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AmeriCorps VISTA in Community Wellness at Rutgers University
This individual will remain abreast of community events, policies and trends relevant to community benefits and resources. They will also coordinate various workshops and other tactics to educate the RU-N community about available resources. In this role the incumbent will support student’s academic success by providing a holistic strategy to ensure their basic needs are met.
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Member Duties : Research, create, update and maintain database and resource guide of on-campus, local, state and federal resources. Understand and connect students to public benefits. Stay abreast of community events, policies, and programs. Coordinate on-site benefit application drives and workshops. Establish online and offline presence for basic needs resources. Connect students to existing safety net resources and services. Coordinate with campus partners as needed. Coordinate and facilitate office/department/unit donation drives. Assist working in the RU-N pantry. Create and implement a community-wide tile on the RU-N app. Support the Career Development Center with the Career Closet program. Launch clothing and maintain inventory of clothing. Collaborate with Health Promotion Division (HPD) on wellness outreach and programming to help build a campus culture of wellbeing based on the 10 dimensions of wellness.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Public Health ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA in Community Wellness at Rutgers University

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW JERSEY  


Accepting Applications
From  05/19/2022  To  07/01/2022 

Contact Dr. Saul Petersen
2039 John F. Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City   NJ   07305

Listing ID 112513