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Turning Points for Children VISTA
 
 
 
The VISTA member will focus on collecting data on current program activities to assist in improvement of measuring program success. The VISTA will assist in planning for program implementation with new partner organizations and support program staff for continued success. The responsibilities of the VISTA member throughout the project will include recruiting corporate and community volunteers who can provide mentoring and support for the participants. The VISTA will support recruitment of volunteers for events and improving Turning Points social media presence and continue to develop the volunteer program manual and build upon established systems for recruiting, training and support of volunteers. The VISTA will also connect with organizations to provide access to health care for mental health and substance use disorder treatment to maintain a database of references for sustainability of those resources.
 
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Member Duties : 1. Collect data on current program activities and youth touched by the justice system. 2. Create summary of data collection to review with staff for continued program success. 3. Provide materials and support to case workers and management to incorporate new programs 4. Develop the volunteer program manual and build upon established systems for recruiting, training and support of volunteers. 5. Support recruitment of volunteers for events and improving Turning Points social media 6. Develop marketing materials to promote the program to potential funders and donors providing content for website updates. 7. Recruit corporate and community volunteers who can provide mentoring and support for the participants. 8. Connect with organizations to provide increased access to job placement for participants leaving incarceration and necessary health care for mental health and substance use disorders.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*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 :
Health . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Public Health ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Turning Points for Children VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/20/2020  -   07/19/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Accepting Applications
From  01/27/2020  To  06/26/2020 

Contact Christine Simon
1500 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19102
2157317143
csimon@phmc.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 94201


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