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Patriot Resilient Leader Ins. Outreach/Development VISTA
 
 
 
The Patriot Resilient Leader Institute (PRLI) runs Camp Resilience to provide sustained, comprehensive programs to help veterans recover their physical, mental and emotional well-being. Using the scenic beauty of the Lakes Region of New Hampshire as its backdrop and home base, Camp Resilience provides sports, adventure activities and life skills training for veterans and, in some cases, their families. In addition to the sports and life skills activities, Camp Resilience also has an ongoing, sustained networking and follow-up program to provide continued support. The goal is to help the participants to succeed in life and to become leaders in their communities through their example of overcoming adversity. The goal is to help veterans: • Find meaning and purpose in life • Develop strong family and community relationship skills • Avoid and overcome destructive & addictive behavior • Learn financial management • Develop job search, resumes and interview skills • Make their lives count and pass this on to others through the power of their example Since its formation in 2014, the PRLI has run 30 Camp Resilience retreats serving over 270 veterans from all over New England. These retreats have focused on a variety of issues facing veterans to include Post-Traumatic Stress, Military Sexual Trauma, reintegration issues, resiliency and the challenges of the spouses or caregivers of disable veterans. There have been also been retreats for military couples and for women veterans only. We are planning on running 12 Camp Resilience sessions in 2018 and serving up to 150 veterans from all over New England. Some of the specific needs in the veteran community that the Camp Resilience program are addressing include: • An above average unemployment and poverty rate, particularly for male veterans age 18 to 24 • Increased psychiatric problems for 18 to 20% of all veterans • A veteran suicide rate 2 to 4 times higher than the average
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA Member will work to build the capacity of our program by helping to execute the PRLI business plan, recruiting and managing volunteers, and by assisting in the hiring and training of a staff. The VISTA Member will assist in fundraising efforts, such as by assisting in the planning and execution of an event on Veteran’s Day and by writing grant proposals, which will strengthen our program and ensure that our program will be offered to all veterans who may be unable to afford these opportunities. The VISTA member will assist in outreach efforts by scheduling attendance at veteran expos and events, by establishing and maintaining partnerships with other veteran organizations, and by updating and maintaining the PRLI website and social media.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Veterans . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Veterans ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Patriot Resilient Leader Ins. Outreach/Development VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/09/2018  -   07/08/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW HAMPSHIRE  

Accepting Applications
From  02/26/2018  To  07/09/2018 

Contact Renee Perreault
17 Harris Shore Rd
Gilford   NH   03249
603-669-9725
www.http://prli.us/
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 71471


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