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2022-2023 Marketing & Digital Media VISTA
The Marketing and Digital Media VISTA will be hosted by Facing Forward located in Chicago. Facing Forward is a part of the Housing Action AmeriCorps Network, an AmeriCorps VISTA program managed by Housing Action Illinois since 2010. As such, this position will receive customized training, support, guidance, and networking opportunities, in addition to the traditional opportunities for AmeriCorps VISTA positions. Learn more about the program on Housing Action’s website. Facing Forward serves families and individuals throughout Chicago who are currently experiencing, or at risk of experiencing homelessness. Our organization provides permanent supportive housing and case management to nearly 300 households in the Chicagoland area. The Marketing and Digital Media VISTA will lead efforts to strengthen communications and marketing strategies at Facing Forward to expand the reach of our services and engage potential donors. The ideal candidate will be able to write compelling content for our website, various social media channels, and various publications such as one-pagers, annual reports and email newsletters. Applicants with strong writing, photography, graphic design, social media and/or WordPress skills are strongly encouraged to apply. The candidate, aligned with the values of Facing Forward, should share a vision of ending homelessness for families and individuals throughout Chicago.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : -Collaborate with Communications and Events Manager to expand and develop online and print materials to increase awareness of Facing Forward, foster donor involvement, and educate the public around ending homelessness. -Create, curate, and monitor content across various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Mailchimp. -Create an archive of client stories, program information, and photo and video content that adheres to ethical storytelling standards.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  $300 / monthly Supplemental Benefits ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking . 
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2022-2023 Marketing & Digital Media VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/29/2022  -   08/28/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  03/17/2022  To  08/12/2022 

Contact AmeriCorps Leader
642 n Kedzie st
Chicago   IL   60612

Listing ID 110379