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Strategic Initiatives Coordinator More Than Words
 
 
 
Youth work two paid jobs at MTW: in our $2M bookselling business learning critical skills and a “YOU Job” where they advance personal goals in education, work, and life. MTW is in the midst of a game-changing expansion in the South End of Boston, growing to take over the first floor of our building with a new bookstore, marketplace, and community event space, and serve 60% more youth. In this project, the AmeriCorps VISTA member will help More Than Words’ take on new opportunities to achieve strategic goals, grow our youth-run social enterprise businesses, and spread our mission. Serving with the Director of Strategic Initiatives, the Strategic Initiatives Coordinator will grow our Training Institute to teach others across the country about Social Enterprise, develop and pilot strategies to expand our pipeline of high-value books to fuel our business, and responsively take on new projects as a strategic priority is identified. Previous business or training experience isn’t required, but a learning mindset and customer service attitude are! The member will have the opportunity to learn while serving, develop new systems, and see our young people grow first hand, all in a dynamic, fast-based, team-oriented, and supportive environment. This position would be based at our Boston site, but should expect to occasionally spend time at both sites for meetings. A $100 monthly housing reimbursement and a $75 monthly transportation reimbursement are available to members serving at MTW.
 
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Member Duties : The Strategic Initiatives Coordinator will collaborate with the Director of Strategic Initiatives on a variety of projects that advance MTW’s growth goals. The Strategic Initiatives Coordinator will build partnerships for donations of high-quality books for MTW to sell, help grow the More Than Words Training Institute to teach others about social enterprise, and take on other cutting-edge capacity building projects that come up throughout the year.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  $175 housing and transport reimbursement ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Children/Youth ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Strategic Initiatives Coordinator More Than Words

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2019  -   08/03/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MASSACHUSETTS   Boston  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/20/2019  To  07/31/2019 

Contact Betsy Sylvia
56 Felton St
Waltham   MA   02453
781-314-9399
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89515


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