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So. Nevada VISTA Program - Goodwill
 
 
 
Service Description : The VISTA opportunity at Goodwill of Southern Nevada has two primary strategic objectives. First, the VISTA member will help Goodwill develop sustainable programs for financial stability (VITA/EITC, Financial Education & Asset Development) to be integrated long-term into the organization's workforce development mission. Secondly, the VISTA member will help Goodwill secure grants to support these financial stability programs, Goodwill's VISTA member will support volunteer outreach, recruitment, training & certification as well as provide necessary oversight to ensure volunteer retention. They will also develop & implement volunteer recognition activities. The VISTA member will conduct asset development outreach, identify asset development tools to be utilized by Goodwill's clients and act as a liaison with United Way of Southern Nevada & the Internal Revenue Service. The member will also provide feedback & evaluate financial stability programs, coordinate VITA & Asset Development site(s). The VISTA will research asset-building services and research & evaluate funding leads, assist in grant-writing and help cultivate relationships with prospective funding sources to diversify funding streams for Goodwill's financial stability programs. The ideal candidate will be creative, self-starting, highly organized, professional, personable, patient & flexible. Bilingual candidates with prior volunteer experience are desirable. Successful candidates will be able to interact & work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
 
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Member Duties : Goodwill's VISTA member will support volunteer outreach, recruitment, training & certification, provide oversight to ensure volunteer retention as well as develop & implement volunteer recognition activities. The VISTA member will conduct asset development outreach, identify asset development tools and act as a liaison with United Way of Southern Nevada & the Internal Revenue Service. The member will also provide feedback & evaluate financial stability programs, coordinate VITA & Asset Development site(s). The VISTA will research asset-building services and research & evaluate funding leads, assist in grant-writing and help cultivate relationships with prospective funding sources to diversify funding streams for Goodwill's financial stability programs.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
So. Nevada VISTA Program - Goodwill

Program Start/End Date
08/06/2012  -   08/09/2013

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEVADA  

Accepting Applications
From  06/06/2012  To  06/25/2012 

Contact Robin Kelley
8290 Arville St
Las Vegas   NV   89139
702-892-2322
RobinK@uwsn.org
UWSN.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 46108


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