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VIP - Outreach Coordinator (SCDC)
 
 
 
This position is part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. The Spartanburg County Detention Center, located in Spartanburg, SC, is committed to reducing recidivism through innovative programs that address the root causes of criminal behavior. As our VISTA, you will connect the inmate veteran population with military benefits, community resources, and Veterans Treatment Court. You will create and update a Veterans' Transitional Resource Guide to ease transition back into the community. 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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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : As a VISTA, you will: Create tools and resources that supports veterans: identify their charges, and length of stay at the detention center; Research veterans' services in the community and create a resource guide; Develop collaborative relationships with veterans' service providers; Create a data collection tool to track utilization of community resources by released inmates; Create a process to select and guide candidates through Veterans Treatment Court; and Research, design, and implement a volunteer and data collection database.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  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 ,  Uniforms provided and required . 
 
Service Areas :
Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Veterans ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Veterans ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
VIP - Outreach Coordinator (SCDC)

Program Start/End Date
07/23/2018  -   07/19/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  

Languages
English

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 72594


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