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KCK: Strategic Communications AmeriCorps VISTA
Join the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas AmeriCorps VISTA Program. The Unified Government (UG) has made a commitment to civic innovation, job creation, economic development, and the health of Wyandotte County residents - and our members are contributing in big ways! The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) will bring massive opportunity into Wyandotte County, Kansas through various programs and initiatives. One of the most important jobs of the Unified Government is to make sure the residents are informed and up to date. The AmeriCorps members will construct and execute a communications plan specific to ARPA activities and related programming.
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps member will construct and execute an ARPA-specific communication plan. Talk to stakeholders to get an understanding of the current landscape of Wyandotte County, how the ARPA funds are being utilized, and where the need for communications lies. Strategize ways to evaluate the communications plan in order to achieve the objectives for the plan. Adjust the plan as needed. Support a new community network to further the Strategic Communications Department’s goals of the UG. Build a community network of organizations, groups, and individuals in order to quickly get needed communications out to the public. Strategize ways to build, sustain, and keep the community network up to date and effective. The AmeriCorps member will support the Strategic Communications Department’s goals. Create communications materials and social media posts. Strategize ways the Strategic Communications Department could streamline workflows. Present those strategies to the department’s leadership.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  $100/ month housing stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Urban Planning ,  Public Health ,  Disaster Services ,  Computers/Technology ,  Law ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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KCK: Strategic Communications AmeriCorps VISTA

Program Start/End Date
03/13/2023  -   03/12/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations KANSAS  

Accepting Applications
From  01/20/2022  To  03/12/2023 

Contact Molly Huhn
619 Ann Ave
Kansas City   KS   66101

Listing ID 108859