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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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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

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 : Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Housing allowance paid to landlord ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Ex-Offender Reentry . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Law experience a plus ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Writing/Editing ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Law ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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Outreach & Development VISTA- Georgia Legal Services Program

Program Start/End Date
06/08/2020  -   06/07/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Spanish a plus!

Accepting Applications
From  04/15/2020  To  06/10/2020 

Contact Laura Thompson
6602 Abercorn St
Savannah   GA   31405
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 74772