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Stewards VISTA: Adventure Fayette County
As a VISTA Volunteer you will be helping Adventure: Fayette County and the Fayette Prevention Coalition creatively solve problems brought on by the drug crisis. We focus on youth and primary prevention so many of our solutions lean on organized immersion in arts, the outdoors and sports, which means we all get to have fun. We rely on volunteers to host events for youth and you would be helping us recruit, communicate with and support those volunteers. You’ll help us with the logistics of hosting Healthy Grandfamilies programs, find ways to improve the physical design of places where youth hang out and track performance measures (data) related to our programs. We are constantly needing the support of outside organizations so grant writing and reporting is a must. We meet frequently with community stakeholders and you would help facilitate those meetings. Our crew works as a team so you wouldn’t be left in the dark to figure these things out. We collaborate on a daily basis.
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Member Duties : VISTA will: Develop opportunities with local businesses/organizations to fully immerse youth in outdoor activities. Engage families and youth through public engagement and family night campaigns that will highlight activity opportunities and share information and educate the area how to overcome legacy mining in the area. Continue to engage partner organizations and stakeholders to build an effective network of assets and resources. Increase organizational capacity by creating new partnerships through grant funding, sponsorships, and in kind donations to support our program development. Develop a volunteer base. Educate communities about job opportunities. Provide support and youth with healthy alternative activities, modify and change policies.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Health ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Youth Development ,  Communications . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Stewards VISTA: Adventure Fayette County

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WEST VIRGINIA  


Accepting Applications
From  08/11/2022  To  12/31/2022 

Contact John-Michael Aurednik
330 Harper Park Dr
Beckley   WV   25801

Listing ID 109942