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2020-2021 City of Las Vegas Workforce Engagement VISTA
As a Workforce Engagement VISTA for City of Las Vegas (CLV) Workforce Development Initiative, you will focus on the development of community-based networks, programs and outreach strategies that lead to new and improved solutions to the unemployment and underemployment issues facing targeted zip codes in the City. The goal of the workforce development initiative is to increase economic mobility for low-income and/or less educated workers through employer partnerships and career pathways. Residents should have access to good jobs that pay family-sustaining wages, including healthcare & retirement benefits and offer opportunities for advancement. Application Deadline: September 3, 2020 at 5 p.m. PST. As a City of Las Vegas AmeriCorps VISTA, you will be a full-time member (40 hours a week) and report to work at Las Vegas City Hall. You will also receive the logistic and supervisory support from CLV staff and will be eligible to participate in all CLV professional development and organizational health trainings. As a VISTA, you are entitled to 10 personal days and 10 medical days. For VISTAs serving in Clark County, you will earn a living allowance of $513.94 per pay period. In addition, for successfully completing your year of service, you have the option to be eligible to receive the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or the VISTA end-of-service cash stipend. The value of the education award is $6,095.00. The value of the end-of-year cash stipend is approximately $1,800.00. For more information on VISTA benefits of service, please visit:
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Member Duties : As a Workforce Engagement VISTA you will help in the Ward 5 Works implementation strategy to empower area residents to achieve self-sufficiency and reduce poverty through the employment. Facilitate hiring events and identify employer partnerships; Conduct research on best practices on outreach, community mobilization, and creating pathways for Ward 5 residents to prepare, obtain and retain gainful employment. Develop training curriculum for community navigators; Create and launch a comprehensive social media outreach and marketing program for Ward 5 Works; Increase awareness and utilization of workforce opportunities and trainings in the targeted areas; Coordinate digital literacy and work readiness training programs for target participants; Collaborate and receive guidance from the Ward 5 Works Coordination Team.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Education ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Leadership . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

2020-2021 City of Las Vegas Workforce Engagement VISTA

Program Start/End Date
12/07/2020  -   12/07/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEVADA  


Accepting Applications
From  05/15/2020  To  10/21/2020 

Contact Rocio Martinez Saucedo
495 S Main St
Las Vegas   NV   89101

Listing ID 86003