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Family Resource Center
 
 
 
Family Resource Center partners to connect people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to empower youth and families for success. The VISTA will work within Logan Knowledge is Power to develop a formal network of Logan County agencies working in the areas of education, income, and health, as well as develop programs and events that provide parents and youth access to community resources including food, housing, medical and financial resources. The mission of the Family Resource Center is to provide resources and family support to help families and youth succeed. The VISTA member will assist in the communication of existing but under-utilized parent education opportunities, youth leadership groups and youth dropout prevention initiatives such as Game Plan for Success/Wyman TOP, Smart Girls and Smart Guys with Logan County’s businesses, nonprofit groups, faith-based organizations, government agencies and other citizens in the community.
 
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Please note:
This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : Organize a formal network of Logan County community members and schools working in the area with social norming efforts to increase graduation rates and decrease substance abuse by utilizing training offered from state organizations and local volunteers. Create a plan for assisting capacity building in nonprofit best practices (board management, fundraising, program delivery, volunteer recruitment, etc). Work with the Family Resource Center and Youthlink to assist in developing and implementing strategies that had been identified to prevent drop out, drug abuse and addiction. Assist in collecting baseline data for evaluation of youth programs and events. The VISTA will expand the growth of these programs through outreach, program development and building partnerships with local businesses and nonprofit agencies.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Family Resource Center

Program Start/End Date
11/07/2016  -   11/06/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Accepting Applications
From  07/18/2016  To  02/15/2017 

Contact Erik Malinowski
120 Main St
Sterling   CO   80751
970-353-4300
erik@unitedway-weld.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 68882


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