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Economic Opportunities in North Central New Mexico_Mora
 
 
 
MCEDC Community Development Coordinator VISTA Member will continue developing and coordinating volunteer matching services for nonprofit organizations that need volunteer support to achieve their mission. The Member will develop and catalog opportunities for volunteers to help with projects. They will develop and manage communication efforts in the community, while serving low-income individuals, working with groups such as Veteran’s Affairs, several commodity programs, the many assistance programs, Mora 4-H, and primarily, the Mora Arts and Cultural Compound who’ve sponsored and assist in coordinating many programs for youth and seniors. Mora’s large senior population (24% retirement rate vs national average of 14%) is largely living below or at poverty level. Most of the seniors do not take advantage of many available services. Connecting seniors with these services and volunteer opportunities will assist in a better quality of life on several levels. We expect that after one year the VISTA Member will have created a sustainable web-based volunteer matching program, an intake form, and most importantly, facilitate 50 volunteer matches above the 50 volunteers registered this past year. Our goal is $100,000 of donated time doubling the $49,000 recorded this past year and to have identified a way to track our success in bringing services to populations listed in poverty statistics.
 
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Member Duties : Attend regular community and leadership meetings to gather information on the community and organizational needs, desires, strengths and weaknesses. Develop data bases communicating about meetings, events, contacts, missions, etc. Develop volunteer data bases including contacts, specialties, interests, etc. connecting volunteers with organizations. Research training programs for community and organizational growth coordinating trainings locally. VISTA will also attend training for personal growth. Work with local organizations to create classes for education & hands on experience with healthy food options & weekly food plans. Execute plan to address community communication gaps which will assist in volunteer recruitment as well as bring resources to community members in poverty.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Veterans ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Business/Entrepreneur ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Youth Development . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Economic Opportunities in North Central New Mexico_Mora

Program Start/End Date
11/08/2021  -   11/07/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW MEXICO  

Accepting Applications
From  10/01/2021  To  12/18/2021 

Contact Anita Moss
PO Box 364
Mora   NM   87732
575-779-0885
artistanitamarie@yahoo.com
OurMora.org

Listing ID 83416


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