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Athens Land Trust- VISTA Volunteer Coordinator
 
 
 
ALT believes in a holistic approach to sustainable development that addresses environmental, economic and community needs.Affordable housing program: ALT provides affordable housing for residents of Athens-Clarke County. Our goal is to help people buy homes so that they aren’t forced to rent their entire lives. Land Conservation Program: ALT works with landowners to protect forests, river and stream corridors, wetlands and other ecologically rich areas, working farmland, and scenic areas in and surrounding Athens-Clarke County. Protecting natural areas sustains critical ecosystem products such as clean air and water, wildlife habitat, biodiversity, water supply and productive soils. Community Agriculture Program: The Community Agriculture Program strives to support Athens Land Trust’s commitment to neighborhood revitalization by developing a sustainable local food system in some of Athens most food insecure communities, strengthening the local economy and building unity and wellness at the community level. The Community Agriculture Program accomplishes this through its Food Justice and Economic Development programs. Our programs work to promote food justice awareness; provide food insecure communities easy access to fresh, affordable natural foods; host education activities; support entrepreneur development; promotes sustainable agriculture and is dedicated to bringing communities in Athens together.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA Volunteer Coordinator will help to build capacity within Athens Land Trust's volunteer program. As a growing organization, volunteer recruitment and management practices are vital and ever changing. The VISTA will familiarize themselves with ALT's current volunteer program and assess any needed changes and upgrades. They will also work with staff to transition the volunteer tracking into Salesforce- an online data management system. They will help to create and implement a volunteer appreciation program in partnership with program directors. In addition, they will help to establish and implement a "volunteer leaders" program where ALT can train and recruit "volunteer leaders" within the community to assist with volunteer management and workdays. The VISTA will be an integral part in helping to establish an effective internship management process for the organization.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Athens Land Trust- VISTA Volunteer Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
06/10/2019  -   06/09/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2019  To  05/05/2019 

Contact Kelsey Thompson
685 N Pope St
Athens   GA   30601
706-613-0122
www.athenslandtrust.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 86567


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