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SYVISTA: West Seattle Helpline Outreach Coordinator
 
 
 
Sound Youth VISTA recruits and places full time AmeriCorps*VISTA members who spend a year building capacity at youth serving organizations working against poverty. Our VISTAs help their service sites sustainably build capacity to equip young people with the job skills, education, healthy start, mentorship, and other kinds of support they need to move permanently out of poverty. During their service, Sound Youth trains members in social justice issues relevant to their work and personal development, and offers the support of a team of VISTAs. Sound Youth has a commitment to diversity and inclusion. People of color, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ people, and people whose experiences and identities reflect those of the communities served are strongly encouraged to apply. This VISTA placement is with the West Seattle Helpline. Their mission is: to empower our neighbors to regain their self-sufficiency after facing an emergency or unexpected hardship. We fulfill our mission by providing information, referrals, clothing, bus tickets, and rent and utility assistance to help low-income families in need. We strive to strengthen our community through our philosophy of “neighbors helping neighbors.”
 
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Member Duties : This VISTA position will enhance the West Seattle Helpline’s capacity to raise funds, recruit volunteers, and procure other resources to more comprehensively meet the needs within our service area of West Seattle and White Center. This will contribute to the anti-poverty mission of the West Seattle Helpline by leading to fewer evictions and utility shutoffs in our service area, which will increase financial security and housing stability for low income families. Specific tasks include: assess current service data collection, research best practices, and design new service reporting systems. Assess current client outreach practices, research best practices, and design new client outreach plan. Assess current donor and volunteer outreach practices, research best practices, and design new donor and volunteer outreach plan.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
SYVISTA: West Seattle Helpline Outreach Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
08/23/2016  -   08/22/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  06/29/2016  To  07/27/2016 

Contact Eden Lord
1118 5th Ave
Seattle   WA   98101
206-461-4452
elord@ywcaworks.org
ywcaworks.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 68621


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