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Warm Springs Tananáwit Outreach Specialist - MCNW
 
 
 
Tananáwit, located in Warm Springs, Oregon, provides educational and economic development opportunities by empowering our people to build knowledge and understanding of traditional and contemporary Native art of the Columbia River Plateau. Our community is located on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, covering more than 1,000 square miles in Rural Central Oregon. The community has the highest unemployment rate and poverty level in Oregon. The VISTA member placed at our agency will assist in Native Arts Development, a program that facilitates entrepreneurship for low-income artists on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. AmeriCorps VISTA members perform only indirect service; interaction with clients will be limited and the member will spend the majority of their time in an office setting. However, the Tananáwit VISTA will plan a dynamic role in ending poverty by developing process improvements and training, organizing events, conducting outreach, and building the capacity of Tananáwit to support low-income artists. With a Tananáwit store open in a temporary location now and expected to open in its permanent location by the end of 2021, the VISTA member will play an integral role in the policy development, recruitment, and training for the store. As a Tananáwit VISTA member you will be part of a larger cohort of AmeriCorps members serving throughout Oregon and Washington State and coordinated by Mercy Corps Northwest. Early applications strongly encouraged. Selections for this role are made on a rolling basis.
 
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Member Duties : As a VISTA member at Tananáwit, you will help end poverty by building community and financial support for Tananáwit programs and facilitating entrepreneurship for low-income artists on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. Major functions will include assisting in grant writing, developing donor lists, creating tracking systems, managing social media and online platforms, and organizing events. VISTA members serve their communities through indirect service. While the programs you will develop will endure for years you will have limited interaction with our clients and be based in an office setting.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Housing ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Entrepreneur/Business ,  Tribal ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Social Services ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Warm Springs Tananáwit Outreach Specialist - MCNW

Program Start/End Date
08/16/2021  -   08/15/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  05/14/2021  To  07/14/2021 

Contact Lynn Renken
43 SW Naito Pkwy
Portland   OR   97204
5038965708
vista.mcnw@mercycorps.org
bit.ly/MCNW_VISTA

Listing ID 104163


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