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Community Engagement VISTA

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Our House Shelter
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Little Rock, AR
New
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Published 1 month ago

Reporting to the Development Specialist, the Community Engagement VISTA will promote Our House through outreach efforts, social media, and coordination of events; coordinate fundraising activities and events; and expand, retain and develop partnerships with organizations, groups, and individuals, in order to better serve Our House.

Responsibilities
  • Fundraising/Outreach Support: Engage the community in Our House’s mission through outreach and fundraising activities.
  • Media: Engage the community in Our House’s mission through social, web, and print media.
  • Storytelling: Engage the community in Our House’s mission through compelling client stories and photographs.
  • Full description listed at www.ourhouseshelter.org/jobs
Compensation

This is a full‐time national service position that provides a living allowance of approximately $13,399.15 over the course of one year ($513.94 every two weeks). You also have the choice of one of two awards at the end of a successful year of service: a $1,800 cash stipend bonus or a $6,195.00 education award for future educational expenses or federal student loans. Health insurance is available. Some additional health benefits are available to VISTA Members to help with the cost of co‐pays and other medical expenses. Childcare assistance and relocation assistance are available to VISTA Members who qualify. One year of non‐competitive eligibility is also available. Some professional development training opportunities are offered and paid for by Our House. You are responsible for your own housing and other living expenses.

Qualifications

The AmeriCorps VISTA will be thoroughly committed to Our House’s mission and to national service. All candidates should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking skills.
  • Strong people skills, with ability to form effective working relationships with a wide range of people.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to drive multiple simultaneous projects to completion.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • A United States Citizen, National, or Permanent Resident.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Available to begin serving on August 30, 2021 for a one‐year term.

Reporting to the Development Specialist, the Community Engagement VISTA will promote Our House through outreach efforts, social media, and coordination of events; coordinate fundraising activities and events; and expand, retain and…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    August 30, 2021
    12:00 AM CDT
    5:00 AM UTC
  • End Date
    August 29, 2022
    11:59 PM CDT
    4:59 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site
302 E. Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72206, United States

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to vistaleader@ourhouseshelter.org with "Year Round VISTA" in the subject line.

Please send cover letter and resume to vistaleader@ourhouseshelter.org with "Year Round VISTA" in the subject line.

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