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* Prevention Resource Center VISTA Leader
 
 
 
The Prevention Resource Center (PRC) is a state agency that assists Montana communities with comprehensive prevention planning. Our VISTA project works to alleviate poverty through K-12 education success; supporting veterans, service members & their families; and healthy futures in regards to healthcare access, obesity prevention/nutrition, and preventative health (i.e. child abuse prevention, youth substance abuse, youth violence and teen pregnancy and hunger prevention). The PRC partners with government agencies, schools, tribal governments, and non-profit organizations, such as the YWCA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Clubs, CASA, and many others to provide VISTA members to communities throughout Montana in cities, rural communities, and frontier areas. Prevention Resource Center VISTAs build capacity in their communities through conducting needs assessments, developing volunteer programs, writing grants, developing fundraisers, establishing sustainable infrastructure, creating outreach materials, and a variety of other duties that work to move individuals, children, families, and veterans out of poverty. The PRC VISTA Leader makes an impact in Montana by being a mentor, recruiter, advocate, resource generator and liaison for VISTA members. Build your professional skills while helping to eradicate poverty by mentoring, advocating and generating resources for VISTAs serving throughout the state of Montana. To be eligible to serve as a VISTA Leader, you must have successfully completed at least one full year of national service (VISTA, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, etc.)
 
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Member Duties : The Prevention Resource Center VISTA Leader will assist in coordinating a statewide VISTA project based in Helena, MT. With over 20 VISTA members and Summer Associates, the VISTA Leader is responsible for serving as a mentor and advocate for VISTA members as they work to eradicate poverty in Montana. The Leader acts as the go-to person for VISTAs when they need assistance navigating the VISTA Assignment Description, community issues, reporting requirements, and VISTA policies. Additional tasks include developing host sites, participating in VISTA site visits, supporting recruitment of new VISTA members, and developing training resources to enhance professional development opportunities for VISTAs. A sense of humor is highly desirable. To be eligible to serve as a VISTA Leader, you must have successfully completed at least one full year of national service (VISTA, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, etc.)
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Rent Assistance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Health ,  Hunger ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Public Health ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
* Prevention Resource Center VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
07/08/2019  -   07/06/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MONTANA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/11/2019  To  07/08/2020 

Contact John Schlepp
PO Box 4210
Helena   MT   59604
406-444-9654
john.schlepp@mt.gov
prevention.mt.gov
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 8885


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