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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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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 : Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Housing ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Bean's Cafe Reducing Poverty with Purpose VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2021  -   08/29/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ALASKA  

Accepting Applications
From  05/20/2021  To  07/28/2021 

Contact Tim McCleary
731 E 8th Ave
Anchorage   AK   99501
9078657275
tmccleary@ruralcap.org
alaskaamericorps.org/

Listing ID 104293


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