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RESOURCE-Communications Coordinator & Program Assistant-PSEI
For over 50 years, RESOURCE has been empowering people to achieve greater personal, social and economic success. RESOURCE-Employment Action Center (EAC), the employment focused division of RESOURCE, empowers and prepares individuals and families to achieve their education and employment potential. RESOURCE-EAC is guided by the vision that all people will achieve respect, value and success at home, in school, and in the workplace while ensuring people are financially able to support themselves and their families and build a stable and fulfilling future. RESOURCE-EAC is seeking a VISTA member to help us recruit and retain participants for our sectoral employment initiatives, which prepare low-income single parents for careers in high-demand occupational fields. The VISTA member will also cultivate relationships with local healthcare sector employers in order to help us to build career pathways in the healthcare sector for our participants. In this project you will use your skills in public relations, outreach, marketing, organization, social media, computers and communication. RESOURCE-EAC programs produce excellent job placement, wage and job retention outcomes. Our work helps build better communities in the Twin Cities by engaging employers in efforts that help stabalize single parent families through training and employment. This position is part of the Phillips Sectoral Employment Initiative (PSEI) VISTA Program. The PSEI supports industry-focused training and placement programs at Twin Cities metro area nonprofit organizations that equip low income job-seekers with the skills needed to secure quality employment. The PSEI believes that low-income job seekers with barriers to employment should be equipped with the right skills to compete for jobs in growing industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, and construction.
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Member Duties : 1. Strengthen Employer Engagement-Work with RESOURCE staff and local Healthcare sector employers to establish a Business Partnership Council. Design meeting materials and conduct outreach to current and new healthcare employer partners.. Build connections between RESOURCE training participants and local employer openings. 2. Participant Recruitment-Assist with all aspects of marketing and outreach to EAC PSEI eligible participants. Meet with current PSEI Division Directors and Marketing Specialists to review current marketing materials and procedures. Create PSA’s, flyers, outreach letters, and databases to improve RESOURCE's participant outreach strategy. Help EAC programs with social media design and serve as a liason to social media committee. 3. Improve Access to Career Training and Education-Research and publicize educational opportunities for RESOURCE program participants. Create a guide to ease participant transition from EAC programs to higher education institutions.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Education . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Research skills . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

RESOURCE-Communications Coordinator & Program Assistant-PSEI

Program Start/End Date
07/30/2013  -   08/02/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  03/28/2013  To  06/14/2013 

Contact Louann Lanning
2143 Lowry Ave N
Minneapolis   MN   55411
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 40327