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Orange County United Way Workforce Development VISTA
 
 
 
There’s an amazing feeling that comes from helping others. The more we unite community resources to support Orange County United Way’s Fund, Collaborate, and Educate (FACE) 2024 goals, the closer we come to ensuring that everyone in Orange County receives a quality education, is financially stable, is healthy and thriving and has a place to call home. As an AmeriCorps VISTA, you have the power to make a significant impact in the lives of others in our local community and advance Orange County United Way’s FACE 2024 Income goal: to reduce the percentage of financially unstable families in Orange County by another 25%. The UpSkill OC VISTA will strengthen the capacity of UpSkill OC to increase economic opportunity for low-income residents as they move from unemployment or low-wage positions into long-term, livable wage, middle-skill occupations. Orange County United Way employee culture is based on the values: compassionate, relationships, enthusiastic, driven, and accountable. This is a great opportunity for someone to join a collaborative, supportive team, working intelligently, individually, and diligently. A successful UpSkill OC VISTA candidate is flexible, highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, and emotionally intelligent with proven results. As a result of the UpSkill OC VISTA’s efforts, Orange County United Way will better understand what best practices can be adopted to enhance program impact, and how to leverage Orange County United Way and community resources to better achieve our goals. Together with your help, we will transform the lives of unemployed and underemployed residents in Orange County.
 
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Member Duties : In coordination with the Senior Director of Housing and Workforce Development, the Workforce Engagement Manager and United Way staff, responsibilities include: (1) Assessment & Research - evaluating the overall effectiveness of the program; identifying promising trends and best practices for improved program effectiveness. (2) Mapping & Procedural Enhancements -identifying gaps that impact the effectiveness within the UpSkill OC ecosystem and developing processes to enhance delivery of services. (3) Marketing, Evaluation and Fund Development- support content development for marketing and outcome tracking and grant writing requests to promote visibility and transparency for program and sustainable funding (5) Engagement & Outreach - help plan, execute and support engagement and outreach opportunities that foster a sense of urgency in the community around the skills gaps and the need to create greater access to middle-skills careers for residents who are unemployed or underemployed.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*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 . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Program development/evaluation ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Orange County United Way Workforce Development VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/19/2019  -   08/18/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA   Los Angeles/Orange County  

Languages
English
Prefer English/Spanish

Accepting Applications
From  04/09/2019  To  08/06/2019 

Contact Brenyale Toomer-Byas
18012 Mitchell S
Irvine   CA   92614
949-263-6115
brenyalet@unitedwayoc.org
www.unitedwayoc.org/changing-l
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88006


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