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Public & School Partnership-Common Ground Outdoor Adventures
This full-time, one-year AmeriCorps VISTA position is hosted by the Public & School Partnership and is based at Common Ground Outdoor Adventures in Logan, UT. Common Ground aims to ensure that individuals with disabilities are aware of opportunities and have access to outdoor recreation. VISTA members will help build organizational capacity and ensure suitability by coordinating volunteers, acquiring funding and materials via donations and grants, and carrying out outreach strategies to increase participation in active recreation and outdoor adventure experiences for youths and adults with disabilities.
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Member Duties : Specific activities of this position include, but are not limited to: 1. Implementing a structure for coordinating and recruiting volunteers. 2. Recruiting, training, and engaging community volunteers. 3. Soliciting and securing donations for general programming (in-kind and cash) 4. Soliciting and securing in-kind donations and financial sponsorships for special events 5. Formulating an outreach plan to get more people with disabilities participating in Common Ground activities 6. Presenting to agencies and schools each month providing information about programs 7. Developing and disseminating outreach materials to target populations
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
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Public & School Partnership-Common Ground Outdoor Adventures

Program Start/End Date
06/10/2019  -   06/09/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations UTAH  


Accepting Applications
From  04/08/2019  To  08/31/2019 

Contact Shonna Hemmis
6505 Old Main HI
Logan   UT   84322
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 87908