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City of Salinas Youth Development & Volunteer Coordinator
The City of Salinas’ mission is to create a safe, healthy, prosperous, vibrant, and equitable Salinas through targeted revitalization, sustainable policies, and well-designed land uses and programs 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 96% Hispanic or Latino, with 33 percent of its residents living in poverty, compared to 21 percent of Salinas residents overall. The AVP, PRLMP and EDD plans are community driven plans that communicate the collective vision of 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 Engagement Support Team, comprised of five VISTA members, who will work together on multifaceted strategies to alleviate poverty in Salinas’ Alisal neighborhood by focusing on Housing Production, Homeless Prevention and Housing Protections, Small Business Support, Healthy Futures, and Youth, Families and Neighborhoods
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Member Duties : The VISTA will build City and resident capacity through recruitment and development of volunteers and to improve the marketing and recruitment of youth and resident leaders in the City’s programs that focus on mentorship, civic engagement, work force readiness and community advocacy. This position will develop and establish youth development programs, serve as project lead for the AMOR Salinas beautification movement, work with the Small Business Support VISTA in recruiting volunteers in establishment of an Adopt-A-Block program and creation of an Alisal district cultural theme, and researching legislation and best practices and seeking funding opportunities to support City and community led volunteer programs and Alisal Vibrancy Plan and Parks, Rec & Libraries Master Plan implementation activities.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Neighborhood Revitalization . 
Skills :
Education ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Youth Development . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

City of Salinas Youth Development & Volunteer 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 99471