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Averett University VISTA Project - MBF
At Middle Border Forward (MBF), the VISTA Member will collaborate with MBF staff to implement marketing and communications strategies to raise awareness of the movement, especially among hard-to-reach populations; design and distribute media products, including websites, newsletters, brochures, reports, posters, emails, social media, and other media; utilize graphic design software and tools to develop high-quality printed and digital publications; develop images and content for regular communications via social media networks; develop systems for user-friendly maintenance of communications tools (website, email, social media, etc.) by MBF staff; take quality digital photographs and process/edit them for use in communications materials; and collect details of MBF-influenced stories for use in media materials. Essential skills include creativity and ingenuity, design software proficiency, strong attention to detail, and the ability to work with a small team, vendors & the general public. Middle Border Forward is on a mission to “cultivate inclusive leadership, inspire community engagement and create equitable access to opportunities” in the Dan River Region. MBF’s work is focused on six identified areas of community development: arts & culture, business, education, environment, health & wellness and infrastructure. Chief among MBF’s values are a commitment to inclusivity and the belief that every person has the potential to make a positive impact in their community.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : As the VISTA member, you will serve as MBF's Communications Coordinator, increasing MBF’s capacity to effectively share its programming & recruit participants from within hard-to-reach communities, including disenfranchised, rural and low-income individuals.
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Communications . 
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Averett University VISTA Project - MBF

Program Start/End Date
11/02/2018  -   11/17/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  08/13/2018  To  08/12/2019 

Contact Jennifer Gregory
326 Main St
Danville   VA   24541
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 76800