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VIP - RENEW & Food Co-op VISTA (GR)
 
 
 
This position is part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. Greer Relief and Resources Agency exists to transform neighbors in need to neighbors who thrive by providing services to eliminate poverty and help neighbors overcome barriers to success. You will expand capacity in two distinct programs: RENEW and Greer Food Co-op. You will evaluate the RENEW life skills training program and develop a model to expand the program reach. You will also continue the work of the current VISTA with the Food Co-op by implementing a new model currently being researched and evaluating its success. 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 : VISTA will increase capacity of RENEW program to improve financial behaviors and build life skills of participants. VISTA will grow capacity of food co-op to provide access to healthy foods to the community. VISTA will evaluate the sustainability of the food co-op. VISTA will analyze needs of community and design programs to meet those needs. VISTA will create volunteer recruitment materials. VISTA will conduct community outreach to increase awareness of programs and volunteer opportunities. VISTA will design and implement volunteer management practices.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*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 :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Marketing, data analysis ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
VIP - RENEW & Food Co-op VISTA (GR)

Program Start/End Date
07/16/2018  -   07/19/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  

Languages
English
Bilingual in Spanish helpful

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2018  To  05/29/2018 

Contact Heather Lother
203 E Main St
Spartanburg   SC   29306
864-582-7556
hlother@uwpiedmont.org
vistasinthepiedmont.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72558


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