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Ending homelessness for youth - David and Margaret
 
 
 
David and Margaret's mission is to empower children, youth and families through culturally diverse services that foster emotional, educational, spiritual and identity development through services including: foster/adoption services, residential services, and support services across our 17.5-acre campus. Ettie Lee is joining David & Margaret in our efforts to fight homelessness in the TAY population. Their mission is helping vulnerable children and their families develop skills to lead successful lives. Saving Lives, Changing Lives, Building Hope for children and Families. The proposed VISTA project aligns with the Economic Opportunity focus area. The VISTA project will seek to leverage resources, increase effectiveness, create linkages in the community and scale our programs in effort to decrease poverty and homeless. We expect to benefit an estimated 2,000 community members throughout the three years. Four VISTA members at David & Margaret Youth and Family Serviced and Three at Ettie Lee will contribute to the goals of the project by performing the following activities fundraising, outreach and recruitment, technology development, program design and building awareness through social media and other communication platforms.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA Member will have an opportunity to learn about fundraising and philanthropy while gaining hands-on development experience. She/he will research potential funding sources that will alleviate homelessness for Transitional Age Youth. They will also create and maintain a list of potential funders, help draft and submit funding proposals in support of transition-age foster youth programs/operations. Additionally, they will track progress on grant outcomes. In general, they will identify opportunities to expand services for TAY. Members will be instrumental in maintaining databases and ensure timely compliance with all deadlines.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  cell phone for agency related work ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Ending homelessness for youth - David and Margaret

Program Start/End Date
07/06/2020  -   07/05/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA   Los Angeles/Orange County  

Accepting Applications
From  02/04/2020  To  06/05/2020 

Contact Maggie Bohlman
1350 3rd St
La Verne   CA   91750
909-596-5921
Bohlmanm@davidandmargaret.org
www.davidandmargaret.org

Listing ID 93553


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