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CAC AmeriCorps VISTA 2019-2020
Sites include: Bridge Refugee Services Build capacity to help address needs of incoming refugees to the community CAC Housing & Energy Help manage systems that oversees the weatherization of homes for low income families CAC Mobile Meals Help connect homebound seniors to fresh produce through a partnership with Beardsley Farm Centro Hispano de East TN Serve with Centro, a hub of resources that supports and engages the Lantinx community City of Knoxville- Office of Neighborhood Engage community leaders & in skill training workshops to promote safer & healthier communities East Tennessee Permaculture Research Institute Help build capacity for a community center promoting sustainable living in one of Knoxville's most underprivileged neighborhoods Girls Inc Recruit volunteers & build partnerships that promote the overall well-being of our local k-12 girls Love Kitchen Manage volunteers & organize systems at one of Knoxville's most beloved organizations to optimize food distribution routes & daily kitchen needs Next Step Initiative Build partnerships to connect individuals facing addiction to rehabilitation & other social services Nourish Knoxville Connect local communities to healthy food access at local farmers market Positively Living Help build partnerships that connect clients who experiencing substance abuse to social services University of Tennessee FUTURE program The FUTURE program offers course of study that empowers students with disabilities to achieve gainful employment in the community University of Tennessee Recycling Serve on a team that promotes waste reduction & food reclamation on UT's campus. Connect excess food from campus events to food pantries in the community VISTA Leader Provide critical professional and personal guidance to member during their service term, track performance, & gain leadership experience over a small cohort
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Member Duties : CAC AmeriCorps’ VISTA program will engage 20 members, of all ages, supporting organizations focused on eliminating poverty in our region by removing barriers to employment, increasing access to healthy food, and lifting people out of poverty in partnerships with organizations like Goodwill Industries, Centro Hispano, Nourish Knoxville and Bridge Refugee Services.
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Skills :
Public Health ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Social Services ,  Environment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

CAC AmeriCorps VISTA 2019-2020

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2019  -   08/04/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE  

Accepting Applications
From  01/15/2019  To  07/15/2019 

Contact Ariel Allen
2247 Western Ave
Knoxville   TN   37921
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 85710