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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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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

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 : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Education . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Veterans ,  Youth Development ,  Public Health ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Urban Planning ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

City of Salinas Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
03/14/2022  -   03/13/2023

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  11/15/2021  To  02/18/2022 

Contact Sophia Rome
200 Lincoln Ave
Salinas   CA   93901

Listing ID 99470