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Serve New York VISTA 2019: FPWNY Community Engagement
Serve New York mobilizes AmeriCorps VISTA members to serve organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions focused on expanding educational opportunities, ensuring economic opportunity for all, and creating healthy futures for the residents of NY. The goal of Serve New York is to strengthen communities across the state and to allow organizations within them to better provide services to impoverished individuals and families. The Serve New York program has partner organizations in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Bath, Ithaca, Geneva, and White Plains. While serving, members receive support from the VISTA team at The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. The support includes monthly training, a social network of fellow members, and daily support from VISTA leaders.
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Member Duties : Family Promise of WNY (FPWNY) is an emergency shelter for families experiencing homelessness in our community. The Family Promise's community-based model distinguishes our organization. We unite hundreds of volunteers from congregations across our community to help us feed, shelter and provide hospitality to our guests. The AmeriCorps VISTA Community Engagement Coordinator position has four essential components: 1. Volunteer/Donor Relations recruit, train, schedule, and manage existing volunteers and onboard new volunteers into our network. 2. Special Events Coordination- lead event planner for fundraisers, communicating with our board, donors and the community. 3. Database Development - maximizing FP Force, a Salesforce system, by keeping information current, managing reports, and communicating our outcomes to our base. 4. Social Media Expertise - communicate daily to our network, building support and awareness through engaging social media content.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Public Safety ,  Housing ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Technology ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Social Services ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Social Media ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Business/Entrepreneur . 
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Serve New York VISTA 2019: FPWNY Community Engagement

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 NEW YORK  


Accepting Applications
From  04/12/2019  To  08/19/2020 

Contact Matthew Chavez
173 Elm St
Buffalo   NY   14203
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88166