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Willis Dady Emergency Shelter, Inc: Operations, IAMNCC
Willis Dady Homeless Services provides shelter and prevention services to the homeless and near-homeless. Clients are empowered to break the cycle of homelessness and become self-sufficient. The Willis Dady Works Operations VISTA will work directly with the employment, development, and housing teams. With the opening of the new Willis Dady Works building serving as an employment hub, new operations are being developed including trainings and workshops for clients as well as on-site employment opportunities. The neighboring building will also be converted into more supportive housing units for clients with higher barriers. The VISTA will support volunteers through recruitment, training, and supervision.This project is part of the Community Corps VISTA Program, operated by Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact. The program strives to eliminate poverty through campus-community partnerships by placing capacity building support in higher education and nonprofit organizations. ***Please also send cover letter and resume to supervisor. Interviews will occur on a rolling basis. Preference given to candidates who apply early.***
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Member Duties : The VISTA will implement best practices of policies and procedures for operations at Willis Dady Works to support housing, development, and employment teams. The VISTA Will connect volunteers to all areas of our work. This will be done by implementing policies and procedures for the Willis Dady Works front desk, Dress for Success Clothing Closet, and Permanent Supportive Housing projects. The VISTA will support volunteers by assisting in recruitment and training to better serve all Willis Dady programs housed in the Willis Dady Works campus. They will be responsible for recording data regarding the impact of volunteers at Willis Dady Works and pursuing professional development opportunities.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Housing ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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Willis Dady Emergency Shelter, Inc: Operations, IAMNCC

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  

Accepting Applications
From  02/19/2023  To  07/31/2023 

Contact Kelsey Culver
Willis Dady Homeless Services
Cedar Rapids   IA   52403

Listing ID 110431


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