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E3.19 Ecolibrium3 VISTA LEADER
 
 
 
The Ecolibrium3 VISTA Corps began in 2017 with ten members focused on expanding capacity of local organizations and government agencies to address intractable community issues. Member positions range from working with City government on building equity and health into community plans, to working on community development at arts and neighborhood-based organizations, to combating opioids and hunger. In 2019, the Ecolibrium3 will have sixteen members with additional focus on closing the opportunity gap experienced by children in poverty, expanding partnerships with the Fond du Lac Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa, and defining the Lincoln Park Innovation Zone. The Ecolibrium3 VISTA Corps uses its depth of community knowledge to identify which levers may produce the largest impact on reducing poverty. We seek a VISTA Leader that can help develop the support resources needed for VISTA members to succeed in their positions and is interested in developing their own special project for capacity development. The VISTA Leader should have excellent communication skills, be flexible, be able to empathize with members and community representatives to identify issues and possible solutions, and be a strong ambassador for AmeriCorps. The VISTA Leader will serve as project manager for the collaborative project.
 
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Member Duties : Key Objectives: 1) Build the capacity of the Ecolibrium3 Resilience Corps members and community project sites to lift people out of poverty, 2) Expand AmeriCorps member skills, 3) Generate greater awareness of AmeriCorps programs, 4) Build stronger connections between AmeriCorps programs in northeastern Minnesota and between the program and VISTA office and programs. Anticipated Activities: 1) Develop personalized leadership plans for VISTA cohort members, 2) Arrange training and cooperative learning opportunities, 3) Coordinate with VISTA office and program manager, 4) Project manage a joint cohort project, 5) Lead development of community service days and awareness campaign. 6) Develop financial plan to support VISTA members and the Ecolibrium3 VISTA Corps. 7) Develop special capacity building project to advance anti-poverty work in Duluth.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Children/Youth ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Environment ,  Tribal ,  Homelessness ,  Disaster Relief ,  Health ,  Technology ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Environment ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Trade/Construction ,  Counseling ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
E3.19 Ecolibrium3 VISTA LEADER

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
2183361038
jodi@ecolibrium3.org
www.ecolibrium3.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 87675


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