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E3.19 LP Children and Families Outreach/Policy VISTA
Purpose of Position • Increase and deepen partnerships with organizations and volunteers to improve health and social connectedness among young families. • Develop a sustainable funding plan for LPCFC that will continue to advance child and family-centered programs in health, nutrition, and culture at a neighborhood-level. Key Responsibilities Specific Duties: 1. In conjunction with LPCFC staff, recruit, assist with training, orient, and place volunteers within LPCFC programs. 2. Assist with development of evaluation tools for assessing the success of the volunteer efforts and incorporate into a volunteer management plan. 3. Be familiar with LPCFC’s programs, activities, and priorities and how resources can support them. 4. Work with LPCFC staff to develop, record and institutionalize policies and procedures. 5. Attend staff meetings and other meetings as needed. 6. Participate in training related to volunteer, nonprofit, and grants management as needed. 7. Expand and develop key partnerships to advance LPCFC mission to address health, food access, and anti-poverty issues. 8. Assist in fundraising and development of a 5-year sustainable funding plan. Job Relationships 1. Will work with LPCFC Executive Director to develop skills and set goals for position. 2. Will receive support from other Ecolibrium3 VISTA cohort members serving in the community including training, inservice opportunities, and community programming. 3. Will work with community members, partner organizations, and funders to advance LPCFC anti-poverty mission. Qualifications Required 1. Organizational skills and attention to details 2. Ability to work effectively with diverse populations 3. Interpersonal and communication skills 4. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team 5. Familiarity with issues of low-income families Hours per Week: 40 per week requiring some flexibility on nights and weekend for LPCFC activities and events.
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Member Duties : 1. Assess the current state of LPCFC volunteer recruitment and training efforts. 2. Create or revise policies, procedures, and documents related to volunteer recruitment, training, retention, and implement a volunteer recognition program. 3. Develop a list of resources for organizations, businesses, agencies, and funders that could potentially provide volunteers, in-kind material donations, or financial support to LPCFC and the new childcare center. 4. Develop a 5-year program resource plan and effective programmatic fundraising. 5. Assess the current state of overall program policies and procedures and develop a comprehensive policy, procedures, and data management guide based upon recommendations developed during assessment. 6. Develop system for evaluating and communicating needs of families.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Community Organization ,  Environment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Health ,  Counseling ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services . 
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E3.19 LP Children and Families Outreach/Policy VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2019  -   08/04/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2019  To  06/15/2019 

Contact Jodi Slick
2014 W Superior St
Duluth   MN   55806
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 87671