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HOPE Agency VISTA Workforce Capacity Coordinator
HOPE Agency is looking for an enthusiastic individual that has a passion for making the world a little brighter. This project includes the following needs: 1. Youth Recruitment: Create partnerships with schools and at-risk youth to either volunteer or work at the industry, specifically a doggie daycare. 2. Research: Find what other states or countries are doing to attract youth to various careers, specifically human services. Investigate other industry concepts, funding opportunities, best practices, and innovative strategies for recruitment into human services. 3. Volunteer Management: Create and implement a volunteer management system to help with mission sustainability and community connectivity. Find ways to market opportunities, communicate with stakeholders and increase overall presence in the community. This position is hybrid - part teleservice, part in-person. Candidate must live in or around the greater Des Moines area. Position open until filled. Start date can be flexible.
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will implement business plan for PawsAbilities including site specifications, code requirements, health regulations. If you are interested in learning more about how to start a business, this is a on-the-job opportunity! VISTA member will attract and retain talent that are interested in being a part of this industry. This includes finding community partnerships to relay back to HOPE Team; finding grants for financial stability; and finding youth for volunteer/employment opportunities.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Entrepreneur/Business ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Business/Entrepreneur ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

HOPE Agency VISTA Workforce Capacity Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
01/22/2024  -   01/21/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  

Accepting Applications
From  08/22/2023  To  12/15/2023 

Contact Amy Wallman Madden
1230 8th Street
West Des Moines   IA   50265

Listing ID 118270