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City of Salinas Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator
The City of Salinas’ mission is to create a safe, healthy, prosperous, vibrant, and equitable community through targeted revitalization, sustainable policies, and well-designed land uses that facilitate a high quality of life and encourages community growth and partnerships. The Alisal is located on the Salinas’ East side and is home to a majority-minority population that is 94 percent Hispanic or Latino, with 33 percent of its residents living in poverty, compared to 21 percent of Salinas residents overall. The Alisal Plan is a community driven planning process that will communicate the collective vision of the residents and strategies for on-going collaboration and partnership between the City and community in addressing issues and opportunities specific to the Alisal. The Alisal Plan Support Team, comprised of five VISTA members, will work together on multifaceted strategies to alleviate poverty in the Alisal neighborhood by focusing on Economic Opportunity, Housing, Education and Literacy, and Healthy Futures.
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Member Duties : The Healthy Lifestyles VISTA will focus on Healthy Futures, implementing health and safety recommendations from the Alisal Vibrancy Plan (AVP) and will research and work to expand the nexus opportunities between the Parks, Recreation and Library Parks Master Plan and the AVP. The position will evaluate and strengthen healthcare and nutrition education, build implementation capacity of park and open space improvement programs in the Alisal, conduct outreach and engagement related to access to healthy foods, and seek nexus opportunities for park projects to fulfill both the PRLMP and AVP.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Education ,  Health ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Communications ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Urban Planning ,  Public Health ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Veterans ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

City of Salinas Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
11/07/2022  -   11/06/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA   San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose  


Accepting Applications
From  09/28/2022  To  10/31/2022 

Contact Jose Arreola
65 West Alisal Street
Salinas   CA   93901

Listing ID 99470