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VISTA Events and Training Coordinator

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Focus: HOPE
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Detroit, MI
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Published 1 month ago
VISTA Events and Training Coordinator

AmeriCorps VISTAs (Volunteers on Service to America) spend one year building capacity for poverty alleviating organizations. They work 35 hours a week and may work a second job or take classes during their service term. VISTAs are paid a modest stipend bi-weekly, benefits, and upon completion of service have a choice between an education or cash award. For more information about VISTA visit https://bit.ly/AboutVISTA. About benefits: https://bit.ly/BenefitsVISTA

To be considered for this position you MUST fill out the online application at https://bit.ly/hopeetc 

This VISTA position is being hosted at Focus: HOPE. For inquiries contact Focus: HOPE's VISTA Program Administrator, Amber Kainz, via email: amber.kainz@focushope.edu

Recruiting: 08/04/2021 - 09/19/2021 

Term: 10/26/2021 – 10/23/2022 

Focus: HOPE's programs deliver workforce development training and education, early childhood education and asset-based community development work. These programs aim to create a pipeline of opportunity from cradle to post-secondary education. 

Focus: HOPE's Equity and Community Empowerment Department (AECE) is seeking to improve and expand its outreach to the community in our non-service-related programs. This VISTA will build capacity by strengthening our current events and establishing programs that create dialogue and promote thought leadership within the community. 

Member Duties: 

Engage program alumni and donors in Generation of Promise (GoP); Create networking and mentorship events for GoP alumni and current students; Collect alumni feedback and perspectives to streamline GoP board operations; Plan an alumni-focused fundraising event; Lead AECE hosted events and AECE’s participation in events; Coordinate AECE meetings and obligations for the annual March for HOPE event; Develop an annual Focus: HOPE training schedule with development topics, timelines and standardized approval processes; Develop administrative tools for external diversity trainings; Find clients for external trainings ; Research funding for trainings; Relaunch the HOPE Speaks podcast, engage the community and organize speakers; Take an active role in all aspects of AECE events and trainings.  

Skills: Event planning, organization, problem solving, systems assessment, teamwork, multi-tasking, prioritizing, and adaptability to shifting timelines, goals and objectives. 

AmeriCorps VISTAs (Volunteers on Service to America) spend one year building capacity for poverty alleviating organizations. They work 35 hours a week and may work a second job or take classes during their service term. VISTAs are paid a…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    October 26, 2021
    8:00 AM EDT
    12:00 PM UTC
  • End Date
    October 25, 2022
    11:59 PM EDT
    3:59 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Detroit, MI
Associated Location

Focus: HOPE

1400 Oakman Blvd, Detroit, MI 48238, USA

How to Apply

To be considered for this position you MUST fill out the online application at https://bit.ly/hopeetc 

To be considered for this position you MUST fill out the online application at https://bit.ly/hopeetc 

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