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New Beginnings-Without Violence & Abuse Comm. Engage VISTA
 
 
 
There is a high correlation between poverty and those affected by domestic and sexual violence, with victims of violence experiencing many additional barriers including affordable healthcare, safe and sustainable housing, and lack of accessibility to legal assistance, resulting in lengthy shelter stays, increased complex case management needs, and fewer options for transitional housing and independent living for families. Statistics show that one in three women and one in four men in New Hampshire will experience domestic violence in their lifetime, and one in four women and one in twenty men will experience sexual assault in their lifetime (New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence). New Beginnings is one of the fourteen member programs of the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, and has been providing free and confidential services to those whose lives have been affected by violence since 1991; including 24-hour support and accompaniment, emergency shelter, legal and medical social service advocacy, and financial empowerment programming.
 
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Member Duties : The Community Engagement VISTA will strengthen and enhance New Beginnings’ collaborative relationships within Belknap County and beyond, focusing on expanding services surrounding co-occurring barriers in recognition of trauma over the lifespan. The VISTA will create and maintain an effective and sustainable volunteer program to assist in on-boarding and long-term volunteer program development. The VISTA will work to increase the organizations web presence utilizing multiple social media platforms.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
New Beginnings-Without Violence & Abuse Comm. Engage VISTA

Program Start/End Date
11/04/2019  -   11/03/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW HAMPSHIRE  

Accepting Applications
From  08/21/2019  To  08/21/2020 

Contact Renee Perreault
832 N Main St
Laconia   NH   03246
6036699725
rperreault@nh-cc.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 90115


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