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CoF Reentry Program Associate VISTA
The Reentry Program Associate will help build the Fairbanks Reentry Coalition’s capacity to support increased anti-poverty and anti-opioid programming for returning citizens (community members returning from incarceration). The VISTA will assist the coalition in strengthening the continuum of care for reentrants with a history or risk of opioid use disorder. The VISTA will also assist the coalition in developing a Bridges Out of Poverty program for returning citizens. The VISTA will seek out sustainable funding and conduct community outreach to build capacity for both programs. This is a volunteer service position with a living stipend of $1,333 per month and an annual education award of $6095 or a cash stipend of $1,800.
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Member Duties : The Reentry Program Associate serving with Fairbanks Reentry Coalition will be given the opportunity to join a team of community agencies, staff and volunteers to address the barriers and service gaps for returning citizens. The coalition’s anti-poverty and anti-opioid programs are designed to help returning citizens regain independence and reduce recidivism. The VISTA will help develop programs to help clients escape poverty and opioid addiction. The VISTA duties will include: •Research anti-opioid programming best practices for returning citizens •Assist the Reentry Work Groups develop new programs or services to address identified gaps •Assist in grant writing as applicable to build financial capacity for the programs •Assist with the development of the organizational marketing plan •Develop a social media campaign for the Fairbanks Reentry Coalition •Assist with the Fairbanks Reentry Coalition website development •Organize outreach events to build capacity for coalition programs
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization . 
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CoF Reentry Program Associate VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/31/2020  -   08/30/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ALASKA  


Accepting Applications
From  05/12/2020  To  08/07/2020 

Contact Linda Setterberg
400 Cushman St
Fairbanks   AK   99701
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88482