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Volunteer Management VISTA
Shelter House offers a robust continuum of programs and supports focusing on emergency, stabilization, and long-term interventions in the areas of housing, employment, and mental health recovery. In so doing, we help hundreds of men, women and children each year to overcome difficult barriers in their lives and move beyond homelessness. VISTA members provide crucial and important roles in the organization, and community as a whole, to increase the capacity and breadth of services available to the most vulnerable. Apply at
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Member Duties : The Volunteer Management VISTA will support the recruitment, development & management of Shelter House volunteers & volunteer programming. They'll work to establish the sustainability of our volunteer program with the goal of hiring a full or part-time Volunteer Coordinator. Initiatives intended for this position are to: 1) Develop & formalize existing Shelter House Drop-In Center Services & create an efficient method to accurately document said service interactions (by individual, type and count). The position will require volunteer management to support the services, including recruitment, interviewing, hiring, orienting, & training new volunteers. 2) Explore opportunities to implement coordinated entry services at another partner agency. Explore extent of the need by interviewing partner agencies and expected clientele and an analysis of cost. 3) Explore volunteer opportunities in Shelter House’s Development team—particularly in the area of events.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Self-Motivated ,  Community Organization ,  Public Health ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Volunteer Management VISTA

Program Start/End Date
10/28/2019  -   10/26/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  


Accepting Applications
From  08/22/2019  To  10/11/2019 

Contact T'Shailyn Harrington
429 Southgate Ave
Iowa City   IA   52240
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89673