Cuyahoga County Division of Job and Family Services Outreach and Communications AmeriCorps VISTA

Published

04/30/2018

Start Date

07/16/2018

End Date

07/12/2019

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Virgil E. Brown Building
1641 Payne Avenue
Cleveland
Ohio
44114
United States

Description

Collaborating with CJFS staff to identify populations through fact-finding, in-depth research, networking with service providers, and holding community forums; Engage and connect communities of multi-system need who are only receiving one service but are eligible for other public benefits; Developing an implementation strategy that includes development of informational materials, and an adaptable engagement and marketing approach tailored to each of the targeted communities. Target communities include emerging populations, those involved in workforce programs, and other undeserved residents. The VISTA will also have the opportunity to develop a general understanding of Cuyahoga County policies and procedures and the Department of Health and Human Services along with a deeper understanding of Job and Family Services, honing their skills in public speaking and advocacy, and understanding the VISTA role through training by staff, review of documents, and collateral materials.

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

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