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NeighborWorks VISTA Way Finders Holyoke Resident Coord.
 
 
 
Way Finders is a 40-year old multi-service housing organization with 240 staff that offers a breadth of training opportunities and rich experience to VISTA members. As part of our Community Building and Engagement team, the VISTA member will be involved in revitalizing neighborhoods in Springfield or Holyoke, Massachusetts through community engagement and partnerships with local organizations.
 
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Member Duties : Build on the groundwork laid by staff and previous VISTAs that trained and activated 40 residents and 10 leaders in neighborhood revitalization in downtown Holyoke. The VISTA member will recruit, engage, and coordinate new and existing resident leaders and volunteers to plan and implement improvement projects and cultural events for families through their work with the Chestnut Community Alliance (CCA). The VISTA will assess residents on their level of involvement in community work and develop a more formal structure for CCA that focuses on public safety and quality of life issues. In the process, residents will gain valuable organizational and leadership skills. The VISTA will also support grant writing and fundraising.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Homelessness ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
NeighborWorks VISTA Way Finders Holyoke Resident Coord.

Program Start/End Date
08/31/2020  -   08/30/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MASSACHUSETTS  

Languages
Spanish
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/26/2020  To  07/31/2020 

Contact Anna Cruz
1780 Main St
Springfield   MA   01103
4135233826
acruz@wayfindersma.org
wayfindersma.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 96502


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