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Volunteer Engagement Ambassador
The Volunteer Engagement Office (VEO) seeks to engage volunteers to expand Catholic Charities' mission and reach and cultivate a culture that welcomes volunteers. The VEO does this through assisting staff in identifying volunteer roles that benefit their program and/or clients, recruiting volunteers and matching them to the appropriate role, screening and processing volunteers, and implementing regular volunteer recognition initiatives.
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Member Duties : The role of this VISTA is to act as an ambassador between the Volunteer Engagement Office (VEO) and the Catholic Charities’ programs that incorporate volunteers to improve engagement in each program. This includes expanding, tailoring, and facilitating training materials developed in the previous VISTA program year and helping launch new volunteer projects. Training topics include: volunteer engagement, assessing where new volunteer opportunities could support programs, and how to start new volunteer projects. The VISTA will collaborate with VEO leadership to create 2 events for Program Managers to network, share volunteer engagement ideas, troubleshoot solutions to volunteer management challenges, and give feedback on their interactions with the Volunteer Office. Overall, the VISTA will help build up robust and successful volunteer opportunities in many of Catholic Charities 50+ direct service programs.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Ex-Offender Reentry . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Community Organization ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Recruitment . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Volunteer Engagement Ambassador

Program Start/End Date
12/07/2020  -   12/06/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   Washington/Baltimore  

Spanish helpful

Accepting Applications
From  05/07/2020  To  09/01/2020 

Contact Leah Landry
924 G St NW
Washington   DC   20001
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 96095