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'20 Engagement & Fundraising VISTA - GoForth - VIP
 
 
 
This position is part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. GoForth Recovery provides residential and community substance use recovery treatment to homeless and near-homeless individuals. You will help increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the intake process, volunteer management system, and marketing communications. You will help increase the resources available by researching and writing grants. You will also assist in expanding the life skills curriculum. 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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Member Duties : The VISTA will build the capacity and efficiency of GoForth Recovery to provide substance use recovery treatment to homeless and near-homeless men. The VISTA will increase the available resources through grant writing and improve processes such as intake, volunteer management, and partnership development.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Housing referral, reduced gym membership . 
 
 
*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 ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Homelessness ,  Health ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Housing ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Public Health ,  Counseling ,  Social Services ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
'20 Engagement & Fundraising VISTA - GoForth - VIP

Program Start/End Date
08/17/2020  -   08/16/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  

Accepting Applications
From  05/08/2020  To  07/04/2020 

Contact Heather Lother
203 E Main St
Spartanburg   SC   29319
8647072748
hlother@uwpiedmont.org
www.vistasinthepiedmont.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 96131


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