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SEWA-aifw Project Planner [MCN]
SEWA-Aifw Serves the underserved vulnerable populations of South Asians in a culturally specific way. Sewa’s programs are focused on educating South Asians about wellness - wellness of the body and mind, and wellness within family and community. Programs create access to professionals and volunteers who are culturally competent, in most instances to professionals who speak the language of the client; and, for the clients create access to wellness, health care and domestic violence prevention, education and intervention in a culturally relevant manner. The VISTA project will advance SEWA’s anti-poverty efforts by improving volunteer management capabilities through the creation of a comprehensive volunteer management and reporting system.
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Member Duties : The VISTA Project Planner will be involved in carrying out the following objectives: • Create a system for Sewa’s increased ability to recruit, select, screen, train, and recognize volunteers. • Evaluate implementation and results of new volunteer management system and training, and improvement in volunteer recruitment and training • Increase public awareness of target community through events and outreach activities. Essential Functions • Improve website with additional health resources, especially mental health and suicide • Plan culturally and regionally specific community engagement events to address health concerns • Conduct research on technological solutions to volunteer management needs. • Develop new volunteer recruitment and training materials to complement software/cloud-based volunteer management system • Create training procedures and train staff to continue operation of volunteer management system
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Health ,  Elder Care ,  Public Safety ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Recruitment . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

SEWA-aifw Project Planner [MCN]

Program Start/End Date
11/12/2019  -   11/10/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  08/20/2019  To  10/16/2019 

Contact Jesse Chang
2314 University Ave W
Saint Paul   MN   55114
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88348