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Communications & Resource Development VISTA, Just One
This place-based project is supervised by If You Could Save Just One (Just One), which provides activities and resources that assist youth and their parents in the Hillyard neighborhood and surrounding Spokane areas to create a supportive environment where youth are encouraged to explore their own path to success. This project will break the cycle of poverty by making services for underserved, low-income youth in the Hillyard neighborhood more accessible and robust. Involvement in high-quality afterschool activities and developing meaningful relationships with caring adults are crucial factors in helping youth build resiliency and create a path to success. Hillyard has historically been under-resourced in healthy youth development. Hillyard and surrounding neighborhoods are more densely populated, more diverse, more impoverished, more crime-ridden, and less educated than the general Spokane population. Many of the youth served by Just One are experiencing poverty, housing insecurity, and educational discipline. Ensuring that Just One can sustain and expand its services will create opportunities for youth to thrive. This position is in Spokane, in Eastern Washington, about 20 miles west of Idaho and 110 miles south of the Canadian border. Benefits include $575 biweekly living allowance. VISTA members who successfully complete the year receive their choice of either a Segal Education Award (valued at approximately $6,195) or an $1,800 cash stipend. AmeriCorps VISTA is the only AmeriCorps program where you can earn federal non-competitive eligibility, giving you an edge in the federal hiring process. All members in our program receive access to the CliftonStrengths assessment as a benefit of service and join a cohort of VISTA members throughout Spokane in professional and personal development opportunities. Additionally, the individual selected for this role will receive mileage reimbursement or a bus pass.
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Member Duties : This is the first year of a 3-year VISTA project. The VISTA member will build If You Could Save Just One’s capacity to serve youth and families in the Hillyard neighborhood by developing an intentional communications plan to capture impact stories and raise public awareness of Just One’s services and improve program reach. The VISTA will also develop the framework for a volunteer program at Just One, to support the sustained operation of the organization’s services and encourage greater community engagement. Additionally, the member will strengthen Just One’s resource development efforts through grant-writing and creating a donor database. Individuals interested in organizational development, nonprofit storytelling, and donor engagement are encouraged to apply today to join this great organization for a year of service!
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Mileage reimbursement or bus pass ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  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 :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work . 
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Communications & Resource Development VISTA, Just One

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Accepting Applications
From  04/28/2022  To  07/14/2022 

Contact Kaela Loriz
920 N Washington St
Spokane   WA   99201

Listing ID 111827