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VOAWW VISTA - Darrington Family Support & Resource Center
The Darrington Family Support and Resource Center (DFSRC) is dedicated to serving parents, children, individuals, and communities so they can achieve their highest potential. The Center accomplishes this goal through support in education, outreach, and healthy-option activities and events that build upon individual, family, and community strengths. Darrington is a town of fewer than 1,500 people beautifully situated in the foothills of the North Cascades about one hour northeast of Everett. For more information, visit The Skate Park VISTA will also be a part of Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOAWW)'s 12-member AmeriCorps VISTA Team. Since 1994, the VOAWW VISTA Team has fought poverty at non-profit and public organizations throughout Snohomish County, Washington. ** In addition to your online application, please submit a resume and cover letter to Nicholas Dollar, Volunteers of America VISTA Leader, at Visit to read the full position description.** THIS POSITION WILL BE ON A "ROLLING" APPLICATION DEADLINE AFTER AUGUST 21st AND WILL CLOSE WHEN FILLED. PLEASE SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ASAP TO BE CONSIDERED.
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Member Duties : - Work with youth-driven Skate Park Committee and others to solicit and develop phased Skate Park design, including cost estimates for each stage - Assess and build community support for skate park project through a marketing campaign and attendance at Town Council and Community Coalition meetings - Develop local fundraisers and seek outside financial support, including grants, to begin to fund the Skate Park project - Recruit youth and promote youth leadership opportunities on the Skate Park Committee and Youth Council -Build other youth programs, including afterschool programs, life skills training, and Teen Nite, by creating programs and recruiting volunteers to implement them
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time . 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Public Speaking . 
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VOAWW VISTA - Darrington Family Support & Resource Center

Program Start/End Date
11/18/2011  -   11/17/2012

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  07/01/2011  To  10/05/2011 

Contact Nicholas Dollar
2802 Broadway
Everett   WA   98201
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 41907