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SPNN - Volunteer Program Coordinator (MAVA)
Founded in 1984 to offer a media voice to underrepresented people, SPNN has since grown to harness its unique media arts and technology tools, student-driven teaching expertise, and spirit of innovation to elevate community media arts to a new level, becoming a national model. Located in the heart of St. Paul’s Creative Enterprise Zone, SPNN improves community social, civic, and economic equity via the transformative art of media making and 21st century skill-building. Our mission is to empower people to use media and communications to better lives, use authentic voice, and build common understanding. Through our programming disadvantaged and unrepresented people grow artistically, build confidence, and gain the skills they need to succeed in the workforce or the growing maker’s economy. As the VISTA Volunteer Program Coordinator for SPNN, you will help us achieve our mission by creating and implementing an effective volunteer program that expands our programs and services. You will also be part of the MAVA VISTA cohort, which provides connection and growth for members building volunteer programming across Minnesota. Additionally, you will receive a media making access membership and free digital storytelling classes during service.
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Member Duties : As the VISTA Volunteer Program Coordinator you will be visionary and tactical in establishing the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network’s first-ever formal volunteer program. Primary duties include: • Create effective volunteer program infrastructure to onboard and retain volunteers to help low income job seekers gain employment • Grow and strengthen recruitment partnerships to leverage community volunteers • Oversee and document the volunteer recruitment, onboarding, and recognition processes • Cultivate a culture of volunteerism at SPNN by helping staff identify volunteer positions, training staff on how to effectively manage volunteers, and highlighting volunteer contributions • Research and develop volunteer onboarding curriculum • Evaluate the volunteer program and identify areas for ongoing improvement. When your service ends you will know that you have made a difference in achieving greater economic equity in St. Paul.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  media membership, digital media classes ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Technology ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Fine Arts/Crafts . 
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SPNN - Volunteer Program Coordinator (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 Bonnie Schumacher
550 Vandalia St
Saint Paul   MN   55114
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72617