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VIP - Community Engagement Specialist (HCFC)
This position is part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. You will build capacity for Hope Center for Children (HCFC) by focusing on outreach and increasing community engagement. The project will increase awareness of HCFC and the issues of child abuse and neglect through events, community engagement, and marketing. An additional focus will be on gathering and recording historical information to honor those involved in our history and to retain, build or re-establish these relationships. The VIP program offers a unique approach to VISTA service, as you will spend 10% of your time each week working collaboratively with 19 other VISTA members placed in the community to research and implement community-wide solutions focusing on either increasing access to behavioral healthcare or increasing financial stability.
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Member Duties : Expand volunteer relations program to increase volunteer satisfaction, volunteer retention, and volunteer giving. Establish a mentorship program for youth in HCFC prevention programs and for young adults in the Transitional Living Program. Create a speaker series and a calendar of events for our residential clients. Increase community engagement with Hope Center for Children. Create an archive of historical documents and publicity covering the forty-three years since the establishment of HCFC’s two founding organizations, Children Shelter of the Upstate and the Ellen Hines Smith Girls’ Home.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Marketing / Graphic Design ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

VIP - Community Engagement Specialist (HCFC)

Program Start/End Date
07/31/2017  -   08/03/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  

Bilingual Spanish preferred

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2017  To  06/19/2017 

Contact Tash Hasan
203 E Main St
Spartanburg   SC   29306
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72527