Transportation Coordinator

Deadline to Apply: Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Transportation Coordinator Job Announcement – Dane County TimeBank 

 

TimeBank Transportation Coordinator Opportunity:

The Transportation Coordinator will collaborate with Dane County TimeBank staff and members, as well as community partners and other stakeholders, to coordinate the TimeBank's transportation project. This position will lead the team in planning, documenting, coordinating and conducting outreach to help build transportation networks within the TimeBank. This will include promoting medical and other transportation services by matching TimeBank drivers with people needing transportation assistance. The Transportation Coordinator will facilitate transportation exchanges, driver recruitment, driver and rider orientations, and ensure proper record keeping, reporting and documentation. The Coordinator will work to build a pool of approved drivers available for transportation requests. The Coordinator will track needs and offers and communicate with riders and drivers to make ride matches. This person will represent the TimeBank’s Transportation Project at meetings and through facilitating public outreach opportunities, education, training, and events. The Coordinator will integrate project participants into the TimeBank and will work to build TimeBank resources to support the project.  The Coordinator will also be a backup driver when needed. 

 

The Dane County TimeBank seeks to hire a 20 hour per week Transportation Coordinator. The TimeBank recognizes that transportation is a big need within our community and the Transportation Coordinator will help to build transportation networks through the TimeBank. This part time position pays $18 per hour. 

 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience coordinating projects, doing community outreach, or coordinating volunteers
  • Demonstrated writing ability
  • Demonstrated computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus
  • Reliable transportation is required
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills

 

Ideal candidates will possess knowledge of the TimeBank and have experience with community building and outreach. The successful candidate will build strong relationships in the community to promote the TimeBank’s transportation project, be involved in planning and implementing outreach events, and be a flexible, engaged member of the outreach team. Candidates need to possess the ability to handle multiple tasks while prioritizing and meeting deadlines and providing good documentation and communication.  Candidates need to be adaptable and responsive to the changing needs of riders, drivers, and the project.

 

About Dane County TimeBank’s Transportation Project: Drivers for the TimeBank's transportation project help people needing rides to access safe transport. Rides can be for health related appointments, rides to food pantries or the grocery store, employment, social and recreational opportunities, misc. errands and appointments, and more. Approved drivers receive TimeBank hours for their time driving and earn gift cards for driving members. In collaboration with Dane County Transportation Services and local health providers, the TimeBank's transportation project fills gaps in services for those needing access to transportation resources. https://danecountytimebank.org/projects/transportation-project

 

About Dane County TimeBank: 

Mission: To connect people in sharing time and talents to meet needs, improve systems, and address community issues throughout Dane County.

Vision: An interconnected community in which meaningful relationships drive collective change. 

Timebanking Values:

Assets – Everyone has something to contribute to the well-being of others in their community. 

Reciprocity – We need each other. Giving and receiving are the basic building blocks of positive social relationships and healthy communities. 

Respect – Every human being matters. Everyone deserves respect from individuals and civic institutions. 

Social Capital – Belonging to a mutually supportive social network brings more meaning to our lives and new opportunities to rebuild our trust in one another. 

Work – Some work is beyond price. Those who carry out the really essential activities like bringing up healthy children, helping to keep their communities safe, and caring for those around them, need to be validated and rewarded for their work. 

 

The Dane County TimeBank, established in 2005, is a network of over 2700 individuals and organizations who exchange services and skills to build community, build capacity, and come together to help each other to build a better world. In timebanking, everyone's contribution is valued equally - one hour equals one hour - and services exchanged help to fill resource gaps in the community. Anyone can join the TimeBank to offer skills or services - and receive services in exchange. 

 

The Dane County TimeBank has become a valuable tool to build programs that help solve challenges identified by the community - collaborating with community partners Dane County Human Services, Madison School District, and other supporters and participants to connect unmet needs with unused resources. Our projects provide meaningful ways for members to tap in to the network and offer needed skills and services. For more information see http://danecountytimebank.org. 

 

The Dane County TimeBank is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

To Apply: No calls please.  Priority will be given to applicants submitting materials by Jan 30th.  Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter and resume to:

 

Dane County TimeBank

ATTN: Lorrie Hurckes Dwyer

1202 Williamson St, Suite 100

Madison, WI 53703

Or email:  lorrie@danecountytimebank.org