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SOTS -Capacity Building for the Future, Denver Indian Center
 
 
 
Denver Indian Center's Mission Empowering our Youth, Families and Community through Self-Determination, Cultural Identity, and Education. The DICI is an agency in the Denver Metro Area with an array of intergenerational community services that are targeted toward indigenous peoples who are both living in and traveling through the area. The DICI currently receives over 90% of its funding from the United States federal government; as such, it is at a critical point in is history where funding streams must be both increased and diversified in order to secure its continued presence and relevance for the growing Denver community. Objective Assist in identifying viable partnerships and funding streams that are congruent with the DICI Mission as well as its particular needs related to both infrastructure repair/renovation and program implementation. Experience, Knowledge and Skills: 1. Experience working with American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian people; 2. Computer fluency with Microsoft Office Suite and database systems; 3. Foundational knowledge of career guidance and coaching; 4. Knowledge of individual assessments tools and methodology; 5. Knowledge of labor market analysis and career planning tools/methodology; 6. Self-directed and motivated with strong organizational skills including a high attention to detail; 7. Ability to work effectively with Participants, Partners and Professionals; 8. Ability to motivate participants and encourage successful completion of individual goals; and 9. Excellent communication skills including the ability to develop and deliver both oral and written presentations.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Research, draft, and submit at least three (3) grants to support indigenous urban centers that address the unique needs of: Indigenous people in community versus isolation; the importance of shared intergenerational spaces; infrastructure improvement; attainment of basic and higher education; establishing and maintaining healthy relationships; utilizing pro-social behaviors; understanding career pathways; and increasing financial literacy. Attend DICI agency and department meetings; become familiar with DICI processes and procedures with attention to opportunities for improvements in workflow processes as they pertain to the unique guidelines for each program. Identify and establish contact with viable partners among Denver Metro Area and Tribal communities.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training . 
 
 
*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 ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Tribal ,  Health ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Homelessness . 
 
Skills :
Business/Entrepreneur ,  Urban Planning ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
SOTS -Capacity Building for the Future, Denver Indian Center

Program Start/End Date
08/06/2018  -   08/06/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Accepting Applications
From  06/28/2018  To  07/13/2018 

Contact Shannon Francis
8671 Wolff Ct
Westminster   CO   80031
3033534683
sfrancis@spiritofthesun.org
www.spiritofthesun.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 78575


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