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Outreach/Prevention Coordinator
 
 
 
Awaken is a faith-based 501(c)(3) non-profit agency with the mission to increase awareness and education surrounding the issue of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) and to provide restoration and housing for its victims. VISTAs will work in downtown Reno, NV. With big-city amenities but a small-town vibe, Reno has the best of both worlds. From the whitewater rafting park in the middle of downtown to 18 ski resorts and nearby Lake Tahoe, Reno is a wonderful place to work and play, with a little something for everyone. The VISTA will help Awaken and its community partners to identify and serve victims of sex trafficking and CSE. Duties include but are not limited to: • Attend recruiting events • Develop volunteer descriptions • Create marketing materials for volunteer recruitment and program • Assist with other community awareness/tabling events • Develop and manage database scheduling/calendaring/tracking spreadsheets for presentations and trainings for Awaken’s speaker’s bureau, including volunteer teams • Build a system to rank the prioritization of schools/community orgs for presentations efforts, measuring the program’s effectiveness, updating curriculum and building community partnerships • Facilitate and maintain community relationships to create referral pathways for program participants • Present at schools/community organizations. • Help develop training and program materials for school/community organizations. • Research other models/like-minded organizations. • Assist with program evaluation We are looking for: • Sensitivity to issues concerning survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking, i.e. self-esteem, assertiveness, empowerment, violence prevention and victims’ rights • Experience in monitoring, analyzing, consulting, reporting on programs and services, gathering and interpreting data • Flexible schedule, including evening and weekend availability
 
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Member Duties : Plan outreach systems and build partnerships with community organizations to recruit and train a team of volunteers that can go into the schools/community to present outreach/prevention material. Develop and manage a system to develop, coordinate, schedule and follow-up with prevention/outreach efforts with schools and community organizations. Help develop processes and procedures for Awaken’s outreach/prevention program to increase community awareness of sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Education ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Outreach/Prevention Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
01/22/2019  -   01/21/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEVADA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  11/16/2018  To  12/31/2018 

Contact Catherine Leon
PO Box 40635
Reno   NV   89504
7753939183
cleon@awakenreno.org
awakenreno.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 85041


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