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'20 Member & Volunteer Experience VISTA - GIKC - VIP
 
 
 
As a VISTA at United Way of the Piedmont: Gifts in Kind Center, you will develop and improve processes and procedures to communicate with member agencies and partners. You will expand the current volunteer corps that operates the facility, and establish a volunteer leadership corps to provide day-to-day leadership and training to new or temporary volunteers. You will also document departmental processes and procedures to ensure sustainability. The VIP program offers a unique approach to VISTA service, as 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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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : The VISTA will support the Gifts in Kind Center (GIKC) mission of taking donated consumer products from Walmart Corporation and redistributing them to nonprofits throughout the region who serve low-income individuals and families. The VISTA will do this by focusing on developing and improving processes and procedures to communicate with member agencies and partners. The VISTA will also focus on increasing the diversity of the volunteer corps that runs the facility, with a focus on procedures for adequate screening, training, and orientation of new volunteers without disrupting operations. The GIKC VISTA will also work to establish a volunteer leadership corps to provide day-to-day leadership and training to new or temporary volunteers.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Housing referral, service-related travel ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Computers/Technology ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
'20 Member & Volunteer Experience VISTA - GIKC - VIP

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  

Languages
English

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

Contact Heather Lother
203 E Main St
Spartanburg   SC   29306
8647072748
hlother@uwpiedmont.org
www.vistasinthepiedmont.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 95226


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