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'20 Community Development VISTA - Spbg City - VIP
This position is part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. As a VISTA at the City of Spartanburg, you will develop a comprehensive equity plan. You will accelerate the development of a Highland Master Plan, to revitalize a low-income neighborhood with resident input. You will increase community awareness and engagement, and you will 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 member will support and increase the capacity of the City of Spartanburg to build an equitable community. The VISTA will create a comprehensive equity plan, including a racial equity component, collaborate to develop a master plan for a low-income neighborhood, and conduct community outreach designed to increase engagement around workforce development, homeownership, and entrepreneurship.
Program Benefits : Housing referral, service-related travel ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Entrepreneur/Business ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Urban Planning ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking . 
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'20 Community Development VISTA - Spbg City - VIP

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  


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

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

Listing ID 95232