VISTA project focused on ensuring the continuity of operations at food banks across California. With the onset of the pandemic, many food banks lost critical volunteer support to maintain the essential services they provide to communities throughout the state. The OFC VISTA project focuses specifically on this volunteer need, ensuring food banks have volunteer recruitment, engagement, and volunteer management support. The OFC VISTA Manager will oversee staff work associated with the OFC VISTA project, including reporting requirements and impact sharing.


·        Oversee the management of all AmeriCorps VISTA members, including recruitment, selection, and training, associated with Operation Feed California.

·        Coordinate with AmeriCorps VISTA members, food banks, and other partners when needs or issues arise that impact the program implementation.

·        Serve as the point-of-contact for all inquiries regarding the VISTA project.

·        Coordinate with other departments on cross-program efforts and initiatives.

·        Work with the AmeriCorps VISTA members and food banks to ensure accurate and timely reporting of metrics and impacts.

·        Provide periodic reports on impacts, when requested.

·        Ensure any reporting on the OFC VISTA project is up-to-date and accurate, including both internal and external impact inquiries.

·        Work with the Communications staff on any communications strategies/campaigns around the OFC VISTA project.

·        Coordinate with key stakeholders on the OFC VISTA project, including AmeriCorps, the California National Guard and the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES).

·        Provide support and assistance on other duties pertaining to volunteerism, service strategies, etc., as they arise.


-      Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience in the service field.

-      Examples of managerial experience.

-      Strong written and oral communications skills.

-      Ability to manage multiple projects at one time.

-      Working knowledge of the volunteer field, best practices, and key partners.

-      Experience developing and maintaining partnerships.

-      Ability to travel occasionally and work an irregular and sometimes demanding schedule.


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