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VYT - Youth Services Volunteer Coordinator and Development VISTA

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Build community support for restorative justice programming & other youth programs addressing poverty while gaining experience in fundraising & volunteer recruitment!

PROGRAM: The VT Youth Tomorrow AmeriCorps VISTA Program supports initiatives helping low-income youth & families develop job skills & academic proficiency, build connection to their community, access health & mental health care, find housing, become food secure, and connect with essential services needed to transcend poverty, avoid unhealthy behaviors, reverse the impacts of COVID-19, and ultimately thrive. Website: www.vermontyouthamericorps.org

SITE: The mission of Youth Services, Inc. is “Working together to build resilience & be a catalyst for change,” and our vision is “Equitable communities where all people are thriving.”

Youth Services hosts several programs to build wrap-around services for youth, including - (1) a Restorative Justice Program that offers an alternative to the traditional criminal justice system for youth & adult offenders, including case management and the Youth Substance Abuse Safety Program (YSASP); (2) a Clinical Program with counseling services and substance use treatment options; (3) a Youth Development Program that provides life skills and support to youth at risk of homelessness, transitioning out of foster care, or at risk of dropping out of school; (4) a Workforce Development Program that pairs youth with mentors to build job skills; and (5) a trauma-informed drop-in center.

The VYT-Youth Services Volunteer Coordinator and Development VISTA member enhances volunteer recruitment & coordination for the Restorative Justice Program & Workforce Development Program, and strengthens resources for Youth Services, Inc. by developing & implementing strategies to procure financial resources to support these programs.

LOCATION: Brattleboro, VT

The VYT-Youth Services Volunteer Coordinator and Development VISTA supports volunteer coordination for the Restorative Justice program and the development activities for all Youth Services programs.

Restorative Justice program: the VISTA (1) researches best practices; (2) designs, implements, & coordinates volunteer recruitment, training, and support & retention efforts and (3) trains staff in volunteer program coordination.

All Youth Services programs: the VISTA (1) develops & enhances gift processing & data entry systems; (2) coordinates in-kind donations procurement efforts; (3) plans and implements community events; (4) enhances endowment & planned giving fundraising campaign; and (5) recruits 25-40 new donors or donor prospects.

Minimum Age: 20. Travel: reliable transportation for local travel & travel to Montpelier for VISTA Training.

Benefits:

  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance

Build community support for restorative justice programming & other youth programs addressing poverty while gaining experience in fundraising & volunteer recruitment!

PROGRAM: The VT Youth Tomorrow AmeriCorps VISTA…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

Location

On-site

Youth Services

Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA

How to Apply

Send resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 references.

Send resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 references.

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