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WV Strong Resiliency Team
Volunteer West Virginia, the state's commission for national & community service is sponsoring a VISTA project designed to help individuals, families, and communities recover from the recent devastating floods that hit the region in June. Selected VISTAs will be assigned to community organizations in one of the 12 Federal Disaster Declaration counties throughout the state to assist in individual and community efforts rebuild and recover. VISTAs we be working along side of local long term recovery committees and will provide volunteer recruitment and management, develop partnerships, link community members with services and referrals, and develop community outreach strategies and education on disaster preparedness.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Working with local long-term recovery committees, VISTAs will organize volunteer opportunities, develop partnerships with local, state, and national organizations assisting in disasters, link target population to services and resources, develop cash and in-kind resources, and develop strategies and materials for community outreach and education on disaster preparedness.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Disaster Relief ,  Housing ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Trade/Construction ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  General Skills ,  Disaster Services ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

WV Strong Resiliency Team

Program Start/End Date
08/21/2016  -   08/19/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WEST VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/04/2017  To  07/03/2017 

Contact Waylon Bryant
710 Central Ave
Charleston   WV   25302
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 70855