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Community Thread - Volunteer Program Developer (MAVA)
 
 
 
At Community Thread we engage people through the Volunteer Center, the Older Adult Program, and the Chore Services and Transportation Program. For 50 years, we have made the St. Croix Valley region a better place to live by providing opportunities to learn, socialize and stay engaged with older adult programs, transportation to medical appointments, help with home maintenance tasks and tax returns, and connections to volunteer opportunities. Our mission is to leverage resources and volunteers to improve the quality of life for adults and their families in our local community. As the VISTA Volunteer Program Developer, you will increase our capacity to help to older adults and adults with disabilities age in place by recruiting volunteers, developing a home visit model for the Chore Services and Transportation Program, and evaluating its effectiveness. Through this position you will gain firsthand experience in program development, program evaluation, and volunteer management while directly impacting the local community. These skills are valuable in many future careers, especially within the nonprofit sector. Through volunteer outreach you will be able to network with local community members and become connected with the greater Stillwater area. This position also offers the unique experience of collaborating with current and future volunteers at a variety of levels, from administrative support to leadership roles. You will be an integral part of a team by participating in staff and team meetings, attending trainings, and learning the importance of working alongside volunteers to support an organization’s mission.
 
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Member Duties : Gain valuable hands-on experience with volunteer management, marketing, and program development at an established nonprofit organization! As the VISTA Volunteer Program Developer for Community Thread, you will increase our Chore Services and Transportation Program’s volunteer capacity in order to help older adults and adults with disabilities stay independent and age in place. You will strengthen our volunteer infrastructure for recruiting, onboarding and communicating with volunteers in the Chore Services and Transportation Program, develop a home visit model for volunteers and recipients of the program, and research and implement an evaluation plan to measure the effectiveness of the volunteer home visit model.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  $150 for professional development ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Veterans ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Elder Care ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Counseling ,  Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Veterans ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Public Health ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Social Services ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Community Thread - Volunteer Program Developer (MAVA)

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/10/2017  To  05/15/2017 

Contact Cathy Dyball
2300 Orleans St W
Stillwater   MN   55082
651-439-7434
cathy@communitythreadmn.org
www.communitythreadmn.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72869


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