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E3.20 Team Leader - Ecolibrium3 VISTA Corps
The Ecolibrium3 VISTA Corps began in 2017 with ten members focused on expanding capacity of local organizations and government agencies to address intractable community issues. The program focuses on a holistic model of addressing poverty from various angles such as equity and inclusion, food access and systems, government policy, community development, education, and design and creative placemaking. In 2020, the Ecolibrium3 will have 24 members helping nonprofits to advance neighborhood revitalization and economic success for residents, public health and tribes to combat opioids and hunger, and organizations to expand opportunities for youth. The Ecolibrium3 VISTA Corps uses its depth of community knowledge to identify which levers may produce the largest impact on reducing poverty. We seek a VISTA Leader that can help develop the support resources needed for VISTA members to succeed in their positions, develop the Ecolibrium3 program to better serve the community, and is interested in directing their own special project for capacity development. The VISTA Leaders should have excellent communications skills, be flexible, be able to empathize with members and community representatives to identify issues and possible solutions, and be a strong ambassador for AmeriCorps. The Ecolibrium3 VISTA Leader will co-lead a cohort with one other VISTA Leader (position rotates in August) and will ensure strong individual support to members and the development of a cohesive cohort. The VISTA Leader will build upon their previous AmeriCorps experience to create a a rewarding experience for themselves, their members, and our program sites.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Member Duties: 1) Build capacity of the Ecolibrium3 VISTA Corps members, program, and community project sites to lift people out of poverty 2) Expand member skills 3) Generate greater awareness of AmeriCorps programs 4) Build stronger connections between AmeriCorps programs in northeastern MN and between the program and VISTA office and programs. Anticipated Activities: 1) Develop personalized professional development plans for VISTA cohort members 2) Arrange training and cooperative learning opportunities 3) Coordinate with VISTA office and program manager 4) Project manage a joint cohort project 5) Lead development of community service days and awareness campaign. 6) Develop strategies and improve systems (e.g. communications, reporting system, recruitment strategy, etc.) to support VISTA members and the E3 VISTA Corps program 7) Develop special capacity building project to advance anti-poverty work in Duluth 8) Serve as project manager for cohort collaborative project
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Public Safety ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Environment ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Tribal ,  Disaster Relief ,  Health ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Homelessness ,  Children/Youth ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Technology ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Law ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Counseling ,  Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Education ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Computers/Technology . 
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E3.20 Team Leader - Ecolibrium3 VISTA Corps

Program Start/End Date
08/03/2020  -   08/02/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/26/2020  To  07/10/2020 

Contact Jodi Slick
2014 W Superior St
Duluth   MN   55806
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 95003