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Appalachian South Cumberland Plateau VISTA Project
 
 
 
Join our team of VISTAs on the South Cumberland Plateau. Our positions serve a variety of community organizations with grant writing, fundraising, community organizing, volunteer recruitment, and developing and implementing systems that build an organization's capacity to operate more effectively. Each of our positions offers the unique opportunity to work in a rural, historic, and economically depressed region of Tennessee. Through a partnership with SCCF and University of the South (Sewanee), SCPVP provides training to enhance each VISTA member’s personal and professional development. This VISTA program is team focused, providing group programming, support, and social opportunities for each VISTA. Make a difference! Join us as we work together with our community partners to improve health, education and economic opportunity within South Cumberland Plateau communities.
 
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Member Duties : SCP VISTAs serve with 15 organizations across 3 rural counties in programs & initiatives addressing drug/alcohol/tobacco prevention & recovery, recidivism, health disparities, children’s health & wellness, family resiliency, academic success, food insecurity, sustainable economic development, and access to resources. Available VISTA assignments vary and can be found in separate postings within our “Appalachian SCPVP” listings. This listing is for general interest applicants and we will respond with details of currently open or soon-to-be available positions.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Assistance with finding low-cost housing ,  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 . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Hunger ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Education ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Environment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Appalachian South Cumberland Plateau VISTA Project

Program Start/End Date
08/15/2022  -   08/15/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  06/23/2022  To  09/30/2022 

Contact Stephanie Colchado Kelley
735 University Ave
Sewanee   TN   37383
931-598-1362
snkelley@sewanee.edu
tinyurl.com/SCPVISTAs

Listing ID 64500


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