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United Way of Weld County VISTA Leader
 
 
 
The VISTA Leader will be serving at the United Way of Weld County located in downtown Greeley, Colorado. Colorado is known as one of the sunniest states, with over 300 days of sunshine every year. The City of Greeley is situated in the Northeastern Front Range of Colorado and is experiencing rapid growth and development. Every year, Greeley is home to the “Greeley Stampede” Rodeo, the “Blues Jam” music festival, the Greeley Arts Picnic, and “Friday Fest” a free outdoor concert hosted weekly throughout the summer. The University of Northern Colorado is located in Greeley and neighborhoods around campus are a great place to live. United Way of Weld County is looking for a motivated and creative leader who has completed a year of AmeriCorps National Service or is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer to serve alongside a second VISTA Leader to develop and maintain a fun, engaging, and effective VISTA program. This is a great opportunity for someone seeking to develop program management, leadership, communication, and facilitation skills at an organization that loves its VISTA members! The VISTA team will facilitate a sense of shared mission among the VISTAs, create opportunities to share information and resources, assist with program evaluation, and offer ongoing support. Our ideal candidate is someone who will be innovative and people-oriented, have strong communication skills, and who seeks to empower others. COVID-19 NOTE: Evacuated Peace Corps volunteers that completed at least 50% of their service qualify for this position. If you served in AmeriCorps, but had to leave your term early for COVID related reasons and served 50% or more of your term, you also qualify for this leadership position.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : The VISTA Leader will facilitate the recruitment, onboarding and ongoing support of a team of 24 year-long VISTA members and up to 20 Summer VISTAs throughout Weld County and Northeastern Colorado. Member duties include: 1.) Facilitate recruitment and placement of qualified VISTA candidates, 2.) Evaluate and improve upon current outreach and recruitment systems, 3.) Collect member reports and utilize them to better support the members and program, 4.) Provide onboarding support to incoming VISTA members including housing and relocation support, 5.) Create orientation materials for VISTAs entering service and facilitate new member orientation, 6.) Plan and implement 2 National Service Days, 7.) Help to plan VISTA recognition events and activities, 8.) Plan monthly VISTA meetings and professional development opportunities, 9.) Plan outings and social events to foster a sense of community within the VISTA cohort, 10.) Conduct VISTA member site visits
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Education ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
United Way of Weld County VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
04/12/2021  -   04/11/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Accepting Applications
From  12/07/2020  To  04/04/2021 

Contact Tyler Vaughan
814 9th St
Greeley   CO   80631
9703046194
tvaughan@unitedway-weld.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 100443


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