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KCK: Resource Outreach Specialist Alive & Thrive Wyandotte C
 
 
 
Join the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas AmeriCorps VISTA Program. The Unified Government (UG) has committed to civic innovation, job creation, economic development, and the health of Wyandotte County residents - and our members are contributing in significant ways! The Resource Outreach Specialist VISTA member will join the team of Alive & Thrive Wyandotte County. Its work focuses on three primary goals: •Raising Awareness about the impact trauma and ACEs have on individual and community health. •Engaging community members, neighborhoods, and organizations in a conversation about the role they can play in healing from and preventing trauma. •Aligning and Supporting actions that arise from these conversations to prevent trauma and promote resilience and community healing. The VISTA member will lead and/or assist with two critical tasks associated with this work: 1) Update and improve the Alive & Thrive online asset mapping, a guide to resources that help residents and communities heal from trauma; 2) Assist with the coordination of Community Projects, grassroots-driven efforts that promote resilience in targeted Wyandotte County communities.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Within 1 year, the VISTA member will have updated, maintained, and improved the Alive & Thrive online asset mapping resource guide. Lead focus groups with community stakeholders to review existing asset mapping, identify gaps, and suggest new/untapped resources. Meet with all existing and newly identified resource providers to update service and contact information. Identify new resources and Alive & Thrive partners. Work with web designer to update links to resources and improve asset mapping functionality. Create and implement a plan to market the asset mapping resource to Wyandotte County. The plan will include public speaking engagements with county stakeholders. Within 1 year, the VISTA member will help Alive & Thrive’s objective to complete 5 Community Projects that promote resilience in Wyandotte County. Within 1 year, the VISTA member will help Alive & Thrive’s objective to complete 5 Community Projects that promote resilience in Wyandotte County.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  $100/ month housing stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Education ,  Public Safety . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Health ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Business/Entrepreneur . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
KCK: Resource Outreach Specialist Alive & Thrive Wyandotte C

Program Start/End Date
10/24/2022  -   10/23/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations KANSAS  

Accepting Applications
From  08/18/2022  To  09/30/2022 

Contact Molly Huhn
619 Ann Ave
Kansas City   KS   66101
9135738232
AmeriCorps@wycokck.org
https://www.wycokck.org/Commun

Listing ID 114280


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