National Service Officer

National Service Officer
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Mayor's Office of Talent and Appointments
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This position is open until filled!

This position is located in the Executive Office of the Mayor, Office of Community Affairs, Serve DC -- The Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism.  Serve DC is the DC Commission on National and Community Service. The mission of the DC Commission on National and Community Service is to strengthen and promote the District of Columbia’s spirit of service through partnership, national service, and volunteerism.

This position functions as National Service Officer, responsible for managing and convene National Service programs and initiatives for the District that are funded by the corporation for National and Community Services.  The work involves overseeing and supervising the staff assigned to the office; developing and implementing strategies to engage persons and organizations in national service; and conducting on-going advocacy for participants in national service programs. 

Works under the general supervision of the, Executive Director, who defines overall objectives to be achieved, but relies upon the incumbent’s expertise in research, evaluation and data analysis.  The incumbent is expected to demonstrate initiative, creativity and sound judgment in planning, developing and implementing short- and long-range objectives.  The incumbent informs the supervisor of potentially controversial findings, issues, or problems with widespread impact.  Work is reviewed for conformance to established policies and procedures, feasibility, compatibility with the goals, guidelines and effectiveness in achieving intended objectives.