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City of Shinnston
 
 
 
The City of Shinnston is seeking an outgoing individual who is eager to build capacity in community volunteerism, aimed at improving health outcomes and stimulating the local economy. Activities will include community research, and developing and implementing a volunteer management system and recruitment campaign. Volunteer projects will be designed by the member, along with members of the community, with the goal of promoting healthy activities and kickstarting economic development. This VISTA will put a primary focus on increasing volunteer involvement and effectively increasing the positive community impacts by volunteer efforts. Through community surveying and research, the VISTA will be able to determine the current needs of the community and design city-sponsored volunteer events and activities to address those needs. Additionally, the VISTA will implement a volunteer management system and recruitment campaign to accurately track volunteer-related data and establish a long-term community investment in volunteerism. The mission of the City of Shinnston includes the factors of promoting economic development within city limits, ensuring public safety and fostering community involvement. It has been proven that each of these factors directly relate to effective poverty reduction in other parts of the country.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will put a primary focus on increasing volunteer involvement and effectively increasing the positive community impacts by volunteer efforts. Through community surveying and research, the VISTA will be able to determine the current needs of the community and design city-sponsored volunteer events and activities to address those needs. Additionally, the VISTA will implement a volunteer management system and recruitment campaign to accurately track volunteer-related data and establish a long-term community investment in volunteerism.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization . 
 
Skills :
Environment ,  Recruitment ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Urban Planning ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership ,  Social Services . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
City of Shinnston

Program Start/End Date
06/01/2020  -   05/31/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WEST VIRGINIA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/18/2020  To  07/01/2020 

Contact Erin McGrath
424A SHREWSBURY ST
CHARLESTON   WV   25301
3045331077
e.mcgrath@wvhub.org
wvhub.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 94673


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