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IO-GreatExpectations Volunteer Engagement Specialist (MAVA)
Advance your career while making a difference in the lives of low-income kids and families! Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners is seeking a highly motivated and energetic leader to help us build the volunteer infrastructure for our cradle-to-career education initiative, Great Expectations (GE). Work together with an innovative and highly supportive team to expand and refine this exciting new initiative. Service activities will focus on three main objectives: (1) Recruit and place volunteers in new volunteer opportunities to better serve low income youth. (2) Develop staff and volunteer training to support all new GE volunteers. (3) Create a consistent communication plan for promoting and supporting volunteers and sharing initiative outcomes. Ideal candidates should be interested in education, program development, management and/or community outreach and engagement. Interfaith Outreach will provide $50/month in gas cards and $100/month in rental assistance during your service. Additionally we offer ongoing support and training while assisting you in networking with district school staff and community leaders for professional development. You will have the opportunity to work with a respected suburban nonprofit, learn from an organization with a strong commitment to community engagement and volunteerism, and play a key role in community collaboration at an exciting level. Help connect the passion and care of our community with real opportunities to make a difference in the lives of children today and beyond! Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early. Please email your cover letter and resume to Matt Miller at
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Member Duties : As the VISTA Volunteer Engagement Specialist at Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners you will grow the Great Expectation Initiative’s capacity to create a cradle to career education intervention supported by community volunteers. Your primary duties will include recruiting volunteers for new and existing volunteer roles, creating a communication plan for the initiative, and improving processes for documenting volunteer efforts and outcomes to decrease the educational achievement and opportunity gap. You will be responsible for collaborating with our Community Engagement office to support volunteer coordination and assure that all new volunteers receive orientation and any additional training. You will also create and deliver new trainings to volunteers to build the initiative’s sustainability and effectiveness.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  $50 gas card, $100 rental assistance ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Leadership . 
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IO-GreatExpectations Volunteer Engagement Specialist (MAVA)

Program Start/End Date
07/31/2017  -   07/27/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/30/2017  To  06/02/2017 

Contact Matthew Miller
1605 County Road 101 N
Plymouth   MN   55447
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72616