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United Way of Pierce County (Tacoma, WA) - 2-Gen Engagement Coordinator VISTA

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UWPC’s goal is to build strong families in high-need, low-access communities by implementing projects and strategies that break down barriers to both children and their parents’ success. UWPC is entering the final year of the three-year VISTA project focused on building intentional community collaborations using the two-generation approach developed by the Aspen Institute. The VISTA member will fight poverty by serving as the Community Engagement Coordinator for this project, engaging community members to assess community needs, support students, young children and their families, expanding and strengthening partnerships with the collaborations and the communities at large, while cultivating resources (volunteer, in-kind and monetary) and building collaboration capacity and sustainability.


Member Duties : The Member will serve with United Way of Pierce County to provide low-income, low-access families by working to develop collaborations and partnerships that support the needs of students, young children and their families designed to move them from crisis to stability and towards self-sufficiency using a 2-generation approach to human service delivery. The Member will also build community capacity by coordinating and managing volunteer programs/projects that support children and families across Pierce County. 


Program Benefits : Living Allowance , Health Coverage* , Childcare assistance if eligible , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Training , Relocation Allowance .   *For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Terms : Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended .  

Service Areas : Community Outreach , Children/Youth , Hunger , Housing .  

Skills : Public Speaking , Leadership , Education . 

UWPC’s goal is to build strong families in high-need, low-access communities by implementing projects and strategies that break down barriers to both children and their parents’ success. UWPC is entering the final year of the three-year…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1501 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA

How to Apply

Please feel free to contact recruitmentvistaleader@unitedway-thurston.org for assistance through the application process. Resumes will be accepted but an application through my.americorps.gov is necessary for final acceptance to the position.

Please feel free to contact recruitmentvistaleader@unitedway-thurston.org for assistance through the application process. Resumes will be accepted but an application…

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