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IIM Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator [MCN]
 
 
 
The International Institute of Minnesota empowers New Americans to achieve full membership in American life. Through refugee resettlement, career development, immigration services, and English language learning, the Institute serves 4000 people from 100 countries each year. Programs and services offered at the Institute are vital in helping New Americans achieve self-sufficiency and support their families. In response to the political environment and heightened awareness of the plight of refugees, asylees, and other New Americans, the Institute has experienced a high volume of requests by community members interested in volunteering. At this time, the Institute is only able to place a small percentage of these potential volunteers—a huge missed opportunity for clients and the organization’s mission. The Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator will create and revise volunteer opportunities and improve internal systems to recruit, train, and utilize more volunteers to increase support to our clients and respond to the larger community desire to make a difference in the lives of New Americans.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will build the volunteer capacity of IIM by developing a sustainable volunteer program and improving systems, staff capacity, and volunteer management throughout the organization. Specific activities include: Interview clients, staff, and potential volunteers to determine their needs, pain points and desires for volunteer participation; championing volunteer capabilities and roles; re-start and manage the Refugee Mentor and Bus Buddy programs; build and manage a volunteer/intern management system in NeonCRM, identify needs, create and document systems, train staff, and serve as main point of contact); design training materials and train new volunteers and interns; and lead volunteer recognition and stewardship for the Institute. The VISTA will also coordinate and acknowledge in-kind and needed donations (winter gear, classroom supplies, targeted household items and non-monetary forms of assistance) to support clients’ basic needs across Institute programs.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
IIM Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator [MCN]

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/31/2020  To  07/05/2020 

Contact Jesse Chang
2314 University Ave W
Saint Paul   MN   55114
6517573083
jchang@minnesotanonprofits.org
www.mcnvista.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 95159


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