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Clever Octopus - VISTA Artisan Business Devm't Coordinator
Clever Octopus Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering creativity and environmental awareness through art, science, technology, engineering, and math. Our multi­tentacled approach includes the Clever Octopus Creative Reuse Center and the Octopod mobile outreach vehicle. Project Objectives and details available - email us for more!
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Member Duties : VISTA Artisan Business Development Coordinator will (1) create living wage jobs for people with barriers to employment (ABD team); (2) develop partnerships with existing & new business partners; (3) research, develop & implement training modules for ABD team; (4) create a tracking & evaluation system for applicants, candidates, and selected ABD team members; (5) create & implement effective outreach strategies to recruit members with barriers to employment; (6) research similar existing programs, evaluate strengths & challenges, & present best practices; (7) create a wholesale catalog to present COI-produced artisan products to buyers; (8) research & consider online sales strategies & platforms; (9) research & evaluate national reach potential; (10) join the VISTA team for all outreach & tabling needs at sustainability events, art festivals, college campuses, & more to promote COI; (11) engage in community workshops & talks & skill-building programs related to non-profit management.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
Skills :
Environment ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Trade/Construction ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization . 
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Clever Octopus - VISTA Artisan Business Devm't Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
01/18/2022  -   01/18/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations UTAH  

Accepting Applications
From  10/08/2021  To  12/17/2021 

Contact Ashli Kingfisher
2250 S West Temple
South Salt Lake   UT   84115

Listing ID 107574