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VEAP Community Outreach & Engagement Coordinator VISTA -MAVA
 
 
 
VEAP’s integrated basic needs and social services programming supports low-income families and individuals facing food insecurity and housing instability. Since 1973, VEAP (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People) has provided a range of services provided by professional staff and volunteers to help low-income individuals and families living in 4 communities of the Twin Cities metro area. Our holistic approach to services focuses on a household’s overall stability, hope and potential for future success. VEAP operates one of the largest food pantries in the state with approximately 10,000 individuals having access to healthy foods every month through our full onsite pantry and mobile food pantry bus. As our community grows more and more diverse, VEAP is committed to taking proactive and intentional steps to reach new audiences to engage in our work. In response to changing demographics, you will play a critical role in identifying, recruiting, orientating, training and supporting volunteers to expand programming in diverse communities. You will conduct strategic outreach and recruitment in order to diversify our volunteer corps. You will collaborate with partners and community stakeholders in outreach activities that build and strengthen our connections and expand our reach. Your work will spark hope for the future and support stability for people living in poverty. Our work environment is client centered, values driven, team oriented, and fast paced. We are committed to supporting a diverse volunteer corps that reflects the communities we serve.
 
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Member Duties : Through your service, the VEAP community and beyond will become stronger and more hopeful! You will make space for positive outcomes to flourish by building the foundation to embrace and welcome all people in our community to contribute. The VISTA Community Outreach & Engagement Coordinator is a key position responsible for growing community volunteers to support our mission of creating pathways to access to healthy food, housing stability and supportive services. You will expand and diversify our volunteer corps in order to better reflect the families and communities we serve. You will develop and implement trainings that promote inclusion, uncovering unconscious bias and increasing understanding of diverse volunteer corps in order to create a welcoming place for all. You will deepen relationships with diverse communities served by VEAP in order to build partnerships, reach new client audiences and expand the reach of VEAP. You will shape the future of VEAP!
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Homelessness ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Social Services ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
VEAP Community Outreach & Engagement Coordinator VISTA -MAVA

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2019  -   08/03/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/25/2019  To  06/30/2019 

Contact Courtney Flug
9600 Aldrich Ave S
Bloomington   MN   55420
952-955-8325
courtneyf@veap.org
veap.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 87315


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