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Outreach & Development VISTA- Georgia Legal Services Program
 
 
 
Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal services in civil cases to people who cannot afford to hire a lawyer. Our work is to assure that low income people have access to justice and opportunities out of poverty. The Savannah office provides special focus on domestic violence cases, reducing poverty by helping clients retain or obtain financial benefits, and addressing housing issues. GLSP houses a Spanish-speaking attorney, and sponsors Pro Bono Hospice Program, Elder Abuse, and Elder Law Projects; also does some Community Economic Development transactions work for grassroots and other community-based organizations.
 
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Member Duties : This position will work with Georgia Legal Services Program to help increase and enhance the agency's resources and impact to help further its mission of providing access to justice and avenues out of poverty for lower-income families. The VISTA's primary activities will include working with staff to: -increase and diversify the financial and in-kind resources secured for the agency's programs through grant research writing and reporting and planning local fundraising events. -enhance the visibility and reach of the organization though social media, outreach event and other communication channels -representing the organization at community resource fairs and other community meetings
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Housing allowance paid to landlord ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*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 ,  Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Ex-Offender Reentry . 
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Law experience a plus ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Outreach & Development VISTA- Georgia Legal Services Program

Program Start/End Date
11/11/2019  -   11/09/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Languages
Spanish a plus!
English

Accepting Applications
From  08/07/2019  To  10/01/2019 

Contact Laura Thompson
6602 Abercorn St
Savannah   GA   31405
912-651-2180
lthompson@glsp.org
www.glsp.org/regional-offices/
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 74772


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