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Social Media and Event Communications VISTA
 
 
 
Covenant House Alaska (CHA)’s mission is to serve all youth experiencing homelessness or human trafficking with absolute respect and unconditional love. In 1988 we opened our doors—the first, and still only, shelter for youth in the southcentral region of our state. Since then, CHA has evolved into an organization providing a wide breadth of housing, education and workforce development programs and services that help move youth move from crisis to independence in our community, serving 898 youth last year. Our programs, services and agency projects are built to offer a one-size-fits-one approach to serving every teen and young adult we meet, to help them become the best versions of themselves, to strengthen our Alaskan community, and to prevent chronic adult homelessness before it starts. The Development Department is responsible for the sustainability of Covenant House Alaska by ensuring the resources are available for Covenant House to continue our work in the community. This position falls under the communications arm of that department which is responsible for all external communications to include print, digital and spoken as well as responsible for creating and managing several legacy fundraising events. It is a fast-paced environment, with a staff that is very caring and fun, yet professional. We take our work seriously, but never ourselves.
 
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Member Duties : The Social Media and Event Communications Vista will assist will all external communications and have a large role in creating and messaging across all of our social media platforms and create avenues to gather content inter-departmentally. Candidate must be comfortable working with photography and videography, have some basic graphic design knowledge and strong storytelling and writing skills. The VISTA, with the Communications officer, will design, write and produce a 4-5 episode podcast series designed to share our story. While this position does not directly work with our youth, there will be opportunities to interact with them to help ethically tell their story. This position will occasionally work side by side with donors, volunteers and other departments to assist with events and other communications initiatives. The VISTA will also have an opportunity to work on strategic communications planning and develop various communications assets both data and design driven.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  $200 a month payment towards housing ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living 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 . 
 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Social Media and Event Communications VISTA

Program Start/End Date
01/16/2024  -   01/15/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ALASKA  

Accepting Applications
From  10/04/2023  To  12/15/2023 

Contact Denise Lavoie
731 E 8th Ave
Anchorage   AK   99501
907-744-8409
dlavoie@ruralcap.org
alaskaamericorps.org

Listing ID 118035


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