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Bean's Cafe Reducing Poverty with Purpose VISTA
This VISTA project will focus on building capacity through program development and establishing volunteer opportunities for the community to share their experiences, expertise and knowledge with homeless clients. This will provide much needed client engagement opportunities that aim to reduce poverty and negative behaviors while increasing the employability and overall well-being and health of persons experiencing homelessness and poverty.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The VISTA Member will Research and map the assets and barriers found in the community that might increase or decrease the development of an Afternoon Program at Bean’s Café. The VISTA Member will create systems to measure and analyze clients’ initial interest in the Afternoon Program, participant's engagement levels in the program, and clients’ response to the program. The VISTA Member will also increase and engage the community in volunteer opportunities at Bean’s Café with the goal of implementing a three month trial period of the Afternoon Program Engagement. Finally, the VISTA Member will research grant funding opportunities to support the Afternoon Program Engagement.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  $200 a month payment towards housing . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing . 
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Bean's Cafe Reducing Poverty with Purpose VISTA

Program Start/End Date
06/06/2022  -   06/05/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ALASKA  

Accepting Applications
From  11/24/2021  To  05/13/2022 

Contact Tim McCleary
731 E 8th Ave
Anchorage   AK   99501

Listing ID 104293