Summary of Program:  Impact America engages recent graduates and college students to address community needs, empowering a generation through collaborative efforts to promote change in the communities we serve.  In order for our communities and institutions to thrive, we desperately need the talent, vitality, and perspective that only young people can bring.  This generation of college students and recent graduates is among the most charitable in American history, with many yearning for an opportunity to make a real difference in communities of need.  Impact America provides that opportunity through distinct initiatives that promote change while cultivating leadership:

  • FocusFirst, a high-tech vision care initiative serving young children in urban and rural areas
  • SaveFirst, a free tax preparation initiative serving low-income, working families in Memphis
  • SpeakFirst, a debate and college preparatory program for middle- and high-school students in Birmingham

For more information about Impact America, please visit

Summary of Position: The Recruitment Manager coordinates the process of recruiting AmeriCorps Members for Impact America in all states we serve, including developing relationships with career offices and college campuses, representing Impact America at campus-based events, screening and interviewing potential AmeriCorps Members, and supervising the onboarding process for incoming Members.

Recruitment Manager Responsibilities

  • Develop recruiting calendar, goals, and strategies to increase the profile of Impact America on targeted college campuses in the Southeast and across the country
  • Identify and strengthen college/career center partnerships to raise Impact America’s profile at targeted campuses
  • Schedule and conduct information sessions about Impact America at nearby colleges and universities
  • Communicate with service-learning faculty across the country to provide information about the AmeriCorps opportunity
  • Identify and reach out to student leaders of honors organizations and clubs
  • Represent Impact America at career fairs, on-campus recruitment events, and tabling at student centers
  • Research and implement best practices in social media engagement for recruitment purposes
  • Work with graphic designer to update recruitment materials
  • Receive and screen applications from interested applicants
  • Conduct interviews with incoming applicants
  • Develop onboarding materials and communicate with incoming members as they go through the enrollment process
  • Coordinate posting the AmeriCorps Member opportunity on college websites
  • Secondary Responsibilities:
    • Provide supervision to 4-5 AmeriCorps Members by participating in small group activities and approving their timesheets in online timekeeping software
    • Provide support to other program activities during times when recruiting is slower

Reports to: Alabama State Director

Location: Birmingham, AL

Skills/Experience Preferred:

  • Enthusiastic personality
  • Positive attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to balance competing deadlines
  • Experience with marketing, social media, or recruitment activities is a plus

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Physical Requirements/Essential Functions: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an applicant to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sedentary physical activity requiring sitting for periods of time
  • Talking and hearing
  • 40% or more time is spent looking directly at a computer


Nondiscrimination Policy

Reasonable Accommodations Policy for Applicants with Disabilities