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Eco3.22 Duluth Aging Support Capacity Building VISTA
 
 
 
The Duluth Aging Support Capacity Building VISTA will build the capacity of Duluth Aging Support as we expand existing projects and develop new initiatives that support older adults and caregivers. Duluth Aging Support’s (DAS) mission is to enhance the lives of older adults and caregivers through key priority areas- education, outreach, resources, advocacy, and collaborative partnerships. This VISTA will identify stakeholders, establish new partners, and build on existing relationships to advance our community work. In order to engage stakeholders and community members, this position will develop outreach opportunities throughout the Arrowhead Region. The Capacity Building VISTA member will support the DAS leadership team by creating a needs assessment and the formation of a program development plan. This plan will include priorities on supports for racially and culturally diverse, low-income, older adults and caregivers. In addition, the plan will incorporate strategies for supporting persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD). The VISTA member will be part of the Ecolibrium3 AmeriCorps VISTA cohort serving in northeastern Minnesota. Although each member is serving in a unique position, all cohort members will participate in VISTA specific activities such as regular cohort meetings, collaborative projects, professional development opportunities, and trainings. Additionally, cohort members will jointly complete one community service project of their cooperative design.
 
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Member Duties : Member Duties: 1) Conduct research, outline existing and new initiatives, and develop best practice documents. 2) Engage with partner organizations to identify collaborations to take part in Duluth Aging Support’s (DAS) work in different capacities and establish new relationships that advance the DAS mission. 3) Develop outreach materials for network development, including creating presentations for organizations and individuals. 4) Attend community events as a DAS representative to build key relationships with businesses and nonprofits. 5) Develop communication plans to ensure DAS content and materials are promoted effectively and consistently across all promotional platforms, including the DAS website, social media, blogs, newsletters, podcasts, and printed material. 6) Support the development, implementation, and management of the DAS Outcome Reporting and Performance Measurement System.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Elder Care ,  Housing ,  Health ,  Public Safety ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Social Services ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Law ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Architectural Planning ,  Communications ,  Public Health ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Urban Planning . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Eco3.22 Duluth Aging Support Capacity Building VISTA

Program Start/End Date
10/24/2022  -   10/23/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  09/01/2022  To  10/05/2022 

Contact Patrick Weber
2014 W 3rd St
Duluth   MN   55806
218-336-1038
patrick@ecolibrium3.org
www.ecolibrium3.org/capacity

Listing ID 105207


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