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CIP - Volunteer Engagement Coordinator (MAVA)
 
 
 
Would you like to be involved in growing and sustaining our volunteer program to support the independence of a wonderful group of people with disabilities? Community Involvement Programs (CIP) is a leading organization in providing services supporting people who make their own choices as to how they want to live their lives. We are seeking someone with energy and ideas to sustainably expand our volunteer program to improve services and impact lives. CIP’s mission is: As listeners, learners, and leaders, we will stand with and support people with disabilities in their communities as they pursue their personal dreams and goals. CIP provides supportive housing, community supports, case management, employment supports and career development and more to 3,470 people a year. A key piece is supporting the Housing Program that provides permanent housing to people with disabilities who are coming out of long term homelessness. The people CIP serves often live in severe poverty and face barriers that can leave them isolated. By bringing volunteers into their lives and into the programs that support them CIP will become more responsive to their wishes. Together we can build a better, stronger and more inclusive community. As the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator VISTA, you will collaborate with participants and CIP’s staff to strengthen, expand, and sustain the capacity of CIP’s volunteer program. Together, you will create new opportunities for volunteers to change and improve existing programs. You will develop relationships with community partners to promote new volunteer opportunities, as well as transition the program to CIP staff by the end of the project. Join our highly social and supportive team to build on this new program to make a real difference in the lives of people that too often fall between the cracks in our society.
 
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Member Duties : As the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator VISTA for Community Involvement Programs you will: • Create and implement a plan to expand current housing program volunteer recruitment efforts • Improve the lives of people living with disabilities by recruiting volunteers to empower them to be more independent and involved in their communities • Collaborate with program participants and staff to create rewarding volunteer positions • Develop a volunteer recognition plan that includes events, online articles, videos and other activities to highlight their work • Generate training resources for volunteer program data collection and upkeep • Create processes, resources, and tools to successfully transition volunteer program to CIP staff
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  $100/mo for rent assistance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Housing ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Elder Care ,  Homelessness ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Technology ,  Education ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Public Health ,  Social Services ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
CIP - Volunteer Engagement Coordinator (MAVA)

Program Start/End Date
08/02/2018  -   08/01/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/28/2018  To  06/20/2018 

Contact Paul Welna
1600 Broadway St NE
Minneapolis   MN   55413
612-362-4415
pwelna@cipmn.org
www.cipmn.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79463


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