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City of Salinas Homelessness Prevention 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 Alisal Homelessness Prevention VISTA will actively tackle poverty and homelessness-related issues in the Alisal through policy research, housing strategies, stakeholder engagement, and capacity building of local non-profits to respond to short and long-term action on family homelessness, building capacity of the City in implementation of the five-year action plan to address homelessness with a focus on family homelessness and a data driven approach. As part of the overall work, the VISTA will assist the City in compiling an action plan specifically geared towards ending family homelessness to be incorporated into the future Housing Element.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing ,  Veterans ,  Homelessness ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Urban Planning ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Veterans ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Social Services ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

City of Salinas Homelessness Prevention Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
10/24/2022  -   10/23/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA   San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose  


Accepting Applications
From  11/15/2021  To  09/29/2022 

Contact Oscar Resendiz
65 West Alisal Street
Salinas   CA   93901

Listing ID 99473