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Rural Dynamics - Women's Foundation of Montana
 
 
 
The project aims to increase economic security of Montana women whose income is now ranked 41st in the nation, moving them out of poverty and reducing the gender pay gap of 73 cents to a man's dollar. The Women’s Foundation of Montana (WFM) works to advance women’s independence and create a brighter future for girls. The VISTA will build awareness of the Women’s Foundation of Montana and support Powerhouse Montana, an initiative of WFM that connects over 600 members to opportunities and mentors across Montana. They will increase awareness of WFM’s work and provide resources to help Montana women and girls thrive.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will build capacity for a program that helps women negotiate for better wages, successfully identify and apply for jobs, start businesses, and much more. The project will serve all Montana women, including veterans and at-risk households, but with an emphasis on women in rural and tribal communities. This project will also track efforts to increase the number of women in higher paid non-traditional fields and in leadership positions. The VISTA will create a community outreach and education plan for PowerHouse small business owners to engage them in community solutions related to the care economy, access to health care, and access to capital. The VISTA will host at least 4 educational webinars on topics that affect Montana women and girls. They will also create a social media content calendar and assist with the monthly newsletter. Lastly, the VISTA will secure at least $3,000 in program support to help ensure the sustainability of the project.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Tribal ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Veterans . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Veterans . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Rural Dynamics - Women's Foundation of Montana

Program Start/End Date
10/24/2023  -   10/23/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MONTANA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/31/2022  To  07/14/2023 

Contact Nicci Carlson
410 Central Ave
Great Falls   MT   59401
4068361905
ncarlson@ruraldynamics.org
www.ruraldynamics.org

Listing ID 112656


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