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OSCS - Speakers’ Bureau Developer VISTA – (MAVA)
Our Saviour's Community Services (OSCS) was created in 2004 to provide oversight of 2 programs begun more than 30 years ago by Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, located in south Minneapolis. We are an independently incorporated non-profit that manages the English Learning Center program (ELC) and Our Saviour's Housing (OSH) program. Our mission is Increasing Skills, Improving Lives. The ELC program provides free English language instruction, math tutoring, computer and citizenship test preparation for newly arrived refugees and immigrants. The OSH program provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, permanent supportive housing and an array of supports for those who are homeless. Both programs serve adults from our immediate neighborhood. The VISTA will grow our organizational capacity by expanding our volunteer programs to include opportunities for skills-based volunteers. S/he will create a Speakers’ Bureau to communicate to the broader community about our mission and the work we do and create Financial Literacy courses to be taught in both programs. Each of these initiatives will help us work with people to break the cycle of poverty.
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Member Duties : This position will design a structure for a Speakers’ Bureau that will engage volunteers in educating the community about OSCS and recruit donors and financial literacy volunteers to support our work. S/he will create recruitment materials and partnerships, pilot volunteer training curricula, and draft an evaluation plan to measure the success of the Speakers' Bureau and financial literacy classes.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  $300/month housing stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation 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 :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Social Services ,  Recruitment ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications . 
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OSCS - Speakers’ Bureau Developer VISTA – (MAVA)

Program Start/End Date
09/03/2019  -   09/01/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/25/2019  To  08/05/2019 

Contact Sandy Aslaksen
2315 Chicago Ave
Minneapolis   MN   55404
612 871-5900
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 87302