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'23-'24 Community Engagement & Equity Coordinator at UWPC
 
 
 
United Way of Pierce County (UWPC) is committed to placing those most impacted by community conditions at the heart of our work to lift 15,000 households out of poverty and into self-sufficiency by 2028. In this VISTA position, you will be at the center of our community engagement work and our equity work. Using a variety of engagement opportunities, you will be out in the community listening to individuals and families share what is getting in the way of them truly thriving. UWPC is also working to increase awareness about issues related to equity and social justice in our community and across the country. This work starts with UWPC working internally to be an anti-racist organization. UWPC is also working with our community partners, our Board, and the community at large to provide opportunities for learning and gaining insights and awareness of how inequity negatively impacts the people we serve. This project also supports financial empowerment of Pierce County households through our United to Thrive program where trained volunteers and financial professionals help families get connected with benefits and resources along with providing financial empowerment workshops and coaching.
 
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Member Duties : Hybrid Position - Some Remote Service Possible. Hours: Service hours will generally be normal business hours, Monday-Friday with occasional evening or weekend events/activities. UWPC’s goal is to build strong families in high-need, low-access communities by implementing projects and strategies that break down barriers to both children's and their parents’ success. UWPC is entering a new three-year VISTA project focused on engaging the community to center those most impacted by community issues in the process to find solutions. In this position, you will fight poverty by engaging community members to assess community needs, support individuals and families, expand partnerships, and cultivate resources (volunteer, in-kind and monetary). Specific activities will include project coordination, needs assessments, collecting data, convening advisory groups, building capacity for internal equity training, grant writing, and additional activities.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  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 ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Hunger ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
'23-'24 Community Engagement & Equity Coordinator at UWPC

Program Start/End Date
01/17/2023  -   01/16/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  08/15/2022  To  12/16/2022 

Contact Bob Harris
PO Box 2215
Tacoma   WA   98401
3609954282
bharris@unitedway-thurston.org
www.uwpc.org

Listing ID 112180


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