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YCAP Volunteer Program Coordinator - MCNW
 
 
 
Yamhill Community Action Partnership (YCAP), located in McMinnville, Oregon, exists to advocate and assist persons toward self-sufficiency throughout Yamhill County. Our community is part of the broader Willamette Valley and is designated as rural, with a strong local focus on agriculture and wine making. The VISTA member placed at our agency will develop the Shelter Access project, a program that aims to increase low barrier shelter access and build pathways to housing for persons living outside who have not sought traditional shelter. AmeriCorps VISTA members perform only indirect service; interaction with clients will be limited and the member will spend the majority of their time in an office setting. However, the YCAP VISTA will play a dynamic role in ending poverty by increasing low barrier shelter and supportive services in Yamhill County through recruiting increased volunteer support and creating and implementing a volunteer recruitment and training plan. Additionally, the VISTA member will create project marketing materials and conduct community outreach and engagement efforts to increase awareness of growing low barrier shelter programs, while soliciting community support for the financial and in-kind needs of local low barrier shelter programs. As a YCAP VISTA, you will be part of a larger cohort of AmeriCorps members coordinated by Mercy Corps Northwest. Because selections are made on a rolling basis, early applications are strongly encouraged.
 
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Member Duties : As a VISTA member at Yamhill Community Action Partnership, you will help end poverty by increasing shelter and housing access for those experiencing unsheltered homelessness in Yamhill County. Major functions will include recruiting and training volunteers to support designated low barrier shelter projects, increasing community awareness and support through outreach, pursuing in-kind and monetary support, and creating a long-term funding plan. VISTAs serve their communities through indirect service. While the programs you will develop will endure for years you will have limited interaction with our clients and be based in an office setting. Applicant should hold a four-year degree in social work or similar, or four years of relevant work experience, or a combination thereof. The applicant should be independent, possess strong writing skills, and enjoy public speaking. The applicant should have experience with MS Office Suite, community outreach, and volunteer recruitment.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Social Services ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
YCAP Volunteer Program Coordinator - MCNW

Program Start/End Date
02/14/2022  -   02/13/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  11/29/2021  To  01/12/2022 

Contact Brittany Mabry
43 SW Naito Pkwy
Portland   OR   97204
5038965708
vista.mcnw@mercycorps.org
bit.ly/MCNW_VISTA

Listing ID 108538


       

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