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22-23 Volunteer Coordinator VISTA at domestic violence org
 
 
 
As the Volunteer Coordinator VISTA member at Peace at Home Family Shelter, you will help end poverty by improving Peace at Home’s capacity to provide life-saving shelter and supportive services to victims of domestic violence fleeing abuse and their children. Each year, Peace at Home works with over 1,000 individuals in our community, providing emergency shelter, crisis hotline, legal representation, housing assistance, counseling services, support groups, and children’s programs to help people flee domestic violence and build new, stable lives. You will help by increasing the capacity of Peace at Home Family Shelter to provide quality services to victims of domestic violence fleeing abuse and rebuilding their lives by implementing and managing a volunteerism program within the organization. Specifically, your work will focus on surveying staff members on potential volunteer roles, updating volunteer procedures, trainings, and schedules, and actively recruiting and managing volunteers while focusing on the sustainability of the program for after the VISTA project ends. You will also collaborate with Peace at Home staff and other VISTA members to identify volunteer opportunities and how to communicate those opportunities to the larger community. No previous volunteer management experience is required. This VISTA will have the opportunity to work with seasoned nonprofit administrators and program personnel and network with other nonprofits and community partners. A great opportunity for a strong communicator interested in community service, nonprofit administration, and social justice. The applicant should hold a 4-year degree in a related field or have 4 years’ experience in a similar field of work. Applicants should be able to successfully work independently, be organized, have strong writing skills, and have a passion for helping survivors of domestic violence. This position will have the opportunity to work a hybrid in-person and telework model.
 
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Member Duties : Complete training and education on the dynamics of domestic violence, services and philosophy of Peace at Home Family Shelter, and managing volunteers with an emphasis on program sustainability within the organization. Update and lead the execution of a volunteer program plan for Peace at Home, including identifying volunteer needs, creating volunteer job descriptions and schedules, creating volunteer trainings, recruiting potential volunteers, and actively managing volunteers for both direct services and community support. Identify technologies, partnerships, and other supports so that the volunteer program can continue successfully beyond the VISTA project end. Coordinate with staff and VISTA members on volunteer needs. Analyze and report on efforts at the end of the VISTA year term and make recommendations for beyond VISTA program sustainability.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*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 ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Homelessness ,  Public Safety ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
None
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
22-23 Volunteer Coordinator VISTA at domestic violence org

Program Start/End Date
11/07/2022  -   11/06/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARKANSAS  

Accepting Applications
From  10/04/2022  To  11/01/2022 

Contact Eva Terry
PO Box 10946
Fayetteville   AR   72703
4794092186
eterry@peaceathomeshelter.com
www.peaceathomeshelter.org

Listing ID 114517


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