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2022 - 2023 Communications and External Relationships VISTA
 
 
 
The Communications and External Relationships VISTA will be hosted by TerritoryNFP, located in Chicago, IL. Territory 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. The Communications and External Relationships VISTA will collaborate with the Executive Director, program staff, participants and board of directors to develop a communications and social media plan and prototype a new fundraising event in the Austin community area. Territory is an unapologetically youth-led organization that provides career readiness tools, access to resources and networks, leadership opportunities, and wrap-around support for young people who want to build better futures for themselves and their communities. The ideal candidate for this position will be a member of the communities we serve and have a passion for youth development. The ideal candidate will be organized and punctual. This candidate will also be proficient in necessary software, such as excel and word.
 
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Member Duties : VISTA Member duties: -Research, strategize and develop volunteer recruitment initiatives. -Perform outreach to similar organizations nationwide to identify best practices for volunteer management -Develop new internal documents regarding the CFB’s procedures, policy and protocols for recruiting and managing volunteers -Develop technical skills in using software, such as google sheets and social media apps. -Self improvement in skills including writing & communication.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  $500/month housing stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Environment ,  Public Safety ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Neighborhood Revitalization . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Urban Planning ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Youth Development ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Architectural Planning ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2022 - 2023 Communications and External Relationships VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/15/2022  -   08/14/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  03/11/2022  To  07/29/2022 

Contact AmeriCorps Leader
4637 N Spaulding Ave
Chicago   IL   60625
(312) 939-6074

Listing ID 110516


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