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OMF Media Job Readiness Project
 
 
 
Open Media Foundation (OMF) is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member for one year, beginning in the fall of 2019. OMF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to putting the power of media and technology into the hands of the people through services, education and tools. This includes video production and website development services, multimedia classes, and the operation of a local media center - Denver Open Media. Join the Open Media Foundation to assist in reaching organizations and individuals who serve low-income communities as we instruct them in the power of media to enhance their missions and broaden their reach. OMF Media Job Readiness AmeriCorps VISTA members will be working on a job-readiness program, helping those in low-income situations by recruiting volunteers and marketing OMF’s education and internship programs, building partnerships with other media organizations, as well as finding funding for a new online job board for media jobs in the Denver area. Applications are due on August 9, 2019. Interviews will happen shortly after. Service begins on September 3, 2019.
 
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Member Duties : OMF Media Job Readiness VISTA job duties: Volunteer Recruitment (Solicit, develop training, and retain volunteers to help job seekers with resume preparation, job searches, interview preparation, and instruction); Fundraising and Sponsorship (Lead efforts to secure funding for the project, particularly for the construction of the online job board; Partnership Building (build partnerships with organizations like the Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media, Rocky Mountain PBS, and Colorado Department of Labor to use and promote the job board); Marketing (Market the job board and training program to job seekers and to the employers that will hire them, Market OMF’s internship program, Market OMF’s education programs, Set up regular meet-ups for job seekers and employers); Project Implementation (Help build the job board, Establish training certification program)
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
OMF Media Job Readiness Project

Program Start/End Date
09/03/2019  -   09/02/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Accepting Applications
From  06/18/2019  To  08/09/2019 

Contact John Aden
700 Kalamath St
Denver   CO   80204
7202220159
johna@openmediafoundation.org
openmediafoundation.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 90105


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