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ShareCorps-Make-A-Day Fdn-Community Engagement Coordinator
 
 
 
The Make-A-Day Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on advocacy and outreach to Columbus’ homeless, marginalized populations. Since its founding, this outreach occurred at block-party style Pop-Up events. In the Spring of 2021, the Make-A-Day Foundation is launching a new mobile "Community Appreciation & Opportunity Team" (CAOT) outreach program. By taking their outreach on the road, Make-A-Day will meet people where they live and where they are in life’s journey. Make-A-Day outreach provides opportunities for homeless guests to build personal relationships with other community members. By connecting guests to community volunteers, providing made-to-order meals from gourmet food trucks, and offering professional haircuts, shampoos, styling and shaves, Make-A-Day creates an equalizing space for marginalized people to connect to caring members of their community. To assist homeless guests with ongoing challenges, the Make-A-Day Foundation has established innovative partnerships with local health, behavioral health, criminal justice, community and social service agencies. These partnerships provide access to “on-the-spot” presumptive Medicaid health insurance coverage, on-sight medical, behavioral health, dental and vision service care referral, and on-site care and smart justice opportunities. Make-A-Day outreach takes a relationship-centered approach that helps guests explore opportunities and avail themselves of resources that they may not otherwise consider through more traditional outreach approaches. Through partnerships with the Mid-Ohio Food Collective, Federally Qualified Health Centers, hospital systems, mental health and addiction service providers, mobile medical and dental providers, Job and Family Services and rapid rehousing agencies, Make-A-Day connects guests to comprehensive referral resources, and access to healthy food and benefits resources, and health and behavioral health system navigation assistance.
 
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Member Duties : The Community Engagement Coordinator VISTA will increase the capacity of the Make-a-Day Foundation to recruit community volunteers and increase the number of community agency partnerships, as well as potential funders and sponsors. Additionally, the VISTA will plan Make-a-Day Pop-Up Events and coordinate mobile outreach location sites and partners within Franklin County communities.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Public Health ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Medicine ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Law . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
ShareCorps-Make-A-Day Fdn-Community Engagement Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
07/19/2021  -   07/18/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2021  To  06/16/2021 

Contact Carrie Dennis
245 E 2nd Ave
Columbus   OH   43201
6142214336
cdennis@ohiofoodbanks.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 103031


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