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ACEnet Job Development VISTA
This VISTA position will provide capacity building support to a diverse partnership of non-profit economic development, community-based and agency intermediaries working on new solutions to the unemployment issues facing individuals in re-entry & recovery in impoverished areas of rural Appalachia Ohio. This position will work with lead organization, the Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet), to assist with the coordination, communications activities and development a regional re-entry task force designing new strategies to address employment needs for citizens in re-entry and recovery. The project will focus on building and maintaining partnerships, designing communications and referral systems, researching and identifying funding, and increasing staff capacity in developing workshops & webinars aimed at re-entry & recovery individuals, along with assisting in outreach and tracking metrics.
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Member Duties : Identify and collaborate with active members of the Athens Area Re-entry Task Force to identify needs of individuals in re-entry & recovery. Create shared-use database of services offered by Task Force members. Collate data & statistical trends from task force partners on patterns and obstacles to unemployment for residents in re-entry & recovery in 5 Appalachian Ohio counties. Assist with designing communications & referral systems for regional task force partners to identify individuals participating in training, employment placement & outreach activities. Design new shared referral forms as needed. Research & identify new funding resources for collaboration between agencies, non-profits & community stakeholders to secure funds to support programs for employment preparedness and training for individuals in re-entry and recovery. Coordinate & convene task force partners to develop trainings directed at re-entry & recovery individuals and assist with outreach.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking . 
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ACEnet Job Development VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/08/2019  -   07/07/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  


Accepting Applications
From  02/26/2019  To  06/05/2019 

Contact Larry Fisher
94 Columbus Rd
Athens   OH   45701
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 86447