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Financial Empowerment VISTA Program Coordinator
AppCAA currently offers various types of client services including Economic Development, Children’s Programs, Housing and Community Solutions, and Volunteer Programs. Along with these programs, this VISTA project will provide the necessary resources for creating new Agency Programs, and strengthen ones already in place. The VISTA member’s main responsibility will be the support of AppCAA’s integrated Family Financial Empowerment Program. The VISTA Member will be given objectives such as recruiting local partners, working on adult and youth program curricula, planning cohort implementation and locating appropriate program facilities. This program will help families take control of the financial aspect of their life, developing knowledge and skills that may not have been offered to them in the past, and supporting them in building credit, savings and assets. AppCAA operates one of three Mobile Financial Opportunity Centers in the country.
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Member Duties : AmeriCorps VISTA Members will assist AppCAA’s staff in supporting AppCAA’s Family Financial Empowerment Program. This will include recruiting individuals for various aspects of the program such as: partners to help support the program, professional volunteers to educate the classes, support volunteers for ancillary services/supports, and individuals that are interested in enrolling in the program. The VISTA Member will be asked to assist in development and/or modifications in the curriculum for the class, locate appropriate facilities for class sessions, plan youth classes and child care, making the classes accessible to all interested families. VISTA Members will see the first program graduation and be able to see how the program has improved clients’ knowledge of and taking control of their financial future. This member will work out of the AppCAA Jonesville, VA Office.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Financial background a plus . 
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Financial Empowerment VISTA Program Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
03/31/2019  -   03/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  06/29/2018  To  05/31/2019 

Contact Abby Hanks
175 Military Ln
Gate City   VA   24251
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 75178