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Families FIrst, One Child at a Time
This program offers the opportunity to help children have access to opportunities their families can't afford to offer them, such as participating in band, playing a school sport, or even getting new school clothes in the fall.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : This is a great opportunity to create community support and help make the impossible, possible! The VISTA will spend much time creating awareness about the need for these opportunities, they will recruit donations and volunteer help. They will create marketing materials, conduct lots of public speaking, and be a continuous cheerleader for the program. The VISTA will "build" a donation station from scratch! They will need to be able to organize the logistics of receiving and distrbuting donations, make scheduling decisions and organize a warehouse full of items. The VISTA will also secure funding where they will research and assist in grant writing, and secure donations from individuals and businesses throughout the community. The VISTA has the opportunity to get to know community members and work to connect families in need with donations of goods or services that will enhance a child's life.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Homelessness ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Hunger ,  Health . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Leadership . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Families FIrst, One Child at a Time

Program Start/End Date
07/15/2013  -   07/11/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Accepting Applications
From  04/22/2013  To  05/30/2013 

Contact Beth Denhardt
102 S Naches Ave
Yakima   WA   98901
(509) 248-1800
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 49940