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*Montana Community VISTA Partnership – YWCA Missoula
The overall goal of this project is to strengthen the programs and resources provided to low-income homeless families and survivors of domestic violence at the YWCA Missoula by strengthening partnerships with community organizations, increasing outreach and public awareness, and building internal capacity to better serve the needs of constituents. Family homelessness is an urgent, persistent, and increasing problem across Missoula County. The lack of affordable housing is the primary contributor to family homelessness, followed by domestic violence. Additional factors include issues of poverty and low wages that lead to cost-burdened households. The skyrocketing housing market highlights sub-sector issues such as mental health cutbacks, stagnant wages, and systemic racism, which affect the families and survivors. This VISTA project will move low-income women and children out of poverty by forming and strengthening partnerships with other service organizations and developing a foundational feedback loop with the constituents served at the YWCA, which will result in a holistic approach to supporting families in need and provide them with comprehensive resources to address their individual needs. Located in Missoula, MT.
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Member Duties : The VISTA will assess current partnerships and community collaborations across the YWCA’s five-county service area and identify what resources are being adequately provided and areas for opportunity. The VISTA will evaluate communication with the YWCA’s target demographic. The VISTA will assess and develop training opportunities for YWCA staff to increase their capacity to serve the needs of their population. The VISTA will assess the YWCA’s outreach and ability to serve the needs of Native American constituents.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking . 
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*Montana Community VISTA Partnership – YWCA Missoula

Program Start/End Date
07/17/2023  -   07/15/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MONTANA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/24/2023  To  06/07/2023 

Contact Lee Lounder
PO Box 202956
Helena   MT   59620

Listing ID 117654


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