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Sunset Multi-Service Center Development Specialist
 
 
 
Part of an eight-member VISTA team supported by a VISTA Leader. This VISTA position will lay the foundation for the successful creation and operation of a new multi-service and career development center in the Sunset neighborhood in the City of Renton. Located in the heart of the neighborhood, the goal is to create a welcoming space that houses a variety of programs and services that help Sunset residents of all ages break the cycle of poverty and achieve their goals. This VISTA member will fight poverty by working with Neighborhood House’s Development team to develop resources that transform a former public library into a vibrant, accessible multi-service and career development center for low income community members. Additionally, the VISTA will work with residents, service providers, and the other City of Renton VISTA’s to identify which services are needed most in the Sunset Area and recruit partners to bring services into the neighborhood and the Sunset Multi-Service and Career Development Center. Finally, this position will conduct research and work with partners to create a plan for the center’s use that facilitates a spirit of collaboration, information and resource sharing, and avoids duplication of services.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will: • Identify prospects and write grants and other correspondence in order to renovate and furnish the facility and cover ongoing operational costs of the building • Create partnerships with local residents and service providers to identify the service needs of local residents and recruit providers to address those needs • Conduct research, create draft materials and tools and make operational recommendations on how the new center can coordinate between the multiple partners operating there
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Public transit pass & potential housing . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Social Services ,  Non-Profit Management . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Sunset Multi-Service Center Development Specialist

Program Start/End Date
09/03/2019  -   09/01/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Languages
Spanish desired
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/01/2019  To  08/04/2019 

Contact James Lovell
1225 S Weller St
Seattle   WA   98144
206-461-8430
jamesl@nhwa.org
www.nhwa.org/
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88837


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