The project aims to connect low-income residents of Mercer County with high-quality services to move towards self-sufficiency including case management, emergency assistance, food distribution, after school tutoring and enrichment, computer labs, and more. This will be accomplished by both conducting new and innovative outreach for existing programs and also developing new programming responsive to the greatest needs of the community.
Member Duties : -Develop and pilot a community engagement plan by gathering background on best practices and developing new and innovative programming -Increase visibility and quality of services at Lawrence Community Center by researching, establishing, and utilizing communications tools, reaching new clients and guests, and developing on-site programming
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* , Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Training , Living Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible .
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
All positions include an Americorp living allowance, an additional $750 monthly housing supplement from HomeFront, professional development trainings, and an end‐of‐service educational award or additional cash stipend.
Terms : Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours .
Service Areas : Neighborhood Revitalization , Homelessness , Children/Youth , Community Outreach , Housing , Hunger , Community and Economic Development .
Skills : Leadership , Non-Profit Management , Business/Entrepreneur , Community Organization , Communications , Social Services , General Skills , Recruitment , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Computers/Technology .
The project aims to connect low-income residents of Mercer County with high-quality services to move towards self-sufficiency including case management, emergency assistance, food distribution, after school tutoring and enrichment…