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'20-21 VISTAs in the Piedmont
United Way of the Piedmont in Upstate South Carolina is looking for 20 high-impact, results-driven candidates to lead the way in our collective impact approach to alleviating poverty. Join our dynamic team to be part of grassroots change in Spartanburg & Cherokee Counties increasing access to behavioral healthcare and increasing financial stability. View details about each opening at As part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program, which offers a unique approach to VISTA service, you will spend 10% of your time each week working collaboratively with 19 other VISTA members placed in the community to research and implement community-wide solutions focusing on either increasing access to behavioral healthcare or increasing financial stability. Benefits include: access to food co-op, doubled food stamps at the farmer's market, housing referral, household & personal care supplies provided through the Gifts in Kind Center, ongoing professional development, reimbursement for service-related travel, discounted gym membership, & professional mentoring.
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps VISTA Member will be responsible for increasing the capacity of an area nonprofit organization to provide behavioral health and financial stability services through the following activities: Grant writing and fund development Volunteer recruitment and training Marketing and communications Program assessment, development, and implementation Data collection, research, and analysis Community outreach and engagement AmeriCorps VISTA members serve full-time in an area nonprofit agency and spend 10% of their time working collaboratively to address community-wide issues.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Housing referral, service-related travel ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit
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 ,  Health ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Veterans ,  Housing ,  Hunger ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Public Health ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Computers/Technology ,  Veterans ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership . 
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'20-21 VISTAs in the Piedmont

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  


Accepting Applications
From  03/10/2020  To  06/30/2020 

Contact Heather Lother
203 E Main St
Spartanburg   SC   29306
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 94955