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Outreach Coordinator
The Central Arkansas Library System is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA to serve as an Outreach Coordinator for twelve months. The Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for creating a program to assist low-income Arkansans with government assistance applications and help immigrants navigate their pathway to citizenship through naturalization. Member activities include but not limited to, conducting a pre-assessment of CALS efforts assisting low-income Arkansans with government assistance; research the application process for various programs to include Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance, and U.S. Citizenship; and develop outreach programs. Applicants should have excellent communication and organization skills, be familiar with government assistance programs and their application process, as well as experience with developing various programs from start to completion.
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Member Duties : This member will conduct a pre-assessment, research application processes for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Women Infants and Children (WIC), and Medicaid, and compile a list of needed documentation and eligibility for each application. The coordinator will research the application process for U.S. Citizenship through naturalization, determine the required documentation and qualifications for applicants, and develop an outreach initiative to assist immigrants with becoming citizens. The outreach coordinator will develop a program to assist low-income Arkansans with SNAP, WIC, Medicaid, and citizenship applications. The member will create content for a staff training workshop for CALS staff to become familiar with application processes. The member will facilitate staff training and collaborate with staff to conduct workshops. The member will develop a contact list to help promote outreach initiatives. The coordinator will conduct a post-assessment.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Technology ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Health . 
Skills :
Veterans ,  Writing/Editing ,  Law ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Medicine ,  Trade/Construction ,  Public Health ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Architectural Planning ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Urban Planning ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Communications ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Youth Development ,  Counseling ,  Leadership ,  Environment ,  Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology ,  First Aid ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Disaster Services . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Outreach Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
06/10/2019  -   06/08/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARKANSAS  


Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2019  To  05/01/2019 

Contact Katharine DeRossette
100 S Rock St
Little Rock   AR   72201
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 87654