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'19-'20 Resource Development Coordinator VISTA
 
 
 
Washington Trafficking Prevention’s (WTP) work is focused on empowering youth by training adults & facilitating program in-schools & in out-of-school youth-serving agencies & empowering communities through community Coalitions Against Trafficking groups. The VISTA will fight poverty by helping end exploitation of the most vulnerable in our communities. WTP’s Take On: Youth Empowerment Program provides middle and high students with ways to engage their learning, discussions & activities on a range of topics like empathy, gender stereotypes, healthy relationships & sexual exploitation. The program encourages & empowers youth to “take on” the issue of human trafficking & exploitation & become part of the solution through increased knowledge & change in attitude & behavior. After the training phases are completed, a trained facilitator at the school/agency integrates it in the class or program at their agency. The facilitators can sustain the program each year with minimal additional resources & with the support of trained staff from WTP. This model furthers the trusting relationships among youth & professionals. Youth participants are invited to take action by planning & executing an anti-trafficking project. By reinforcing what has been learned in the program, they have an opportunity to serve, lead & continue behavior change after completion of the program. The program is made possible through our partnerships with intergenerational community coalitions. The volunteer coalitions strengthen & multiply the efforts of staff & provide a foundation of community support & buy-in. The VISTA will be a member of United Way of Thurston County’s VISTA team, made up of 19 other VISTA members & supported by the VISTA Leader, who coordinates professional development opportunities, provides individualized support & resources & supports the program’s success.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will aim to improve the Resource Development & communications capacity of the organization that have not relied on formal systems in the past. With improved volunteering, youth involvement & community mobilization efforts, WTP will have more capacity & find more success in opening new doors & the number of young people reached by its program. The VISTA project will also enable additional community volunteers to be engaged & supported to learn about the issue of human trafficking & strategies to end it in our communities. The VISTA will: -Coordinate volunteers & develop supports for the Coalitions Against Trafficking including recruiting local volunteers & partners -Develop & finalize the “Community Educator” program plans -Revise & implement communications plan developed -Update Grant Plan & research, write & edit grant funder applications in partnership with Executive Director/Supervisor -Raise funds to support future Resource Development staff position & programming.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Phone reimbursement ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Public Safety ,  Health ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
'19-'20 Resource Development Coordinator VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/19/2019  -   08/17/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2019  To  07/12/2019 

Contact Linsey Rubenstein
3315 S 19th St
Tacoma   WA   98405
2532545549
traffickingprevention.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88576


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